Professor John Gowlett MA PhD FSA FRAI

Professor Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. The discovery of fire by humans: a long and convoluted process (Journal article - 2016)
    2. Variability in an early hominin percussive tradition: the Acheulean versus cultural variation in modern chimpanzee artefacts (Journal article - 2015)
    3. Thinking big: how the evolution of social life shaped the human mind (Book - 2014)
    4. Human Evolution and the Archaeology of the Social Brain (Journal article - 2012)

    2021

    Deep structure in the Acheulean adaptation: technology, sociality and aesthetic emergence (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (n.d.). Deep structure in the Acheulean adaptation: technology, sociality and aesthetic emergence. Adaptive Behavior, 0. doi:10.1177/1059712320965713

    DOI: 10.1177/1059712320965713

    Geochronology of a long Pleistocene sequence at Kilombe volcano, Kenya: from the Oldowan to Middle Stone Age (Journal article)

    Hoare, S., Brink, J. S., Herries, A. I. R., Mark, D. F., Morgan, L. E., Onjala, I., . . . Gowlett, J. A. J. (2021). Geochronology of a long Pleistocene sequence at Kilombe volcano, Kenya: from the Oldowan to Middle Stone Age. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 125. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2020.105273

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2020.105273

    2020

    Conversations in Human Evolution (Book)

    Crema, E., Riede, F., Marwick, B., Hunt, C., Herries, A., Pappu, S., . . . Skoglund, P. (2020). Conversations in Human Evolution (1 ed.). L. Timbrell (Ed.), Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology.

    2019

    Human adaptation and long-term climatic change in northeast Africa: an archaeological perspective (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2019). Human adaptation and long-term climatic change in northeast Africa: an archaeological perspective. In The Ecology of Survival (pp. 27-45). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780429310249-3

    DOI: 10.4324/9780429310249-3

    2018

    Foreword (Book)

    Gowlett, J. (2018). Foreword.

    The handaxe reconsidered. (Journal article)

    Wynn, T., & Gowlett, J. (2018). The handaxe reconsidered.. Evolutionary anthropology, 27(1), 21-29. doi:10.1002/evan.21552

    DOI: 10.1002/evan.21552

    2017

    Crossing the Human Threshold (Chapter)

    Crossing the Human Threshold (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315439327

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315439327

    Early Stone Tools and Cultural Transmission Resetting the Null Hypothesis Comment (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2017). Early Stone Tools and Cultural Transmission Resetting the Null Hypothesis Comment. CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY, 58(5), 655-656. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Evidence of Burning from Bushfires in Southern and East Africa and Its Relevance to Hominin Evolution (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Brink, J. S., Caris, A., Hoare, S., & Rucina, S. M. (2017). Evidence of Burning from Bushfires in Southern and East Africa and Its Relevance to Hominin Evolution. CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY, 58, S206-S216. doi:10.1086/692249

    DOI: 10.1086/692249

    2016

    The discovery of fire by humans: a long and convoluted process (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2016). The discovery of fire by humans: a long and convoluted process. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371(1696). doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0164

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0164

    2015

    Variability in an early hominin percussive tradition: the Acheulean versus cultural variation in modern chimpanzee artefacts (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2015). Variability in an early hominin percussive tradition: the Acheulean versus cultural variation in modern chimpanzee artefacts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370(1682), 1-11. doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0358

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0358

    At the Heart of the African Acheulean: the physical, social and cognitive landscapes of Kilombe (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Brink, J. S., Herries, A. I. R., Hoare, S., Onjala, I., Rucina, S. M., . . . Wenban-Smith, F. (n.d.). At the Heart of the African Acheulean: the physical, social and cognitive landscapes of Kilombe. In Settlement, Society and Cognition in Human Evolution (pp. 75-93). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139208697.006

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139208697.006

    At the heart of the African Acheulean: the physical, social and cognitive landscapes of Kilombe (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J., Hoare, S., Brink, J. S., Onjala I., & Rucina, S. M. (2015). At the heart of the African Acheulean: the physical, social and cognitive landscapes of Kilombe. In F. Coward, R. Hosfield, & F. Wenban-Smith (Eds.), Settlement, Society and Cognition in human evolution: Landscapes in Mind (pp. 75-93). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Terra Amata: a view of the assemblages in the wider Acheulean domain (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. (2015). Terra Amata: a view of the assemblages in the wider Acheulean domain. In H. De Lumley (Ed.), Terra Amata, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France. Volume 4, Part 1, Les industries acheuléennes: étude de l’outillage, planches de dessins et de photographies de l’industrie lithique. (Vol. 4, pp. 793-794). Paris: CNRS Editions. Retrieved from http://www.cnrseditions.fr/

