Professor Peter Mitchell: List of publications

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Chemical evidence of dairying by hunter-gatherers in highland Lesotho in the late first millennium AD.

Fewlass, H, Mitchell, PJ, Casanova, E, Cramp, LJE

Ostrich eggshell bead strontium isotopes reveal persistent macroscale social networking across late Quaternary southern Africa.

Stewart, BA, Zhao, Y, Mitchell, PJ, Dewar, G, Gleason, JD, Blum, JD

Moshebi's shelter at fifty: Reinvestigating the Later Stone Age of the Sehlabathebe Basin, Lesotho

Mitchell, P, Arthur, C, Pinto, H, Capelli, C

Late Pleistocene human occupation in the Maloti-Drakensberg region of southern Africa: New radiocarbon dates from Rose Cottage Cave and inter-site comparisons

Loftus, E, Pargeter, J, Mackay, A, Stewart, BA, Mitchell, P

An archaeological radiocarbon database for southern Africa

Loftus, E, Mitchell, PJ, Ramsey, CB

Settling Madagascar: when did people first colonise the world's largest island?

MITCHELL, PETER

Early microlithic assemblages of southern Africa

Mitchell, P

Late Quaternary palaeoclimates and human-environment dynamics of the Maloti-Drakensberg region, southern Africa

Stewart, BA, Mitchell, PJ

New ages from Boomplaas Cave, South Africa, provide increased resolution on late/terminal Pleistocene human behavioural variability

Pargeter, J, Loftus, E, Mackay, A, Mitchell, P, Stewart, B

The constraining role of disease on the spread of domestic mammals in sub-Saharan Africa: A review

Mitchell, PJ

The constraining role of disease on the spread of domestic mammals in sub-Saharan Africa: A review

Mitchell, PJ

The donkey in human history: an archaeological perspective

Mitchell, P

Disease: A Hitherto Unexplored Constraint on the Spread of Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) in Pre-Columbian South America

Mitchell, P

Disease: A Hitherto Unexplored Constraint on the Spread of Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) in Pre-Columbian South America

Mitchell, PJ

Archaeological discontinuities in the southern hemisphere: A working agenda

Barberena, R, McDonald, J, Mitchell, PJ, Veth, P

Discontinuities in hunter-gatherer prehistory in southern African drylands

Mitchell, PJ

Discontinuities in hunter-gatherer prehistory in southern African drylands

Mitchell, PJ

I Rode through the Desert: Equestrian Adaptations of Indigenous Peoples in Southern Hemisphere Arid Zones

Mitchell, P

Successfully Dating Rock Art in Southern Africa Using Improved Sampling Methods and New Characterization and Pretreatment Protocols

Bonneau, A, Staff, RA, Higham, T, Brock, F, Pearce, DG, Mitchell, PJ

Successfully Dating Rock Art in Southern Africa Using Improved Sampling Methods and New Characterization and Pretreatment Protocols

Bonneau, A, Staff, RA, Higham, T, Brock, F, Pearce, DG, Mitchell, PJ

New ages from Sehonghong rock shelter: Implications for the late Pleistocene occupation of highland Lesotho

Pargeter, J, Loftus, E, Mitchell, P

New ages from Sehonghong rock shelter: Implications for the late Pleistocene occupation of highland Lesotho

Pargeter, J, Loftus, E, Mitchell, P

The earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa: new AMS radiocarbon dates

Bonneau, A, Pearce, D, Mitchell, P, Staff, R, Arthur, C, Mallen, L, Brock, F, Higham, T

Why the Donkey Did Not Go South: Disease as a Constraint on the Spread of Equus asinus into Southern Africa

Mitchell, P

Reply to d’Errico et al. on Primordialism and the ‘Pleistocene San’ of southern Africa

Mitchell, PJ, Pargeter, J, Stewart, B, Shea, J, Mackay, A

Primordialism and the 'Pleistocene San' of southern Africa

Mitchell, PJ, Pargeter, J, Stewart, B, Mackay, A, Shea, J

Primordialism and the ‘Pleistocene San’ of southern Africa

Pargeter, J, MacKay, A, Mitchell, P, Shea, J, Stewart, BA

‘Primordialism and the ‘Pleistocene San’ of southern Africa’: final reply

Pargeter, J, MacKay, A, Mitchell, P, Shea, J, Stewart, BA

Africa from MIS 6-2: Where Do We Go from Here?

