Publications of Robert N. Spengler III

Journal Article (42)

Journal Article
Spengler III, R. N.; Miller, N. F.; Neef, R.; Tourtellotte, P. A.; Chang, C.: Linking agriculture and exchange to social developments of the Central Asian Iron Age. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 48, pp. 295 - 308 (2017)
Journal Article
Leipe, C.; Sergusheva, E. A.; Müller, S.; Spengler III, R. N.; Goslar, T.; Kato, H.; Wagner, M.; Weber, A. W.; Tarasov, P. E.: Barley (Hordeum vulgare) in the Okhotsk culture (5th–10th century AD) of northern Japan and the role of cultivated plants in hunter–gatherer economies. PLoS One, e0174397 (2017)

Book (1)

Spengler III, R. N.: Fruit from the sands: the Silk Road origins of the foods we eat. University of California Press, Oakland, CA (2019), 374 pp.

Book Chapter (3)

Book Chapter
Cerasetti, B.; Arciero, R.; Billings, T.; Cattani, M.; D'Ippolito, L.; Forni, L.; Luneau, E.; Olson, K. G.; Potenza, A. C.; Rouse, L. M. et al.; Spengler III, R. N.: The rise and decline of the desert cities: The last stages of the BMAC at Togolok 1 (Southern Turkmenistan). In: Cultures in Contact: Central Asia as focus of trade, cultural exchange and knowledge transmission, pp. 89 - 116 (Eds. Baumer, C.; Novák, M.; Rutishauser, S.). Harrassowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden (2022)
Book Chapter
Cerasetti, B.; Arciero, R.; Carra , M.; Curci, A.; Mazzorin, J. D. G.; Forni , L.; Luneau, E.; Rouse, L. M.; Spengler III, R. N.: Bronze and Iron Age urbanization in Turkmenistan: Preliminary results from the excavation of Togolok 1 on the Murghab alluvial fan. In: Urban Cultures of Central Asia from the Bronze Age to the Karakhanids: Learnings and conclusions from new archaeological investigations and discoveries ; Proceedings of the First International Congress on Central Asian Archaeology held at the University of Bern, 4–6 February 2016, pp. 63 - 72 (Eds. Baumer, C.; Novák, M.). Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden (2019)
Book Chapter
Spengler III, R. N.: Paleoethnobotany. In: The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences, pp. 1 - 5 (Ed. López-Varela, S.). Wiley Blackwell, Malden, MA (2018)

Conference Paper (1)

Conference Paper
Spengler III, R. N.; Mutalibjon, K.; Maksudov, F.; Wang, J.; Nasibillo, K.: Evolution of oasis agriculture since the Bronze Age in the Surhan-Darya Basin. In: The history of the Fergana valley in new researches, Vol. 18, 1, pp. 155 - 170. The history of the Fergana valley in new researches. (2021)

Book Review (1)

Book Review
Spengler III, R. N.: Claudia Chang. Rethinking prehistoric Central Asia: shepherds, farmers, and nomads. 2018. Abingdon & New York: Routledge; 978-1-138-73708-2 £105. Antiquity 92 (363), pp. 827 - 828 (2018)

Preprint (1)

Spengler III, R. N.; Peters, C.; Richter, K. K.; Mir Makhamad, B.; Stark, S.; Fernandes, R.; Maksudov, F.; Sirojidin, M.; Husniddin, R.; Wilkin, S. et al.; Schirmer, S.; Ashastina, K.; Begmatov, A.; Frachetti, M.; Hermes, T.; Kidd, F.; Omelchenko, A.; Huber, B.; Boivin, N. L.; Wang, S.; Lurje, P.; von Baeyer, M.; Dal Martello, R.: When did the chicken cross the road: archaeological and molecular evidence for ancient chickens in Central Asia. (2022)
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