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Joyce C. White, Elizabeth G. Hamilton. 2021. The metal age of Thailand and Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage. Archaeological Research in Asia,Volume 27, 2021, 100305, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ara.2021.100305.

White, J. C., Hamilton, E.G. (Eds.), 2018–2021 The Archaeometallurgy of Ban Chiang and Northern Northeast Thailand. 4 volumes,  Thai Archaeology Monograph Series 2, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia.

White, J. C. 2015. Comment on Higham et al. (2015) re: new chronology for northeast Thailand. PLoS ONE 10(9) http://www.plosone.org/annotation/listThread.action?root=87395

White, J., Hamilton, E. 2014. The transmission of Early Bronze technology to Thailand: New perspectives, In Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective, edited by B. W. Roberts and C. P. Thornton, Springer, New York, pp. 805-852.

Pietrusewsky, M. and M. T. Douglas. 2002. Ban Chiang, a prehistoric village site in northeast Thailand I: the human skeletal remains. Thai Archaeology Monograph Series I. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph.

Pietrusewsky, M. and M.T. Douglas. 2012. Vulcan: skilled village craftsman of Ban Chiang, Thailand. In: Stodder, A.L.W., A.M. Palkovich, editors. The Bioarchaeology of Individuals. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, pp. 177-192.

White, J. C. 2011. Emergence of cultural diversity in mainland Southeast Asia: a view from prehistory, In Dynamics of human diversity: the case of mainland Southeast Asia. Pacific Linguistics, pp. 9-46.

White, J. C. and C. Onsuwan Eyre. 2011. Residential Burial and the Metal Age of Thailand, In Archeological Papers of the American Anthropology Association, Vol. 20, pp. 59-78. Contact ISEAA to request the PDF of this article.

White, J. C. and E. G. Hamilton. 2009. The transmission of early bronze technology to Thailand: new perspectives. In Journal of World Prehistory 22:357-397.

King, C. A. 2008. Stable isotopic analysis of carbon and nitrogen as an indicator of paleodietary change among pre-state metal age societies in northeast Thailand. BAR International Series 1788. Archaeopress, Oxford.

White, J. C. 2008. Dating early bronze at Ban Chiang, Thailand. In From Homo erectus to the living traditions: Choice of papers from the 11th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Bougon, 25th-29th September 2006, edited by J.-P. Pautreau, A.-S. Coupey, V. Zeitoun, and E. Rambault, pp. 91-104. The 11th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Chiang Mai.

King, C. A. 2006. Paleodietary change among Pre-State Metal Age societies in Northeast Thailand: A stable isotope approach. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii.

Bentley, R. A., M. Pietrusewsky, M. T. Douglas and T. C. Atkinson. 2005. Matrilocality during the prehistoric transition to agriculture in Thailand? Antiquity 79(306):865-881.

White, J. C., D. Penny, L. Kealhofer and B. Maloney. 2004. Vegetation changes from the late Pleistocene through the Holocene from three areas of archaeological significance in Thailand. Quaternary International 113(1):111-132.

White, J. C. and C. F. Gorman. 2004. Patterns in “amorphous” industries: the Hoabinian viewed through a lithic reduction sequence. In Southeast Asian Archaeology: Wilhelm G. Solheim II Festschrift, edited by V. Paz, pp. 411-441. The University of the Philippines Press, Quezon City.

White, J. C. and W. Henderson. 2003. Pottery anatomy: review and selection of basic nomenclature as a step toward a searchable rim form database for the Sakon Nakhon Basin. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 23:35-49.

Pietrusewsky, M. and M. T. Douglas. 2002. Intensification of agriculture at Ban Chiang: Is there evidence from the skeletons? Asian Perspectives 40(2):157-178.

Kijngam, A. 2002. Progress in the study of Ban Chiang culture. Silpakorn Journal 45(2):44-65.

White, J. C. 1997. A brief note on new dates for the Ban Chiang cultural tradition. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 16:103-106.

Douglas, M. T. 1997. A preliminary discussion of trauma in the human skeletons from Ban Chang, northeast Thailand. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 16:111-117.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1997. The people of Ban Chiang: an early bronze site in northeast Thailand. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 16:119-147.

