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  1. Core reading - Fundamentals 8 items
    1. World Archaeology: Stable Isotopes 2013

      Journal  Entire issue of World Archaeology (Vol 45/3) dedicated to application of stable isotope research in Archaeology.

    2. DNA for archaeologists - Lisa Matisoo-Smith, K. Ann Horsburgh 2012

      Book 

    3. Analytical chemistry in archaeology - A. M. Pollard, C. M Batt, B. Stern, S. M. M. Young 2007

      Book 

  2. Other 7 items
    1. Handbook of archaeological sciences - D.R. Brothwell, A. Mark Pollard 2001

      Book 

    2. Biomolecular archaeology: an introduction - T. A. Brown, Keri Brown 2011

      Book 

    3. Isotopes in palaeoenvironmental research - Melanie J. Leng 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  3. Case study examples 5 items
    1. Beaker people in Britain: migration, mobility and diet [in] Antiquity - Mike Parker Pearson, Andrew Jay Chamberlain, Mandy Richards, Mike Sheridan 2016

      Article 

  4. Week 1 – Introduction (AP) 11 items
    1. Diagenesis of archaeological bone and tooth [in] Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology - Christopher Kendall, Anne Marie Eriksen, Ioannis Kontopoulos, Matthew Collins 2018

      Article  Particularly for Masters level

    2. Chapter 8 - Mass Spectrometry [in] Analytical chemistry in archaeology - M. Pollard, C. Batt, B. Stern, S.M.M Young 2007

      Chapter  KEY READING

  5. Week 2 – C+N and diet (AP) 22 items
    1. Bone as a stable isotope archive for local climatic information [in] Quaternary Science Reviews - Michael P. Richards, Robert E.M Hedges, Rhiannon E Stevens 2004

      Article  KEY READING

    2. Isotopes in bones and teeth [in] Palaeoenvironmental Research - R. E. M. Hedges, R. E. Stevens, P. L Koch 2006

      Chapter  KEY READING

    3. Other 18 items
      1. 3.2 Paleodiet: Principles of Stable Isotope Analysis - YouTube - Centre for Innovation - Leiden University 2017

        Audio-visual document 

  6. Week 3 – Isotopes and climate (AP) 14 items
    1. Chapter 6 - 'Isotopes in water' [in] Isotopes in palaeoenvironmental research - W.G. Darling, K. Rozanski, J.J. Gibson, A.H. Bath 2006

      Chapter  KEY READING

    2. Other 10 items
      1. Stable isotope time-series in mammalian teeth: In situ δ18O from the innermost enamel layer [in] Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta - Scott A. Blumenthal, Thure E. Cerling, Kendra L. Chritz, Timothy G. Bromage 2014

        Article  [for very in depth explanation of tooth enamel formation and sampling]

      2. The role of climate in the spread of modern humans into Europe [in] Quaternary Science Reviews - Ulrich C. Müller, Jörg Pross, Polychronis C. Tzedakis, Clive Gamble 2011

        Article 

      3. Isotopic patterns in modern global precipitation - D. Rozanski, L. Araguas-Araguas, R. Gonfiantini 1993

        Document 

  7. Week 4 – Hair practical (AP) 4 items
  8. Week 5 – Isotopes and migration (AP) 13 items
    1. Other 11 items
  9. Week 6 - Discussion seminar and student presentations (AP) 1 item
    1. Details will be provided in lectures in advance

  10. Week 7 - DNA (AP) 13 items
    1. DNA for archaeologists - Lisa Matisoo-Smith, K. Ann Horsburgh 2012

      Book 

    2. Other 9 items
  11. Week 8 - Food residues in archaeological research (AP) 10 items
    1. Other 6 items
      1. Biomolecular archaeology: an introduction - T. A. Brown, Keri Brown 2011

        Book  Relevant sections (e. g. 4, 6, 12, 13)

      2. Analytical chemistry in archaeology - A. M. Pollard 2007

        Book  Sections 7.6 and 8.4

  12. Week 9 - Computer practical 1 item
    1. Instructions will be provided in the practical but an awareness of Microsoft Excel and SPSS software packages will be an advantage.

  13. Week 10 - Case study (NS) 1 item
    1. Readings will be specified in the lecture.

  14. Week 11 - Case study (AO) 1 item
    1. Readings will be specified in the lecture.

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