Stewart, B.A., Challis, S. 2023. Becoming elands’ people: Neoglacial subsistence and spiritual transformations in the Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains, southern Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. 78: 123–147.

Pazan, K.R., Stewart, B.A., Dewar, G. 2023. Early LGM environments accelerated the Middle-Later Stone Age transition in highland southern Africa. Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology 6: 24

Zhao, Y., Obie, M., Stewart, B.A. The archaeology of human permanency on the Tibetan Plateau: a critical review and assessment of current models. Quaternary Science Reviews 313: 108211.

Carr, A.S., Chase, B.M., Birkinshaw, S.J., Rabumbulu, M., Holmes, P.J., Stewart, B.A. Paleolakes and socioecological implications of glacial “greening” of the South African interior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 120 (21) e2221082120.

Patalano, R., Arthur, C., Carleton, C., Challis, S., Dewar, G. Gayantha, K., Ilgner, J., Lucas, M., Marzo, S., Mitchell, P., Mokhachane, R., Pazan, K.R., Spurite, D., Morley, M., Parker, A., Mitchell, P. Stewart, B.A. and Roberts, P. 2023. Late Pleistocene-to-Holocene ecological change and hunter-gatherer adaptations in Lesotho, southern Africa. Communications Earth & Environment 4: 129


Challis, S., Stewart, B.A., Knight, J. 2022. Past environments and human lifeways of Lesotho and the wider Maloti-Drakensberg region of southern Africa. Quaternary International 611–612: 25–28.

Pazan, K.R., Dewar, G., Stewart, B. 2022. The MIS 5a (~80 ka) Middle Stone Age lithic assemblages from Melikane Rockshelter, highland Lesotho. Quaternary International 611–612: 115–133.

Zhao, Y., Zhou, J., Chen, F., Wang, X., Ge, J., Gao, X., Stewart, B.A., Li, F. 2021. Lithic technological responses to environmental change during the penultimate glacial cycle (MIS 7–6) at the Yangshang site, western Chinese Loess Plateau. Quaternary Research 103: 148–159.

Stewart, B.A., Zhao, Y., Mitchell, P.J., Dewar, I., Gleason, J., Blum, J. 2020. Ostrich eggshell bead strontium isotopes reveal persistent macroscale social networking across late Quaternary southern Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117: 6453–6462.


Doering, B. 2019. Evaluating the Effects of Fermentation on the Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Values in Chinook Salmon. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 23626–633.

Pargeter, J., Loftus, E., Mackay, A., Stewart, B.A., Mitchell, P.J. 2019. Late Pleistocene human occupation in the Maloti-Drakensberg region of southern Africa: new radiocarbon dates from Rose Cottage Cave and inter-site comparisons. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 56: 101117

Stewart, B.A. 2019. Comment on R. Haas & S.L. Kuhn’s ‘Forager mobility in constructed environments’. Current Anthropology 60: 499–535.

Zhao Y.C., Li F., Chen F.Y., Zhou J., 2019. The excavation report of the Yangshang Palaeolithic site in Zhangjiachuan County, Gansu Province. Archaeology (考古) 05: 66-77.


Stewart, B.A., Mitchell, P.J. 2018. Late Quaternary palaeoclimates and human-environment dynamics of the Maloti-Drakensberg region, southern Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 196: 1–20.

Stewart, B.A., Mitchell, P.J. 2018. Beyond the shadow of a desert: aquatic resource intensification on the roof of southern Africa. In: Lemke, A., (Ed.), Foraging in the Past: Archaeological Studies of Hunter-Gatherer Diversity, pp. 159–208. University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

Roberts, P., Stewart, B.A. 2018. Defining the ‘generalist-specialist’ niche for Pleistocene Homo sapiens. Nature Human Behavior 2: 542–550.

Pargeter, J., Loftus, E., Mackay, A., Mitchell, P.J., Stewart, B.A. 2018. New ages from Boomplaas Cave, South Africa, provide increased resolution on late/terminal Pleistocene human behavioural variability. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa 53: 156–184.


Dewar, G., Stewart, B.A. 2017.  Early maritime desert dwellers in Namaqualand, South Africa: a Holocene perspective on Pleistocene peopling.Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 12: 44–64.

Doering, B. 2017. Measuring the potential influence of cooking on the C and N isotopic composition of spawning chinook salmon. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 12: 491–498.


Stewart, B.A., Jones, S. 2016. Africa from MIS 6–2: the florescence of modern humans. In: Jones, S., Stewart, B.A. (Eds.),Africa from MIS 6-2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments, pp. 1–20. Springer, Dordrecht.