Vernon, W. W. 1997. Chronological variation in crucible technology at Ban Chiang: a preliminary assessment. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 16:107-110.

Douglas, M. T. 1996.  Paleopathology in human skeletal remains from the Pre-Metal, Bronze, and Iron ages, northeastern Thailand. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii.

White, J. C. and V. C. Pigott. 1996. From community craft to regional specialization: Intensification of copper production in pre-state Thailand. In Craft specialization and social evolution: in memory of V. Gordon Childe, edited by B. Wailes. University Museum Monograph 93, University Museum Symposium series 6, pp. 152-175. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

White, J. C. 1995. Modeling the development of early rice agriculture: ethnoecological perspectives from northeast Thailand. Asian Perspectives 34:37-68.

White, J. C. 1995. Incorporating heterarchy into theory on socio-political development: the case from Southeast Asia. In Heterarchy and the analysis of complex societies, edited by R. M. Ehrenreich, C. L. Crumley, and J. E. Levy, pp. 101-123. Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, No. 6. Arlington, VA, American Anthropological Association.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1994. Report on new fieldwork on Bronze-Age skeletons from Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand. In Jablonski NG, editor. The East Asian Tertiary/Quaternary Newsletter 18:81-82.

White, J. C and B. Bronson. 1992. Radiocarbon and chronology in Southeast Asia. In Chronologies in Old World Archaeology, 3rd ed., edited by R. Ehrich, Vol. 1: pp. 491-503, Vol. 2: pp. 475-515. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

White, J. C., W. W. Vernon, S. J. Fleming, W. D. Glanzman, R. G. V. Hancock and A. Pelcin. 1991. Preliminary cultural implications from initial studies of the ceramic technology at Ban Chiang. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 11:188-203.

White, J. C. 1990. The Ban Chiang chronology revised. In Southeast Asian Archaeology 1986. Proceedings of the First Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists in Western Europe, edited by I. C. Glover and E. Glover, pp. 121-130. BAR International Series 561. British Archaeological Reports, Oxford.

White, J. C. 1990. Ban Chiang and the problem of chronology for the bronze culture of Northeast Thailand. Southern Ethnology and Archaeology 3:15-22 [in Chinese].

White, J. C. 1989. Ethnoecological observations on wild and cultivated rice and yams in northeastern Thailand. In Foraging and Farming: The Evolution of Plant Exploitation, edited by Harris, David R.; Hillman, Gordon C., pp. 152-158. Unwin Hyman, London.

White, J. C. 1988. Ban Chiang and charcoal in hypothetical hindsight. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 8:54-74.

Higham, C. 1988. Ban Chiang and charcoal in hypothetical hindsight: a comment. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 8:75-78.

Stech, T. and R. Maddin. 1988. Reflections on early metallurgy in Southeast Asia. In The Beginning of the Use of Metals and Alloys: Papers from the Second International Conference on the Beginning of the Use of Metals and Alloys, Zhengzhou, China, 21-26 October 1986, edited by R. Maddin, pp. 163-174. MIT Press, London.

White, J. C. 1988. Early East Asian Metallurgy: the Southern Tradition. In The Beginning of the Use of Metals and Alloys: Papers from the Second International Conference on the Beginning of the Use of Metals and Alloys, Zhengzhou, China, 21-26 October 1986., edited by R. Maddin, pp. 175-181. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

McGovern, P. E. 1986. Ancient ceramic technology and stylistic change: contrasting studies from Southwest and Southeast Asia. In Technology and Style, edited by W. D. Kingery, pp. 33-52. Ceramics and Civilization. vol. 1: Ancient Technology to Modern Science. American Ceramic Society, Columbus, Ohio.

White, J. C. 1986. A revision of the chronology of Ban Chiang and its implications for the prehistory of northeast Thailand. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Glanzman, W. D. and S. J. Fleming. 1985. Ceramic technology at prehistoric Ban Chiang, Thailand: fabrication methods.MASCA Journal 3(4):114-121. MASCA Journal 3(5):164-169.

McGovern, P. E., W. W. Vernon and J. C. White. 1985. Ceramic technology at prehistoric Ban Chiang, Thailand: physiochemical analyses. MASCA Journal 3(4):104-113.

