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 Peer-Reviewed Monographs

Nesbitt, M., Bates, J., Hillman, G., Mitchell, S.
2017. The Archaeobotany of Aşvan, environment and cultivation in Eastern Anatolia from the Chalcolithic to the Medieval period.
British Institute at Ankara Monograph, London.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal/Proceedings Publications

Bates, J.
2021. Fish net and line fibers in the Indus Civilization (c.3200-1300 BCE): Exploring the possible materials that Indus fisherfolk may have used as part of their fishing strategies. Archaeological Research in Asia 25. 10.1016/j.ara.2020.100237

 

Angourakis, A., Bates, J., Baudouin, J-P., Giesche, A., Ustankaya, M.C., Wright, N., Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A.
2020. How to ‘downsize’ a complex society: an agent-based modelling approach to assess the resilience of Indus Civilisation settlements to past climate change. Environmental Research Letters 15 115004. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abacf9

 

Bates, J.
2020. Kitchen gardens, wild forage and tree fruits: A hypothesis on the role of the Zaid season in the Indus Civilisation (c.3200-1300 BCE). Archaeological Research in Asia 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ara.2019.100175

 

Bates, J.
2019. The Published Archaeobotanical Data from the Indus Civilisation, South Asia, c.3200-1500BC. Journal of Open Archaeological Data 7:5.
http://doi.org/10.5334/joad.57

 

Bates, J.
2019. Oilseeds, Spices and Flavours in the Indus Civilization. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 24: 879–887.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.02.033

 

Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Alam, A., Bates, J., Ceccarelli, A., Chakraborty, S., Chakradhari, S., Chowdhary, A., Dixit, Y., French, C.A.I., Gieshe, A., Green, A.S., Green, L.M., Jones, P.J., Lightfoot, E., Pandey, A.K., Pawar, V., Ranjan, A., Redhouse, D.I., Singh, D.P., Suryanarayan, A., Ustunkaya, M.C., Walker, J.R.
2018. Living in the hinterland: survey and excavations at Lohari Ragho 2015‐2017. Purattatva 48:130-141

 

Lui, X., Lister, D., Zhao, Z., Petrie, C.A., Zeng, X., Jones, P.J., Staff, R.A., Pokharia A.K., Bates, J., Singh, R.N., Weber, S.A., Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, G., Dong, G., Li, H., Lü, H., Jiang, H., Wang, J., Ma, J., Tian, D., Jin, G., Zhou, L., Wu, X., Jones, M.K.,
2017. Journey to the East: diverse routes and variable flowering times for wheat and barley en route to prehistoric
China. PLoS ONE 12(11):e0187405.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0187405

 

Petrie, C.A. & Bates,J,
2017. ‘Multi-cropping’, intercropping and adaptation to variable environments in Indus South Asia. Journal of
World Prehistory 30(2): 81-130.
doi:10.1007/s10963-017-9101-z

 

Bates, J., Petrie, C.A., & Singh, R.N.
2017. Cereals, Calories and Change: Exploring approaches to quantification in Indus archaeobotany. Archaeological
and Anthropological Sciences 10(7): 1703–1716.
doi:10.1007/s12520-017-0489-2

 

Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N., French, C.A.I., Hodell, D., Bates, J., Dixit, Y., Joglekar, P., Jones, P.J., Lancelotti, C., Neogi, S., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Pathak, A., Pawar, V., Redhouse, D.I., Saraswat, K.S., Tewari, R.,
2017. Adaptation to variable environments, resilience to climate change: investigating Land, Water and Settlement
in Indus northwest India. Current Anthropology 58(1): 1-30.
doi: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/690112

 

Bates, J., Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N.
2017. Approaching Rice Domestication in South Asia: new evidence from Indus settlements in northern India.
Journal of Archaeological Science 78: 193-201.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2016.04.018

 

Bates, J., Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A.
2017. Exploring Indus Crop Processing: combining phytoliths and macrobotanical analysis to consider the
organisation of agriculture in northwest India c.3200-1500BC. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 26(1): 25-41.
doi:10.1007/s00334-016-0576-9

 

Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Higham, T., Singh, R.N.
2016. Feeding Ancient Cities in South Asia: dating the adoption of rice, millet and tropical pulses in the Indus
Civilisation. Antiquity 90 (354): 1489-1504.
doi: https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2016.210

 

Bates, J., & Petrie, C.A.
2016. Phytolith Analysis and the Indus Civilisation: a review. Man and Environment XLI(2): 32-49.

