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Phase 2: Additional Publications >> Journal Article (refereed)
(in press) Biagi, P. and Spataro, M. New observations on the radiocarbon chronology of the Starčevo-Criş and Körös Cultures. Reports of Prehistoric Research Projects. Sofia-Karlovo, Salt Lake City. Vol 6:

(in press) Jordan, P. Circumpolar Cosmology, “Natural” Landscapes and Material Culture. In N.V. Lukina Proceedings of the 2004 TSPU Historical Anthropology Meeting. Tomsk: Tomsk University Press.

(in press) Spataro, M. Early Neolithic pottery production in Romania: the scientific analysis of the ceramics from Gura Baciului and Seusa La-cararea morii (Transylvania). In Bailey, D.W., Whittle, A., & Cummgs, V. (Un)settling the Neolithic. London: Routledge.

(in press) Spataro, M. Differences and similarities in the pottery production of the Early Neolithic Starcevo-Cris and Impressed Ware Cultures. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche, Florence.

(in press) Spataro, M. Differences and similarities in the pottery production of the Early Neolithic Starčevo-Criş and Impressed Ware Cultures. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche, Florence.

(2007) M. Llobera and T.J. Sluckin. Zigzagging: Theoretical insights on climbing strategies . Journal of Theoretical Biology. Vol 249:206-217.

(2007) Jordan, P. Continuity and Change in Different Domains of Culture: An Emerging Approach to Understanding Diversity in Technological Traditions. In T. Kohler & S van der Leuuw Modelling Long-Term Culture Change. Santa Fe Institute Press.

(2006) Collard, M., S.J. Shennan and J. Tehrani. Branching, blending and the evolution of cultural similarities and differences among human populations. Evolution and Human Behavior. Vol 27:169-184.

(2005) Bentley, R.A., M.W. Lake and S. Shennan. Specialisation and wealth inequality in a model of a clustered economic network. Journal of Archaeological Science . Vol 32:1346-1356.

(2005) Bentley, R.A., M. Pietrusewsky, M.T. Douglas & T.C. Atkinson. Matrilocality during the prehistoric transition to agriculture in Thailand?. Antiquity. Vol 79:865-881.

(2005) Collard, M., M.D. Kemery and S.J. Banks. Causes of toolkit variation among hunter/gatherers. Canadian Journal of Archaeology. Vol 29:1-19.

(2005) Lycett, S.J. and M. Collard. Do homoiologies impede phylogenetic analyses of the fossil hominids? An assessment based on extant papionin craniodental morphology. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol 49:618-642.

(2005) M. Nadal-Roberts and M. Collard. Impact of methodological choices on assessments of the reliability of fossil primate phylogenetic hypotheses. Folia Primatologica. Vol 76:207-221.

(2004) Bentley, R.A., T.D. Price and E. Stephan. Determining the local 87Sr/86Sr range for archaeological skeletons: a case study from Neolithic Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 31:365-375.

(2004) Bentley, R. A., M.W. Hahn and S. J. Shennan. Random drift and culture change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol 271:1443-1450.

(2004) Brauer, G., M. Collard and C.B. Stringer. On the reliability of recent tests of the Out of Africa hypothesis for modern human origins. The Anatomical Record Part B: The New Anatomist. Vol 279A:701-707.

(2004) Colledge, S., J. Conolly and S.J. Shennan. Comparative analysis of archaeobotanical assemblages from Aceramic Neolithic sites in the eastern Mediterranean: Implications for the routes and timings of early agricultural expansion. Current Anthropology. Vol 45:S35-S58.

(2004) Hazelwood, L. and Steele, J. Spatial dynamics of human dispersals: constraints on modelling and archaeological detection. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 31:669-679.

(2004) Herzog, H.A., R. A. Bentley and M. W. Hahn. Random drift and large shifts in popularity of dog breeds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol 271:S353-S356.

(2004) Jordan, P. Ethnic Survival and the Siberian Khanty: On-going Transformations in Seasonal Mobility and Traditional Culture. Nomadic Peoples Journal. Vol 8(1):

(2004) Jordan, P. Examining the Role of Agency in Hunter Cultural Transmission. In A. Gardner Agency Uncovered: Archaeological Perspectives on Social Agency, Power and Being Human. London: UCL Press.

(2004) Spataro, M. Early Neolithic Pottery production in the Balkans: minero-petrographic analyses of the ceramics from the Starčevo-Criş site of Foeni-Sălaş (Banat, Romania). Atti della Società per la Preistoria e Protostoria della Regione Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Vol XIV:

(2004) Steele, J., M. Gkiasta and S. Shennan. The Neolithic transition and European population history - a response. Antiquity. Vol 78:711-713.

