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TwoRains and Land, Water and Settlement Publications
Articles Published in Refereed Journals and Chapters in Edited Books
  • Digging
    Excavating at Lohari Ragho II, 2015
    Orengo, H.A. and Petrie, C.A. 2018. Multi-Scale Relief Model (MSRM): a new algorithm for the analysis of subtle topographic change in digital elevation models, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms [online first 14 December 2017; doi: 10.1002/esp.4317].
  • Bates, J., Petrie, C.A., and Singh, R.N. 2017. Approaching rice domestication in South Asia: new evidence from Indus settlements in northern India, Journal of Archaeological Science 78: 193-201 [doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2016.04.018].
  • Bates, J., Petrie, C.A. and Singh, R.N. 2017. Cereals, calories and change: exploring approaches to quantification in Indus archaeobotany, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences [online first doi: 10.1007/s12520-017-0489-2].
  • Bates, J., Singh, R.N. and Petrie, C.A. 2017. Exploring Indus crop processing: combining phytoliths and macrobotanical analysis to consider the organisation of agriculture in northwest India c.3200-1500BC, Vegetation History and Archaeobotany (special issue) 26:25–41 [published online 21 May 2016; doi: 10.1007/s00334-016-0576-9].
  • Durcan, J.A., Thomas, D.S.G., Gupta, S., Pawar, V., Singh, R.N. and Petrie, C.A. online first 2017. Holocene landscape dynamics in the Ghaggar-Hakra palaeochannel region at the northern edge of the Thar Desert, northwest India, Quaternary International [online first 2017; doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.10.012].
  • Joglekar, P.P., Singh, R.N. and Petrie, C.A. 2017. Faunal Remains from Sampolia Khera (Masudpur I), Haryana, Indian Journal of Archaeology 2.1: 25-60.
  • Liu, X., Lister, D.L., Zhao, Z., Petrie, C.A., Zeng, X., Jones, P.J., Staff, R.A., Pokharia, A., Bates, J., Singh, R.N., Weber, S.A., Motuzaite Matuzeviute, G., Dong, G., Li, H., Lü, H., Jiang, H., Wang, J., Ma, J., Tian, D., Jin, G., Zhou, L., Wu, X., and Jones, M.K. 2017. Journey to the east: diverse routes and ecological challenges for wheat and barley en route to prehistoric China, PLOSOne Nov 2: 1-16 [https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187405].
  • Orengo, H.A. and Petrie, C.A. 2017. Large-scale, multi-temporal remote sensing of palaeo-river networks: a case study from northwest India and its implications for the Indus Civilisation, Remote Sensing 9.735 [doi: 10.20944/preprints201706.0117.v1].
  • Parikh, D. and Petrie, C.A. 2017. Urban-rural dynamics and Indus ceramic production in northwest India: a preliminary analysis of the pottery from Masudpur I and Masudpur VII, in Lefèvre, V., Didier, A. and Mutin, B. (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 2012: Man and Environment in Prehistoric and Protohistoric South Asia: New Perspectives, Indicopleustoi, Brepols, Turnhout: 221-241.
  • Petrie, C.A. 2017. Crisis, what crisis? Adaptation, resilience and transformation in the Indus Civilisation, in Cunningham, T. and Driessen, J. (eds) Crisis to Collapse: The Archaeology of Social Breakdown, Aegis Publications, UC Louvain: 43-64.
  • Petrie, C.A. and Bates, J. 2017. ‘Multi-cropping’, intercropping and adaptation to variable environments in the Indus Civilisation, Journal of World Prehistory 30: 81-130 [doi: 10.1007/s10963-017-9101-z].
  • Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N., French, C.A.I., Bates, J., Lancelotti, C., Neogi, S., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Pawar, V. and Redhouse, D.I. 2017. Land, Water and Settlement in northwest India 2008-2012: a review of progress, in Lefèvre, V., Didier, A. and Mutin, B. (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 2012: Man and Environment in Prehistoric and Protohistoric South Asia: New Perspectives, Indicopleustoi, Brepols, Turnhout: 243-255.
  • Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N., Bates, J., Dixit, Y., French, C.A.I, Hodell, D., Jones, P.J., Lancelotti, C., Lynam, F., Neogi, S., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Pawar, V., Redhouse, D.I., Singh, D.P. 2017. Adaptation to variable environments, resilience to climate change: investigating Land, Water and Settlement in northwest India, Current Anthropology 58.1: 1-30 [doi: 10.1086/690112].
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Singh, D.P., Alam, A., Chakradhari, S. 2017. Archaeological analyses of Lohari Ragho II, Hissar District, Haryana: A Brief Study (in Hindi), Purapravaha 2: 158-163.
