Archaeological Cladistics Department of Anthropology University of Missouri Michael J. O'Brien
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2016

  • Design space and cultural transmission: Case studies from Paleoindian eastern North America. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23:692–740. (M. J. O'Brien, M. T. Boulanger, B. Buchanan, R. A. Bentley, R. L. Lyman, C. P. Lipo, M. E. Madsen, and M. I. Eren) [article in pdf]

  • Statistical analysis of paradigmatic class richness supports greater Paleoindian projectile-point diversity in the Southeast. American Antiquity 81:174–192. (M. I. Eren, A. Chao, C.-H. Chiu, R. K. Colwell, B. Buchanan, M. T. Boulanger, J. Darwent, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The role of food storage in human niche construction: An example from Neolithic Europe. Environmental Archaeology 20:364–378. (M. J. O'Brien and R. A. Bentley) [article in pdf]
  • More (and more) on Clovis. Antiquity 90:525–527. [article in pdf]
  • Comment on "The evolution of cultural complexity: not by the treadmill alone," by C. Andersson and D. Read. Current Anthropology 57:277–278 (M. J. O'Brien and R. A. Bentley) [article in pdf]

2015

  • Niche construction and the evolution of leadership. Academy of Management Review 40:291–306 (B. R. Spisak, M. J. O'Brien, N. Nicholson, and M. van Vugt) [article in pdf]
  • Social learning and technological evolution during the Clovis colonization of the New World. Journal of Human Evolution 80:159–170. (M. I. Eren, B. Buchanan, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]
  • On the relevance of the European Neolithic. Antiquity 89:1203–1210. (R. A. Bentley, M. J. O'Brien, K. Manning, and S. Shennan) [article in pdf]
  • Neutron activation analysis of 12,900-year-old stone artifacts confirms 450–510+ kilometer Clovis tool-stone acquisition at Paleo Crossing (33ME274), northeast Ohio, U.S.A. Journal of Archaeological Science 53:550–558. (M. T. Boulanger, B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien, B. G. Redmond, M. D. Glascock, and M. I. Eren) [article in pdf]
  • The Cinmar discovery and the proposed pre-Late Glacial Maximum occupation of North America. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 2:708–713 (M. I. Eren, M. T. Boulanger, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Size, shape, scars, and spatial patterning: A quantitative assessment of late Pleistocene (Clovis) resharpening. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 3:11–21. (B. Buchanan, M. I. Eren, M. T. Boulanger, and M. J. O'Brien)

  • Drivers of technological richness in prehistoric Texas: An archaeological test of the population size and environmental risk hypotheses. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences DOI 10.1007/s12520-015-0245-4 (B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien, and M. Collard)

  • Transmission of cultural variants in the North American Paleolithic. In Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution during the Paleolithic, edited by K. Aoki and A. Mesoudi, pp. 121–142. New York: Springer (M. J. O'Brien, B. Buchanan, M. T. Boulanger, A. Mesoudi, M. Collard, M. I. Eren, R. A. Bentley, and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Niche construction: Implications for human sciences. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by R. A. Scott and S. M. Kosslyn, DOI: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0242. New York: Wiley (K. N. Laland and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • AMS radiocarbon dates for Pleistocene fauna from the American Northeast. Radiocarbon 57:1–4. (M. T. Boulanger, G. D. Lattanzi, D. C. Parris, M. J. O'Brien, and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Phylogenetic Systematics. In Mathematics and Archaeology, edited by J. A. Barceló and I. Bogdanovic, pp. 232–246. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. (M. J. O'Brien, M. T. Boulanger, R. L. Lyman, and B. Buchanan) [article in pdf]

  • Innovation and natural selection in Paleoindian projectile points from the American Southwest. In Lithic Technological Systems and Evolutionary Theory, edited by N. Goodale and W. Andrefsky, Jr., pp. 232–246. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (T. L. VanPool, M. J. O’Brien, and R. L. Lyman)

2014

  • Mapping collective behavior in the big-data era. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37:63–119. (R. A. Bentley, M. J. O'Brien, and W. A. Brock) [article in pdf]

  • Innovation and cultural transmission in the American Paleolithic: Phylogenetic analysis of eastern Paleoindian projectile-point classes. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 34:100–119. (M. J. O'Brien, M. T. Boulanger, B. Buchanan, M. Collard, R. L. Lyman, and J. Darwent) [article in pdf]

  • On thin ice: Problems with Stanford and Bradley’s Solutrean-Clovis hypothesis. Antiquity 88:606–624. (M. J. O'Brien, M. T. Boulanger, M. Collard, B. Buchanan, L. Tarle, L. G. Straus, and M. I. Eren) [article in pdf]
  • Risk, mobility, or population size? Drivers of technological richness among contact-period western North American hunter–gatherers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 20120412. (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien, and J. Scholnick) [article in pdf]

  • Continent-wide or region-specific? A geometric morphometrics-based assessment of variation in Clovis point shape. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 6:145–162. (B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien, and M. Collard) [article in pdf]

  • Estimating a path through a map of decision making. PLOS ONE 9(11): e111022. (W. A. Brock, R. A. Bentley, M. J. O'Brien, and C. C. S. Caido) [article in pdf]

