Publications

Books

Newson, P. & Young, R. (eds) (2017). Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. Rebuilding Knowledge, memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture. London: Routledge.

Coningham, R. & Young, R. (2015). The Archaeology of South Asia. From the Indus to Asoka, c.6500 BCE to 200 CE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Young, R.  (2003). Agriculture and Pastoralism in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Oxford: BAR. S1124.

Journal Articles

Brooks. A. & Young, R. (2016). Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East: A Preliminary Overview. Historical Archaeology, 2016, 50(4):22–35.

Newson, P. & Young, R. (2015). The archaeology of conflict damaged sites: Hosn Niha in the Biq’a Valley, Lebanon. Antiquity 89, 344: 449-463.

Newson, P. & Young, R. (2014). Archaeological assessment of the site at Hosn Niha: preliminary report 2011-2012. BAAL: Bulletin d’Archéologie et d’Architecture Libanaises (for 2011) 15: 21-46. 

Iles, L., Robertshaw, P. & Young, R. (2014). A furnace and associated ironworking remains at Munsa, Uganda.  Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa 49, 1: 45–63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0067270X.2013.877619

Young, R. & Fazeli, H. (2013). Women and Class in Landlord Villages of the Tehran Plain, Iran. Historical Archaeology 47(2).

Fazeli, H. & Young, R. (2013). Landlord villages of Iran as landscapes of hierarchy and control. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 17, 1: 143-158.

O’Sullivan, D. & Young, R. (2012). A world apart? Translating the archaeology of the sacred in the modern world. World Archaeology 44,3: 342-358.

Ali, I., Shah, I., Samad, A., Zahir, M. & Young, R. (2012). Heritage and archaeology in Chitral, Pakistan: exploring some local views and issues. International Journal of Heritage Studies DOI:10.1080/13527258.2011.643909.

Darabi, H., Naseri, R., Young, R., & Fazeli Nashli, H. (2011). The absolute chronology of East Chia Sabz: a Pre-Pottery Neolithic site in Western Iran. Documenta Praehistoria XXXVIII: 255-265.  DOI: 10.4312/dp.38.20

Young, R. (2010) Transhumant Groups and Subordination in the former North West Frontier Province, Pakistan, Ancient Pakistan XXI: 123-138.

Fazeli Nashli, H., Beshkani, A., Markosian, A., Ilkani, H., Abbasnegad Seresty, R. & Young, R. (2009). The Neolithic to Chalcolithic transition in the Qazvin Plain, Iran: chronology and subsistence strategies. Archäologische Mitteilungen Aus Iran and Turan Band 41: 1-21.

Fazeli,H., Salimi, M. & Young, R. (2009) Landlord Villages of the Tehran Plain, and Historical Archaeology in Iran. Iran XLVII: 149-164.

Young, R. (2009) Representation within the landscape of northern Pakistan: the meanings of Gandhara. South Asian Studies 25; 29-40.

Edirisingha, P., Nie, M., Pluciennik, M. & Young, R. (2009) Socialisation for learning at a distance in a 3-D multi-user virtual environment. British Journal of Educational Technology Vol 40 No 3:  458–479. ISSN: 0007-1013. EISSN: 1467-8535. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2009.00962.x

Ali, I. Khalil, M.R., Young, R., & Zahir, M. (2009). A survey of Lower Dir, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan in 2005.  Man and Environment XXXIV(1): 30-37.

Young, R. (2009). The importance of names in archaeology: exploring ‘Gandhara’. Pakistan Heritage 1: 57-63.

Gillmore, G.K., Coningham, R.A.E., Fazeli, H., Young, R., Magshoudi, M., Batt, C.M., & Rushworth, G., (2009). Irrigation on the Tehran Plain, Iran: Tepe Pardis - The site of a possible Neolithic irrigation feature? Catena doi:10.1016/j.catena

Young, R. & Fazeli, H. (2008). Interpreting animal bones in Iran: considering new animal bone assemblages from three sites in the Qazvin Plain within a broader geographical and chronological perspective. Paleorient 34.2: 153-172.

Ali, I., Hamilton, D., Newson, P., Qasim, Q., Young, R. & Zahir, M. (2008). New radiocarbon dates from Chitral, NWFP, Pakistan, and their implications for the Gandharan Grave Culture of northern Pakistan. Antiquity Vol 82 Issue 318 (online project gallery)

Fazeli, H. & Young, R. (2008). Landlord Villages of the Tehran Plain: season 1.  Iran XLVI: 347-360.

