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Sykes, N.J., Carden, R.F, adn Harris, K.. 2011. Changes in the size and shape of fallow deer – evidence for the movement and management of a species. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. DOI: 10.1002/oa.1239


Sykes, N.J., Baker, K., Carden, R.F., Higham, T.F.G., Hoelzel, A.R and Stevens, R.E. 2011. ‘New evidence for the establishment and management of the European fallow deer (Dama dama dama) in Roman Britain’. Journal of Archaeological Science 38(1), 156-65 doi:10.1016/j.jas.2010.08.024


Sykes, N.J. and Carden, R.F. 2011. Were fallow deer spotted (OE *pohha/*pocca) in Anglo-Saxon England? Reviewing the evidence for Dama dama dama in early medieval Europe. Medieval Archaeology 55, 138-162


Sykes, N. J. 2010. ‘Fallow deer’. In O’Connor T. and Sykes, N. J., eds, Extinctions and Invasions: A Social History of British Fauna. Oxford: Windgather.


Sykes, N. J. 2010. ‘Deer, land, knives and halls: social change in early medieval England’, Antiquaries Journal 90, 175-193


Sykes, N. 2010. ‘Worldviews in transition: the impact of exotic plants and animals on Iron Age/Romano-British landscapes’. Landscapes 10(2), 19-36.


Sykes, N., 2007. The Norman Conquest: A Zooarchaeological Perspective. Oxford: Archaeopress.


Sykes, N. J., 2007. ‘Taking sides: the social life of venison in medieval England’. In: Pluskowski, A., ed. Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies: Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages, Cambridge. Oxbow Books.


Sykes, N. J., 2007. ‘Animal bones and animal parks’. In: Liddiard, R., ed. The Medieval Deer Park: New Perspectives. Macclesfield: Windgather Press, pp. 49-62


Sykes, N. J., 2006. ‘The impact of the Normans on hunting practices in England’. In: Woolgar, C., Serjeantson, D. and Waldron, T., ed. Food in Medieval England: Diet and Nutrition. Oxford University Press, pp. 162-175


Sykes, N., White, J., Hayes, T. and Palmer, M., 2006. ‘Tracking animals using strontium isotopes in teeth: the role of fallow deer (Dama dama) in Roman Britain’. Antiquity, 80(310), 948-959.


Sykes, N., 2005. ‘Hunting for the Normans: zooarchaeology evidence for medieval identity’. In: Pluskowski, A., ed. Just Skin and Bones?: New Perspectives on Human-animal Relations in the Historical Past. Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 71-78


Sykes, N., 2005. ‘The zooarchaeology of the Norman Conquest’. Anglo-Norman Studies, 27, 185-97.


Sykes, N. J. 2004 ‘The introduction of fallow deer to Britain: a zooarchaeological perspective’, Environmental Archaeology 9, 75-83.

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