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Staff :: Dr. John P Hart

Name:
Hart, Dr. John P Hart, Dr. John P
Title:
Director, Research & Collections Division
Phone:
(518) 474-0079
E-Mail:
jhart@mail.nysed.gov
Fax:
(518) 486-2034
Specialties:
Evolution of prehistoric agriculture
Departments:
Research & Collections :: Administration
Research & Collections :: Research :: Anthropology
More Info:
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/research_collections/research/labs/archaeology/research/arch/hart/


Publications(Click to Expand):
 
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Hart, J. P., Lovis, W. A., Urquhart, G. R., and Reber, E. A. 2013. Modeling Freshwater Reservoir Offsets on Radiocarbon-Dated Charred Cooking Residues. American Antiquity 78(3):536-552.

Hart, J. P., and Engelbrecht, W. 2012. Northern Iroquoian Ethnic Evolution: A Social Network Analysis. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 19(2):322-349.

Hart, J. P., Lovis, W. A., Jeske, R. J., and Richards, J. D. 2012. The Potential of Bulk d13C on Encrusted Cooking Residues as Independent Evidence for Regional Maize Histories. American Antiquity 77:315-325.

Lovis, W. A., Urquhart, G. R., Raviele, M. E., and Hart, J. P. 2011. Hardwood Ash Nixtamalization May Lead to False Negatives for the Presence of Maize by Depleting Bulk delta13C in Carbonized Residues. Journal of Archaeological Science 38:2726-2730.

Hart, J. P., Matson, R. G., Thompson, R. G., and Blake, M. 2011. Teosinte Inflorescence Phytolith Assemblages Mirror Zea Taxonomy. PLoS ONE 6(3):E18349.

Hart, J. P. 2011. The Immeasurable Value of Grants. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 6(4):10-13.

Hart, J. P. 2010. Pottery Change: Research Alters How Archaeologists View New York's Past. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 5(4):7.

Hart, J. P. 2008. Separating the Three Sisters. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4(1):10-12.

Hart, J. P., Reber, E. A., Thompson, R. G., and Lusteck, R. 2008. Taking Variation Seriously: Evidence for Steatite Vessel Use from the Hunter's Home Site, New York. American Antiquity 76:729-741.

Hart, J. P., and Lovis, W. A. 2007. A Multi-Regional Analysis of AMS and Radiometric Dates from Carbonized Food Residues. Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 32:201-261.

Hart, J. P., Lovis, W. A., Schulenberg, J. K., and Urquhart, G. R. 2007. Paleodietary Implications from Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis of Experimental Cooking Residues. Journal of Archaeological Science 34(5):804-813.

Hart, J. P. 2005. Discovery Now: Making Sense of Gourds. Members Update 16(1):4.

Hart, J. P., Nass, J. P., and Means, B. K. 2005. Monongahela Subsistence-Settlement Change?. Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 30(2):327-365.

Hart, J. P. 2004. Can Cucurbita pepo Gourd Seeds be Made Edible?. Journal of Archaeological Science 31:1631-1633.

Hart, J. P., Daniels, R. A., and Sheviak, C. A. 2004. Do Cucurbita pepo Gourds Float Fish Nets?. American Antiquity 69:141-148.

Thompson, R. G., Hart, J. P., Brumbach, H. J., and Lusteck, R. 2004. Phytolith Evidence for Twentieth-Century B.P. Maize in Northern Iroquoia. Northeast Anthropology 68:25-39.

Lindner, C., Hart, J. P., and Wellman, B. 2003. Death Notice, Robert E Funk. Anthropology News 44(3):

Terrell, J. E., Hart, J. P., Barut, S., Cellinese, N., Curet, A., Denham, T., Kusimba, C. M., Latinis, K., Oka, R., Palka, J., Pohl, M. E. D., Pope, K. O., Williams, P. R., Haines, H., and Staller, J. E. 2003. Domesticated Landscapes: The Subsistence Ecology of Plant and Animal Domestication. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 10:323-368.

Lindner, C., Hart, J. P., and Wellman, B. 2003. In Memorium: Robert E. Funk 1932-2002. Mammoth Trumpet 18(2):7.

Hart, J. P. 2003. Rethinking the Three Sisters. Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology 19:73-82.

Hart, J. P., and Brumbach, H. J. 2003. The Death of Owasco. American Antiquity 68:737-752.

Hart, J. P., Asch, D. L., Scarry, C. M., and Crawford, G. W. 2002. The Age of the Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in the Northern Eastern Woodlands of North America. Antiquity 76:377-385.

Hart, J. P. 2001. Maize, Matrilocality, Migration, and Northern Iroquoian Evolution. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 8:151-182.

Hart, J. P. 2000. Squash Down, Beans Up. Archaeology 53(1):18.

Hart, J. P. 1999. Another look at Clemson's Island. Northeast Anthropology 57:19-26.

Hart, J. P., and Scarry, C. M. 1999. The Age of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) in the Northeastern United States. American Antiquity 64:653-658.

Cremeens, D. L., Hart, J. P., and Darmody, R. G. 1998. Complex Pedostratigraphy of a Terrace Fragipan at the Memorial Park Site, Central Pennsylvania. Geoarchaeology 13:339-359.