  • Turchin, P., Currie, T.E., Whitehouse, H., François, P., Feeney, K., Mullins, D. Hoyer, D., Collins, C., Grohmann, S., Savage, P., Mendel-Gleason, G., Turner, E. Dupeyron, A., Cioni, E., Reddish, J., Levine, J. Jordan, G. Brandl, E., Williams, A., Cesaretti, R., Krueger, M., Ceccarelli, A., Figliulo-Rosswurm, J., Peregrine, P., Marciniak, A., Preiser-Kapeller, J., Kradin, N., Korotayev, A., Palmisano, A., Spencer, C., Baker, D., Bidmead, J., Bol, P., Christian, D., Cook, C., Covey, A., Feinman, G., Juliusson, A.D., Kristinsson, A., Miksic, J., Mostern, R. Petrie, C.A., Rudiak-Gould, P., ter Haar, B., Wallace, V., Mair, V., Xie, L., Baines, J., Bridges, E., Manning, J.G., Lockhart, B., Tuan, P.J., and Bogaard, A. 2017. Quantitative historical analysis uncovers a single dimension of complexity that structures global variation in human social organization, PNAS [online first 21 December 2017; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1708800115].
  • Bates, J. and Petrie, C.A. 2016. Phytolith analysis and the Indus Civilisation: a review, Man and Environment 61.2: 32-49.
  • Joglekar, P.P., Abhayan, G.S., Singh, R.N., and Petrie, C.A. 2016. Animal remains from the Early Harappan contexts at Burj, Haryana. Bharati 40: 1-9.
  • Joglekar, P.P., Singh, R.N. and Petrie, C.A. 2016. A Preliminary report of animal remains from Bhimwada Jodha (Masudpur VII), Haryana, Bharati 39: 1-9.
  • Liu, X., Lister, D.L., Zhao, Z., Staff, R.A., Jones, P.J., Zhou, L., Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Pathak, A., Pilgram, T., and Jones, M.K. 2016. The virtues of small grain size: Potential pathways to a distinguishing feature of Asian wheats, Quaternary International (special issue: Domestication East Asia [doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.02.059].
  • Pawar, V., Petrie, C.A. and Singh, R.N. 2016. Satellite remote sensing on the plains of NW India – the approaches used by the Land, Water and Settlement project, Proceedings of the Space Technology and Archaeology workshop, Haryana Space Applications Centre (HARSAC), Department of Science and Technology, Haryana, and Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture University: 22-26.
  • Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Higham, T. and Singh, R.N. 2016. Feeding ancient cities in South Asia: dating the adoption of rice, millet and tropical pulses in the Indus Civilisation, Antiquity 90.354: 1489-1504 [doi: 10.15184/aqy.2016.210].
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Redhouse, D.I., Pandey, A.K., Singh, D.P., Ranjan, A., Alam, A., Suryanarayan, A., Chakradhari, S., and Chowdhary, A. 2016. Small-scale excavations at Lohari Ragho II, Hissar District, Haryana: a preliminary report, Haryana. Bharati 40: 44-52.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., et al. 2016. A preliminary report on the Ghaggar Hinterland Survey 2010, BHU and University of Cambridge Archaeological Project, Indian Archaeology: A Review 2010-2011: 32-43.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., et al. 2015. Excavations at Masudpur, Hissar District, Haryana: April 16 - May 12, 2009, BHU and University of Cambridge Archaeological Project, Indian Archaeology: A Review 2008-2009: 55-71.
  • Currie, T.E., Bogaard, A., Cesaretti, R., Edwards, N., Francois, P., Holden, P., Hoyer, D., Korotayev, A., Manning, J., Moreno Garcia, J.C., Oyebamiji, O., Petrie, C.A., Turchin, P., Whitehouse, H. and Williams, A. 2015. Agricultural productivity in past societies: Toward an empirically informed model for testing cultural evolutionary hypotheses, Cliodynamics 6.1: 24–56 [http://escholarship.org/uc/item/4h29270b].

Dig team
Excavation team at Lohari Ragho II, 2015
  • Dixit, Y., Hodell, D.A., Sinha, R. and Petrie, C.A. 2015. Oxygen isotope analysis of multiple, single ostracod valves as a proxy for combined variability in seasonal temperature and lake water oxygen isotopes, JoPL 53: 35-45 [online 11 October 2014, doi: 10.1007/s10933-014-9805-3].