    2014

    'La latéralité manuelle préhistorique, les outils et le langage' (Journal article)

    Uomini, N., & Gowlett, J. (2014). 'La latéralité manuelle préhistorique, les outils et le langage'. Primatologie.

    Close social relationships: an evolutionary perspective (Chapter)

    Roberts, S. G. B., Arrow, H., Gowlett, J. A. J., Lehmann, J., & Dunbar, R. I. M. (2014). Close social relationships: an evolutionary perspective. In R. Dunbar, C. Gamble, & J. Gowlett (Eds.), Lucy to Language: the benchmark papers (pp. 151-180). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Fireside chat: the impact of fire on hominid socioecology (Chapter)

    Dunbar, R. I. M., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (2014). Fireside chat: the impact of fire on hominid socioecology. In R. Dunbar, C. Gamble, & J. Gowlett (Eds.), Lucy to Language: the benchmark papers (pp. 277-296). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Lucy to Language: the benchmark papers (Book)

    Dunbar, R. I. M., Gamble, C. S., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (Eds.) (2014). Lucy to Language: the benchmark papers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    The place of the Neanderthals in hominin phylogeny (Journal article)

    White, S., Gowlett, J. A. J., & Grove, M. (2014). The place of the Neanderthals in hominin phylogeny. JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, 35, 32-50. doi:10.1016/j.jaa.2014.04.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2014.04.004

    The road to modern humans: time budgets, fission-fusion sociality, kinship and the division of labour in hominin evolution (Chapter)

    Dunbar, R. I. M., Lehmann, J., Korstjens, A. H., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (2014). The road to modern humans: time budgets, fission-fusion sociality, kinship and the division of labour in hominin evolution. In R. Dunbar, C. Gamble, & J. Gowlett (Eds.), Lucy to Language: the benchmark papers (pp. 333-355). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Thinking big: how the evolution of social life shaped the human mind (Book)

    Gamble, C., Gowlett, J., & Dunbar, R. (2014). Thinking big: how the evolution of social life shaped the human mind. London: Thames and Hudson.

    2013

    Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2013). Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1630), 20130114. doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0114

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0114

    Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2013). Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context.. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 368(1630), 20130114. doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0114

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0114

    Earliest fire in Africa: towards the convergence of archaeological evidence and the cooking hypothesis (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., & Wrangham, R. W. (2013). Earliest fire in Africa: towards the convergence of archaeological evidence and the cooking hypothesis. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, 48(1), 5-30. doi:10.1080/0067270x.2012.756754

    DOI: 10.1080/0067270x.2012.756754

    2012

    Human Evolution and the Archaeology of the Social Brain (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J., Gamble, C., & Dunbar, R. (2012). Human Evolution and the Archaeology of the Social Brain. Current Anthropology, 53(6), 693-722. doi:10.1086/667994

    DOI: 10.1086/667994

    Preface (Book)

    Dunbar, R., Gamble, C., & Gowlett, J. (2012). Preface.

    Early fire: the case for the prosecution and the case for the defence (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2012). Early fire: the case for the prosecution and the case for the defence. In J. Trigg (Ed.), Of things gone but not forgotten: essays in archaeology for Joan Taylor (pp. xxx). Oxford: Archaeopress.