Mitchell, P
Edited by:
Jones, SC, Stewart, BA

Did disease constrain the spread of domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) into Sub-Saharan Africa?

Mitchell, P

Horse Nations The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

Mitchell, P

Static and moving frontiers: the genetic landscape of Southern African Bantu-speaking populations.

Marks, SJ, Montinaro, F, Levy, H, Brisighelli, F, Ferri, G, Bertoncini, S, Batini, C, Busby, GBJ, Arthur, C, Mitchell, P, Stewart, BA, Oosthuizen, O
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Archaeology, anthropology and community in Africa: lessons from Congo and Ghana - James. Denbow The archaeology and ethnography of Central Africa. xi+232 pages, 85 b&w illustrations. 2014. Cambridge: Cambridge University P...

Mitchell, P

Ha Makotoko: Later Stone Age Occupation across the Pleistocene/Holocene Transition in Western Lesotho

Mitchell, P, Arthur, C

Ha Makoanyane: The archaeology and history of colonial transitions in Lesotho

King, R, Arthur, C, Mitchell, P

The canine connection II: dogs and southern African herders

Mitchell, P

Comparing painting pigments and subjects: the case of white paints at the Metolong Dam (Lesotho)

Bonneau, A, Pearce, DG, Mitchell, P, Arthur, C, Higham, T, Lamothe, M, Arsenault, D
Edited by:
Scott, RB, Braekmans, D, Carremans, M, Degryse, P

Les mondes de l’océan Indien: tome 1 de la formation de l’Etat au premier système-monde afro-eurasien (4e millénaire av. J.-C.-6e siècle ap. J.C.); tome 2 l’océan Indien, au coeur des globalisations de l’Ancien Monde (7e-15e siècle)

Mitchell, P

Stable carbon isotopic evidence for climate change across the late Pleistocene to early Holocene from Lesotho, southern Africa

Roberts, P, Lee-Thorp, JA, Mitchell, PJ, Arthur, C

An early date for cattle from Namaqualand, South Africa: implications for the origins of herding in southern Africa

Orton, J, Mitchell, P, Klein, R, Steele, T, Horsburgh, KA

Diverse connections: the 21st conference of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Toronto, 20–23 June 2012

Mitchell, P, Haour, A, Robertshaw, P

Linking up East Africa: East Africa in the Indian Ocean World II, Oxford, 22–23 March 2012

Mitchell, P

South african and lesotho stone age sequence updated (I)

Lombard, M, Wadley, L, Deacon, J, Wurz, S, Parsons, I, Mohapi, M, Swart, J, Mitchell, P

San origins and transition to the Later Stone Age : new research from Border cave, South Africa : news and views

Mitchell, P

Transforming southern African archaeology: the 2011 meeting of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists, Mbabane, Swaziland

Mitchell, P

Beyond the drip-line: a high-resolution open-air Holocene hunter-gatherer sequence from highland Lesotho

Mitchell, P, Plug, I, Bailey, G, Charles, R, Esterhuysen, A, Thorp, JL, Parker, A, Woodborne, S

Archaeology and Dam Projects in Lesotho

Arthur, C, Mohapi, M, Mitchell, P

Reply to Rocha: A note on erroneous ethnolinguistic affiliations in genetic studies of southern Africa

Mitchell, P

Late Holocene Neoglacial conditions from the Lesotho highlands, southern Africa: Phytolith and stable carbon isotope evidence from the archaeological site of Likoaeng

Parker, AG, Lee-Thorp, J, Mitchell, PJ

La memoria dell’arte: Le pitturi rupestri dell’Acacus tra passato e futuro

Mitchell, P

Late Holocene fishing strategies in southern Africa as seen from Likoaeng, highland Lesotho

Plug, I, Mitchell, P, Bailey, G

Jean-Löic Le Quellec, François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar and François Bon, Vols de Vaches à Christol Cave: histoire critique d’une image rupestre d’Afrique du Sud.Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne (pb €30 – 978 2 85944 633 8). 2009, 176 pp.

