2020

Wang, W., Y. Liu, F. Duan, J. Zhang, X. Liu, R. E. B. Reid, M. Zhang, W. Dong, Y. Wang, Q. Ruan, W. Li, C.-B. An. 2020. A comprehensive investigation of Bronze Age human dietary strategies from different altitudinal environments in the Inner Asian Mountain Corridor. Journal of Archaeological Science. 121. Abstract

Pokharia, A. K., J. S. Kharakwal, S. Sharma, M. Spate, D. Tripathi, A. P. Dimri, X. Liu, B. Thakur, S. K. Basumatary, A. Srivastava, K. S. Mahar, and K. P. Singh. 2020. Variable monsoons and human adaptations: Archaeological and palaeoenvironmental records during the last 1400 years in north-western India. The HoloceneAbstract

Matuzeviciute, G. M., E. Lightfoot, X. Liu, J. Jacob, A. K. Outram, V. F. Zaibert, S. Zakharov, and M. K. Jones. 2019. Archaeobotanical investigations at the earliest horse herder site of Botai in Kazakhstan. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 11:6243-6258. Abstract

Vaiglova, P., G. Hartman, N. Marom, A. Ayalon, M. Bar-Matthews, T. Zilberman, G. Yasur, M. Buckley, R. Bernstein, Y. Tepper, T. Erickson-Gini, L.Weissbrod, G. Bar-Oz. 2020. Climate stability and societal decline on the margins of the Byzantine Empire. Nature: Scientific Reports 10(1):1512. Abstract

Vaiglova, P., A. Gardeisen, M. Buckley, W. Cavanagh, J. Renard, J. Lee-Thorp, A. Bogaard. 2020. Further insight into Neolithic agricultural management at Kouphovouno, southern Greece: expanding the isotopic approach. Anthropological and Archaeological Sciences 12:43.  Abstract

Zhang, Z., Z. Chen, F. Marshall, H. Lü, X. Lemoine, T. Wangyal, T. Dorje, X. Liu. 2019. The importance of localized hunting of diverse animals to early inhabitants of the Eastern Tibetan Plateau at the Neolithic site of Xiaoenda. Quaternary International 529:38-46.  Abstract

Zeder, M. A., X. Lemoine. 2020. A method for constructing demographic profiles in Sus scrofa using Logarithm Size Index scaling. Journal of Archaeological Science 116:105115.  Abstract

2019

Liu, X., P. J. Jones, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviviute, H. V. Hunt, D. L. Lister, T. An, N. Przelomska, C. J. Kneale, Z. Zhao, and M. K. Jones. 2019. From ecological opportunism to multi-cropping: mapping food globalisation in prehistory. Quaternary Science Reviews 206 (15):21-28. Abstract

Ren, X., D. Mo, M. Storozum, X. Lemoine, Y. Yu, W. Gu, X. Lei, J. Zhang, J. Lü, T. R. Kidder. 2019. Palaeoecological reconstruction from pollen records at the Dongzhao site, Henan Province, China. Quaternary International 521:66-74. Abstract

Hayashi Tang, M., K. Dung Nguyen, M. Hayashi Tang, C. Tang. Double-Shouldered Barkcloth Ceaters and Prehistoric Seafaring in South China and Southeast Asia. In Prehistoric Maritime Cultures and Seafaring in East Asia, edited by C. Wu, and B. V. Rolett. Singapore: Springer.  Abstract

2018

Marshall, F., R. E. B. Reid, S. Goldstein, M. Storozum, A. Wreschnig, P. Kiura, R. Shahack-Gross, and S. H. Ambrose. 2018. Ancient herders created nutrient hotspots that increase African savanna biodiversity. Nature 561 (7723):387-390. Abstract

Reid, R. E. B., D. Gifford-Gonzalez, and P. L. Koch. 2018. Coyote (Canis latrans) use of marine resources in coastal California: a new behavior relative to their recent ancestors. The Holocene 28 (11):10.1177/0959683618788714. Abstract

Reid, R. E. B., L. Lalk, F. Marshall, and X. Liu. 2018. Carbon and nitrogen isotope variability in the seeds of two African millet species: Pennisetum glaucum and Eleusine coracanaRapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 32 (19):1693-1702. Abstract

Tang, C., P. Ji, and M. Hayashi Tang. 2018. Life, death, and jade inheritance in the Hamin societal disaster. In Hamin Jade Studies, edited by P. Ji and C. Tang. Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company. (in Chinese)