    First hominine remains from a ~1.0 million year old bone bed at Cornelia-Uitzoek, Free State Province, South Africa. (Journal article)

    Brink, J. S., Herries, A. I. R., Moggi-Cecchi, J., Gowlett, J. A. J., Bousman, C. B., Hancox, J. P., . . . Rossouw, L. (2012). First hominine remains from a ~1.0 million year old bone bed at Cornelia-Uitzoek, Free State Province, South Africa.. Journal of human evolution, 63(3), 527-535. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.06.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.06.004

    Shared intention in early artefacts: an exploration of deep structure and implications for communication and language. (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2012). Shared intention in early artefacts: an exploration of deep structure and implications for communication and language.. In S. C. Reynolds, & A. Gallagher (Eds.), African Genesis: perspectives on hominin evolution. (pp. 506-530). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    2011

    The Social Brain and the Shape of the Palaeolithic (Journal article)

    Gamble, C., Gowlett, J., & Dunbar, R. (2011). The Social Brain and the Shape of the Palaeolithic. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 21(1), 115-136. doi:10.1017/s0959774311000072

    DOI: 10.1017/s0959774311000072

    The empire of the Acheulean strikes back. (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2011). The empire of the Acheulean strikes back.. In J. Sept, & D. Pilbeam (Eds.), Casting the net wide. Studies in honor of Glynn Isaac and his approach to human origins research. (pp. 93-114). Cambridge, Mass.: Peabody Museum, Harvard University.

    The vital sense of proportion. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2011). The vital sense of proportion.. Paleoanthropology, 2011, 174-187.

    2010

    The Future of Lithic Analysis in Palaeolithic Archaeology: A View from the Old World (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2010). The Future of Lithic Analysis in Palaeolithic Archaeology: A View from the Old World. In New Perspectives on Old Stones (pp. 295-309). Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-6861-6_13

    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-6861-6_13

    Firing up the social brain (Book)

    Gowlett, J. (2010). Firing up the social brain (Vol. 158).

    Proceedings of the British Academy: Preface (Book)

    Dunbar, R., Gamble, C., & Gowlett, J. (2010). Proceedings of the British Academy: Preface (Vol. 158).

    The social brain and the distributed mind (Chapter)

    Dunbar, R., Gamble, C., & Gowlett, J. (2010). The social brain and the distributed mind. In Unknown Book (Vol. 158, pp. 3-15).

    Firing Up the Social Brain (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. (2010). Firing Up the Social Brain. In Social Brain, Distributed Mind. British Academy. doi:10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0017

    DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0017

    Social Brain, Distributed Mind (Book)

    Social Brain, Distributed Mind (2010). . British Academy. doi:10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.001.0001

    DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.001.0001

    The Social Brain and the Distributed Mind (Conference Paper)

    Dunbar, R., Gamble, C., & Gowlett, J. (2010). The Social Brain and the Distributed Mind. British Academy. doi:10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0001

    DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0001

    A comparative 3D geometric morphometric analysis of Victoria West cores: implications for the origins of Levallois technology (Journal article)

    Lycett, S. J., Cramon-Taubadel, N. V., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (2010). A comparative 3D geometric morphometric analysis of Victoria West cores: implications for the origins of Levallois technology. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(5), 1110-1117. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2009.12.011

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.12.011

    Social Brain and Distributed Mind (Book)

    Barham, L. (2010). Social Brain and Distributed Mind. R. Dunbar, C. Gamble, & J. Gowlett (Eds.), London: The British Academy.

    2009

    Deep Roots of Kin (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (n.d.). Deep Roots of Kin. In Early Human Kinship (pp. 41-57). Blackwell Publishing Ltd.. doi:10.1002/9781444302714.ch2

    DOI: 10.1002/9781444302714.ch2

    Artefacts of apes, humans, and others: towards comparative assessment and analysis. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2009). Artefacts of apes, humans, and others: towards comparative assessment and analysis.. Journal of human evolution, 57(4), 401-410. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2009.04.011

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2009.04.011

    Boucher de Perthes: pioneer of Palaeolithic prehistory (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. (2009). Boucher de Perthes: pioneer of Palaeolithic prehistory. In R. Hosfield, F. Wenban-Smith, & M. Pope (Eds.), Great Prehistorians: 150 Years of Palaeolithic Research, 1859-2009 (pp. 13-24). London: Lithic Studies Society.

    Comment on Gonen Sharon 'Acheulian giant-core technology' (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2009). Comment on Gonen Sharon 'Acheulian giant-core technology'. Current Anthropology, 50, 357-358.