  • Phylogenetic analysis shows that Neolithic slate plaques from the southwestern Iberian Peninsula are not genealogical recording systems. PLOS ONE 9(2):e88296. (D. García Rivero and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • More on the rumor of "intentional overshot flaking" and the purported "Ice-Age" Atlantic crossing. Lithic Technology 39:55–63. (M. I. Eren, R. J. Patten, M. J. O'Brien, and D. J. Meltzer) [article in pdf]

  • On the cutting edge: New methods and theory for analyzing stone tools. Evolutionary Anthropology 23:128–129. (M. J. O'Brien, B. Buchanan, and M. Collard) [article in pdf]

  • Niche construction is an important component of a science of intentional change. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37:432–434. [article in pdf]

  • Comment on “An evolutionary developmental approach to cultural evolution” by C. Andersson, A. Törnberg, and P. Törnberg. Current Anthropology 55:167. (M. J. O'Brien and S. J. Lycett) [article in pdf]

  • Among the dead: Late Neolithic engraved slate plaques from the southwestern Iberian Peninsula. Estudos Arqueológicos de Oeiras 21:81–108. (D. G. Rivero and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Advances in documentation, digital curation, virtual exhibition, and a test of 3D morphometrics: A case study of the Vanderpool vessels from the ancestral Caddo territory. Advances in Archaeological Practice2:69–75. R. Z. Selden, Jr., T. K. Perttula, and M. J. O'Brien [article in pdf]

  • Chronological systems, establishment of. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, edited by C. Smith, pp.1460–1471. New York: Springer. [article in pdf]

2013

  • Sociopolitical complexity and the bow and arrow in the American Southwest. Evolutionary Anthropology 22:111–117. (T. L. VanPool and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Refuting the technological cornerstone of the North Atlantic Ice-Edge Hypothesis. Journal of Archaeological Science 40:2934–2941. (M. I. Eren, R. J. Patten, M. J. O'Brien, and D. J. Meltzer) [article in pdf]

  • Population size as an explanation for patterns in the Paleolithic archaeological record: Caution is needed. Current Anthropology 54:S388–396. (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien)

  • Population size and cultural evolution in nonindustrial food-producing societies. PLOS ONE 8(9):e72628. (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, A. Ruttle, and M. J. O'Brien)

  • Trees, thickets, or something in between? Recent theoretical and empirical work in cultural phylogeny. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 59(2):45–61. (M. J. O'Brien, M. Collard, B. Buchanan, and M. T. Boulanger) [article in pdf]

  • Introduction to "Zooarchaeological Method & Theory": A special issue honoring R. Lee Lyman. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 20:365–380. (C. M. Darwent, V. L. Butler, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Darwinian archaeology. In Oxford Companion to Archaeology, edited by N. A. Silberman, pp. 550–555. New York: Oxford University Press. [article in pdf]

  • Exactly what is behind social acceptance? International Water Power & Dam Construction (May), pp. 43–45. (M. J. O'Brien and R. A. Bentley) [article in pdf]

  • Early arrivals: Native Americans. In Missouri River Country: 100 Miles of Stories and Scenery from Hermann to the Confluence, edited by D. A. Burkhardt and C. Burkhardt, pp. 14–18.Boonville, Mo.: Missouri Life.

2012

  • Genes, culture, and agriculture: An example of human niche construction [with CA* comment]. Current Anthropology 53:434-470. (M. J. O'Brien and K. N. Laland) [article in pdf]

  • Cultural evolutionary tipping points in the storage and transmission of information. Frontiers in Psychology 3:1–14. (R. A. Bentley and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Beveled projectile points and ballistics technology. American Antiquity 77:774-788 (C. P. Lipo, R. C. Dunnell, M. J. O'Brien, V. Harper, and J. Dudgeon) [article in pdf]

  • Statistical analyses cannot be divorced from archaeological theory: A reply to Potter. American Antiquity 77:372-375. (A. Mesoudi and M. J. O'Brien)

  • The buzzwords of the crowds. New York Times (Sunday Review) (Dec. 1), p. 4. (R. A. Bentley and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Adult learners in a novel environment use prestige-biased social learning. Evolutionary Psychology 10:519-537. (C. Atkisson, M. J. O'Brien, and A. Mesoudi)

  • Word diffusion and climate science. PLOS ONE 7(11):e47966. (R. A. Bentley, P. Garnett, M. J. O'Brien, and W. A. Brock) [article in pdf]

  • Tipping points among social learners: Tools from varied disciplines. Current Zoology 58:298-306. (R. A. Bentley and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • An assessment of the impact of hafting on Paleoindian projectile-point variability. PLOS ONE 7(5):e36364. (B. Buchanan, M. J. O'Brien, J. D. Kilby, B. B. Huckell, and M. Collard)

  • A morphometric assessment of the intended function of cached Clovis points. PLOS ONE 7(2):e30530. (B. Buchanan, J. D. Kilby, B. B. Huckell, M. J. O'Brien, and M. Collard) [article in pdf]

  • Risk of resource failure and toolkit variation in small-scale farmers and herders. PLOS ONE 7:e40975. (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, A. Ruttle, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The 1974-75 excavations at Mound Bottom, a palisaded Mississippian center in Cheatham County, Tennessee. Southeastern Archaeology 31:70-86. (M. J. O'Brien and C. Kuttruff) [article in pdf]