 

Liu, X.., Lister, D.L., Zhao, Z., Staff, R.A., Jones, P.J., Zhou, L., Pokharia, A.K., Petrie, C., Pathak, A., Lu., H., Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, G., Bates, J., Pilgram, T., Jones, M.K.,
2016. The Virtues of Small Grain Size: potential pathways to a distinguishing feature of Asian wheats. Quaternary
International 426: 107-119.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.02.059

 

Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., French, C.A.I., Bates, J., Lancelotti, C., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., & Redhouse, D.I.,
2016. Survey and Excavations at Dabli vas Chugta, Hanumangarh District, Rajasthan, March 24-April 21,
2011. Preliminary Report for the Archaeological Survey of India, Indian Archaeology, a Review 2010-2011 pp.75-81.

 

Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Jogeklar, P.P., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Singh, V.K., Singh, D.P.
2013. Survey and Excavations at Bahola, Karnal District, Haryana: a preliminary report. Bhāratī 37:27-37.

 

Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Singh, D.P.
2012. Survey and Excavations at Bahola, Karnal District, Haryana: March 27 – April 17, 2012. Manaviki 3.2-4.1:
5-11.

 

Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., French, C.A.I., Bates, J., Lancelotti, C., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Redhouse, D.I.
2012. Survey and Excavations at Dabli vas Chugta, Hanumangarh District, Rajasthan. Puratattva 42:133-147.

 

Bates, J.
2011. Social Organisation and Change in the Indus Civilisation, phytolith analysis of crop processing aims at
Masudpur VII. Bioscience Horizons 4(1):1-12.

 

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings Publications

Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N., Alam, A., Bates, J., Ceccarelli, A., Chakraborty, S., Chakradhari, S., Chowdhary, A., Dixit, Y., French, C.A.I., Gieshe, A., Green, A.S., Green, L.M., Jones, P.J., Joglekar, P., Lightfoot, E. O’Connell, T.C., Pandey, A.K., Ranjan, A., Redhouse, D.I., Shinde, V., Singh, D.P., Singh, U., Suryanarayan, A., Ustunkaya, M.C., Walker, J.R.
In Press. Living in the hinterland: progress of the TwoRains project in 2017 and 2018. In Lefèvre, V., Didier, A.,
Mutin, B. (ed.) (In Press). South Asian Archaeology 2018: man and environment in prehistoric and protohistoric South Asia,
new perspectives. Turnhout: Brepols Indicopleustoi.

 

Bates, J.
2020. Life on the farm: how can we reconstruct past agricultural choices? In Durgan, P. (ed.) The Educator’s Handbook for Teaching about the Ancient World. Oxford: ArchaeoPress (Access Archaeology series). pp. 5-7

 

Petrie, C.A., Parikh, D., Green, A.S., Bates, J.
2018. Looking beneath the Veneer. Thoughts about Environmental and Cultural Diversity in the Indus Civilization, in: Frenez, D., Jamison, G.M., Law, R., Vidale, M., Meadow, R. (Eds.), Walking With the Unicorn, Social Organization and Material Culture in Ancient South Asia, Jonathan Mark Kenoyer Felicitation Volume. Archaeopress, Oxford, pp. 453–474.

 

Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N., French, C.A.I., Bates, J., Lancelotti, C., Neogi, S., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Pawar, V., Redhouse, D.I.
2017. Land, Water and Settlement in northwest India 2008-2012: a review of progress. In Lefèvre, V., Didier, A., Mutin, B. (ed.) (2017). South Asian Archaeology 2012: man and environment in prehistoric and protohistoric South Asia, new perspectives. Turnhout: Brepols Indicopleustoi. Pp.243-255.

 

Malone, C., Stoddart, S., Ceccarelli, L., Cenciaioll, L., Duff, P., McCormick, F., Morales, J., Armstrong, S., Bates, J., Bennett, J., Cameron, J., Cifani, G., Cohen, S., Foley, T., Fuliminante, F., Hill, H., Mattacchoni, L., Neil, S., Rosatelli, A., Redhouse, D., Volhard-Dearman, S.
2014. Beyond Feasting: consumption and lifestyle amongst the invisible Etruscans. IN Boyle, K., Rabbett, R., & Hunt, C.O.
(eds.) (2014). Living in the Landscape: essays in honour of Graeme Barker. Cambridge: CUP. Pp.257-266.

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