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References, including publications from this project



Allchin, F.R. 1963. Neolithic Cattle-Keepers of South India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ansari, Z.D. and M.S. Nagaraja Rao 1969. Excavations at Sanganakallu - 1964-65. Poona : Deccan College.

Asouti, E., Fuller, D. Q. and Korisettar, R. 2005. in Franke-Vogt, U. and Weisshaar, J., South Asian Archaeology 2003. Proceedings of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology Conference, Bonn, Germany, 7th - 11th July 2003. Aachen: 336-340 [pdf: 635 kb]

Bauer, Andrew M., Peter G. Johansen, and Radhika L. Bauer 2007. Toward a Political Ecology in Early South India: Preliminary Considerations of the Sociopolitics of Land and Animal Use in the Southern Deccan, Neolithic through Early Historic Periods. Asian Perspectives. 46(1): 3-35

Boivin, N. 2004a. Landscape and cosmology in the south Indian Neolithic: New perspectives on the Deccan ashmounds. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 14(2): 235-57. [pdf]

Boivin, N. 2004b. Rock art and rock music: petroglyphs of the South Indian Neolithic. Antiquity 78 (229): 38-53 [pdf]

Boivin, N., Korisettar, R., Venkatasubbaiah, Lewis, H., Havanur, D., Malagyannavar, K. & Chincholi, S. 2002. Exploring Neolithic and Megalithic South India : the Bellary District Archaeological Project. Antiquity 76: 937-8

Boivin, N., Korisettar, R. & Venkatasubbaiah, P.C. 2003. Megalithic markings in context: graffiti marks on burial pots from Kudatini, Karnataka. South Asian Studies 19: 1-12

Boivin, N., Korisettar, R., & Fuller, D. 2005. Further research on the Southern Neolithic and the Ashmound Tradition: The Sanganakallu-Kupgal Archaeological Research Project interim report. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in History and Archaeology (Allahabad) 2(1): 63-92 [pdf in 4 parts, one of which is colour plates: Part A. 1.9MB, Part B 2.8MB, Part C 1.7MB, Part D colour plates 1.7MB]

Brumm, A., N. Boivin & R. Fullager 2006. Signs of life: Engraved stone artefacts from Neolithic south India. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 16(2): 165-190 [pdf]

Brumm, A., N. Boivin, Nicole, R. Korisettar, J.Koshy, P.Whittaker 2007.Stone Axe Technology in Neolithic South India: New Evidence from the Sanganakallu-Kupgal Region, Mideastern Karnataka. Asian Perspectives. 46(1): 65-95 [pdf: 877kb]

Fuller, D.Q. 1999. The Emergence of Agricultural Societies in South India: Botanical and Archaeological Perspectives, Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.

Fuller, D. Q. 2001. Ashmounds and hilltop villages: the search for early agriculture in southern India. Archaeology International 4 (2000/2001):43-46.

Fuller, D. Q.. 2003a. An agricultural perspective on Dravidian historical linguistics: archaeological crop packages, livestock and Dravidian crop vocabulary, in P. Bellwood and C. Renfrew (eds.), Examining the farming/language dispersal hypothesis, McDonald Institute Monographs: 191-214. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. [pdf 3MB ]

Fuller, D. Q. 2003b. Indus and Non-Indus agricultural traditions: local developments and crop adoptions on the Indian peninsula, in S. A. Weber and W. R. Belcher (eds.), Indus Ethnobiology. New Perspectives from the Field: 343-396. Lanham: Lexington Books. [pdf 3.2mb]

Fuller, D. Q. 2005. Ceramics, seeds and culinary change in prehistoric India. Antiquity 79 (306): 761-777 [pdf: 255 kb]

Fuller, D. Q. 2006. Dung mounds and domesticators: early cultivation and pastoralism in Karnataka. In: Jarrige, C. and Lefèvre, V. (Ed.), South Asian Archaeology 2001, Volume I. Prehistory. Éditions Recherche sur les Civilisations, Paris, pp. 117-127 [pdf:754kb]

Fuller, D. Q., Korisettar R., and P. C. Venkatasubbaiah. 2001. Southern Neolithic Cultivation Systems: A Reconstruction based on Archaeobotanical Evidence. South Asian Studies 17:171-187. [pdf: 2.08mb]

Fuller, D. Q., R. Korisettar, P. C. Venkatasubbaiah, and M. K. Jones 2004. Early plant domestications in southern India: some preliminary archaeobotanical results, Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 13: 115-129 [pdf file: 692 kB]

Johansen, P. G. 2004. Landscape, monomental architecture, and ritual: a reconsideration of the South Indian ashmounds, Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 23: 309-330

Korisettar, R. 2004. Origins of plant agriculture in South India, in H. P. Ray, C. M. Sinopoli (eds.) Archaeology as History. New Delhi: Aryan Books International

R. Korisettar, P. C. Venkatasubbaiah, and D.Q. Fuller 2001 “Brahmagiri and Beyond: the Archaeology of the Southern Neolithic” ” in S. Settar and R. Korisettar (eds.) Indian Archaeology in Retrospect, Volume I. Prehistory, Publications of the Indian Council for Historical Research. New Dehli: Manohar: Pp. 151-238 [in 3 pdfs: 1.14MB, 1.8MB, 3.8MB]

Korisettar, R., P. P. Joglekar, D. Q. Fuller, and P. C. Venkatasubbaiah. 2001b. Archaeological re-investigation and archaeozoology of seven Southern Neolithic sites in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Man and Environment 26:47-66.

Mushrif, V., Boivin, N., Korisettar, R. & Walimbe, S. R .2003. Skeletal remains from the Kudatini sarcophagus burial. Puratattva 33: 74-83.

Paddayya, K. 1973. Investigations into the Neolithic Culture of the Shorapur Doab, South India. Leiden: E.J. Brill

Paddayya, K. 1991-2. The ashmounds of India: fresh evidence and possible implications. Bulletin of the Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute 51-2: 573-626.

Paddayya, K. 1996. Modern impacts on archaeological sites in India: a case study from the Shorapur Doab, Karnataka. Man and Environment 21(2): 75-88.

Paddayya, K. 1998. Evidence of Neolithic Cattle-Penning at Budihal, Gulbarga District, Karnataka, South Asian Studies 14: 141-153.

Paddayya, K., 2000-01. The problemof ashmounds of Southern Deccan in light of Budihal excavations, Karnataka. Bulletin of the Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute 60/61: 189-225.

Paddayya, K. 2002. The problem of ashmounds of Southern Deccan in light of recent research, in K. Paddayya (ed.) Recent Studies in Indian Archaeology: 81-111. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal.

Wheeler, R.E.M. 1948. Brahmagiri and Chandravalli 1947: Megalithic and other cultures in the Chitaldrug District, Mysore State. Ancient India 4:180-310