Pigott, V. 1985. Pre-industrial mineral exploitation and metal production in Thailand. MASCA Journal 1:50-52.

Higham, C. F. W. 1984. The Ban Chiang culture in wider perspective. Proceedings of the British Academy 69:229-261.

Hurst, B. J. and B. Lawn. 1984. University of Pennsylvania radiocarbon dates XXII. Radiocarbon 26(2):212-240.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1984. Pioneers on the Khorat Plateau: the prehistoric inhabitants of Ban Chiang. Journal of the Hong Kong Archaeological Society 10:90-106.

Carriveau, G. W. and G. Harbottle. 1983. Ban Chiang pottery: thermoluminescence dating problems. Antiquity 57(219):56-58.

Gorman, C. F. 1982. A case history: Ban Chiang. Art Research News 1(2):14-16.

Gorman, C. F. 1982. The pillaging of Ban Chiang. Early Man 4(3):28-34.

White, J. C. 1982. Prehistoric environment and subsistence in Northeast Thailand. Southeast Asia Studies Newsletter No. 9:1-3.

Higham, C. F. W., A. Kijngam and B. F. J. Manly. 1980. An analysis of prehistoric canid remains from Thailand. Journal of Archaeological Science 7(2):149-165.

Kijngam, A., C. F. W. Higham and W. Wiriyaromp. 1980. Prehistoric settlement patterns in north east Thailand. In University of Otago Studies in Prehistoric Anthropology. vol. 15. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Higham, C. F. W. and A. Kijngam. 1979. Ban Chiang and northeast Thailand: the palaeoenvironment and economy. Journal of Archaeological Science 6(3):211-233.

Schauffler, W. 1979. Computerized data base management systems in archaeological research: a SELGEM case study. MASCA Journal 1:50-52.

Suthiragsa, N. 1979. The Ban Chieng culture. In Early South East Asia: Essays in Archaeology, History and Historical Geography, edited by R. B. Smith and W. Watson, pp. 42-52. Oxford University Press, New York.

Carriveau, G. W. 1978. Application of thermoluminescence dating techniques to prehistoric metallurgy. In Application of Science in the Dating of Works of Art, edited by W. J. Young, pp. 59-67. The Laboratory, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1978. A study of early metal age crania from Ban Chiang, northeastern Thailand. Journal of Human Evolution 7:383-392. doi:10.1016/S0047-2484(78)80088-8 for abstract.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1974. Neolithic populations of Southeast Asia studied by multivariate craniometric analysis. Neolithic populations of Southeast Asia. pp. 207-230.

White, J. C. 1982. Ban Chiang: discovery of a lost bronze age. The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Philadelphia.

“Ban Chiang, a Prehistoric Village Site in Northeast Thailand I: the Human Skeletal Remains”

Oxenham, M.
2004 Review of: “Ban Chiang, a prehistoric village site in northeast Thailand I: The human skeletal remains,” by Michael Pietrusewsky and Michele Toomay Douglas. Asian Perspectives 43(1):162-167.

Brown, K. A. R.
2003 Review of: “Ban Chiang, a prehistoric village site in northeast Thailand I: the human skeletal remains,” International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 13:390-392.

Higham, C. (2003 Antiquity 77(298):870-872).

Dr. Clark Larsen (2003 American Journal of Physical Anthropology 120(2):205-206).

Yamaguchi, B.
2002 Review of: “Ban Chiang, a prehistoric village site in northeast Thailand I: the human skeletal remains,” Anthropological Science 110(4):437-439.

“Ban Chiang, Northeast, Thailand, Volume 2A: Background to the Study of the Metal Remains

“Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2B: The Metals and Related Evidence from Ban Chiang, Ban Tong, Ban Pak Top, and Don Klang”

“Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand 2C: The Metal Remains in Regional Context”

Review of 2A-2C:

Van Esterik, Penny (2020 Journal of Asian Studies 79(3):806-811). doi:10.1017/S0021911820001606

Reviews of 2A:

Warburton, David (2019 Antiquity 93(371): 1399-1401). doi:10.15184/aqy.2019.149

Allard, Francis (2020 Asian Archaeology 4:57-62). doi.org/10.1007/s41826-020-00035-1

Review of 2B:

Linduff, K.M. 2020 Asian Archaeology 4:53-56 doi.org/10.1007/s41826-020-00034-2

Higham, C. F. W.
1984 Review of “Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age”. Antiquity 53:64-66.

