Thorpe, I.J.N. (1996) The origins of agriculture in Europe (London: Routledge).
Parker Pearson M. and Thorpe, I J.N. (eds) (2006) Warfare, violence and slavery in prehistory (Oxford: British Archaeological Reports).
Edited works: contributions (since 2000)
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2000) 'Bare but bountiful: the later Neolithic social and physical landscape of Thy, Jutland'. In: Ritchie A. (ed.) Neolithic Orkney in its European context (Cambridge) pp 71-78.
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2001) 'Danish causewayed enclosures - temporary monuments?' In Darvill T & Thomas J (eds) Neolithic Enclosures in Atlantic Northwest Europe (Oxford), pp 190-203
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2002) 'Of games and invention: the function of invention, the invention of function'. In: Götz M. et al. (eds) Heureka oder die Kunst des Entwerfens (Ulm), pp 86-92.
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2003) 'Death and violence - the later Mesolithic of Southern Scandinavia'. In: Bevan L. and Moore J. (eds.) Peopling the Mesolithic in a northern environment (Oxford), pp 171-80.
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2006) 'Fighting and feuding in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain and Ireland'. In: Otto T., Thrane H. and Vandkilde H. (eds) Warfare and society. Archaeological and social anthropological perspectives (Århus University Press), pp 141-66.
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2009) 'Fighting and feuding in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain and Ireland'. In: Glørstad, H. and Prescott, C. (eds) Neolithisation as if history mattered (Bricoleur Press), pp 23-63.
Journal papers: academic (since 2000)
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2003) Anthropology, Archaeology and the origin of Warfare. World Archaeology 35, 145-65.
Outram, A. et al. (2009) The Earliest Horse Harnessing and Milking. Science 323, 1332-35.
Thorpe, I.J.N. (2013) The Origins of Domestic Horses in North-west Europe: new Direct Dates on the Horses of Newgrange, Ireland. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 73