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Recent publications

Cooper, J. and Duncan, L. 2016. Applied Archaeology in the Americas: evaluating archaeological solutions to the impacts of global environmental change. In Isendahl, C. & Stump, D. (eds.) Applied Archaeology, Historical Ecology and the Useable Past. Oxford University Press, Oxford. In Press.

Cooper, J., Samson, A., Nieves, M. A., Lace, M., Del Olmo Frese, L., 2016. The Mona Chronicle: The Archaeology of Early Religious Encounter in the New World. In Antiquity. In Press.

Burt, B. 2015. Malaita: A Pictorial History from Solomon Islands. British Museum

Davy, J. 2015. A LEGO Snowmobile and the elements of miniaturisation. In Anthropology Today, Vol. 31, No. 6 (Dec.)

Davy, J. 2015. Dolphins at the British Museum: Zoomorphic Calusa Sinkers. In Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, Vol. 25, No. 2.

Davy, J. 2015. Potlatch Coppers: Wealth and Power on the Northwest Coast. In Hansom, D (ed) Tinnahs & Seal Skins, Gold Dust & Bingles, Projecting Alaska's History through its Money. Alaska Rare Coins.

Giblin, J. D. 2015. Archaeological Ethics and Violence in Post-Genocide Rwanda. In Gonzalez-Ruibal, A & Moshenska G. (eds.) Ethics and the Archaeology of Violence. Springer.

Giblin, J. D. 2015.  Can, Door, Heritage: A Conflict to Post-Conflict Object Narrative. In Clarke, A., Brown, S., and Frederick, U. (eds.) Object Stories: artefacts and archaeologists. Left Coast Press.

Giblin, J. D. 2015. Critical Approaches to Post-colonial (Post-conflict) Heritage: Reappropriation, Recycling and Renewal. In Waterton, E. and Watson, S. (eds.) A Companion to Critical Heritage Studies Research. Palgrave.

Giblin, J. D. 2015. Possibilities and Politics Regarding the Archaeological Identification of Pre-Colonial Twa, Tutsi and Hutu in Rwanda. In Richard, F. and MacDonald, K. C. (eds.) Ethnic Ambiguities in African Archaeology: Materiality, History and the Shaping of Cultural Identities. Walnut Creek, Left Coast Press.

Giblin, J. D. 2015. Toward an Archaeology of Recent Violent Conflict in Western Great Lakes Africa. In Journal of Conflict Archaeology.

Samson, A. & Cooper, J., 2015. La Historia de Dos Islas en un Mar Compartido: investigaciones pasadas y futuras en el pasaje de la Mona. In El Boletín del Museo del Hombre Dominicano 46, 2015, pp25–46.

Sculthorpe, G., 2015: Engaging with Colonial Pasts and Indigenous Presence: ‘Indigenous Australia’ at the British Museum. In MUSE (Journal of the Canadian Museums Association), September/October 2015: pp16-26.

Spring, C. 2015. African Art Close Up. British Museum Publications.

Spring, C. 2015. Music to Calm the Spirits. In British Museum Magazine, Spring/Summer 2015, pp 40-41 

Stanley, N. 2015. "Bowl”: Solomon Islands. In Jacobs, K., C Knowles and C Wingfield (eds) Trophies, Relics and Curios? Missionary Heritage from Africa and the Pacific. Sidestone Press.

Cooper, J. & Isendahl, C. 2014. Thinking Back to Look Ahead. In Global Change. Vol 83, 2014, pp19-23.

Spring, C. 2014. The Coming of Age of African Fashion. In Shaw, Jacqueline Fashion Africa. Jacaranda Books. 

Cooper, Jago, 2013: The Climatic Context for Caribbean Archaeology. In eds. Hofman, C., Keegan, W.F. & Rodriguez Ramos, R. Oxford Handbook for Caribbean Archaeology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Spring, C. 2013. London: A World City in 20 Objects: Five articles: Nigeria: Sokari Douglas Camp’s ‘Otobo’; Mozambique: Kester’s ‘Throne of Weapons’; Sudan: Ibrahim El Salahi ‘Tree’; Somalia: Shield; Ethiopia: Crucifixion. In London Evening Standard.

Stanley, N. 2013. Making sense of Asmat Shields. In Bolton, L., N. Thomas, E. Bonshek, J. Adams and B. Burt (eds) Melanesia: Art and Encounter. British Museum Press

Cooper, J. & Sheets, P. (eds). 2012. Surviving Sudden Environmental Change: Answers from Archaeology. University of Colorado Press, Boulder.