Read the Luce Report for more information about the 2011, “Year of Ceramics”.

Hamilton, E. 2001. Bronze from Ban Chiang, Thailand: A View from the Laboratory. Expedition 43(2):7-8.

Penny, D. 1999. Pollen grains in sands of time: lake sediments contribute to the archaeology of Thailand. Expedition 41(3):32-36.

Anonymous 1995. Illuminating the past: art and artists of the Ban Chiang Project. Expedition 37(2):53-62.

White, J. C. 1984. A lost bronze age. Natural History 43(11):82-85.

Pfeiffer, J. 1983. At Ban Chiang a lost civilization comes to light. Smithsonian 13(10):98-107.

White, J. C. 1983. Ban Chiang: discovery of a lost bronze age. Archaeology 36:52-55.

Charoenwongsa, P. 1982. Introduction. In Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age, edited by J. C. White, pp. 8-11. The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Philadelphia.

Charoenwongsa, P. 1982. Ban Chiang in retrospect: what the expedition means to archaeologists and the Thai public. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

Goodenough, W. H. 198.2 Ban Chiang in world ethnological perspective. In Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age, edited by J. C. White, pp. 52-53. The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Philadelphia.

Hastings, J. 1982. Potsherds into Printouts: The Ban Chiang Computer Project. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

Higham, C. F. W. and A. Kijngam. 1982. Prehistoric man and his environment: evidence from the Ban Chiang faunal remains. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

Lyons, E. and F. Rainey.1982. The road to Ban Chiang: a dialogue of events leading to the University Museum’s participation in the expedition. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

Pietrusewsky, M. 1982. The ancient inhabitants of Ban Chiang: the evidence from the human skeletal and dental remains. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

White, J. C. 1982. Natural history investigations at Ban Chiang. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

White, J. C., L. Kratz, C. Applebaum and D. Wong. 1982. Processing the Ban Chiang finds. Expedition 24(4):13-16.

Gorman, C. F. and P. Charoenwongsa. 1976 Ban Chiang: a mosaic of impressions from the first two years. Expedition 18(4):14-26.

Muhly, J. D. 1976. University Museum-Thai Fine Arts Department Northeast Thailand Archaeological Project. Expedition 18(4):14-26.

Schauffler, W. 1976. Archaeological Survey and Excavation of Ban Chiang Culture Sites in Northeast Thailand. Expedition 18(4):14-26.

Stech Wheeler, T. and R. Maddin 1976. The techniques of the early Thai metalsmith. Expedition 18(4):14-26.

Bangkok Post. 2013. Dwelling on the past: Archaeologist Joyce White talks about her passion for Southeast Asia’s rich prehistory. April 30.

Boonlop, K. 2003. An analysis of prehistoric human skeletal remains of Ban Chiang cultural tradition from Ban Khok Khon site, Sakon Nakhon Province. Unpublished Master’s thesis in Thai with an abstract in English, Silpakorn University.

Glover, I. C. and B. Bellina 2003. Alkaline etched beads in Southeast Asia. In Ornaments from the past – bead studies after Beck: a book on glass and semiprecious stone beads in history and archaeology for archaeologists, jewellery historians and collectors, edited by I. C. Glover, H. H. Brock, and J. Henderson, pp. 92-107. The Bead Study Trust, London.

Bubpha, S. 2003. A comparative study of ceramic petrography from Ban Don Thong Chai and Ban Chiang. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 23:15-18.

Bellwood, P. 2001. Southeast Asia Neolithic and Early Bronze. In Encyclopedia of Prehistory, edited by P. N. Peregrine and M. Ember, pp. 287-306. vol. 3. Human Relations Area Files, Inc., New York.

Tranet, M. 1997. A propos d’une urne aux decors géometriques recentement decouvert à Ban Chiang et son symbolisme dans la culture khmer. In South-east Asian Archaeology 1992. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the European Asssociation of South-east Asian Archaeologists. Rome, 28th September – 4th October 1992. Serie Orientale Roma, edited by R. Ciarla and F. Rispoli, pp. 265-271. vol. 77. Istituto Italiano per L’Africa e L’Oriente, Rome.