  • Cultural cladistics and the early prehistory of North America. In Evolutionary Biology: Mechanisms and Trends, edited by P. Pontarotti, pp. 23-42. New York: Springer. (M. J. O'Brien, B. Buchanan, M. Collard, and M. T. Boulanger) [article in pdf]

  • Mapping human behavior for business. European Business Journal May-June:23-26 (A. Bentley, M. Earls, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Fish. In Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage, edited by C. A. Zimring, pp. 257-259. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage. [article in pdf]

2011

  • I'll Have What She's Having: Mapping Social Behavior. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. (R. A. Bentley, M. Earls, and M. J. O'Brien)

  • Cultural niche construction: An introduction. Biological Theory 6:191-202. (K. N. Laland and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Niche construction and the toolkits of hunter-gatherers and food producers. Biological Theory 6:251-259. (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, A. Ruttle, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Quality versus mere popularity: A conceptual map for understanding human behavior. Mind and Society 10:181-191. (R. A. Bentley, M. J. O-Brien, and P. Ormerod) [article in pdf]

  • Stimulated variation and cascades: Two processes in the evolution of complex technological systems. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 18:309-335. (M. J. O-Brien and R. A. Bentley) [article in pdf]

  • Points and prey: A quantitative test of the hypothesis that prey size influences early Paleoindian projectile point form. Journal of Archaeological Science 38:852-864 (B. Buchanan, M. Collard, M. J. Hamilton, and M. J. O'Brien) [article in pdf]

  • A comment on Steele's (2010) "Radiocarbon dates as data: quantitative strategies for estimating colonization front speeds and event densities." Journal of Archaeological Science 38:2116-2122 (B. Buchanan, M. Hamilton, K. Edinborough, M. J. O'Brien, and M. Collard) [article in pdf]

  • The selectivity of cultural learning and the tempo of cultural evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 9:125-141 (R. A. Bentley and M. J. O-Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Cultural innovation from an Americanist perspective. In Investigating Archaeological Cultures: Material Culture, Variability, and Transmission, edited by B. W. Roberts and M. Vander Linden, pp. 61–75. New York: Springer. [article in pdf]

  • Robert C. Dunnell, 1942-2010. SAA Archaeological Record 11(4):54. (D. J. Meltzer and M. J. O'Brien)

2010

  • Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology, edited by M. J. O’Brien and S. J. Shennan. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

  • Issues in anthropological studies of innovation.  In Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology, edited by M. J. O’Brien and S. J. Shennan, pp. 3–17. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press (M. J. O’Brien and S. J. Shennan) [article in pdf]

  • Cultural traits as units of analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365:3797-3806 (M. J. O'Brien, R. L. Lyman, A. Mesoudi, and T. L. VanPool)

  • Niche construction theory and archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 17:303-322 (K. N. Laland and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Spatiotemporal dynamics of the Clovis–Folsom transition. Journal of Archaeological Science 37:2513–2519 (M. Collard, B. Buchanan, M. J. Hamilton, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • The future of Paleolithic studies: A view from the New World. In New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Paleolithic Technologies, edited by S. J. Lycett and P. R. Chauhan, pp. 311-334. New York: Springer.

  • Cultural phylogenetics: Issues and prospects. In Clasificación y Arqueología: Enfoques y Métodos Taxonómicos a la Luz de la Evolución Darwiniana, edited by J. L. Escacena Carrasco, D. Garc-a Rivero, and F. J. Garc-a Fern-ndez, pp. 147-173. Seville, Spain: University of Seville Press.

  • Evolutionary theory and technology: The future of anthropology. Ludus Vitalis 18:321-324.

2009

  • Placing archaeology within a unified science of cultural evolution. In Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution, edited by S. J. Shennan, pp. 21–32 . Berkeley: University of California Press. (A. Mesoudi and M. J. O’Brien)

  • The diversity of North American projectile–point classes, before and after the bow and arrow. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 28:1-13. (R. L. Lyman, T. L. VanPool, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Darwinism and historical archaeology. In International Handbook of Historical Archaeology, edited by T. Majewski and D. Gaimster, pp. 227–252. New York: Springer. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • Powers Fort and other Middle Mississippian sites. In Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia, edited by F. P. McManamon, L. S. Cordell, K. G. Lightfoot, and G. R. Milner, pp. 157–161. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood.

  • Towosahgy State Historic Site and other Large Mississippian sites. In Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia, edited by F. P. McManamon, L. S. Cordell, K. G. Lightfoot, and G. R. Milner, pp. 161–164. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood.

  • A further note on the East Wenatchee Clovis site. Prehistoric American 43(2):3–6. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

2008

  • The cultural transmission of Great Basin projectile–point technology I: An experimental simulation. American Antiquity 73:3–28. (A. Mesoudi and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The cultural transmission of Great Basin projectile–point technology II: An agent–based computer simulation. American Antiquity 73:627–644. (A. Mesoudi and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The learning and transmission of hierarchical cultural recipes. Biological Theory 3:63–72. (A. Mesoudi and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Language is nothing special: Response to "Across the curious parallel of language and species evolution" by J. Whitfield.  PLoS Biology 6, e186 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060186.  (J. Tehrani, R. A. Bentley, and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf] )

  • Variation in North American dart points and arrow points when one, or both, are present. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:2805–2812 (R. L. Lyman, T. L. VanPool, and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Getting serious about cultural transmission. Review of Archaeology 29:75-83.

