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24. Lycett, S.J., Chauhan, P.R. (2010). Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies: An Introduction. In New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies. S.J. Lycett & P.R. Chauhan (Eds). Springer Press, pp. 1-22.


23. Chauhan, P.R. (2010). Metrical variability between South Asian handaxe assemblages: preliminary observations. In New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies. S.J. Lycett & P.R. Chauhan (Eds). Springer Press, pp. 119-166.


22. Chauhan, P.R. (2010). The Indian subcontinent and ‘Out of Africa I’. In: Out of Africa I: The First Hominins of Eurasia. J. Fleagle, J. Shea and R. Leakey (Eds.). Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series. Springer Press, pp. 145-164.


21. Chauhan, P.R. (2010). Core-and-flake assemblages of Central & Peninsular India. In: Asian Paleoanthropology: From Africa to China and Beyond. C.J. Norton and D. Braun (Eds.). Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series. Springer Press, pp. 113-128.


20. Williams, M.A.J., Ambrose, S.H., van der Kaars, S., Ruehlemann, C., Chattopadhyaya, U., Pal, J., Chauhan, P.R. (2010). Reply to the Comment on ‘Environmental impact of the 73 ka Toba super-eruption in South Asia’, by Martin A. J. Williams, Stanley H. Ambrose, Sander van der Kaars, Carsten Ruehlemann, Umesh Chattopadhyaya, Jagannath Pal, Parth R. Chauhan [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 284 (2009) 295-314]. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 296: 204-211.


19. Chauhan, P.R. (2010). Comment on 'Lower and Early Middle Pleistocene Acheulian in the Indian Sub-Continent' by Gaillard et al. 2009 (Quaternary International). Quaternary International 223-224:248-259.


18. Chauhan, P.R. (2009). Was there an Oldowan occupation in the Indian Subcontinent?: A critical appraisal of the earliest paleoanthropological evidence. In: The Cutting Edge: New Approaches to the Archaeology of Human Origins. K. Schick and N. Toth (Eds.). Stone Age Institute Press. Pp. 33-54.


17. Williams, M.A.J., Ambrose, S.H., van der Kaars, S., Ruehlemann, C., Chattopadhyaya, U., Pal, J., Chauhan, P.R. (2009). Environmental impact of the 73 ka Toba super-eruption in South Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 284: 295-314.


16. Chauhan, P.R. (2009). The South Asian Paleolithic record and its potential for transitions studies. In Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions: Methods, Theories and Interpretations. M. Camps & P.R. Chauhan (Eds.). Springer Press. Pp. 121-139.


15. Chauhan, P.R. (2009). The Lower Paleolithic of the Indian Subcontinent. Evolutionary Anthropology 18:62-78.


14. Patnaik, R., Chauhan, P.R., Rao, M.R., Blackwell, B.A.B., Skinner, A.R., Sahni, A., Chauhan, M.S. Khan, H.S. (2009). New geochronological, palaeoclimatological and Palaeolithic data from the Narmada Valley hominin locality, central India. Journal of Human Evolution 56:114-133.


13. Chauhan, P.R. (2009). Early Homo occupation near the Gate of Tears: Examining the paleoanthropological records of Djibouti and Yemen. In: Hovers, E., Braun, D. (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Oldowan. Kluwer-Academic Press. Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series. Pp. 49-59.


12. Chauhan, P.R. (2009). Paleolithic exploitation of rounded and sub-angular quartzites in the Indian subcontinent. Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies. B. Blades & B. Adams (Eds.). Blackwell Publishers. P. 97-115.


11. Chauhan, P.R., Ali Othman, S., Al-Mikhlafi, A., Al-Ma'ammary, A. (2008). The Bab al-Mandab Paleoanthropology Project in Yemen. Online Project Gallery in Antiquity (December issue). http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/chauhan318/


10. Chauhan, P.R., Patnaik, R. (2008). Editorial: Gudrun Corvinus (1932-2006) – pioneering paleoanthropologist. Quaternary International. 192(1):1-5.


