Details of my publications are given below, along with links to the publishers’ website, and, in the case of open-access publications, freely available PDF copies. Alternatively, feel free to email me to request a PDF copy of any of my publications:
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2021. French, J.C. Palaeolithic Europe: A Demographic and Social Prehistory. Cambridge University Press (World Archaeology Series)
2022. Dinnis, R., J.Boulton, J.C. French, M. Buckley, J. Davies, J. Gunn, M. Hervé, S. Howells, E. Laure-Jimenez, E. Masson-Maclean, J. Mogg, C. Pickard, E. Walker, D. Williams, A.T. Chamberlain & C. Stringer. The archaeological potential of Wogan Cavern (Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, UK): results of the first fieldwork season. Cave and Karst Science 49 (2): 65-72.
2022. French, J.C., A. Nowell. Growing up Gravettian. Bioarchaeological perspectives on adolescence in the European Mid-Upper Palaeolithic. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 67. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2022.101430 (Open Access)
2021. Spikins, P., J.C. French, S. John-Wood & C. Dytham. Theoretical and methodological approaches to environmental changes, social behaviour and human intergroup tolerance 300,000 to 30,000 BP. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 28: 53-75. DOI: 10.1007/s10816-020-09503-5. (Open Access)
2021. French, J.C., P. Riris, J. Fernández López de Pablo, S. Lozano & F. Silva. A manifesto for Palaeodemography in the 21st century. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0707
2021. French, J.C. & A. Chamberlain. Demographic uniformitarianism: the theoretical basis of prehistoric demographic research and its cross-disciplinary challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0720
2020. Page, A.E & J.C. French. Reconstructing prehistoric demography: what role for extant hunter-gatherers? Evolutionary Anthropology 29 (6): 332-345. DOI: 10.1002/evan.21869 (Open Access)
2020. Nowell, A & J.C. French. Adolescence and innovation in the European Upper Palaeolithic. Evolutionary Human Sciences 2. DOI: doi:10.1017/ehs.2020.37(Open Access)
2019. French, J.C. The use of ethnographic data in Neanderthal archaeological research: recent trends and their interpretative implications. Hunter Gatherer Research 4.1: 25-49. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3828/hgr.2018.3(Open Access)
2019. French, J.C. Archaeological demography as a tool for the study of women and gender in the past. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 29 (1): 141-157. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959774318000380 Open access version available here
2016. French, J.C. Demography and the Palaeolithic Archaeological Record. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23 (1): 150-199. DOI: 10.1007/s10816-014-9237-4. Open access version available here
2015. French, J.C. The demography of the Upper Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers of Southwestern France: A multi-proxy approach using archaeological data. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 39: 193-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2015.04.005 (Open Access)
2015. French, J.C. & C.M. Collins. Upper Palaeolithic population histories of Southwestern France: A comparison of the demographic signatures of 14C date distributions and archaeological site counts. Journal of Archaeological Science 55: 122-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2015.01.001 (Open Access)
2013. Mellars, P. & J.C. French. Population changes across the Neanderthal-to-Modern-Human transition in Western France: A reply to Dogandžić and McPherron (2013). Journal of Human Evolution 65 (3): 330-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.03.006
2011. Mellars, P. & J.C. French. Tenfold population increase in Western Europe at the Neanderthal-to-Modern Human transition. Science 333: 623-627. DOI: 10.1126/science.1206930
2010. French, J.C. Double standards and ‘boundary bias’ at the European Middle-to-Upper Palaeolithic Transition? An examination of the treatment of evidence for Palaeolithic habitation structures. Archaeological Review from Cambridge 25 (2): 9-28.
2021.French, J.C., P. Riris, J. Fernández López de Pablo, S. Lozano & F. Silva. (eds.). Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Prehistoric Demography. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 376.
2018. French, J.C. The Palaeolithic archaeological record and the materiality of imagination: a response to J. Wentzel van Huyssteen. In, A. Fuentes & C. Deane-Drummond (eds.) Evolution of Wisdom: Major and Minor Keys. Press Books: Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing, University of Notre Dame, pg. 57-63 (https://ctshf.pressbooks.com/)