Liu, X., E. Lightfoot, and D. Fuller. 2018. Introduction: Far from the hearth. In Far from the Hearth: Essays in Honour of Martin K. Jones, edited by E. Lightfoot, X. Liu and D. Fuller. Cambridge: McDonald Institute Conversations. Link

Liu, X., G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, and H. V. Hunt. 2018. From a fertile idea to a fertile arc: The origins of broomcorn millet 15 years on. In Far from the Hearth: Essays in Honour of Martin K. Jones, edited by E. Lightfoot, X. Liu and D. Q. Fuller. Cambridge: McDonald Institute Conversations. Link

Lightfoot, E., X. Liu, and P. J. Jones. 2018. A world of C4 pathways: On the use of δ13C values to identify the consumption of C4 plants in archaeological record. In Far from the Hearth: Essays in Honour of Martin K. Jones, edited by E. Lightfoot, X. Liu and D. Q. Fuller. Cambridge: McDonald Institute Conversations. Link

Lister, D. L., H. Jones, H. R. Oliveira, C. A. Petrie, X. Liu, J. Cockram, C. J. Kneale, O. Kovaleva, and M. K. Jones. 2018. Barley heads east: Genetic analyses reveal routes of spread through diverse Eurasian landscapes. PLOS ONE 13 (7): e0196652. Abstract

Liu, X., E.  Margaritis, and M. K. Jones. 2018. From the harvest to the meal in prehistoric China and Greece: A comparative approach to the social context of food. In Ancient Greece and China Compared, edited by G. Lloyd, G. Dong and J. J. Zhao. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2017

Reid, R. E. B., and P. L. Koch. 2017. Isotopic ecology of coyotes from scat and road kill carcasses: A complementary approach to feeding experiments. PLOS ONE 12 (4):10.1371/journal.pone.0174897. Abstract

Tang, C., and M. Hayashi Tang. 2017. Comparative study on Neolithic jade technologies: From Chertovy Vorota to Northeast Asia. In Multidisciplinary Approach to Archaeology: Recent Achievements and Prospects, edited by V. I. Molodin and S. Hansen. Novosibirsk: IAET SB RAS Publishing.

Tang, C., and M. Hayashi Tang. 2017. Origins of barkcloth: A techno-typological analysis of beaters in South China and Southeast Asia. In TAPA: From Tree Bark to Cloth: An Ancient Art of Oceania From Southeast Asia to Eastern Polynesia, edited by M. Charleux. Paris: Somogy Editions D’Art.

Tian, D., J. Ma, J. Wang, T. Pilgram, Z. Zhao, and X. Liu. 2017. Cultivation of naked barley by early Iron Age agro-pastoralists in Xinjiang, China. Environmental Archaeology 23 (4):416-425. Abstract

Liu, X., D. L. Lister, Z. Zhao, C. A. Petrie, X. Zeng, P. J. Jones, R. Staff, A. K. Pokharia, J. Bates, R. N. Singh, S. A. Weber, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviviute, G. Dong, H. Li, H. Lü, H. Jiang, J. Wang, J. Ma, D. Tian, G. Jin, L. Zhou, X. Wu, and M. K. Jones. 2017. Journey to the East: diverse routes and variable flowering times for wheat and barley en route to prehistoric China. PLOS ONE 12 (11):e0209518. Abstract

Dong, G., L. Ren, X. Jia, X. Liu, S. Dong, H. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Xiao, and F. Chen. 2016. Chronology and subsistence strategy of Nuomuhong culture in the Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International 426 (28):42-49. Abstract

Liu, X., Z. Zhao, and M. K. Jones. 2017. From people’s commune to household responsibility: Ethnoarchaeological perspectives of millet production in prehistoric northeast China. Archaeological Research in Asia 11:51-57. Abstract

Song, J., H. Lu, Z. Zheng, and X. Liu. 2017. Archaeobotanical remains from the mid-first millennium AD site of Kaerdong in western Tibet. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 10 (8):2015-2026. Abstract

2016

Liu, X.R. E. B. Reid, E. Lightfoot, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, and M. K. Jones. 2016. Radical change and dietary conservatism: Mixing model estimates of human diets along the Inner Asia and China’s mountain corridors. the Holocene 26 (10):1556-1565. Abstract

Ren, X.X. Lemoine, D. Mo, T. R. Kidder, Y. Guo, Z. Qin, and X. Liu. 2016. Foothills and intermountain basins: Does China’s Fertile Arc have a ‘Hilly Flanks’? Quaternary International 426 (28):86-96. Abstract