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., et al. 2015. Exploration and excavation around Masudpur, District Hissar, BHU and University of Cambridge Archaeological Project, Indian Archaeology: A Review 2008-2009: 55-57.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., et al. 2015. Excavations at Masudpur I (Sampolia Khera), District Hissar, BHU and University of Cambridge Archaeological Project, Indian Archaeology: A Review 2008-2009: 57-61.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., et al. 2015. Excavations at Masudpur VII (Bhimwada Jodha), District Hissar, BHU and University of Cambridge Archaeological Project, Indian Archaeology: A Review 2008-2009: 61-71.
  • Dixit, Y., Hodell, D.A., Sinha, R. and Petrie, C.A. 2014. Abrupt weakening of the Indian summer monsoon at 8.2 kyr B.P., EPSL 391: 16-23 [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.026].
  • Dixit, Y., Hodell, D.A. and Petrie, C.A. 2014. Abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon in northwest India ~4100 year ago, Geology 42: 339-342 [doi: 10.1130/G35236.1].
  • French, C.A.I., Sulas, F. and Petrie, C.A. 2014. Expanding the wider potential research parameters of geoarchaeology: case studies from Aksum in Ethiopia and Haryana in India, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences online first, March 16, 2014 [doi: 10.1007/s12520-014-0186-3].
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Joglekar, P.P., Neogi, S., Lancelotti, C., Pandey, A.K. and Pathak, A. 2013. Recent Excavations at Alamgirpur, Meerut District: A Preliminary Report, Man and Environment 38.1: 32-54.
  • Singh, R.N. Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Joglekar, P.P., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Singh, V.K. and Singh, D.P. 2013. Survey and excavations at Bahola, District Karnal, Haryana: A Preliminary Report, Bhāratī 37: 27-37.
  • Petrie, C.A. and Thomas, K.D. 2012. The topographic and environmental context of the earliest village sites in western South Asia, Antiquity 86/334: 1055-1067 [doi: 10.1017/S0003598X00048249].
  • Singh, R.N. Petrie, C.A., Bates, J., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., and Singh, D.P. 2012. Survey and excavations at Bahola, Karnal District, Haryana: March 27 – April 17, 2012, Manaviki 3.2-4.1: 5-11.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., French, C.A., Bates, J., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D., Lancelotti, C. and Redhouse, D.I. 2012. Survey and excavations at Dabli-vas Chugta, Hanumangarh District, Rajasthan, Puratattva 42: 133-147.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Pawar, V., Pandey, A.K. and Parikh, D. 2011. New insights into settlement along the Ghaggar and its hinterland: a preliminary report on the Ghaggar Hinterland Survey 2010, Man and Environment 36.2: 89-106.
  • Lancelotti, C. Madella, M., Ajithprasad, P. and Petrie, C.A. 2010. Temperature, compression and fragmentation: an experimental analysis to assess the impact of taphonomic processes on charcoal preservation, Journal of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 2.4: 307-320 [doi: 10.1007/s12520-010-0046-8].
  • Survey
    Surveying at Lohari Ragho II, 2015
    Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., French, C.A., Neogi, S., Pandey, A.K., Parikh, D. and Pawar, V. 2010. Geoarchaeological survey and excavations at Burj, Fatehabad, Haryana, Puratattva 40: 94-101.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Pawar, V., Pandey, A.K., Neogi, S., Singh, M., Singh, A.K. Parikh, D. and Lancelotti, C. 2010. Changing patterns of settlement in the rise and fall of Harappan urbanism: preliminary report on the Rakhigarhi Hinterland Survey 2009, Man and Environment 35.1: 37-53.
  • Petrie, C.A., Singh, R.N. and Singh, A.K. 2009. Investigating changing settlement dynamics on the plains: the 2009 survey and excavations at Masudpur (Hissar District, Haryana), Puratattva 39: 38-49.
  • Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., Singh, A.K. and Singh, M. 2009. Excavations at Masudpur (Hissar District, Haryana) – 2009: a preliminary report, Bhāratī 33: 35-49.
  • Petrie, C.A. and Singh, R.N. 2008. Investigating cultural and geographical transformations from the collapse of Harappan urbanism to the rise the great Early Historic cities: a note on the Land, Water and Settlement Project, South Asian Studies 24: 37-38 [doi: 10.1080/02666030.2008.9628680].
  • Singh, R.N. and Petrie, C.A. 2008. An Archaeological and Geographical Reconnaissance of western Uttar Pradesh and Haryana: April 4 – 15 and May 21, 2008, Bhāratī 32: 1-15.
  • Singh, R.N. Petrie, C.A., French, C.A.I., Goudie, A.S., Gupta, S., Tewari, R., Singh, A.K., Sihna, R., Srivastava, R., Yadav, S. and Singh, V.K. 2008. Settlements in Context: Reconnaissance in western Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, April and May 2008, Man and Environment 33.2: 71-87.