Justin Jennings

Justin Jennings is the curator of Latin American archaeology at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto and an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto. His recent books include Beyond Wari Walls: Regional Perspectives on Middle Horizon Peru (UNM Press), Tenahaha and the Wari State: A View of the Middle Horizon from the Cotahuasi Valley, and Globalizations and the Ancient World.

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A Wari Enclave in Southern Peru

University Press of Florida
  • Copyright year: 2021
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Finding Fairness

From Pleistocene Foragers to Contemporary Capitalists

University Press of Florida

Providing a sweeping, archaeologically grounded view of human history, Justin Jennings explores the origins, endurance, and elasticity of ideas about fairness and how these ideas have shaped the development of societies at critical moments over the last 20,000 years.

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Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes

University of New Mexico Press

This book argues that a careful consideration of Andean conceptions of powerful places is critical not only to understanding Andean political and religious history but to rethinking sociological theories on landscapes more generally.

  • Copyright year: 2018
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Killing Civilization

A Reassessment of Early Urbanism and Its Consequences

University of New Mexico Press

Killing Civilization uses case studies from across the modern and ancient world to develop a new model of incipient urbanism and its consequences.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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Tenahaha and the Wari State

A View of the Middle Horizon from the Cotahuasi Valley

University of Alabama Press

Tenahaha and the Wari State presents new findings and interpretations that challenge existing theories of Wari state dominance during the Middle Horizon period (A.D. 600–1000) in Peru. 

  • Copyright year: 2015
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Beyond Wari Walls

Regional Perspectives on Middle Horizon Peru

Edited by Justin Jennings
University of New Mexico Press

Wari culture and its influence in Andean prehistory is investigated here from a variety of geographic locales.

  • Copyright year: 2010
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Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

University Press of Florida

For more than two thousand years, drinking has played a critical role in Andean societies. This collection provides a unique look at the history, ethnography, and archaeology of one of the most important traditional indigenous commodities in Andean South America—fermented plant beverages collectively known as chicha.

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