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The archaeology of drylands : living at the margin, edited by Graeme Barker and David Gilbertson

Label
The archaeology of drylands : living at the margin
Title
The archaeology of drylands
Title remainder
living at the margin
Statement of responsibility
edited by Graeme Barker and David Gilbertson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barker, Graeme
  • Gilbertson, D. D
Series statement
One world archaeology
Series volume
39
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social archaeology
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Human ecology
  • Deserts
  • Land settlement
  • Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric
  • Arid regions agriculture
  • Climatic changes
Label
The archaeology of drylands : living at the margin, edited by Graeme Barker and David Gilbertson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Series editors' foreword
  • Preface
  • 1.
  • Living at the margin: themes in the archaeology of drylands/
  • Graeme Barker
  • David Gilbertson
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • dynamic climatology of drylands/
  • Greg Spellman
  • p. 19
  • 3.
  • decline of desert agriculture: a view from the classical period Negev/
  • Steven A. Rosen
  • p. 45
  • 4.
  • Farmers, herders and miners in the Wadi Faynan, southern Jordan: a 10,000-year landscape archaeology/
  • Graeme Barker
  • p. 63
  • 5.
  • Differing strategies for water supply and farming in the Syrian Black Desert/
  • Paul Newson
  • p. 86
  • 6.
  • Irrigation agriculture in Central Asia: a long-term perspective from Turkmenistan/
  • Mark Nesbitt
  • Sarah O'Hara
  • p. 103
  • 7.
  • Conquests and land degradation in the eastern Maghreb during classical antiquity and the Middle Ages/
  • Jean-Louis Ballais
  • p. 125
  • p. 137
  • 8.
  • Success, longevity, and failure of arid-land agriculture: Romano-Libyan floodwater farming in the Tripolitanian pre-desert/
  • David Gilbertson
  • Chris Hunt
  • Gavin Gillmore
  • 9.
  • Twelve thousand years of human adaptation in Fezzan (Libyan Sahara)/
  • David Mattingly
  • p. 160
  • 10.
  • Farming and famine: subsistence strategies in Highland Ethiopia/
  • Ann Butler
  • A. Catherine D'Andrea
  • p. 180
  • 11.
  • Engaruka: farming by irrigation in Maasailand, c.A.D. 1400-1700/
  • John E. G. Sutton
  • p. 201
  • 12.
  • agricultural landscape of the Nyanga area of Zimbabwe/
  • Robert Soper
  • p. 220
  • 13.
  • Fifteenth-century agropastoral responses to a disequilibrial ecosystem in southwestern Botswana/
  • John Kinahan
  • p. 233
  • 14.
  • Islands of intensive agriculture in African drylands: towards an explanatory framework/
  • Mats Widgren
  • p. 252
  • 15.
  • Prehistoric agriculture and anthropogenic ecology of the North American Southwest/
  • Paul E. Minnis
  • p. 271
  • 16.
  • role of maguey in the Mesoamerican tierra fria: ethnographic, historic and archaeological perspectives/
  • Jeffrey R. Parsons
  • J. Andrew Darling
  • p. 288
  • 17.
  • Traditional irrigation systems in dryland Switzerland/
  • Anne Jones
  • Darren Crook
  • p. 315
  • 18.
  • Desertification, land degradation and land abandonment in the Rhone valley, France/
  • Sander van der Leeuw
  • p. 336
  • Index.
  • p. 355
Control code
9800038257
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 372 p.
Isbn
9780415230018
Lccn
00038257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The archaeology of drylands : living at the margin, edited by Graeme Barker and David Gilbertson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Series editors' foreword
  • Preface
  • 1.
  • Living at the margin: themes in the archaeology of drylands/
  • Graeme Barker
  • David Gilbertson
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • dynamic climatology of drylands/
  • Greg Spellman
  • p. 19
  • 3.
  • decline of desert agriculture: a view from the classical period Negev/
  • Steven A. Rosen
  • p. 45
  • 4.
  • Farmers, herders and miners in the Wadi Faynan, southern Jordan: a 10,000-year landscape archaeology/
  • Graeme Barker
  • p. 63
  • 5.
  • Differing strategies for water supply and farming in the Syrian Black Desert/
  • Paul Newson
  • p. 86
  • 6.
  • Irrigation agriculture in Central Asia: a long-term perspective from Turkmenistan/
  • Mark Nesbitt
  • Sarah O'Hara
  • p. 103
  • 7.
  • Conquests and land degradation in the eastern Maghreb during classical antiquity and the Middle Ages/
  • Jean-Louis Ballais
  • p. 125
  • p. 137
  • 8.
  • Success, longevity, and failure of arid-land agriculture: Romano-Libyan floodwater farming in the Tripolitanian pre-desert/
  • David Gilbertson
  • Chris Hunt
  • Gavin Gillmore
  • 9.
  • Twelve thousand years of human adaptation in Fezzan (Libyan Sahara)/
  • David Mattingly
  • p. 160
  • 10.
  • Farming and famine: subsistence strategies in Highland Ethiopia/
  • Ann Butler
  • A. Catherine D'Andrea
  • p. 180
  • 11.
  • Engaruka: farming by irrigation in Maasailand, c.A.D. 1400-1700/
  • John E. G. Sutton
  • p. 201
  • 12.
  • agricultural landscape of the Nyanga area of Zimbabwe/
  • Robert Soper
  • p. 220
  • 13.
  • Fifteenth-century agropastoral responses to a disequilibrial ecosystem in southwestern Botswana/
  • John Kinahan
  • p. 233
  • 14.
  • Islands of intensive agriculture in African drylands: towards an explanatory framework/
  • Mats Widgren
  • p. 252
  • 15.
  • Prehistoric agriculture and anthropogenic ecology of the North American Southwest/
  • Paul E. Minnis
  • p. 271
  • 16.
  • role of maguey in the Mesoamerican tierra fria: ethnographic, historic and archaeological perspectives/
  • Jeffrey R. Parsons
  • J. Andrew Darling
  • p. 288
  • 17.
  • Traditional irrigation systems in dryland Switzerland/
  • Anne Jones
  • Darren Crook
  • p. 315
  • 18.
  • Desertification, land degradation and land abandonment in the Rhone valley, France/
  • Sander van der Leeuw
  • p. 336
  • Index.
  • p. 355
Control code
9800038257
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 372 p.
Isbn
9780415230018
Lccn
00038257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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