Robin Derricourt

Honorary Professor

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.

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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Derricourt R, 2018, Unearthing childhood Young lives in prehistory, Oxford University Press, Manchester UK
2018
Derricourt R, 2018, An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ
2018
Derricourt R, 2015, Antiquity Imagined: The Remarkable Legacy of Egypt and the Ancient Near East, I.B.Tauris, London, http://www.ibtauris.com/AntiquityImagined/
2015
Derricourt RM; Curtis V, 2013, The Email Tamer, Woodslane Press
2013
2012, UNSW Press a History, 1962–2012, UNSW Press
2012
2012, UNSW Press a History, 1962–2012, UNSW Press
2012
Derricourt R, 2011, South Head Sydney and the Origins of Watsons Bay
2011
Derricourt R, 2011, South Head Sydney and the Origins of Watsons Bay
2011
Derricourt RM, 2011, Inventing Africa: history, archaeology and ideas, 1, Pluto, London
2011
Derricourt R, 1996, An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ
1996
Derricourt R, 1996, Ideas into Books: a guide to scholarly and non-fiction publishing, Penguin Books Australia, Melbourne
1996
Derricourt R, 1996, Ideas into Books: a guide to scholarly and non-fiction publishing, Penguin Books Australia, Melbourne
1996
Derricourt RM, 1985, Man on the Kafue The Archaeology and History of the Itezhitezhi Area of Zambia, Lilian Barber Press
1985
Derricourt RM, 1985, Man on the Kafue The Archaeology and History of the Itezhitezhi Area of Zambia, Lilian Barber Press
1985
Derricourt RM, 1980, People of the Lakes Archaeological Studies in Northern Zambia, Manchester University Press
1980
Derricourt RM, 1980, People of the Lakes Archaeological Studies in Northern Zambia, Manchester University Press
1980
Derricourt RM, 1977, Prehistoric Man in the Ciskei & Transkei, Struik, Cape Town
1977
Derricourt RM, 1977, Prehistoric Man in the Ciskei & Transkei, Lawrence Verry Incorporated
1977
Derricourt R, 1976, A classified index of archaeological and other sites in Zambia, National Monuments Commission, Livingstone, Zambia
1976
Derricourt R, 1976, A classified index of archaeological and other sites in Zambia, National Monuments Commission, Livingstone, Zambia
1976
1975, A Supplementary Bibliography of the Archaeology of Zambia, 1967-1973
1975
1975, A Supplementary Bibliography of the Archaeology of Zambia, 1967-1973
1975
Saunders CC; Derricourt RM, 1974, Beyond the Cape frontier studies in the history of the Transkei and Ciskei, Longman Publishing Group
1974
Saunders CC; Derricourt RM, 1974, Beyond the Cape frontier studies in the history of the Transkei and Ciskei, Longman Publishing Group
1974
Book Chapters
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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
2007
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
1993
Derricourt R, 1993, 'Books, print and scholarly communication in the electronic age', in Mulvaney J; Steele C (ed.), , Australian Academy of the Humanities, Canberra, pp. 189 - 195
1993
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
1986
Derricourt R, 1986, 'Prehistoric settlement in the Lusaka region', in Williams GJ (ed.), , Zambia Geographical Society, Lusaka, Zambia, pp. 60 - 70
1986
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
1977
Derricourt R, 1977, 'Invasion models and zonal exploitation in later south African prehistory', in , pp. 131 - 138
1977
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
1976
Derricourt R, 1976, 'The origins of the South African Iron Age', in Abebe B; Chavaillon J; Sutton J (ed.), , Antiquities Administration, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pp. 215 - 220
1976
Derricourt R, 1973, 'Classification and culture change in late post-Pleistocene South Africa', in Renfrew C (ed.), , Duckworth, London, pp. 625 - 631
1973
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
1973
Derricourt R, 1972, 'Human ecology and site resource analysis', in Inskeep R; Summers R (ed.), The Interpretation of Archaeological Evidence, edn. Goodwin Series, South African Archaeological Society, Claremont, South Africa, pp. 21 - 25
1972
Derricourt R, 1972, 'Human ecology and site resource analysis', in Inskeep R; Summers R (ed.), , South African Archaeological Society, Claremont, South Africa, pp. 21 - 25
1972
Journal articles
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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
2014
Derricourt RM, 2014, 'The changing careers of Vere Gordon Childe', Antiquity, vol. 88, pp. 632 - 638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00101267
2014
Derricourt R, 2012, 'Peer Review: Fetishes, Fallacies, and Perceptions', Journal of Scholarly Publishing, vol. 43, pp. 137 - 147,
2012
Derricourt RM, 2012, 'Pyramidologies of Egypt: a Typological Review', Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 22, pp. 353 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959774312000443
2012
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
2012
Derricourt RM, 2012, 'Pseudoarchaeology: The concept and its limitations', Antiquity, vol. 86, pp. 514 - 531
2012
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
2010
Derricourt RM, 2010, 'Raymond Dart and the danger of mentors', Antiquity, vol. 84
2010
Derricourt RM, 2009, 'Patenting hominins: Taxonomies, fossils and egos', Critique of Anthropology, vol. 29, pp. 193 - 204
2009
Derricourt RM, 2009, 'The enigma of Raymond Dart', International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 42, pp. 257
2009
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
2008
Derricourt R, 2008, 'Watsons Bay', Sydney Journal, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/sj.v1i2.800
2008
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
2006
Derricourt R, 2002, 'Scholarly Book Publishing in Australia: The Impact of the Last Decade', Journal of Scholarly Publishing, vol. 33, pp. 189 - 201,
2002
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
2002
Derricourt R, 1986, 'Striated Grinding Grooves in Central Africa', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 41, pp. 27 - 27,
1986
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
1986
Derricourt R, 1985, 'Archaeological publishing at Cambridge', Archaeological Review from Cambridge, vol. 4, pp. 227 - 235
1985
Derricourt R, 1985, 'Archaeological publishing at Cambridge', Archaeological Review from Cambridge, vol. 4, pp. 227 - 235
1985
Derricourt R, 1984, 'Fieldwork publication and the CBA/DoE report', Antiquity, vol. 58, pp. 54 - 56
1984
Derricourt R, 1984, 'Fieldwork publication and the CBA/DoE report', Antiquity, vol. 58, pp. 54 - 56
1984
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
1976
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
1976
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
1976
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
1976
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
1976
Derricourt R, 1976, 'The chronology of Zambia's prehistory', Transafrican Journal of History, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 31
1976
Derricourt R, 1976, 'The chronology of Zambia's prehistory', Transafrican Journal of History, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 31
1976
DERRICOURT RO B I N, 1976, 'SAMFYA FOREST AND THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE IRON AGE OF NORTHERN ZAMBIA', Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, vol. 11, pp. 153 - 159,
1976
DERRICOURT RM, 1975, 'SOME COASTAL SHELL MIDDENS IN SOUTHERN MOÇAMBIQUE', Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, vol. 10, pp. 135 - 139,
1975
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
1975
Derricourt RM, 1974, 'A Soapstone Sculpture from Rhodesia', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 29, pp. 38 - 38,
1974
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
1974
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
1973
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
1973
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
1973
Derricourt RM, 1972, 'Ware Analysis of Ceramic Assemblages', The South African Archaeological Bulletin, vol. 27, pp. 144 - 144,
1972
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
1972
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
1971
Derricourt RM, 1971, 'Radiocarbon Chronology for Egypt and North Africa', Journal of Near Eastern Studies, vol. 30, pp. 271 - 292,
1971
Derricourt R, 'Watsons Bay', Sydney Journal, vol. 1,