(2004) Stewart, J.R. Neanderthal-Modern Human Competition?: A comparison between the mammals associated with Middle and Upper Palaeolithic industries in Europe during OIS 3. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. Vol 14:178-189.

(2004) Stewart, J.R. The Fate of the Neanderthals - a special case or simply part of the broader Late Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions?. Proceedings of the XIVe Congres de l'UISPP, Liege. Vol 1240:261-273.

(2003) Bentley, R.A. and S. Shennan. Cultural evolution and stochastic network growth. American Antiquity. Vol 68:459-485.

(2003) Bentley, R.A., T.D. Price and L. Chikhi. Comparing broad scale genetic and local scale isotopic evidence for the spread of agriculture into Europe. Antiquity. Vol 77:63-66.

(2003) Bentley, R.A., R. Krause, T.D. Price and B. Kaufmann. Human mobility at the early Neolithic settlement of Vaihingen, Germany: evidence from strontium isotope analysis. Archaeometry. Vol 45:481-496.

(2003) Gkiasta,M., T Russell, S Shennan, J Steele. Neolithic transition in Europe: the radiocarbon record revisited. Antiquity. Vol 77:45-62.

(2003) Hahn, M.W. and R.A. Bentley. Cultural transmission and genetic drift: A case study using baby names. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol 270:S1-S4.

(2003) Holden, C. J., Sear, R. and Mace, R. Matriliny as daughter-biased investment. Evolution and Human Behavior. Vol 24:99-112.

(2003) Holden, C. and Mace, R. Spread of cattle led to the loss of matriliny in Africa: a co-evolutionary analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol 270:2425-2433.

(2003) Holden, C. J. Evolution of Bantu languages. pp. 121-124. 2003 Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill: New York.

(2003) Jordan, P. and S.J. Shennan. Cultural transmission, language and basketry traditions amongst the California Indians. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. Vol 22:42-74.

(2003) Llobera, M. Extending GIS based analysis: the concept of visualscape. International Journal of Geographic Information Science. Vol 1 (17):1 to 25.

(2003) Mace, R., Jordan, F. and Holden, C. Testing evolutionary hypotheses about human biological adaptation using cross-cultural comparison. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Vol Part A:85-94.

(2003) Spataro, M. Pottery technology and manufacture at the Korenovo Culture (LBK) site of Malo Korenovo (Bjelovar, Croatia). Opuscola Archaeologica. Vol 27:49-61.

(2002) Bentley, R.A., T.D. Price, J. Lüning, D. Gronenborn, J. Wahl and P.D. Fullagar. Human migration in early Neolithic Europe. Current Anthropology. Vol 43:799-804.

(2002) Buckley, C. and J Steele. Evolutionary ecology of spoken language: co-evolutionary hypotheses are testable. World Archaeology. Vol 34:26-46.

(2002) Collard, M. and N. Franchino. Pairwise difference analysis in modern human origins research. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol 43:323–352.

(2002) Gibbs, S., M.Collard and B.A. Wood. Soft tissue anatomy of the extant hominoids: a review and phylogenetic analysis. Journal of Anatomy. Vol 200:3-49.

(2002) Holden, C. J. Bantu language trees reflect the spread of farming across sub-Saharan Africa: a maximum-parsimony analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B. Vol 269:793-799.

(2002) Moggi-Cecchi, J. and M. Collard. A fossil stapes from Sterkfontein, South Africa, and the hearing capabilities of early hominids. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol 42:259-265.

(2002) O’Higgins, P. and M. Collard. Sexual dimorphism and facial growth in papionin monkeys. Journal of Zoology. Vol 257:255-272.

(2002) Price, T.D., J.H. Burton and R.A. Bentley. The characterisation of biologically-available strontium isotope ratios for investigation of prehistoric migration. Archaeometry. Vol 44:117-135.

(2002) Shennan, S.J. Archaeology evolving: history, adaptation and self-organization. Antiquity. Vol 76:253-6.

(2002) Shennan, S.J. Learning. pp. 182-200. In J. Hart & J. Terrell Darwin and Archaeology: A Handbook of Key Concepts. Westport, Connecticut: Bergin and Garvey.

(2002) Tehrani, J. and M. Collard. Investigating cultural evolution through biological phylogenetic analyses of Turkmen textiles. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. Vol 21:443-463.

(2001) Collard, M. and P. O’Higgins. Ontogeny and homoplasy in the papionin monkey face. Evolution and Development. Vol 3:322-331.

(2001) Collard, M. and B.A. Wood. Homoplasy and the early hominid masticatory system: inferences from analyses of living hominoids and papionins. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol 41:167-194.

(2001) Shennan, S.J. and J.R. Wilkinson. Ceramic style change and neutral evolution: A case study from Neolithic Europe (with JR Wilkinson). American Antiquity. Vol 66 (4):577-593.