Mitchell, P

Vols de Vaches à Christol Cave: histoire critique d’une image rupestre d’Afrique du Sud (review)

Mitchell, P

Making history at Sehonghong: Soai and the last Bushman occupants of his shelter

Mitchell, P

Archaeological fieldwork in the Metolong Dam catchment, Lesotho, 2008-10

Mitchell, P, Arthur, C

Genetics and southern African prehistory: an archaeological view

Mitchell, P

The flaked stone artefact assemblages from Likoaeng : a late Holocene sequence in the Lesotho Highlands and its regional context

Mitchell, P

Archaeology in Africa and Asia : Hunter Gatherers and Farmers: Some Implications of 1,800 Years of Interaction in the Maloti Drakensberg Region of Southern Africa

Peter, M

A ’first’ glimpse into the Maloti Mountains : the diary of James Murray Grant’s expedition of 1873-74

Mitchell, P, Challis, S

Practising archaeology at a time of climatic catastrophe

Mitchell, P

Ages for the Middle Stone Age of southern Africa: implications for human behavior and dispersal.

Jacobs, Z, Roberts, RG, Galbraith, RF, Deacon, HJ, Grün, R, Mackay, A, Mitchell, P, Vogelsang, R, Wadley, L

Fishing in the Lesotho Highlands: 26,000 Years of Fish Exploitation, with Special Reference to Sehonghong Shelter

Plug, I, Mitchell, P

Fishing in the Rain: Control of Rain-Making and Aquatic Resources at a Previously Undescribed Rock Art Site in Highland Lesotho

Challis, S, Mitchell, P, Orton, J

A new future for Azania

Mitchell, P

Bringing the Kalahari debate to the mountains

Mitchell, P, Plug, I, Bailey, G, Woodborne, S

Sehonghong: hunter-gatherer utilization of animal resources in the highlands of Lesotho

Plug, I, Mitchell, P

The canine connection: Dogs and southern African huntergatherers

Mitchell, P

The First Africans: African Archaeology from the Earliest Toolmakers to Most Recent Foragers

Barham, L, Mitchell, P

Spatial Patterning and Site Occupation at Likoaeng, an Open-Air Hunter-Gatherer Campsite in the Lesotho Highlands, Southern Africa

Mitchell, P, Plug, I, Bailey, G

The Archaeology of Southernmost Africa from c. 2000 BP to the Early 1800s: A Review of Recent Research

Mitchell, P, Whitelaw, G

News Hunter-gatherers and farmers: a report from the recent WAC Inter-Congress in Osaka, Japan

Mitchell, P

Why hunter-gatherer archaeology matters: A personal perspective on renaissance and renewal in Southern African Later Stone Age research

Mitchell, P

Psychoactive plants and southern African hunter-gatherers : a review of the evidence

Mitchell, P, Hudson, A

Towards a Comparative Archaeology of Africa’s Islands

Mitchell, P

Excavating Nyanga Agricultural History. Nyanga: Ancient Fields, Settlements and Agricultural History in Zimbabwe. By Roibert Soper. Nairobi: British Institute in Eastern Africa, 2002. Pp. ix+277. £50 (ISBN 1-872566-12-X).

Mitchell, P

Foraging for southern African hunter-gatherers in the Pitt Rivers Museum: existence and potential

Hobart, J, Mitchell, P

Some reflections on the spread of food-production in southernmost Africa

Mitchell, P

The archaeological study of epidemic and infectious disease

Mitchell, P

Animal remains from Likoaeng, an open-air river site, and its place in the post-classic Wilton of Lesotho and eastern Free State, South Africa

Plug, I, Mitchell, P, Bailey, G

Ray Inskeep‐Major Publications

Mitchell, P

Researching Africa’s past: new contributions from British archaeologists: proceedings of a meeting held at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, Saturday, April 20th 2002

Edited by:
Mitchell, P, Haour, A, Hobart, J

The Archaeology of Southern Africa

Mitchell, P

Hunter-gatherer archaeology in southern Africa

Mitchell, P

Living through the late Pleistocene

Mitchell, P

Book Review: Susan Keech McIntos (ed.). Beyond chiefdoms: pathways to complexity in Africa. x + 176 pages, 30 figures, 7 tables. 1999. Cambridge Cambridge University Press; 0-521-63074-6 hardback £42.50 & $64.95.

