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MAIZE Project - References

References and Suggested Readings

Benz, Bruce F. (2001) Archaeological Evidence of Teosinte Domestication from Guilį Naquitz, Oaxaca. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 98(4): 2104-2106.

Benz, Bruce F. and Austin Long (2000) Prehistoric Maize Evolution in the Tehuacan Valley. Current Anthropology 41(3): 459-465.

Bryant, Vaughn M. (2003) Invisible Clues to New World Plant Domestication. Science 299: 1029-1030.

Diamond, Jared (1999) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Freitas, Fabio Oliveira, Gerhard Bendel, Robin G. Allaby, and Terence A. Brown (2003) DNA from Primitive Maize Landraces and Archaeological Remains: Implications for the Domestication of Maize and its Expansion into South America. Journal of Archaeological Science 30(7): 901-908.

Mangelsdorf, Paul C., Richard S. MacNeish, and Walton C. Galinat (1964) Domestication of Corn. Science 143: 538-545.

Pearsall, Deborah M. (2000) Paleoethnobotany: A Handbook of Procedures. New York: Academic Press.

Pearsall, Deborah M., Karol Chandler-Ezell, and Alex Chandler-Ezell (2003) Identifying Maize in Neotropical Sediments and Soils Using Cob Phytoliths. Journal of Archaeological Science 30: 611-627.

Pearsall, Deborah M. and Dolores R. Piperno (1990) Antiquity of Maize Cultivation in Ecuador: Summary and Reevaluation of the Evidence. American Antiquity 55(2): 324-337.

Piperno, Dolores R. (2001) On Maize and the Sunflower. Science 292: 2260-2261.

Piperno, Dolores R. and Kent V. Flannery (2001) The Earliest Archaeological Maize (Zea mays L.) from Highland Mexico: New Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Dates and Their Implications. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 98(4): 2101-2103.

Pope, Kevin O., Mary E. D. Pohl, John G. Jones, , David L. Lentz, Christopher von Nagy, Francisco J. Vega, and Irvy R. Quitmyer (2001) Origin and Environmental Setting of Ancient Agriculture in the Lowlands of Mesoamerica. Science 292: 1370-1373.

Smith, Bruce D. (1998) The Emergence of Agriculture. New York: Scientific American Library.

Smith, Bruce D. (2001) Documenting Plant Domestication: The Consilience of Biological and Archaeological Approaches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 98(4): 1324-1326

Smith, Bruce D. (2005) Reassessing Coxcatlan Cave and the Early History of Domesticated Plants in Mesoamerica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 102(27): 9438-9445.