Bayard, D. 1992. Chronology, evolution, and diffusion in the later Southeast Asian cultural sequence: some comments on Higham’s recent revision. In Man and his culture: a resurgence, edited by P. Bellwood, A. Datta, P. G. Chatterjee and A. K. Sen, pp. 267-292. Books and Books, New Delhi.

Di Crocco, J. V. 1985. Ban Chiang. Sawasdee (May/June):26-34.

Nozaki, J., T. Matsumoto and Y. Imai. 1984. Bronze fishhooks unearthed at Ban Chiang and archaeological excavation. Bulletin of the Metals Museum 9:29-30.

Higham, C. F. W. 1984. The Ban Chiang culture in wider perspective. Proceedings of the British Academy 69:229-261.

Mortlock, A. J. and D. M. Price. 1983. The TL-dating of red-on-buff pottery from Ban Chiang in northeastern Thailand. South-East Asian Studies Newsletter 11:1-2.

Vallibhotama, S. 1982. Ban Chiang culture and the destruction of cultural heritage in the northeast Thailand. Muang Boran Journal 9(1):34-38.

Sullivan, M. M. 1981. Ban Chiang: reconstructing prehistory. Bulletin of Kannert Art Museum 6(2):8-25.

Warren, W. 1981. Out of Thai soil an archaeological upheaval; provocative discoveries at Ban Chiang challenge basic assumptions about where man first grew plants and cast bronze. Asia 4(3):26-28, 52-54.

van Esterik, P. 1981. Cognition and Design Production in Ban Chiang Painted Pottery. Papers in International Studies. Southeast Asia Series. Ohio University, Center for International Studies, Athens, Ohio.

Mortlock, A. J. and D. M. Price. 1980. A new group of Ban Chiang potsherds dated by thermoluminescence. Journal of the Hong Kong Archaeological Society 9:86-90.

Bayard, D. T. 1979. The chronology of prehistoric metallurgy in north-east Thailand: Silabhumi or Samrddhabhumi? In Early South East Asia: Essays in Archaeology, History and Historical Geography, edited by R. B. Smith and W. Watson, pp. 15-32. Oxford University Press, New York.

Harrisson, B. 1979. Ban Chiang ceramics and Chou bronzes: a possible link. Arts of Asia 9(1):124-126.

Intakosi, V. 1974. Painted pottery at Ban-Chieng, northeast Thailand. In Proceedings of the First Regional Seminar on Southeast Asian Prehistory and Archaeology, June 26-July 4, 1972, Manila, pp. 44-47. National Museum of the Philippines, Manila.

Suthiragsa, N. 1972. Raingan Kankhutkhon Thang Borankhadi Konprawatisat thi Ban Chiang, Tambon Ban Chiang, Amphoe Nong Han, Changwat Odon Thani, Kumphaphan–Minakhom P.S. 2515. [Report on prehistoric archaeological excavations at Ban Chiang, Ban Chiang township, Nong Han. In Thai]. Silpakorn Journal 16(3):36-57.

1972. Report on excavations of prehistoric sites at Ban Chiang, Nong Han District, Udon Thani Province. [In Thai]. Silpakorn Journal 16(3):36-63.

Pietrusewsky, M. and M. T. Douglas
2002 Ban Chiang, a prehistoric village site in northeast Thailand I: the human skeletal remains. Thai Archaeology Monograph Series I. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph.

White, J.C., Hamilton, E.G. (Eds.), 2018a. Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2A: Background to the Study of the Metal Remains, Thai Archaeology Monograph Series 2A. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph

White, J.C., Hamilton, E.G. (Eds.), 2018b. Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2B: The Metals and Related Evidence from Ban Chiang, Ban Tong, Ban Pak Top, and Don Klang, Thai Archaeology Monograph Series 2B. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph

White, J.C., Hamilton, E.G. (Eds.), 2019. Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2C: The Metal Remains in Regional Context, Thai Archaeology Monograph Series 2C. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph

White, J.C., Hamilton, E.G. (Eds.), in press. Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2D: Catalogs of Metals and Related Artifacts, Thai Archaeology Monograph Series 2D, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Buy the monograph

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