9. Chauhan, P.R. (2008). Large mammal fossil occurrences and associated archaeological evidence in Pleistocene contexts of peninsular India and Sri Lanka. Quaternary International 192(1):21-42. 


8. Chauhan, P.R., Patnaik, R. (2008). The Narmada Basin Paleoanthropology Project (central India). Online Project Gallery in Antiquity (September issue). http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/chauhan317/


7. Chauhan, P.R. (2008). Soanian lithic occurrences and raw material exploitation in the Siwalik Frontal zone, northern India: a geoarchaeological perspective. Journal of Human Evolution. 54 (5), 591-614.


6. Chauhan, P.R. (2007). Soanian cores and core-tools from Toka, northern India: towards a new typo-technological organization. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 26: 412-441


5. Chauhan, P.R. (2006). Human Origins Studies in India: Position, Problems, and Prospects. Assemblage 9. Web address: (http://www.assemblage.group.shef.ac.uk/issue9/chauhan.html)


4. Chauhan, P.R. (2004). A Review of the Early Acheulian evidence from South Asia. Assemblage 8. Web address: (http://www.shef.ac.uk/assem/issue8/chauhan.html).


3. Chauhan, P.R. (2003). An Overview of the Siwalik Acheulian & Reconsidering Its Chronological Relationship with the Soanian – A Theoretical Perspective. Assemblage 7 (The Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology). April. Web address: (http://www.shef.ac.uk/assem/issue7/chauhan.html)


2. Chauhan, P.R., Gill, G.S. (2002). The Impact of Geological and Anthropogenic Processes on Prehistoric Sites on Siwalik slopes: A Case Study. Bulletin of the Indian Geologists Association. Vol. 35(2): 71–81. Department of Geology, Panjab University. Chandigarh.


1. Chauhan, P.R. (2001-2002). Temporary Shelter in the Sub-Himalaya: An Ethno-archaeological Observation. Puratattva 32 (2001-2002): 156-161. (Journal of the Indian Archaeological Society). New Delhi. 


NON-PEER REVIEWED PAPERS 


8. Ambekar, A., Pande, R. and P.R. Chauhan (2012). Preliminary report on temple remains at Soliya, Goa. For J.B. Bhatnagar Feliciation volume. (in press)

7. Chauhan, P.R. 2011. Paleoanthropology in the Narmada Basin: A Basic Introduction (translated into Hindi). In P. Srivastava and G.V. Verma (Eds.). Prakrati ke Rajasya Kholte Narmada Ghati ke Jeevashm. Narmada Conservation Initiative, Indora, Madhya Pradesh, India.

6. Chauhan, P.R. (2011). Some general thoughts on Lower Paleolithic technological dispersals: Implications for understanding the Movius Line. In Handaxes in the Imjin Basin (Diversity and variability in the East Asian Paleolithic). Edited by S. Yi. Seoul National University Press, Seoul. Pp. 83-126. Proceedings of the First Paleolithic Conference, South Korea, October 2008.

5. Patnaik, R., Chauhan, P.R. (2011). Quaternary Stratigraphy and Associated Palaeolithic Occurrences in the Central Narmada Valley: Recent Discoveries and New Observations. In Anthropology and Society: Issues and Applications. Editors: I. Talwar, A. Ghosh, S. Mehta. K. Sharma. R. Gaur, K. Krishan. G. Pathmanathan. Northern Book Centre, New Delhi, pp. 251-266.

4. Patnaik, R., Chauhan, P.R. (2009). India at the crossroads of human evolution. Journal of Biosciences 34(5): 729-747. (Volume guest editors: S. Bajpai and A. Sahni)

3. Chauhan, P.R. (2008). Faunal and lithic associations in peninsular India and Sri Lanka. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in History and Archaeology. Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology. Allahabad University, Allahabad, India.