    The Longest Transition or Multiple Revolutions? (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2009). The Longest Transition or Multiple Revolutions?. In Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions (pp. 65-78). Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-76487-0_4

    DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-76487-0_4

    2008

    On questions surrounding the Acheulean ‘tradition’ (Journal article)

    Lycett, S. J., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (2008). On questions surrounding the Acheulean ‘tradition’. World Archaeology, 40(3), 295-315. doi:10.1080/00438240802260970

    DOI: 10.1080/00438240802260970

    Archaeological Dating (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (n.d.). Archaeological Dating. In A Companion to Archaeology (pp. 197-205). Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1002/9780470998618.ch11

    DOI: 10.1002/9780470998618.ch11

    Chronology and the Human Narrative (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (n.d.). Chronology and the Human Narrative. In A Companion to Archaeology (pp. 206-234). Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1002/9780470998618.ch12

    DOI: 10.1002/9780470998618.ch12

    Outline of hominid evolution (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., & Dunbar, R. I. M. (2008). Outline of hominid evolution. In N. J. Allen, H. Callan, R. Dunbar, & W. James (Eds.), Early Human Kinship: From Sex to Social Reproduction. (pp. 999). Oxford: Blackwell.

    2007

    Human Evolution: Tools and Technologies. (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2007). Human Evolution: Tools and Technologies.. In J. Middleton (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara. (pp. 500). New York: Simon and Schuster..

    Primeras intervenciones arqueológicas en el yacimiento paleolítico del abrigo de Buendía (Castejón, Cuenca). (Chapter)

    de la Torre, I., Elías López-Romero, E., Morán, N., Benito, A., Martínez-Moreno, J., Gowlett, J., & Vicent, J. M. (2007). Primeras intervenciones arqueológicas en el yacimiento paleolítico del abrigo de Buendía (Castejón, Cuenca).. In J. M. Millan Martinez, & C. Rodriguez Ruza (Eds.), Primeras Jornadas de Arqueología de Castilla la Mancha. (pp. 531-546). Cuenca: Museo de Cuenca.

    2006

    Humans in the Hoxnian: habitat, context and fire use at Beeches Pit, West Stow, Suffolk, UK (Journal article)

    Preece, R. C., Gowlett, J. A. J., Parfitt, S. A., Bridgland, D. R., & Lewis, S. G. (2006). Humans in the Hoxnian: habitat, context and fire use at Beeches Pit, West Stow, Suffolk, UK. Journal of Quaternary Science, 21(5), 485-496. doi:10.1002/jqs.1043

    DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1043

    Shared intention in early artefacts: an exploration of deep structure and implications for communication and language. Abstract, (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2006). Shared intention in early artefacts: an exploration of deep structure and implications for communication and language. Abstract,. African Genesis: a Symposium on Hominid Evolution in Africa., x, xxx.

    The early settlement of northern Europe: Fire history in the context of climate change and the social brain (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2006). The early settlement of northern Europe: Fire history in the context of climate change and the social brain. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 5(1-2), 299-310. doi:10.1016/j.crpv.2005.10.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2005.10.008

    The elements of design form in Acheulian bifaces: modes, modalities, rules and language. (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2006). The elements of design form in Acheulian bifaces: modes, modalities, rules and language.. In N. Goren-Inbar, & G. Sharon (Eds.), Axe Age: Acheulian Tool-making from Quarry to Discard. (pp. 203-221). London: Equinox.

    2005

    Seeking the palaeolithic individual in East Africa and Europe during the lower-middle pleistocene (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2005). Seeking the palaeolithic individual in East Africa and Europe during the lower-middle pleistocene. In Hominid Individual in Context: Archaeological Investigations of Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Landscapes, Locales and Artefacts (pp. 50-67). doi:10.4324/9780203007693

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203007693

    Beeches Pit: archaeology, assemblage dynamics and early fire history of a Middle Pleistocene site in East Anglia, UK (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Hallos, J., Hounsell, S., Brant, V., & Debenham, N. C. (2005). Beeches Pit: archaeology, assemblage dynamics and early fire history of a Middle Pleistocene site in East Anglia, UK. Eurasian Prehistory, 3(2), 3-38.

    Project review: Lucy to Language: the Archaeology of the Social Brain. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., & Hallos, J. (2005). Project review: Lucy to Language: the Archaeology of the Social Brain.. Before Farming, 2005/1.

