Things we have read

These are useful things we have read thinking about the results of our Fayum research. For UoA students you will read some of these in Anthro 206 http://www.artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/courses/?Subject=ANTHRO&Number=206&Year=2011

Byrd, B. F. 2005. Reassessing the emergence of village life in the Near East. Journal of Archaeological Research 13 (3):231-290.

Douglass, M., J., S.J. Holdaway, P.C. Fanning and J.I. Shiner 2008 ‘An Assessment and Archaeological Application of Cortex Measurement In Lithic Assemblages’. American Antiquity 73(3): 513-526.

Kropelin, S., D. Verschuren, A.M. Lezine, H. Eggermont, C. Cocquyt, P. Francus, J.P. Cazet, M. Fagot, B. Rumes, J.M. Russell, F. Darius, D.J. Conley, M. Schuster, H. von Suchodoletz and D.R. Engstrom, 2008. Climate-Driven Ecosystem Succession in the Sahara: The Past 6,000 Years. Science, 320:765-8.

Kuper, R. and Kropelin, S. 2006 Climate-Controlled Holocene Occupation Sahara: Motor of Africa’s Evolution. Science 313, 803- 807.

Marshall, F. and E. Hildebrand. 2002. Cattle before crops: The beginnings of food production in Africa. Journal of World Prehistory 16 (2):99-143.

Sherratt, A. 1997. Climatic cycles and behavioural revolutions: The emergence of modern humans and the beginning of farming. Antiquity 71 (272):271-287.

Smith, B. D. 2001. Low-level food production. Journal of Archaeological Research 9 (1):1-43.

Stiner, M. C., N. D. Munro, and T. A. Surovell. 2000. The tortoise and the hare – Small-game use, the broad-spectrum revolution, and paleolithic demography. Current Anthropology 41 (1):39-73.

Zeder, M. A. 2008. Domestication and Early Agriculture in the Mediterranean Basin: Origins, Diffusion, and Impact. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 105 (33):11597-11604.

Zeder, M. 2009 The Neolithic Macro-(R)evolution: Macroevolutionary Theory and the Study of Culture Change. Journal of Archaeological Research 17:1–63

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