Corbin, J. A., and Hart, J. P. 1998. The Washington Square Mound Site: A Middle Caddo Mound Complex in South Central East Texas. Texas Archaeological Society Bulletin 69:47-78.

Hart, J. P., and Nass, J. P. 1995. Modeling Monongahela Subsistence-Settlement Change: Introduction. Archaeology of Eastern North America 23:23-26.

Hart, J. P. 1995. Storage and Monongahela Subsistence-Settlement Change. Archaeology of Eastern North America 23:41-56.

Hart, J. P. 1994. Archaeological Investigations at the Mon City site (36WA737), Washington County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Archaeologist 64(3):7-39.

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Hart, J. P. 2014. An Analysis of the Aboriginal Ceramics from the Washington Square Mound Site, Nacogdoches County, Texas. Stephen F. Austin State University Center for Regional Heritage Research, James E. Corbin Papers in Archaeology Vol. 1. Stephen F. Austin State University Press, Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Hart, J. P. 2014. A Critical Assessment of Current Approaches to Investigations of the Timing, Rate, and Adoption Trajectories of Domesticates in the Midwest and Great Lakes. In Reassessing the Timing, Rate, and Adoption Trajectories of Domesticate Use in the Midwest and Great Lakes. Occasional Papers 1, edited by M. E. Raviele, and W. A. Lovis, pp. 161-174. Midwest Archaeological Conference, Inc., Champlain, Illinois.

Hart, J. P. 2013. A New History of Maize-Bean-Squash Agriculture in the Northeast. In Seeking Our Past: An Introduction to North American Archaeology second edition, edited by S. W. Neusius, and G. T. Gross, pp. 407-415. Oxford University Press, New York, New York.

Rieth, C. B., and J. P. Hart. 2011. Introduction to Current Research in New York Archaeology A.D. 700-1300. In Current Research in New York State Archaeology: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Record 2, edited by C. B. Rieth, and J. P. Hart, pp. 1-6. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P., L. M. Anderson, and R. S. Feranec. 2011. Additional Evidence for cal. Seventh-Century A.D. Maize Consumption at the Kipp Island Site, New York. In Current Research in New York State Archaeology: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Record 2, edited by C. B. Rieth, and J. P. Hart, pp. 27-40. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 2011. The Death of Owasco--Redux. In Current Research in New York State Archaeology: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Record 2, edited by C. B. Rieth, and J. P. Hart, pp. 95-108. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 2008. Introduction. In Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany II. New York State Museum Bulletin 512, edited by J. P. Hart, pp. 1-7. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Terrell, J. E., and J. P. Hart. 2008. Domesticated Landscapes. In Handbook of Landscape Archaeology, edited by B. David, and J. Thomas, pp. 328-332. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, California.

Hart, J. P. 2008. Evolving the Three Sisters: The Changing Histories of Maize, Bean, and Squash in New York and the Greater Northeast. In Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany II. New York State Museum Bulletin 512, edited by J. P. Hart, pp. 87-99. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Reber, E. A., and J. P. Hart. 2008. Visible Clues: The Analysis of Visible Pottery Residues from New York State with Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometery. In Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany II. New York State Museum Bulletin 512, edited by J. P. Hart, pp. 129-139. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 2007. A New History of Maize-Bean-Squash Agriculture in the Northeast. In Seeking Our Past: An Introduction to North American Archaeology, edited by S.W. Neusius, and G.T. Gross, pp. 600-608. Oxford University Press, New York, New York.

Hart, J. P., R. G. Thompson, and H. J. Brumbach. 2007. Phytolith Evidence for Early Maize (Zea mays) in the Northern Finger Lakes Region of New York. In Archaeology of the Iroquois: Selected Readings & Research Sources, edited by J.E. Kerber, pp. 93-123. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York.

Hart, J. P., and H. J. Brumbach. 2007. The Death of Owasco. In Archaeology of the Iroquois: Selected Readings & Research Sources, edited by J.E. Kerber, pp. 67-88. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York.

Asch, D. L., and J. P. Hart. 2003. Crop Domestication in Prehistoric Eastern North America. In Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science, edited by R. M. Goodman, pp. 304-319. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, New York.

Cremeens, D. L., and J. P. Hart. 2003. Introduction. In Geoarchaeology of Landscapes in the Glaciated Northeast. New York State Museum Bulletin 497, edited by D. L. Cremeens, and J. P. Hart, pp. 1-3. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Terrell, J. E., and J. P. Hart. 2002. Introduction. In Darwin and Archaeology: A Handbook of Key Concepts, edited by J. P. Hart, and J. E. Terrell, pp. 1-13. Bergin & Garvey, Westport, Connecticut.

Hart, J. P., and B. K. Means. 2002. Maize and Villages: A Summary and Critical Assessment of Current Northeast Early Late Prehistoric Evidence. In Northeast Subsistence-Settlement Change: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Bulletin 496, edited by J. P. Hart, and C. B. Rieth, pp. 342-358. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Nass, J. P., and J. P. Hart. 2000. Late Prehistoric Settlement in the Lower Upper Ohio River Basin. In Cultures Before Contact: The Late Prehistory of Ohio and Surrounding Regions, edited by R. Genheimer, pp. 124-155. The Ohio Archaeological Counci, Columbus, Ohio.