  • Editor. Cultural Transmission and Archaeology: Issues and Case Studies. Washington, D.C.: Society for American Archaeology Press.

  • Phylogenetics and the evolution of cultural diversity. In Cultural Transmission and Archaeology: Issues and Case Studies, edited by M. J. O’Brien, pp. 39–58. Washington, D.C.: Society for American Archaeology Press. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman, M. Collard, C. J. Holden, R. D. Gray, and S. J. Shennan) [article in pdf] )

  • Epilogue: Science AND religion, not science OR religion. In The Edge of Reason? Science and Religion in Modern Society, edited by R. A. Bentley, pp. 193–195. London: Continuum.

2007

  • Traditional Archery from Six Continents: The Charles E. Grayson Collection. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. (C. E. Grayson, M. French, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • The KLI Conference on Innovation. In “Editorial,” by M. Carver. Antiquity 81:839–840. (M. J. O’Brien and S. J. Shennan) [article in pdf]

  • What’s new? Some basic issues in anthropological studies of innovation. Review of Archaeology 28:39–54.

  • El papel de la adaptación en la explicación arqueológica. In Clásicos de Teoría Arqueológica Contemporánea, edited by V. D. Horwitz, pp. 109–145. Buenos Aires: Sociedad Argentina de Antropologia. (M. J. O’Brien and T. D. Holland) (translation of The role of adaptation in archaeological explanation. American Antiquity 57:36–59 [1992]).

  • Los objetivos de la arqueología evolucionista: Su historia y explicación. In Clásicos de Teoría Arqueológica Contemporánea, edited by V. D. Horwitz, pp. 213–287. Buenos Aires: Sociedad Argentina de Antropologia. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) (translation of The goals of evolutionary archaeology: History and explanation. Current Anthropology 39:615–652 [with CA* comment] [1998]).

  • ¿Qué es evolución? Respuesta a Bamforth. In Clásicos de Teoría Arqueológica Contemporánea, edited by V. D. Horwitz, pp. 320–330. Buenos Aires: Sociedad Argentina de Antropologia. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman, and R. D. Leonard) (translation of What is evolution? A reply to Bamforth. American Antiquity 68:573–580 [2003]).

2006

  • Measuring Time with Artifacts: A History of Methods in American Archaeology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Approaches in Anthropology and Prehistory. New York: Aldine. (C. P. Lipo, M. J. O’Brien, M. Collard, and S. J. Shennan, eds.)

  • Cultural phylogenies and explanation: Why historical methods matter. In Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Approaches in Anthropology and Prehistory, pp. 3–16. New York: Aldine. (C. P. Lipo, M. J. O’Brien, M. Collard, and S. J. Shennan) [article in pdf]

  • Seriation and cladistics: The difference between anagenetic and cladogenetic evolution. In Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Approaches in Anthropology and Prehistory, pp. 65–88. New York: Aldine. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Using cladistics to construct lineages of projectile points from northeastern Missouri. In Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Approaches in Anthropology and Prehistory, pp. 185–208. New York: Aldine. (J. Darwent and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Afterword. In Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Approaches in Anthropology and Prehistory, pp. 299–302. New York: Aldine. (C. P. Lipo, M. J. O’Brien, M. Collard, and S. J. Shennan) [article in pdf]

  • Archaeology and cultural macroevolution [comment on “Towards a unified science of cultural evolution” by A. Mesoudi, A. Whiten, and K. N. Laland]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29:329–383. [article in pdf]

  • Evolutionary archaeology is unlikely to go extinct: Response to Gabora. World Archaeology 38:697–703. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

2005

  • Archaeology as a Process: Processualism and Its Offspring. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman, and M. B. Schiffer)

  • Publishing archaeology in Science and Scientific American, 1940–2003. American Antiquity 70:157–167. (R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and M. B. Schiffer) [article in pdf]

  • Evolutionism and North America’s archaeological record. World Archaeology 37:26–45. [article in pdf]

  • Within–taxon morphological diversity in late–Quaternary Neotoma as a paleoenvironmental indicator, Bonneville Basin, northwestern Utah, USA. Quaternary Research 63:274–282. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Reflections on thinking: History, philosophy, and American archaeology. Review of Archaeology 25(2): 29–43. [article in pdf]

  • Cultural phylogenetic hypotheses: Some fundamental issues. In The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: A Phylogenetic Approach, edited by R. Mace, C. Holden, and S. J. Shennan, pp. 87–110. London: University College London Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

2004

  • What is normative theory in Americanist archaeology? Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 11:369–396. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Nomothetic science and idiographic history in twentieth–century Americanist anthropology. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 40:77–96. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien)

  • History and explanation in archaeology. Anthropological Theory 4(2):173–197. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

2003

  • Style, Function, Transmission: Evolutionary Archaeological Perspectives. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman, eds.)