2. Chauhan, P.R. (2007). Human Origins Studies in India: Position, Problems, and Prospects. Proceedings of National Conference on Human Origins, Genome, and Peoples of India. Organized by the Anthropological Survey of India. March 22-24, 2004.

1. Chauhan, P.R. (2004). The technological organization of the Soanian palaeolithic industry: A general ‘typo-qualitative’ description of a large Core-and-Flake assemblage in surface context from the Siwalik Hills of northern India. Invited for Issues and Themes in Anthropology: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. D.K. Bhattacharya (V.K. Srivastava and M.K. Singh, Eds.). Delhi: Palaka Prakashan: pp. 287-336.


BOOKS PUBLISHED

 

2010.   New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies. S.J. Lycett & P.R. Chauhan (Eds). Netherlands, Springer Press.
 
2009.   Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions: Methods, Theories, and Interpretations.  M. Camps & P.R. Chauhan (Eds.). Netherlands, Springer Press.

 

 

PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS

 

2011.    The First Humans. Origin and Early Evolution of the Genus Homo.  2009. F.E. Grine, J.G.   Fleagle, and R.E. Leakey (Eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. (in PaleoAnthropology).

2010.   The Evolution and History of Human Populations in South Asia.  M.D. Petraglia and B. Allchin (Eds.). New York: Springer Press. (in PaleoAnthropology).

 

2009.   Acheulian Large Flake Industries: Technology, Chronology, and Significance. G. Sharon. BAR International Series 1701. Oxford: Archaeopress. (in PaleoAnthropology)

 

2008.   Origins and Revolutions. Human Identity in Earliest Prehistory. C. Gamble. New York: Cambridge University Press. (in PaleoAnthropology)

 

2007.   Skeleton Keys: An Introduction to Human Skeletal Morphology, Development and Analysis, 2nd Edition, Jeffrey H. Schwartz.  Oxford University Press.  (in PaleoAnthropology)

 

2007.   Transitions after THE Transition: Evolution and Stability in the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age.  E. Hovers and S. Kuhn (Eds.).  Springer Press. (in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 1-2).

 

2006.   Current Research in Chinese Pleistocene Archaeology.  C. Shen & S. Keates (Eds.) B.A.R. International Series 1179. 2003.  (in PaleoAnthropology 2006: 92-94)

 

2006.   Archaeological Site Formation: Understanding lake Margin Contexts.  A.G.T. Morton.  B.A.R. International Series 1211. 2004.  (in PaleoAnthropology 2006: 98-100)

 

2006.   Out of Africa’ An investigation into the earliest occupation of the Old World.  Marco Langbroek.  2004.  128 pp.  (in PaleoAnthropology 2006: 29-32.)

 

2005.    A Record in Stone: The Study of Australia’s Flaked Stone Artifacts.  Simon Holdaway and Nicola Stern. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 2004. 388 pp. with CD-ROM. In PaleoAnthropology, August 2005)

 

2005.   The Fossil Trail. How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution.  (I. Tattersall).  New York: Oxford University Press. (in PaleoAnthropology)

 

2004.   Lower Palaeolithic Small Tools in Europe and the Levant.  Edited by J.M. Burdukiewicz and A. Ronen.  B.A.R. International Series 1115.  2003.  Oxford: Archaeopress. (In PaleoAnthropology, July 2004).

PUBLISHED ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES

2012. Palaeolithic of South Asia. Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology (EGA). Section Edited by Prof. Chen Shen & Prof. Zenobia Jacobs. Springer Press. (in press)

2012. Stratigraphy, typology and technology of the South Asian Paleolithic record. In Land, People, Prehistory. Vivekananda International Foundation. New Delhi, India. Edited by Prof. D.K. Chakrabarti. (in press)

2012. Narmada Valley Prehistory & Hathnora. In Land, People, Prehistory. Vivekananda International Foundation. New Delhi, India. Edited by Prof. D.K. Chakrabarti. (in press)

2010. Early Village Life in Ancient India. World History Encyclopedia – Era 1. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, California.