Mitchell, P

Book Review: Cultural Diversity Among Twentieth Century Foragers: An African Perspective. Edited by Susan Kent, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. ISBN 0-521-48237-2

Mitchell, PJ

Book Review: C. Ehret, An African Classical Age: eastern and southern Africa in world history, 1000 BC to AD 400.Oxford: James Currey, 1998, 341 pp, £35.00, ISBN 0 8139 1814 6.

Mitchell, P

The organization of later stone age lithic technology in the Caledon Valley, Southern Africa

Mitchell, PJ

Pressure-Flaked Points in Lesotho: Dating, Distribution and Diversity

Mitchell, P

A Tale from Three Regions: The Archaeology of the Pleistocene/Holocene Transition in the Western Cape, the Caledon Valley and the Lesotho Highlands, Southern Africa

Mitchell, P, Parkington, J, Wadley, L

Archaeological fieldwork in the Lesotho highlands, July and August 1998: the second season of excavation at the Likoaeeng open-air site

Mitchell, P, Charles, R

Book Review: Late Pleistocene and Holocene Hunter-Gatherers of the Matopos: An Archaeological Study of Change and Continuity in Zimbabwe (Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis, Studies in African Archaeology 10). By N. J. Wal...

Mitchell, P

Holocene later stone age hunter-gatherers south of the Limpopo River, Ca. 10,000-2000 B.P.

Mitchell, PJ

Usewear analysis of Robberg bladelets from Sehonghong Shelter, Lesotho

Binneman, J, Mitchell, P

Archaeological investigation of an open-air hunter-gatherer site in the Lesotho Highlands: Preliminary report on the 1995 season at Likoaieng

Mitchell, PJ, Charles, R

At the Transition

Mitchell, PJ, Yates, R, Parkington, JE
Edited by:
Straus, LG, Eriksen, BV, Erlandson, JM, Yesner, DR

Palaeoenvironmental and archaeological implications of charcoal assemblages from Holocene sites in western Lesotho, southern Africa

Esterhuysen, AB, Mitchell, PJ

Prehistoric exchange and interaction in southeastern southern Africa: Marine shells and ostrich eggshell

Mitchell, P

Sehonghong: The Late Holocene Assemblages with Pottery

Mitchell, PJ

The late quaternary landscape at Sehonghong in the Lesotho highlands, Southern Africa

Mitchell, P

The late Quaternary of the Lesotho highlands, southern Africa: Preliminary results and future potential of ongoing research at Sehonghong shelter

Mitchell, PJ

Revisiting the Robberg: new results and a revision of old ideas at Sehonghong Rock Shelter, Lesotho

Mitchell, P

Recent Holocene Archaeology in Western and Southern Lesotho

Mitchell, P, Parkington, J, Yates, R

New radiocarbon dates from Sehonghong rock-shelter, Lesotho

Mitchell, P, Vogel, JC

The archaeology of the Phuthiatsana-ea-Thaba Bosiu Basin, Lesotho, southern Africa: changes in later Stone Age regional demography

Mitchell, P

Understanding the MSA/LSA transition: The pre-20 000 BP assemblages from new excavations at Sehonghong Rock Shelter, Lesotho

Mitchell, P

Archaeological Investigations at two Lesotho Rock-shelters: Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene Assemblages from Ha Makotoko and Ntloana Tsoana

Mitchell, PJ

Archaeological research in Lesotho: a review of 120 years

Mitchell, P

Ntloana Tsoana: A Middle Stone Age Sequence from Western Lesotho

Mitchell, P, M Steinberg, J

Preliminary Report on the Later Stone Age Sequence from Tloutle Rock Shelter, Western Lesotho

Mitchell, P

A palaeoecological model for archaeological site distribution in southern Africa during the Upper Pleniglacial and Late Glacial

Mitchell, P
Edited by:
Gamble, C, Soffer, O

Sehonghong. The Middle and Later Stone Age Sequence at a Lesotho Rock Shelter

Wadley, L, L Carter, P, Mitchell, P, Vinnicombe, P

The late Pleistocene early microlithic assemblages of southern Africa

Mitchell, P

‘A horse-race is the same all the world over’: the cultural context of horse racing in Native North America

MITCHELL, P

‘A horse-race is the same all the world over’: the cultural context of horse racing in Native North America

MITCHELL, P