    The Archaeology of Human Ancestry (Chapter)

    The Archaeology of Human Ancestry (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203974131

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203974131

    2003

    What Actually was the Stone Age Diet?* (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2003). What Actually was the Stone Age Diet?*. Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine, 13(3), 143-147. doi:10.1080/13590840310001619338

    DOI: 10.1080/13590840310001619338

    Dating the Upper Palaeolithic: the interface - radiocarbon chronology and archaeological methodology (Conference Paper)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2003). Dating the Upper Palaeolithic: the interface - radiocarbon chronology and archaeological methodology. In F. Widemann, & Y. Taborin (Eds.), Chronologies géophysiques et archéologiques du Paléolithique supérieur. (pp. 59-67). Ravello, Italy: Edipuglia, Bari.

    The AMS radiocarbon dates for Arjoune, Syria: an analysis and interpretation (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2003). The AMS radiocarbon dates for Arjoune, Syria: an analysis and interpretation. In P. J. Parr (Ed.), Arjoune (pp. 0-000). Oxford: BAR.

    2002

    Apes, Hominids and Technology (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (2002). Apes, Hominids and Technology. In C. S. Harcourt, & B. R. Sherwood (Eds.), new perspectives in primate evolution and behaviour (pp. 147-171). Otley: Linnean Society, London. Otley: Westbury Academic and Scientific Publishing.

    2001

    Archaeology. Out in the cold. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. (2001). Archaeology. Out in the cold.. Nature, 413(6851), 33-34. doi:10.1038/35092660

    DOI: 10.1038/35092660

    Allometric comparisons between (Chapter)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Crompton, R. H., & Li, Y. (2001). Allometric comparisons between. In J. D. Clark (Ed.), Kalambo Falls Prehistoric Site, Vol 3: the earlier cultures: Middle and Earlier Stone Age (Vol. 3, pp. 612-619). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    1997

    High definition archaeology: Ideas and evaluation (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1997). High definition archaeology: Ideas and evaluation. World Archaeology, 29(2), 152-171. doi:10.1080/00438243.1997.9980371

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1997.9980371

    High definition archaeology: Threads through the past (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1997). High definition archaeology: Threads through the past. World Archaeology, 29(2), 151. doi:10.1080/00438243.1997.9980370

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1997.9980370

    Why the Muddle in the Middle Matters: the Language of Comparative and Direct in Human Evolution (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (n.d.). Why the Muddle in the Middle Matters: the Language of Comparative and Direct in Human Evolution. Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, 7(1), 49-65. doi:10.1525/ap3a.1997.7.1.49

    DOI: 10.1525/ap3a.1997.7.1.49

    1994

    Kariandusi: Acheulean morphology and the question of allometry (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., & Crompton, R. H. (1994). Kariandusi: Acheulean morphology and the question of allometry. The African Archaeological Review, 12(1), 3-42. doi:10.1007/bf01953037

    DOI: 10.1007/bf01953037

    Introduction: Communication and language (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1994). Introduction: Communication and language. World Archaeology, 26(2), 123-125. doi:10.1080/00438243.1994.9980267

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1994.9980267

    1993

    Allometry and multidimensional form in Acheulean bifaces from Kilombe, Kenya (Journal article)

    Crompton, R. H., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (1993). Allometry and multidimensional form in Acheulean bifaces from Kilombe, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution, 25(3), 175-199. doi:10.1006/jhev.1993.1043

    DOI: 10.1006/jhev.1993.1043

    Chimpanzees Deserve more than Crumbs of the Palaeoanthropological Cake (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1993). Chimpanzees Deserve more than Crumbs of the Palaeoanthropological Cake. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 3(2), 297-300. doi:10.1017/s0959774300000913

    DOI: 10.1017/s0959774300000913

    1991

    Introduction: Uncertain time (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1991). Introduction: Uncertain time. World Archaeology, 23(2), 135-136. doi:10.1080/00438243.1991.9980165

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1991.9980165

    1990

    Indiana Jones: crusading for archaeology? (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1990). Indiana Jones: crusading for archaeology?. Antiquity, 64(242), 157. doi:10.1017/s0003598x00077449

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003598x00077449

    1989

    Radiocarbon accelerator (AMS) dating of Lindow Man (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Hedges, R. E. M., & Law, I. A. (1989). Radiocarbon accelerator (AMS) dating of Lindow Man. Antiquity, 63(238), 71-79. doi:10.1017/s0003598x00075591