Coningham, R., Gunawardhana, P., Manuel, M., Adikhari, G., Katugampola, M., Young, R., Schmidt, A., Krishnan, K. & Simpson, I. (2007). The state of theocracy: defining an Early Mediaeval hinterland in Sri Lanka. Antiquity 81: 699-719.

Fazeli, H., Coningham, R.A.E., Young, R.L., Gillmore, G.K., Maghsoudi, M. & Raza, H. (2007). Socio-Economic Transformations in the Tehran Plain: Final Season of Settlement Survey and Excavations at Tepe Pardis. Iran XLV: 267-285.

Coningham, R., Gunawardhana, P., Adikari, G., Kattugampola, M., Simpson, I. & Young, R. (2006) The Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka) Project: The hinterland (phase II): Preliminary Report of the First Season 2005. South Asian Studies 22:  53- 64.

Coningham, R., Fazeli, H., Young, R., Gillmore, G., Karimian, H., Maghsoudi, M., Donohue, R. & Batt, C. (2006). Socio-economic transformations: settlement survey in the Tehran Plain and excavations at Tepe Pardis. Iran XLIII: 33-62.

Coningham, R., Fazeli, H., Young, R. & Donohue, R. (2004) Location, location, location: A pilot survey of the Tehran plain in 2003 Iran XLII: 1-12.

Ali, I., Batt, C., Coningham, R., & Young, R. (2002). New Archaeological Exploration in the Chitral Valley, Pakistan: an extension of the Gandharan Grave Culture. Antiquity 76:647-53.

Young, R., Coningham, R., Batt, C., & Ali, I. (2000). A comparison of Kalasha and Kho subsistence patterns in Chitral, NWFP, Pakistan. South Asian Studies16: 133-142.

Reid, A. & Young, R. (2000). Pottery Abrasion and the Preparation of African Grains. Antiquity 74: 101-11.

Young, R. (1999). Finger millet processing in East Africa. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 8: 31-34.

Young, R. & Coningham, R. (1998). Subsistence patterns in NWFP: a diachronic archaeological study. The faunal remains from Charsadda VI, Hund and Rehman Dheri. Ancient Pakistan 12: 93-126.

Young, R. (1998). A cattle skeleton from Gor Khuttree. Ancient Pakistan 12: 139-146

Robertshaw, P., Kamuhangire, E.R., Reid, A., Young, R., Childs, S.T., & Pearson, N., (1997). Excavations in Bunyoro-Kitara: preliminary results. Nyame Akuma 48:70-77.

Chapters in Books/Monographs

Young, R. (submitted to editor) Munsa and Kasunga. The Archaeobotanical Assemblages. In: P. Robertshaw (ed.) The Evolution of Complex Societies in Bunyoro-Kitara, Uganda.

Newson, P. & Young, R. (2017). Conflict: People, Heritage, and Archaeology. In: Newson, P. & Young, R. (eds) (2017). Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. Rebuilding Knowledge, memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture. London: Routledge: 3-19.

Newson, P. & Young, R. (2017). Maximising Information from Conflict-Damaged Sites: A Case Study from Lebanon. In: Newson, P. & Young, R. (eds) (2017). Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. Rebuilding Knowledge, memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture. London: Routledge: 154-173.

Ali, I., Shah, I., Samad, A., Zahi, M. & Young, R. (in press 2014).  Preliminary Results of Archaeological Survey in Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. In V. Widorn & U Franke(eds). Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the ‘European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art’. Vol. 2: Contextualizing Material Culture in South and Central Asia in Pre-Modern Times. Turnhout: Brepols.

Young, R.& Fazeli, H. (2013) Animals and People in the Neolithisation of Iran. In: H. Fazeli and R. Mathews (eds) Neolithisation of Iran: The formation of New Societies. Oxford: Oxbow: 178-188.

Darabi, H., Fazeli, H., Naseri, R. Riehl, S. & Young, R. The Neolithisation Process in the Seimarreh Valley: Excavations at East Chia Sabz, Central Zagros. In: H. Fazeli and R. Mathews (eds) Neolithisation of Iran: The formation of New Societies. Oxford: Oxbow: 55-75.

Fazeli, H. & Young, R. (2012) Revolutionary archaeology or the archaeology of revolution? Landlord Villages of the Tehran Plain. In: S. May, H. Orange and S. Penrose (eds.) The Good, the Bad and the Unbuilt: handling the Heritage of the Recent. Oxford, Archaeopress BAR IS 2362: 85-96.

