Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
Honorary Professor

Dr Robin Michael Derricourt

MA, PhD (Cambridge), FAHA, FSA

Arts,Design & Architecture
Humanities & Languages

Research interests include history of archaeology; the archaeology and critical historiography of religions' origins; the prehistory of childhood; archaeology and historiography of Middle East and of Africa; Australian publishing industry and publishing industry models.

Publications

  • Books | 2021
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2021, Creating God The birth and growth of major religions, Manchester University Press, Manchester UK, https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526156174/
    Books | 2018
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2018, Unearthing childhood: Young lives in prehistory, Manchester University Press, Manchester UK, http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526128089/
    Books | 2015
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2015, Antiquity Imagined: The Remarkable Legacy of Egypt and the Ancient Near East, I.B.Tauris, London, http://www.ibtauris.com/AntiquityImagined/
    Books | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    2012, UNSW Press a History, 1962–2012, UNSW Press
    Books | 2011
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2011, South Head Sydney and the Origins of Watsons Bay
    Books | 2011
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2011, Inventing Africa: history, archaeology and ideas, 1, Pluto, London
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2007, 'Book publishing and the university sector in Australia', in Carter D; Galligan A (ed.), Making books: contemporary Australian publishing, edn. Original, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, pp. 221 - 230
    Books | 1996
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1996, Ideas into Books: a guide to scholarly and non-fiction publishing, Penguin Books Australia, Melbourne
    Books | 1996
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1996, An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ
    Book Chapters | 1993
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1993, 'Books, print and scholarly communication in the electronic age', in Mulvaney J; Steele C (ed.), Changes in Scholarly Communication Patterns: Australia and the electronic library, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Canberra, pp. 189 - 195
    Book Chapters | 1986
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1986, 'Prehistoric settlement in the Lusaka region', in Williams GJ (ed.), Lusaka and its Environs, Zambia Geographical Society, Lusaka, Zambia, pp. 60 - 70
    Books | 1985
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1985, Man on the Kafue The Archaeology and History of the Itezhitezhi Area of Zambia, Lilian Barber Press
    Books | 1980
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1980, People of the Lakes Archaeological Studies in Northern Zambia, Manchester University Press
    Book Chapters | 1977
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1977, 'Invasion models and zonal exploitation in later south African prehistory', in African Historical Demography Proceedings of a Seminar Held in the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 29th and 30th April 1977, pp. 131 - 138
    Books | 1977
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1977, Prehistoric Man in the Ciskei & Transkei, Struik, Cape Town
    Book Chapters | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1976, 'The origins of the South African Iron Age', in Abebe B; Chavaillon J; Sutton J (ed.), Actes du 7e congrès panafricain de préhistoire et des études du quaternaire,, Antiquities Administration, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pp. 215 - 220
    Books | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1976, A classified index of archaeological and other sites in Zambia, National Monuments Commission, Livingstone, Zambia
    Books | 1975
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    1975, A Supplementary Bibliography of the Archaeology of Zambia, 1967-1973
    Books | 1974
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Saunders CC; Derricourt RM, 1974, Beyond the Cape frontier studies in the history of the Transkei and Ciskei, Longman Publishing Group
    Book Chapters | 1973
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1973, 'Classification and culture change in late post-Pleistocene South Africa', in Renfrew C (ed.), The Explanation of Culture Change: Models in Prehistory, Duckworth, London, pp. 625 - 631
    Book Chapters | 1972
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1972, 'Human ecology and site resource analysis', in Inskeep R; Summers R (ed.), The Interpretation of Archaeological Evidence, South African Archaeological Society, Claremont, South Africa, pp. 21 - 25
  • Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2014, 'The making of a radical archaeologist: The early years of Vere Gordon Childe', Australian Archaeology, vol. 2014, pp. 54 - 64, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=853176304110666;res=IELIND
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2014, 'The changing careers of Vere Gordon Childe', Antiquity, vol. 88, pp. 632 - 638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00101267
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2012, 'Pseudoarchaeology: the concept and its limitations', Antiquity, vol. 86, pp. 524 - 531, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0003598x00062918
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2012, 'Peer Review: Fetishes, Fallacies, and Perceptions', Journal of Scholarly Publishing, vol. 43, pp. 137 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jsp.43.2.137
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2012, 'Paul Crook. Grafton Elliot Smith, Egyptology and the diffusion of culture: a biographical perspective. viii+160 pages, 3 illustrations. 2012. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press; 978-1-84519-481-9 paperback £ 19.95', Antiquity, vol. 86, pp. 569 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0003598x00062980