Liu, X., D. L. Lister, Z-Z. Zhao, R. A. Staff, P. J. Jones, L-P. Zhou, A. K. Pokharia, C. A. Petrie, A. Pathak, H-L. Lu, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, J. Bates, T. K. Pilgram, and M. J. Jones. 2016. The virtues of small grain size: Potential pathways to a distinguishing feature of Asian wheats. Quaternary International 426:107-109. Abstract

Dong, G., L. Ren, X. Jia, X. Liu, S. Dong, H. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Xiao, and F. Chen. 2016. Chronology and subsistence strategy of Nuomuhong culture in the Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International 426 (28):42-49. Abstract

Liu, X. 2016. Stable isotope analysis of human and animal remains from Ganguya and Sanbadongzi. In Report on the Archaeological Excavation of Ganguya Cemetery, edited by S. Li. Beijing: Cultural Relics Publishing House.

Jones, M. K., H. Harriet, C. J. Kneale, E. Lightfoot, D. Lister, X. Liu, and G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute. 2016. Food Globalisation in Prehistory: the agrarian foundation of an interconnected continent. Journal of the British Academy 4:73-87. Abstract

2015

Reid, R. E. B. 2015. A morphometric modeling approach to distinguishing among bobcat, coyote and gray fox scats. Wildlife Biology 21 (5):254-263. Abstract

Zeder, M. A., X. Lemoine, and S. Payne. 2015. A new system for computing long-bone fusion age profiles in Sus scrofaJournal of Archaeological Science 55:135-150. Abstract

Dong, G., D. Zhang, X. Liu, F. Liu, F. Chen, and M. Jones. 2015. Response to comment on “Agriculture facilitated permanent human occupation of the Tibetan Plateau after 3600 B.P.”. Science 348 (6237):872. Abstract

Liu, X., D. Fuller, and M. K. Jones. 2015. Early agriculture in China. In The Cambridge World History – Volume II:  A world with agriculture, 12,000 BCE-500CE, edited by G. Barker and C. Goucher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Liu, X., Z. Zhao, and G. Liu. 2015. Xinglonggou. In The Cambridge World History, Volume II – A World with Agriculture, 12,000 BCE-500 CE edited by G. Barker and C. Goucher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, G., E. Lightfoot, T. C. O’Connell, D. Voyakin, X. Liu, S. Svyatko, E. Usmanova, and M. K. Jones. 2015. The extent of cereal cultivation among the Bronze Age to Turkic period societies of Kazakhstan determined using stable isotope analysis of bone collagen. Journal of Archaeological Science 59:23-24. Abstract

Zhang, G., S. Wang, D. K. Ferguson, Y. Yang, X. Liu, and H. Jiang. 2015. Ancient plant use and palaeoenvironmental analysis at the Gumugou cemetery, Xinjiang, China: Implication from desiccated plant remains. Archaeological and Anthropological Science 9 (2):145-152. Abstract

Chen, F., F. Dong, D. Zhang, X. Liu, X. Jia, C. An, M. Ma, Y. Xie, L. Barton, X. Ren, Z. Zhao, X. Wu, and M. K. Jones. 2015. Agriculture facilitated permanent human occupation of the Tibetan Plateau after 3600 B.P. Science 347 (6219):248-250. Abstract

2014

Lemoine, X., M. A. Zeder, K. J. Bishop, and S. J. Rufolo. 2014. A new system for computing dentition-based age profiles in Sus scrofaJournal of Archaeological Science 47:179-193. Abstract

Janzen, A., R. E. B. Reid, A. Vasquez, and D. Gifford-Gonzalez. 2014. Smaller fragment size facilitates energy-efficient bone grease production. Journal of Archaeological Science 49:518-523. Abstract

Liu, X., E. Lightfoot, T. C. O’Connell, H. Wang, S. Li, L. Zhou, Y. Hu, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, and M. K. Jones. 2014. From necessity to choice: dietary revolutions in west China in the second millennium BC. World Archaeology 46 (5):661-680. Abstract

Liu, X., and M. K. Jones. 2014. Food globalisation in prehistory: top down or bottom up? Antiquity 88 (341):956-963. Abstract

Liu, X., and M. K. Jones. 2014. Under one roof: people, crops and animals in Neolithic north China. In Living in the Landscape: Essays in Honour of Graeme Barker, edited by K. Boyle, R. J. Rabett and C. Hunt. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

Lightfoot, E., G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, T. C. O’Connell, I. A. Kukushkin, V. Loman, V. Varfolomeev, X. Liu, and M. J. Jones. 2014. How ‘pastroal’ is pastoralism? Dietary diversity in Bronze Age communities in the central Kazakhstan steppes. Archaeometry 57 (S1):232-249. Abstract