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003598x00075591

    The Camel in Arabia—A direct radiocarbon date, calibrated to about 7000 BC (Journal article)

    Grigson, C., Gowlett, J. A. J., & Zarins, J. (1989). The Camel in Arabia—A direct radiocarbon date, calibrated to about 7000 BC. Journal of Archaeological Science, 16(4), 355-362. doi:10.1016/0305-4403(89)90011-3

    DOI: 10.1016/0305-4403(89)90011-3

    1988

    A case of Developed Oldowan in the Acheulean? (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1988). A case of Developed Oldowan in the Acheulean?. World Archaeology, 20(1), 13-26. doi:10.1080/00438243.1988.9980053

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1988.9980053

    Introduction (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1988). Introduction. World Archaeology, 19(3), 259-261. doi:10.1080/00438243.1988.9980040

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1988.9980040

    1987

    The archaeology of radiocarbon accelerator dating (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1987). The archaeology of radiocarbon accelerator dating. Journal of World Prehistory, 1(2), 127-170. doi:10.1007/bf00975492

    DOI: 10.1007/bf00975492

    New dates for the Acheulean age (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1987). New dates for the Acheulean age. Nature, 329(6136), 200. doi:10.1038/329200a0

    DOI: 10.1038/329200a0

    RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 5 (Journal article)

    GOWLETT, J. A. J., HEDGES, R. E. M., LAW, I. A., & PERRY, C. (1987). RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 5. Archaeometry, 29(1), 125-155. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1987.tb00404.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1987.tb00404.x

    RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 6 (Journal article)

    HEDGES, R. E. M., HOUSLEY, R. A., LAW, I. A., PERRY, C., & GOWLETT, J. A. J. (1987). RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 6. Archaeometry, 29(2), 289-306. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1987.tb00421.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1987.tb00421.x

    Radiocarbon dates from the chambered tomb at Hazleton (Glos.): a chronology for neolithic collective burial (Journal article)

    Saville, A., Gowlett, J. A. J., & Hedges, R. E. M. (1987). Radiocarbon dates from the chambered tomb at Hazleton (Glos.): a chronology for neolithic collective burial. Antiquity, 61(231), 108-119. doi:10.1017/s0003598x0007263x

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003598x0007263x

    The coming of modern man (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1987). The coming of modern man. Antiquity, 61(232), 210-219. doi:10.1017/s0003598x00052017

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003598x00052017

    1986

    Culture and conceptualisation: the Oldowan-Acheulian gradient ( Africa). (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1986). Culture and conceptualisation: the Oldowan-Acheulian gradient ( Africa).. Stone Age prehistory, 243-260.

    RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 3 (Journal article)

    GOWLETT, J. A. J., HALL, E. T., HEDGES, R. E. M., & PERRY, C. (1986). RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 3. Archaeometry, 28(1), 116-125. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1986.tb00379.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1986.tb00379.x

    RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 4 (Journal article)

    GOWLETT, J. A. J., HEDGES, R. E. M., LAW, I. A., & Perry, C. (1986). RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 4. Archaeometry, 28(2), 206-221. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1986.tb00389.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1986.tb00389.x

    Radiocarbon Dating by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (Journal article)

    Hedges, R. E. M., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (1986). Radiocarbon Dating by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry. Scientific American, 254(1), 100-107. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0186-100

    DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0186-100

    1985

    Erratum: Accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon ages of amino acid extracts from Californian palaeoindian skeletons (Journal article)

    Bada, J. L., Gillespie, R., Gowlett, J. A., & Hedges, R. E. M. (1985). Erratum: Accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon ages of amino acid extracts from Californian palaeoindian skeletons. Nature, 313(6001), 406. doi:10.1038/313406a0

    DOI: 10.1038/313406a0

    Chronology of Guitarrero Cave, Peru (Journal article)

    LYNCH, T. F., GILLESPIE, R., GOWLETT, J. A. J., & HEDGES, R. E. M. (1985). Chronology of Guitarrero Cave, Peru. Science, 229(4716), 864-867. doi:10.1126/science.229.4716.864

    DOI: 10.1126/science.229.4716.864

    Major Revisions in the Pleistocene Age Assignments for North American Human Skeletons by C-14 Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: None Older Than 11,000 C-14 Years B.P. (Journal article)

