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Miller, Naomi F.
1991 The Near East. In Progress in Old World Palaeoethnobotany, eds. W. van Zeist, K. Wasylikowa, and K.-E. Behre, pp. 133-160. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. [Download pdf]

1997 The Macrobotanical Evidence for Vegetation in the Near East, c. 18000/16000 BC to 4000 BC. Paléorient 23(2): 197-207.

2004 Long-Term Vegetation Changes in the Near East. In The Archaeology of Global Change. The Impact of Humans on Their Environment, eds. C.L. Redman, S.R. James, P.R. Fish, and J.D. Rogers, pp. 130-140. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. [Download pdf]

Willcox, G.
1991 Exploitation des espèces ligneuses au proche-Orient: données anthracologiques. Paléorient 17(2): 117-126.

Zohary, Daniel, Maria Hopf, and Ehud Weiss
2012 Domestication of Plants in the Old World. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

The annual listing of "Literature on Archaeological Remains of Cultivated Plants," edited by H. Kroll, can be found online and in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany.

Arabian Peninsula

Tengberg 2002, 2005

Central Asia and beyond

Spread of Agriculture to Siberia: Spengler & al. 2016
Caucasus: Janusevich 1975, 1976, 1978; Lisitsina 1981; Lisitsina & Prischepenko 1976; Schultze-Motel 1989; Hovsepyan 2015
Turkmenistan: Harris and Gosden 1996; Janushevich 1978; Lisitsina and Prischepenko 1976
India/Pakistan: Kajale 1991; Weber 1991 (chapter 1)


Central Asia to Siberia

Afghanistan, Pakistan, NW India


Miller 1985 [Download pdf ], 2003 [Download pdf]


The Levant

Bar-Yosef and Kislev 1989; Liphschitz 1989, 1998; Neef 1997



TAY (on-line information about many sites from Türk Arkeolojik Yerleşmeleri/The Archaeological Settlements of Turkey)
Nesbitt 1993, 1995; Nesbitt and Samuel 1996; Willcox 2002; Marston and Castellano 2021

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