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The Resource Surviving sudden environmental change : answers from archaeology, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.], (electronic book)

Surviving sudden environmental change : answers from archaeology, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.], (electronic book)

Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : answers from archaeology
Title
Surviving sudden environmental change
Title remainder
answers from archaeology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities--ranging from Arctic to equatorial regions, from tropical rainforests to desert interiors, and from deep prehistory to living memory--faced and coped with such dangers
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
CC81
LC item number
.S87 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooper, Jago
  • Sheets, Payson D
  • Abbott, David A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental archaeology
  • Social archaeology
  • Natural disasters
  • Climatic changes
  • Human ecology
  • Human beings
  • Social evolution
  • Social change
Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : answers from archaeology, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Learning to Live with the Dangers of Sudden Environmental Change / Payson Sheets and Jago Cooper -- Hazards, Impacts, and Resilience among Hunter-Gatherers of the Kuril Islands / Ben Fitzhugh -- Responses to Explosive Volcanic Eruptions by Small to Complex Societies in Ancient Mexico and Central America / Payson Sheets -- Black Sun, High Flame, and Flood : Volcanic Hazards in Iceland / Andrew Dugmore and Orri Vésteinsson -- Fail to Prepare then Prepare to Fail : Re-thinking Threat Vulnerability and Mitigation in the Precolumbian Caribbean / Jago Cooper -- Collation, Correlation, and Causation in the Prehistory of Coastal Peru / Daniel H. Sandweiss and Jeffrey Quilter -- Silent Hazards, Invisible Risks : Prehispanic Erosion in the Teotihuacan Valley, Central Mexico / Emily McClung de Tapia -- Domination and Resilience in Bronze Age Mesopotamia / Tate Paulette -- Long-Term Vulnerability and Resilience : Three Examples from Archaeological Study in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico / Margaret C. Nelson, Michelle Hegmon, Keith W. Kintigh, Ann P. Kinzig, Ben A. Nelson, John M. Anderies, David A. Abbott, Katherine A. Spielmann, Scott E. Ingram, Matthew A. Peeples, Stephanie Kulow, Colleen A. Strawhacker, Cathryn Meegan -- Archaeological Overview: Social Evolution, Hazards, and Resilience : Some Concluding Thoughts / Timothy A. Kohler -- Ecodynamics and Resilience Overview: Global Environmental Change, Resilience, and Sustainable Outcomes / Charles L. Redman
Control code
ebr10556756
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781607321682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : answers from archaeology, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Learning to Live with the Dangers of Sudden Environmental Change / Payson Sheets and Jago Cooper -- Hazards, Impacts, and Resilience among Hunter-Gatherers of the Kuril Islands / Ben Fitzhugh -- Responses to Explosive Volcanic Eruptions by Small to Complex Societies in Ancient Mexico and Central America / Payson Sheets -- Black Sun, High Flame, and Flood : Volcanic Hazards in Iceland / Andrew Dugmore and Orri Vésteinsson -- Fail to Prepare then Prepare to Fail : Re-thinking Threat Vulnerability and Mitigation in the Precolumbian Caribbean / Jago Cooper -- Collation, Correlation, and Causation in the Prehistory of Coastal Peru / Daniel H. Sandweiss and Jeffrey Quilter -- Silent Hazards, Invisible Risks : Prehispanic Erosion in the Teotihuacan Valley, Central Mexico / Emily McClung de Tapia -- Domination and Resilience in Bronze Age Mesopotamia / Tate Paulette -- Long-Term Vulnerability and Resilience : Three Examples from Archaeological Study in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico / Margaret C. Nelson, Michelle Hegmon, Keith W. Kintigh, Ann P. Kinzig, Ben A. Nelson, John M. Anderies, David A. Abbott, Katherine A. Spielmann, Scott E. Ingram, Matthew A. Peeples, Stephanie Kulow, Colleen A. Strawhacker, Cathryn Meegan -- Archaeological Overview: Social Evolution, Hazards, and Resilience : Some Concluding Thoughts / Timothy A. Kohler -- Ecodynamics and Resilience Overview: Global Environmental Change, Resilience, and Sustainable Outcomes / Charles L. Redman
Control code
ebr10556756
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781607321682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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