Dewar, G.I., Stewart, B.A. 2016. Paleoenvironments, sea levels and land use in Namaqualand, South Africa, during MIS 6–2. In: Jones, S., Stewart, B.A., (Eds.),Africa from MIS 6–2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments, pp. 195-212. Springer, Dordrecht.

Stewart, B.A., Parker, A.G., Dewar, G.I., Morley, M., Allott, L. 2016. Follow the Senqu: Maloti-Drakensberg paleoenvironments and implications for early human dispersals into mountain systems. In:Jones, S., Stewart, B.A. (Eds.),Africa from MIS 6–2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments, pp. 247–271. Springer, Dordrecht.

Jones S., Stewart, B.A. 2016. Africa from MIS 6–2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments. Springer, Dordrecht.

Pargeter, J., Mackay, A. Mitchell, P., Shea, J., Stewart, B.A. 2016. Primordialism and the ‘Pleistocene San’ of southern Africa. Antiquity 90: 1072–1079.

Pargeter, J., Mackay, A. Mitchell, P., Shea, J., Stewart, B.A. 2016. Primordialism and the ‘Pleistocene San’ of southern Africa: a final reply. Antiquity 90: 1087–1089.

Nian X.M., Li F., Chen F.Y., Zhang W.G., Zhao Y.C., Zhou J., Gao X., 2016. Optically stimulated luminescence ages for human occupation during the penultimate glaciation in the western Loess Plateau of China. Journal of Quaternary Science 31: 928-935.


Loftus, E., Stewart, B.A., Dewar, G., Lee-Thorp, J. 2015. Stable isotope evidence of MIS 3 to middle Holocene palaeoenvironments from Sehonghong, eastern Lesotho. Journal of Quaternary Science 30: 805–816.

Zhao Y.C., Li F., Chen F.Y., Li G., Wang S., Gao X., 2015. Minimum analytical nodules analysis on stone artifacts at the Xujiacheng Site in Gansu Province, North China. Acta Anthropologica Sinica (人类学学报) 34: 318-329.


Marks, S.J., Montinaro, F., Levy, H., Brisighelli, F., Ferri, G., Bertoncini, S., Batini, C., Busby, G.B.J., Arthur, C., Mitchell, P., Stewart, B.A., Oosthuizen, O., Oosthuizen, E., D’Amato, M.E., Davison, S., Pascali, V., Capelli, C. 2014. Static and moving frontiers: the genetic landscape of southern African Bantu-speaking populations. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 29–43.

Mackay, A., Stewart, B.A., Chase, B.M. 2014. Coalescence and fragmentation in the late Pleistocene archaeology of southernmost Africa. Journal of Human Evolution 72: 26–51.


Stewart, B.A. 2012. The world’s earliest mountain folk? PAST 71: 10–11.

Stewart, B.A., Dewar, G.I., Morley, M., Inglis, R., Wheeler, M., Jacobs, Z., Roberts, R.G. 2012. Afromontane foragers of the Late Pleistocene: site formation, chronology and occupational pulsing at Melikane Rockshelter, Lesotho. Quaternary International 270: 40–60.

Dewar, G.I., Stewart, B.A. 2012. Preliminary results of excavations at Spitzkloof Rockshelter, Richtersveld, South Africa. Quaternary International 270: 30–39.


Stewart, B.A., Parkington, J., Fisher, W., Jr. 2011. The tortoise and the ostrich egg: projecting the home base hypothesis into the 21stcentury. 2011. In: Sept, J., Pilbeam, D. (Eds.), Casting the Net Wide: Papers in Honor of Glynn Isaac and His Approach to Human Origins Research. American School of Prehistoric Research, Cambridge, Mass, pp. 254–278.

Stewart, B.A. 2011. ‘Residues of parts unchewable’: stages two and three of a multivariate taphonomic analysis of the Dunefield Midden bovid bones. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa46: 141–168.


Stewart, B.A. 2010. Modifications on the bovid bone assemblage from Dunefield Midden, South Africa: stage one of a multivariate taphonomic analysis. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa 45: 238–275.

Schultziner, D., Stevens, T., Stevens, M., Stewart, B.A., Hannagan, R.J., Saltini Semerari, G. 2010. The causes and scope of political egalitarianism during the Last Glacial: a multi-disciplinary perspective. Philosophy and Biology 25: 319–346.