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2012, 'Pyramidologies of Egypt: a Typological Review', Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 22, pp. 353 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959774312000443
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2012, 'Pseudoarchaeology: The concept and its limitations', Antiquity, vol. 86, pp. 514 - 531
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2010, 'Raymond Dart and the danger of mentors', Antiquity, vol. 84, pp. 230 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0003598x00099890
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2010, 'The South Head peninsula of Sydney Harbour: boundaries in space and time', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 96, pp. 27 - 49
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2010, 'Raymond Dart and the danger of mentors', Antiquity, vol. 84
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2009, 'Patenting Hominins', Critique of Anthropology, vol. 29, pp. 193 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308275x09104089
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2009, 'The enigma of Raymond Dart', International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 42, pp. 257
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2009, 'Patenting hominins: Taxonomies, fossils and egos', Critique of Anthropology, vol. 29, pp. 193 - 204
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2008, 'For a few dollars more: a future for scholarly books in Australia?', Learned Publishing, vol. 21, pp. 15 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1087/095315108X248356
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 2006, 'Getting `Out of Africa`: Sea crossings, land crossings and culture in the hominin migrations', Journal of World Prehistory, vol. 19, pp. 119 - 132
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 2002, 'Scholarly Book Publishing in Australia: The Impact of the Last Decade', Journal of Scholarly Publishing, vol. 33, pp. 189 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jsp.33.4.189
    Journal articles | 1986
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1986, 'Striated Grinding Grooves in Central Africa', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 41, pp. 27 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3887715
    Journal articles | 1985
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1985, 'Archaeological publishing at Cambridge', Archaeological Review from Cambridge, vol. 4, pp. 227 - 235
    Journal articles | 1984
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1984, 'Fieldwork publication and the CBA/DoE report', Antiquity, vol. 58, pp. 54 - 56
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1976, 'Retrogression rate of the Victoria Falls and the Batoka Gorge', Nature, vol. 264, pp. 23 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/264023a0
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM; Papstein RJ, 1976, 'Lukolwe and the Mbwela of North-Western Zambia', Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, vol. 11, pp. 169 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00672707609511238
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    DERRICOURT RM; PETERS LR; MALUMA E, 1976, 'ITEZHITEZHI - ARCHEOLOGY AND SALVAGE IN ZAMBIA', CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY, vol. 17, pp. 497 - 500, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/201768
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1976, 'Early european travellers in the transkei and ciskei', African Studies, vol. 35, pp. 273 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00020187608707478
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    DERRICOURT R, 1976, 'SAMFYA FOREST AND THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE IRON AGE OF NORTHERN ZAMBIA', Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, vol. 11, pp. 153 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00672707609511235
    Journal articles | 1976
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1976, 'The chronology of Zambia's prehistory', Transafrican Journal of History, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 31
    Journal articles | 1975
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    DERRICOURT RM, 1975, 'SOME COASTAL SHELL MIDDENS IN SOUTHERN MOÇAMBIQUE', Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, vol. 10, pp. 135 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00672707509511619
    Journal articles | 1974
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1974, 'A Soapstone Sculpture from Rhodesia', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 29, pp. 38 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3887937
    Journal articles | 1973
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Evers TM, 1973, 'Robertsdrift, An Iron Age Site And Settlement On The Banks Of The Vaal And Klip Rivers Near Standerton, South-Eastern Transvaal', African Studies, vol. 32, pp. 183 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00020187308707407
    Journal articles | 1973
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1973, 'Problems and researches in the prehistoric human ecology of the Transkei and Ciskei.', South African Medical Journal, vol. 47, pp. 293 - 295
    Journal articles | 1973
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1973, 'Radiocarbon chronology of the late stone age and iron age in South Africa', South African Journal of Science, vol. 69, pp. 280 - 284
    Journal articles | 1972
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1972, 'Ware Analysis of Ceramic Assemblages', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 27, pp. 144 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3888514
    Journal articles | 1971
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt RM, 1971, 'Radiocarbon Chronology for Egypt and North Africa', Journal of Near Eastern Studies, vol. 30, pp. 271 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/372125
    Journal articles | 1970
    Dr Robin Michael Derricourt
    Derricourt R, 1970, 'Watsons Bay', Sydney Journal, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/sj.v1i2.800

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