Edirisingha, P., Pluciennik, M., & Young, R. (2010) Using a three-dimensional multi-user virtual environment to teach spatial theory in archaeology. In: A. Wilson (ed.) UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Proceedings of the CAA UK Chapter Meeting University of Liverpool, 6th and 7th February 2009. Oxford: Archaeopress. BAR.IS 2182: 81-87

Young, R. & R.A.E. Coningham (2010) From Village to State Modelling Food consumption and Ideological Change at Anuradhapura Sri Lanka in P. Gunawardhana, G. Adikari and R.A.E. Coningham (eds) Essays in Archaeology. Sirinimal Lakdusinghe Felicitation Volume Battaramulla, Sri Lanka: Neptune Publications (Pvt) Ltd.: 81 – 92.

Young, R., Coningham, R., Ali, I., & Ali,T. (2008). The archaeological visibility of transhumance tested using faunal material from NWFP, Pakistan. In: E.M. Raven & G.L. Possehl (eds) South Asian Archaeology 1999. Groningen: Egbert Forsten Publishing: 203-210.

Young, R. (2007) The Archaeozoological Remains. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Charsadda, NWFP, Pakistan. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 247-257.

Young, R. (2007) The Archaeobotanical Remains. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Charsadda, NWFP, Pakistan. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 241-245.

Young, R. & Ali, I. (2007) The Environmental Setting. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Charsadda, NWFP, Pakistan. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 11-20.

Coningham, R., Ali, I. & Young, R. (2007) The Regional Synthesis: A Conclusion. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Charsadda, NWFP, Pakistan. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 259-270.

Young, R. (2007). Qazvin Plain Animal Bone Report. In: H. Fazel Nashli (ed.) The Archaeology of the Qazvin from the sixth to the first millennium BC. 275-284. Tehran: University of Tehran.

Coningham, R. & Young, R. (2007).  The archaeological visibility of caste. In: T. Insoll (ed.) The Archaeology of Identities. A  Reader.  250-264. London: Routledge.

Gillmore, G.K., Coningham, R.A.E., Young, R., Fazeli, H., Rushworth, G., Donahue, R. & Batt, C. (2007). Holocene alluvial sediments of the Tehran Plain: Sedimentation and Archaeological Site Visibility. In; L. Wilson, P. Dickinson, & J. Jeandron (eds) Reconstructing Human-Landscape Interactions. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars: 37-67. ISBN 1-84718-188-0.

Young, R. & Coningham, R. (2006). The botanical remains. In: R Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Anuradhapura: Volume II: The Artefacts. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 629-646

Young, R., Coningham, R., Nalinda, K., Perrara, J. and Khan, H. (2006). The faunal remains. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Anuradhapura: Volume II: The Artefacts. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 501-618

Coningham, R., Ford, L., Cheshire, S. & Young, R. (2006). Unglazed Ceramics. In: R. Coningham (ed.) Excavations at Anuradhapura: Volume II: The Artefacts. London, Society for South Asian Studies: 127-331.

Young, R. (2005). Environmental Archaeology in NWFP, Pakistan: Using plant and animal assemblages to distinguish between urban and rural. In: C. Jarrige & V. Lefevre (eds) South Asian Archaeology 2001.Volume 1: 337-343

Reid, A. & Young, R. (2003). Iron-smelting and bananas in Buganda. In: P. Mitchell, A. Haour & J. Hobart (eds) Researching Africa’s Past. New Contributions from British Archaeologists.118-123. Oxford, Oxford University School of Archaeology. Monograph 57.

Coningham, R. & Young, R. (1999). The Archaeological Visibility of Caste: An Introduction. In: T. Insoll (ed.) Case Studies in Archaeology and World Religion. The Proceedings of the Cambridge Conference. Oxford: BAR International Series 755: 84-93.

Thompson, G.B. & Young, R. (1999). Fuels for the furnace: recent and prehistoric ironworking in Uganda and beyond. In: M. van der Veen (ed.) The Exploitation of Plant Resources in Ancient Africa. New York, Plenum: 221-239.

Young, R. & Thompson, G.B. (1999). Missing plant foods? Where is the archaeobotanical evidence for sorghum and finger millet in East Africa? In: M van der Veen (ed.) The Exploitation of Plant Resources in Ancient Africa. New York, Plenum: 63-72.

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