  • Introduction. In Style, Function, Transmission: Evolutionary Archaeological Perspectives. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Pp. 1–32. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • On morning sickness and the Neolithic Revolution. Current Anthropology 44:707–711. (T. D. Holland and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Resolving phylogeny: Evolutionary archaeology’s fundamental issue. In Essential Tensions in Archaeological Method and Theory, edited by T. L. VanPool and C. S. VanPool, pp. 115–135. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Nels Nelson and the measure of time. In Picking the Lock of Time: Developing Chronology in American Archaeology, edited by J. Truncer, pp. 64–87. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

  • Cladistics and Archaeology. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • W. C. McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien)

  • What is evolution? A reply to Bamforth. American Antiquity 68:573–580. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and R. D. Leonard) [article in pdf]

  • Cultural traits: Units of analysis in early twentieth–century anthropology. Journal of Anthropological Research 59:225–250. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Response to Weiss and Hayashida. Evolutionary Anthropology 11:220. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from Interscience to subscribing institutions]

  • Comment on "Cultural diversification and decimation in the prehistoric record," by W. C. Prentiss and J. C. Chatters. Current Anthropology 44:50–51. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from the University of Chicago to subscribing institutions]

2002

  • Two issues in archaeological phylogenetics: Taxon construction and outgroup selection. Journal of Theoretical Biology 215:133–150. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman, Y. Saab, E. Saab, J. Darwent, and D. S. Glover) [article in pdf]

  • Evolutionary archeology: Current status and future prospects. Evolutionary Anthropology 11:26–36. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article available in pdf from Interscience to subscribing institutions]

  • The epistemological nature of archaeological units. Anthropological Theory 2:37–57. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Cause. In A Handbook of Concepts in Modern Evolutionary Archaeology, edited by J. Hart and J. E. Terrell, pp. 49–67. Westport, Conn.: Bergin and Garvey. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Classification. In A Handbook of Concepts in Modern Evolutionary Archaeology, edited by J. Hart and J. E. Terrell, pp. 69–88. Westport, Conn.: Bergin and Garvey. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Culture–historical units and the archaeological record of southeastern Missouri, 500 B.C.–A.D. 700. In The Woodland Southeast, edited by D. G. Anderson and R. L. Mainfort, Jr, pp. 421–443. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and J. M. Cogswell) [article in pdf]

  • Cladistics and archaeological phylogeny. In Perspectivas Integradoras entre Arqueología y Evolución. Teoría, Métodos y Casos de Aplicación, edited by G. Martínez and J. L. Lanata, pp. 175–186. Olavarría, Argentina: INCUAPA–UNC. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and J. A. Darwent) [article in pdf]

  • A brief introduction to systematics. The Missouri Archaeologist 63:1–6. [article in pdf]

  • Cladistics and archaeological phylogeny. The Missouri Archaeologist 63:31–52. [article in pdf]

  • Swift Creek Complicated Stamped pottery and issues of archaeological classification. The Missouri Archaeologist 63:53–70. (K. Y. Smith and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

2001

  • Mississippian Community Organization: The Powers Phase in Southeastern Missouri. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

  • Setting the Agenda for American Archaeology: The National Research Council Archaeological Conferences of 1929, 1932, and 1935. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R.L. Lyman, eds.)

  • Introduction. In Setting the Agenda for American Archaeology: The National Research Council Archaeological Meetings of 1929, 1932, and 1935. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. Pp. 1–83. (M. J. O’Brien and R. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Introduction. In Method and Theory in American Archaeology, by G. R. Willey and P. Phillips, pp. I-1–I-78. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Style and function: An introduction. In Style and Function: Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Archaeology, edited by G. F. M. Rakita and T. D. Hurt, pp. 1–23. Westport, Conn.: Bergin and Garvey. (M. J. O’Brien and R. D. Leonard) [article in pdf]

  • Cladistics is useful for reconstructing archaeological phylogenies: Paleoindian points from the southeastern United States. Journal of Archaeological Science 28:1115–1136. (M. J. O’Brien, J. Darwent and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • The direct historical approach, analogical reasoning and theory in Americanist archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 8:303–342. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Misconceptions of evolutionary archaeology: Confusing macroevolution and microevolution. Current Anthropology 42:408–409. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from the University of Chicago to subscribing institutions]

  • Archaeology, paleoecosystems, and ecological restoration. In The Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist’s Guide to Reference Ecosystems, edited by D. Egan and E. A. Howell, pp. 29–53. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. [article in pdf]

  • The National Research Council and midwestern archaeology: The St. Louis Meeting of 1929. The Missouri Archaeologist 62:107–148. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

2000

  • Applying Evolutionary Archaeology: A Systematic Approach. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • Chronometers and units in early archaeology and paleontology. American Antiquity 65:691–707. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Measuring and explaining change in artifact variation with clade–diversity diagrams. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 19:39–74. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Time, space, and marker types: Ford’s 1936 chronology for the lower Mississippi Valley. Southeastern Archaeology 19:46–62. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and J. Darwent) [article in pdf]

  • Darwinian evolutionism is applicable to historical archaeology. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 4:71–112. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article available in pdf from Kluwer to subscribing institutions]

  • The legacy of culture history in the southeastern United States. Reviews in Anthropology 29:111–139. [article in pdf]

  • Prehistoric osseous rods from North America: Arguments on function. North American Archaeologist 20:347–364. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from Baywood to subscribing institutions]

  • Evolutionary archaeology and its future directions: A rejoinder to Kehoe. Review of Archaeology 21:39–43. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]  [Kehoe’s Communication in pdf]

  • Comment on "Population, culture history, and the dynamics of culture change," by S. Shennan. Current Anthropology 41:824–826. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from University of Chicago to subscribing institutions]

  • Evolutionary archaeology: Reconstructing and explaining historical lineages. In Social Theory in Archaeology, edited by M. B. Schiffer. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Pp. 126–142. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Gentle persuasion: The National Research Council and southeastern archaeology. Journal of Alabama Archaeology 46:1–42. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Review of Sociocultural Evolution, by B. G. Trigger (Oxford: Blackwell). Journal of Field Archaeology 26:478–481. [review in pdf]

1999

  • Seriation, Stratigraphy, and Index Fossils: The Backbone of Archaeological Dating. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • Measuring the Flow of Time: The Works of James A. Ford, 1935–1941. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman, eds.)

