Before Farming

Benefit of foresight

The way it was

Before Farming (2003), 2003, (3), 1–10.

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Substantial journal articles, book chapters, etc, grouped by topics Google Scholar

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Africa Google Scholar

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1994a. Chapter 8. A metrical analysis of selected sets of handaxes and cleavers from Olduvai Gorge. In Leakey, MD & Roe, DA (eds) Olduvai Gorge vol 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 146-234. Olduvai Gorge vol 5 146 234 Google Scholar

1994b. Chapter 11. Summary and Overview. In Leakey, M.D. and Roe, D.A. (eds) Olduvai Gorge vol 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 299-309. Olduvai Gorge 5 299 309 Google Scholar

1997. Chapter 10: Summary and Overview. In Isaac, GLl & Isaac, AB (eds) Koobi Fora research project, vol 5: Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology. Oxford: Clarendon Press: 544-567. Koobi Fora research project, vol 5: Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology 544 567 Google Scholar

2001a. Chapter 9: The Kalambo Falls large cutting tools: a comparative metrical and statistical analysis. In Clark, JD, assisted by Cormack, J & Chin, S (eds) Kalambo Falls prehistoric site, III: The earlier cultures: Middle and Earlier Stone Age. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 492-599. Kalambo Falls prehistoric site, III: The earlier cultures: Middle and Earlier Stone Age 492 599 Google Scholar

2001b. Chapter 14: A view of the Kalambo Falls Early and Middle Stone Age assemblages in the context of the Old World Palaeolithic. In Clark, JD, assisted by Cormack, J & Chin, S (eds) Kalambo Falls prehistoric site, III: The earlier cultures: Middle and Earlier Stone Age. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 636-47. Kalambo Falls prehistoric site, III: The earlier cultures: Middle and Earlier Stone Age 636 47 Google Scholar

(Note: I also prepared the text for Mary Leakey's autobiography, Disclosing the Past, a much edited version being published by her under that title in 1984.) Google Scholar

Southern Spain Google Scholar

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1995a. The Orce Basin (Andalucía, Spain) and the initial Palaeolithic of Europe. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 14(1):1-12. Google Scholar

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Miscellaneous topics Google Scholar

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1990. Two archaeological phenomena: BAR and the beginnings of the Upper Palaeolithic. The Review of Archaeology 11(1):28-35. Google Scholar

1993. Landmark sites of the British Palaeolithic. Review of Archaeology 14(2):1-9. Google Scholar

1995. Father Thames and the British Pleistocene. Review of Archaeology. 16(1):9-15. Google Scholar

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