    Taylor, R. E., Payen, L. A., Prior, C. A., Slota, P. J., Gillespie, R., Gowlett, J. A. J., . . . Berger, R. (1985). Major Revisions in the Pleistocene Age Assignments for North American Human Skeletons by C-14 Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: None Older Than 11,000 C-14 Years B.P.. American Antiquity, 50(1), 136-140. doi:10.2307/280638

    DOI: 10.2307/280638

    RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 2 (Journal article)

    GILLESPIE, R., GOWLETT, J. A. J., HALL, E. T., HEDGES, R. E. M., & PERRY, C. (1985). RADIOCARBON DATES FROM THE OXFORD AMS SYSTEM: ARCHAEOMETRY DATELIST 2. Archaeometry, 27(2), 237-246. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1985.tb00367.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1985.tb00367.x

    1984

    Radiocarbon dating: Accelerating carbon dating (Journal article)

    Hedges, R. E. M., & Gowlett, J. A. J. (1984). Radiocarbon dating: Accelerating carbon dating. Nature, 308(5958), 403-404. doi:10.1038/308403a0

    DOI: 10.1038/308403a0

    Accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon ages of amino acid extracts from Californian palaeoindian skeletons. (Journal article)

    Bada, J. L., Gillespie, R., Gowlett, J. A., & Hedges, R. E. (1984). Accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon ages of amino acid extracts from Californian palaeoindian skeletons.. Nature, 312(5993), 442-444. doi:10.1038/312442a0

    DOI: 10.1038/312442a0

    Mental abilities of early man. (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1984). Mental abilities of early man.. Higher Education Quarterly, 38(3), 199-220. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2273.1984.tb01387.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2273.1984.tb01387.x

    RADIOCARBON MEASUREMENT BY ACCELERATOR MASS SPECTROMETRY: AN EARLY SELECTION OF DATES (Journal article)

    GILLESPIE, R., GOWLETT, J. A. J., HALL, E. T., & HEDGES, R. E. M. (1984). RADIOCARBON MEASUREMENT BY ACCELERATOR MASS SPECTROMETRY: AN EARLY SELECTION OF DATES. Archaeometry, 26(1), 15-20. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1984.tb00313.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1984.tb00313.x

    Recent developments in archaeological dating using an accelerator (Journal article)

    Gillespie, R., Gowlett, J. A. J., & Hedges, R. E. M. (1984). Recent developments in archaeological dating using an accelerator. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 5(2), 308-311. doi:10.1016/0168-583x(84)90533-0

    DOI: 10.1016/0168-583x(84)90533-0

    1983

    ARCHAEOLOGICAL SAMPLING FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF RADIOCARBON TECHNIQUES (Journal article)

    GILLESPIE, R., & GOWLETT, J. A. J. (1983). ARCHAEOLOGICAL SAMPLING FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF RADIOCARBON TECHNIQUES. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 2(3), 379-382. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0092.1983.tb00347.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0092.1983.tb00347.x

    1982

    Early hominids and fire at Chesowanja, Kenya (reply) (Journal article)

    GOWLETT, J. A. J., HARRIS, J. W. K., & WOOD, B. A. (1982). Early hominids and fire at Chesowanja, Kenya (reply). Nature, 296(5860), 870. doi:10.1038/296870b0

    DOI: 10.1038/296870b0

    1981

    Confusing script (Journal article)

    GOWLETT, J. A. J. (1981). Confusing script. Nature, 291(5811), 104. doi:10.1038/291104e0

    DOI: 10.1038/291104e0

    Early archaeological sites, hominid remains and traces of fire from Chesowanja, Kenya (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J., Harris, J. W. K., Walton, D., & Wood, B. A. (1981). Early archaeological sites, hominid remains and traces of fire from Chesowanja, Kenya. Nature, 294(5837), 125-129. doi:10.1038/294125a0

    DOI: 10.1038/294125a0

    1978

    (B) Kilombe—an Acheulian site complex in Kenya (Journal article)

    Gowlett, J. A. J. (1978). (B) Kilombe—an Acheulian site complex in Kenya. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 6(1), 337-360. doi:10.1144/gsl.sp.1978.006.01.24

    DOI: 10.1144/gsl.sp.1978.006.01.24