  • Introduction. In Measuring the Flow of Time: The Works of James A. Ford, 1935–1941, edited by M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. Pp. 1–57. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • Americanist stratigraphic excavation and the measurement of culture change. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 6:55–108. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from Kluwer to subscribing institutions]

  • The Bureau of American Ethnology and its legacy to southeastern archaeology. Journal of the Southwest 41:407–440. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

  • Meeting theoretical and methodological challenges to the future of evolutionary archaeology. Review of Archaeology 20(2):14–22. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman) [article in pdf]

1998

  • The Prehistory of Missouri. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. (M. J. O’Brien and W. R. Wood)

  • James A. Ford and the Growth of Americanist Archaeology. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. L. Lyman)

  • Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Central Mississippi Valley. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. (M. J. O’Brien and R. C. Dunnell, eds.)

  • A brief introduction to the archaeology of the central Mississippi River valley. In Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Central Mississippi Valley, edited by M. J. O’Brien and R. C. Dunnell. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. Pp. 1–30. (M. J. O’Brien and R. C. Dunnell)

  • 7500 years of prehistoric footwear from Arnold Research Cave, Missouri. Science 281:72–75. (J. T. Kuttruff, S. G. DeHart, and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Basic incompatibilities between evolutionary and behavioral archaeology. American Antiquity 63:485–498. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and R. D. Leonard) [article in pdf]

  • The goals of evolutionary archaeology: History and explanation. Current Anthropology 39:615–652 [with CA* comment]. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from JStor to subscribing institutions]

  • Seriation, superposition, and interdigitation: A history of Americanist graphic depictions of culture change. American Antiquity 63:239–261. (R. L. Lyman, S. Wolverton and M. J. O’Brien,) [article in pdf]

  • A mechanical and functional study of bone rods from the Richey–Roberts Clovis Cache, Washington, U.S.A. Journal of Archaeological Science 25:887–906. (R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and V. Hayes) [article in pdf]

  • Sloan: Dalton–age occupation of northeastern Arkansas. The Review of Archaeology 19:16–30. [article in pdf]

  • Analysis of early Mississippian–period pottery from Kersey, Pemiscot County, Missouri. Southeastern Archaeology 17:39–52. (J. W. Cogswell and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

1997

  • A comparison of laboratory results to archaeological data: Pottery surface treatments in eastern Missouri. Southeastern Archaeology 16:169–174. (J. W. Cogswell and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The concept of evolution in early twentieth–century Americanist archaeology. In Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory and Archeological Explanation, edited by C. M. Barton and G. A. Clark. American Anthropological Association, Archeological Papers No. 7, 21–48. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The Rise and Fall of Culture History. New York: Plenum Press. (R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and R. C. Dunnell)

  • Americanist Culture History: Fundamentals of Time, Space, and Form. New York: Plenum Press. (R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and R. C. Dunnell, eds.)

  • An Introduction. In Americanist Culture History: Fundamentals of Time, Space, and Form, edited by R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and R. C. Dunnell. New York: Plenum Press. Pp. 1–13. (R. L. Lyman, M. J. O’Brien, and R. C. Dunnell)

  • Parasites, porotic hyperostosis, and the implications of changing perspectives. American Antiquity 62:183–193. (T. D. Holland and M. J. O’Brien) [article available in pdf from JStor to subscribing institution ]

  • Neutron–activation analysis of pottery from Pinson Mounds and nearby sites in western Tennessee: Local production vs. long–distance importation. Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 22:43–68. (R. C. Mainfort, J. W. Cogswell, Jr., M. J. O’Brien, H. Neff, and M. D. Glascock). [article in pdf]

1996

  • Paradigms of the Past: The Story of Missouri Archaeology. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

  • Editor. Evolutionary Archaeology: Theory and Application. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

  • Evolutionary Archaeology: An Introduction. In Evolutionary Archaeology: Theory and Application, edited by M. J. O’Brien. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Pp. 1–15.

  • Middle Woodland and Late Woodland Subsistence and Ceramic Technology in the Central Mississippi River Valley: Selected Studies from the Burkemper Site, Lincoln County, Missouri. Illinois State Museum, Reports of Investigations No. 52.