Hart, J. P. 1999. Dating Roundtop's Domesticates: Implications for Northeastern Late Prehistory. In Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany. New York State Museum Bulletin 494, edited by J. P. Hart, pp. 47-68. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 1999. Introduction. In Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany. New York State Museum Bulletin 494, edited by J. P. Hart, pp. 1-10. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Cremeens, D. L., and J. P. Hart. 1995. On Chronostratigraphy, Pedostratigraphy, and Archaeological Context. In Pedological Perspectives in Archaeological Research, edited by M. E. Collins, B. J. Carter, B. G. Gladfelter, and R. J. Southard, pp. 15-34. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin.

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Hart, J. P., and L. P. Sullivan. 1996. Introduction to Prehistoric Contexts. In Historic Context Development for Prehistoric Sites, U.S. Route 219, Cattaraugus and Erie Counties, New York, edited by J. P. Hart, and L. P. Sullivan, pp. 1-4. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Sullivan, L. P., and J. P. Hart. 1996. Research Plan for Prehistoric Sites. In Historic Context Development for Prehistoric Sites, U.S. Route 219, Cattaraugus and Erie Counties, New York, edited by J. P. Hart, and L. P. Sullivan, pp. 86-95. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 1996. Systematics and Chronology. In Historic Context Development for Prehistoric Sites, U.S. Route 219, Cattaraugus and Erie Counties, New York, edited by J. P. Hart, and L. P. Sullivan, pp. 5-12. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

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Rieth, C. B., and J. P. Hart (editors). 2011. Current Research in New York State Archaeology: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Record 2. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B., and J. P. Hart (editors). 2010. Soldiers, Cities, and Landscapes: Papers in Honor of Charles L. Fisher. New York State Museum Bulletin 513. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. (editor). 2008. Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany II. New York State Museum Bulletin 512. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Cremeens, D. L., and J. P. Hart (editors). 2003. Geoarchaeology of Landscapes in the Glaciated Northeast. New York State Museum Bulletin 497. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P., and J. E. Terrell (editors). 2002. Darwin and Archaeology: A Handbook of Key Concepts. Bergin & Garvey, Westport, Connecticut.

Hart, J. P., and C. B. Rieth (editors). 2002. Northeast Subsistence-Settlement Change: A.D. 700 1300. New York State Museum Bulletin 496. The University of the State of New York, Albany, NY.

Hart, J. P., and C. L. Fisher (editors). 2000. Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Domestic Site Archaeology in New York State. New York State Museum Bulletin 495. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. (editor). 1999. Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany. New York State Museum Bulletin 494. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P., and J. P. Nass (editors). 1995. Papers from the Monongahela Symposium, 59th ESAF Meeting, Pittsburgh, 1992. Archaeology of Eastern North America 23. Eastern States Archaeological Federation, Augusta, Maine.

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Hart, J. P. 1998 New York State Education Department, Cultural Resources Survey Program, Work Scope Specifications for Cultural Resource Investigations on New York State Department of Transportation Projects. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P. 1998 Sensitivity Assessment for Prehistoric Sites PIN 5101.53.121 U.S. Route 219 Erie and Cattaraugus Counties, New York.. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Hart, J. P., and L. P. Sullivan (editors) 1997 Historical Context Development, PIN5101.53.121, U.S. Route 219, Cattaraugus and Erie Counties, New York. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Schafer, D., J. P. Hart, and C. L. Fisher 1996 A Cultural Resources Site Examination of The Tifft (NYSM # 10018), Nichols (NYSM# 10019) and Morton (NYSM# 10017 ) Sites PIN 7015.84.122, BIN 1-00044-0 Route 3--Oswego County Line to Aspinwall Corners Town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York. Report prepared for New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York.

Publications for Sale:
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Hart, J. P. Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany II. Bulletin No. 512.  213 pp., 56 figs., 41 tbls. 2008

Hart, J. P., Editor. Current Northeast Paleoethnobotany. Bulletin No. 494.  235 pp., 52 figs., 34 tbls. 1999

Hart, J. P., and D. L. Cremeens, Editors. Geoarchaeology of Landscapes in the Glaciated Northeast. Bulletin No. 497.  xiii + 212 pp., 101 figs., 5 tbls. 2003

Hart, J. P., and C. L. Fisher, Editors. Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Domestic Site Archaeology in New York. Bulletin No. 495.  241 pp., 69 figs., 31 tbls. 2000

Rieth, C. B., and J. P. Hart, Editors. Northeast Subsistence-Settlement Change: A.D. 700-1300. Bulletin No. 496.  359 pp., 107 figs., 56 tbls. 2002

Hart, J. P., and P. B. Drooker. Soldiers, Cities, and Landscapes: Papers in Honor of Charles L. Fisher. Bulletin No. 513.  295 pages, 234 Figures, 33 tables. 2010

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