  • The Historical Development of an Evolutionary Archaeology. In Darwinian Archaeologies, edited by H. D. G. Maschner. New York: Plenum Press. Pp. 17–32. [article in pdf]

1995

  • Holocene Human Adaptations in the Missouri Prairie–Timberlands. Arkansas Archeological Survey, Research Series No. 45. (W. R. Wood, M. J. O’Brien, K. A. Murray, and J. C. Rose)

  • Behavioral archaeology and the extended phenotype. In Expanding Archaeology, edited by J. M. Skibo, W. H. Walker, and A. E. Nielsen. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Pp. 143–161. (M. J. O’Brien and T. D. Holland) [article in pdf]

  • The nature and premise of a selection–based archaeology. In Evolutionary Archaeology: Methodological Issues, edited by P. A. Teltser. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Pp. 175–200. (M. J. O’Brien and T. D. Holland) [article in pdf]

  • A materials–science approach to understanding limestone–tempered pottery from the Midwest. Journal of Archaeological Science 22:823–832. (R. J. Hoard, M. J. O’Brien, M. G. Khorasgany, and V. S. Gopalaratnam) [article in pdf]

  • Neutron–activation analysis of Campbell appliquéd pottery from southeastern Missouri and western Tennessee: Implications for late Mississippian intersite relations. Southeastern Archaeology 14:181–194. (M. J. O’Brien, J. W. Cogswell, R. C. Mainfort, H. Neff, and M. D. Glascock) [article in pdf]

  • Archaeological research in the central Mississippi Valley: Culture history gone awry. The Review of Archaeology 16:23–36. [article in pdf]

1994

  • Cat Monsters and Head Pots: The Archaeology of Missouri’s Pemiscot Bayou. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

  • Evolutionary implications of design and performance characteristics of prehistoric pottery. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 1:259–304. (M. J. O’Brien, T. D. Holland, R. J. Hoard, and G. L. Fox) [article in pdf]

1992

  • The role of adaptation in archaeological explanation. American Antiquity 57:36–59. (M. J. O’Brien and T. D. Holland) [article available in pdf from JStor to subscribing institutions]

  • Regional analysis of the Zapotec empire, Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico. World Archaeology 23:264–282. (M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch) [article available in pdf from JStor to subscribing institutions]

1991

  • Frontier colonization of the Saline Creek valley. In French Colonial Archaeology: The Illinois Country and the Western Great Lakes, edited by J. A. Walthall. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Pp. 165–188. (M. J. O’Brien, M. K. Trimble, T. M. Jewski, and A. L. Price) [article in pdf]

1990

  • Variation, selection, and the archaeological record. In Archaeological Method and Theory, Vol. 2, edited by M. B. Schiffer. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Pp. 31–79. (M. J. O’Brien and T. D. Holland) [article in pdf]

  • Comment on "Cultigens in prehistoric eastern North American," by T. J. Riley, R. Edging, and J. Rossen. Current Anthropology 31:534–535. [article available in pdf from JStor to subscribing institutions]

  • Nonprofessional archaeologists. Central States Archaeological Journal 37(4):144.

1989

  • Wealth and status in the Upper South socioeconomic system of northeastern Missouri. Historical Archaeology 23(2):60–95. (M. J. O’Brien and T. Majewski)

  • Interpretive competition in the absence of appropriate data: Monte Albán revisited. Current Anthropology 30:191–200. (M. J. O’Brien, J. A. Ferguson, T. D. Holland, and D. E. Lewarch)

  • Geoarchaeological evidence for prairie–mound formation in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, southeastern Missouri. Quaternary Research 31:83–93. (M. J. O’Brien, R. L. Lyman and T. D. Holland)

  • Practical data–base construction for historical–period ceramic analysis. In Analysis and Publication of Ceramics: The Computer Data–Base in Archaeology, edited by J. A. Blakely and W. J. Bennett, Jr. British Archaeological Reports, International Series 551:81–97. (T. Majewski and M. J. O’Brien)

1988

  • A paradigmatic shift in the search for the origin of agriculture. American Anthropologist 90:958–965. (M. J. O’Brien and H. C. Wilson)

  • Comment on “Ecological theory and cultural evolution in the Valley of Oaxaca” by W. T. Sanders and D. L. Nichols. Current Anthropology 29:62–63.

  • Plow–zone zooarchaeology: Fragmentation and identifiability. Journal of Field Archaeology 14:493–498. (R. L. Lyman and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • The colonial South Carolina frontier. Quarterly Review of Archaeology 9(1):3–4.

1987

  • The use and misuse of nineteenth century English and American ceramics in archaeological analysis. Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory 11:97–209. (T. M. Jewski and M. J. O’Brien) [article in pdf]

  • Sedentism, population growth, and resource selection in the Woodland Midwest: A review of coevolutionary developments [with CA* comment]. Current Anthropology 28:177–197.

1986

  • Hopewell in the lower Illinois River valley. Quarterly Review of Archaeology 7(2):3–5.

  • The interaction of archaeology and the earth sciences in the American Midwest. American Archeology 5:120–126. (E. A. Bettis III, M. J. O’Brien, and D. W. Benn)

1985

  • Archaeology of the central Salt River valley: An overview of the prehistoric occupation. Missouri Archaeologist 46 (whole volume).

1984

  • Grassland, Forest, and Historical Settlement: An Analysis of Dynamics in Northeast Missouri. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

  • The Cannon Project and data publication. Wisconsin Archeologist 65:398–401.

1983

  • An Archaic projectile point sequence from the southern Prairie Peninsula: The Pigeon Roost Creek site. In Archaic Hunters and Gatherers in the American Midwest, edited by J. L. Phillips and J. A. Brown. New York: Academic Press. Pp. 71–98. (M. J. O’Brien and R. E. Warren)

1982

  • Digital enhancement and grey–level slicing of aerial photographs: Techniques for archaeological analysis of intrasite variability. World Archaeology 14:173–190. (M. J. O’Brien, J. L. Beets, R. E. Warren, T. Hotrabhavananda, T. W. Barney, and E. E. Voigt)

  • A Late Formative Irrigation Community below Monte Albán: Survey and Excavation on the Xoxocotlan Piedmont, Oaxaca, Mexico. Austin: University of Texas Press. (M. J. O’Brien, R. D. Mason, D. E. Lewarch, and J. A. Neely)

  • The Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project: An Archaeological Study of Cultural Adaptations in the Southern Prairie Peninsula. New York: Academic Press. (M. J. O’Brien, R. E. Warren and D. E. Lewarch, eds.)

  • Introduction. Chapter 1 in above, pp. 2–11. (M. J. O’Brien and D. R. Henning)

  • The approach. Chapter 2 in above, pp. 13–25. (M. J. O’Brien and R. E. Warren)

  • Holocene dynamics. Chapter 4 in above, pp. 71–84. (R. E. Warren and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Models of adaptation and change. Chapter 5 in above, pp. 85–100. (R. E. Warren and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Chronology of the preceramic period. Chapter 6 in above, pp. 103–116. (R. E. Warren and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Prehistoric community patterns: Surface definition. Chapter 12 in above, pp. 217–253. (M. J. O’Brien and C. K. McDaniel)

  • Prehistoric community patterns: Subsurface definition. Chapter 13 in above, pp. 255–289. (M. J. O’Brien and R. E. Warren)

  • Prehistoric community patterns: Surface to subsurface comparison. Chapter 14 in above, pp. 291–299.

  • The structure of historical communities. Chapter 15 in above, pp. 301–334. (M. J. O’Brien, R. D. Mason, and J. E. Saunders)

  • Historical settlement patterns. Chapter 17 in above, pp. 369–387. (R. D. Mason, R. E. Warren, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Conclusions. Chapter 18 in above, pp. 391–394. (M. J. O’Brien and R. E. Warren)

1982

  • Soils and settlement in the southern Prairie Peninsula. Contract Abstracts and CRM Archeology 2(3): 36–49. (R. E. Warren, C. K. McDaniel, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • The use and misuse of soils–related data in mapping and modeling past environments: An example from the central Mississippi River valley. Contract Abstracts and CRM Archeology 2(3):22–35. (E. E. Voigt and M. J. O’Brien)

1981

  • Settlement dynamics in the southern Prairie Peninsula: A regional model of frontier development. Minnesota Archaeological Society, Occasional Publications in Minnesota Anthropology 9:15–34. (R. E. Warren, R. D. Mason, and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Regional sample stratification: The drainage class technique. Plains Anthropologist 26:213–227. (R. E. Warren and M. J. O’Brien)

  • Plowzone Archaeology: Contributions to Theory and Technique. Vanderbilt University Publications in Anthropology no. 27. (M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch, eds.)

  • Effect of short term tillage on aggregate provenience surface pattern. In Plowzone Archeology: Contributions to Theory and Technique, edited by M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch. Vanderbilt University Publications in Anthropology no. 27, 8–49. (D. E. Lewarch and M. J. O’Brien)

  • The expanding role of surface assemblages in archaeological research. Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory 4:297–342. (D. E. Lewarch and M. J. O’Brien)

1980

  • Functional analysis of water control features at Monte Alban, Oaxaca. World Archaeology 11:342–355. (M. J. O’Brien, D. E. Lewarch, R. D. Mason, and J. A. Neely)

  • Theoretical considerations concerning the study of hunter–gatherer societies. In Archaic Adaptations to the Eastern Plains and Prairie/Forest Ecotone, edited by A. E. Johnson. University of Kansas, Publications in Anthropology no. 12, 113–119.

  • The Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project. Archaeology 33(2):58–61. (M. J. O’Brien and R. E. Warren)

1979

  • Regional perspectives in historical archaeology: A case example from northeast Missouri. Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Science 89:2.

  • The Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project: Recent Advances in the Archaeology of Northeast Missouri. University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Department of Anthropology, Notebook 5. (M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch, eds.)

  • Recent Approaches to Surface Data and Sampling. Special issue of the Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8(3). (M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch, eds.)

  • The use of archaeological sampling and survey strategies on an irrigation community in the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico. In Recent Approaches to Surface Data and Sampling, edited by M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch. Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8(3):61–74. (M. J. O’Brien, D. E. Lewarch, and R. D. Mason)

  • Intrasite variability in a Middle Mississippian community. In Recent Approaches to Surface Data and Sampling, edited by M. J. O’Brien and D. E. Lewarch. Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8(3):75–88.

1978

  • More on Mississippian social organization. Current Anthropology 19:176–177.

1977

  • An archeological survey of the Xoxocotlán Piedmont, Oaxaca, Mexico. American Antiquity 42:567–575. (R. D. Mason, D. E. Lewarch, M. J. O’Brien, and J. A. Neely)

1976

  • The upper Texas Gulf Coast: Environmental variables and human adaptations. Texas Journal of Science 27:453–463. (M. J. O’Brien and C. H. Spencer)

  • Settlement and Subsistence Patterns on the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. Lower Plains Archaeological Society, Bulletin no. 5.

1971

  • The Fullen site, 41HR82. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 42:335–360.

 

   
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