Robert Van de Noort's Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from PDF

By Robert Van de Noort

ISBN-10: 0199699550

ISBN-13: 9780199699551

it really is past doubt that the weather is altering, offering us with one of many greatest demanding situations within the twenty-first-century. prior to now one hundred fifty years, archaeologists have studied the influence of weather switch on humanity; despite the fact that, this data has now not but been used while contemplating the effect weather swap could have on destiny human groups. This pioneering learn addresses this significant paradox in smooth weather swap examine, and offers the theoretical
basis for archaeological facts to be incorporated in weather switch debates - an strategy which makes use of archaeological learn as a repository of principles and ideas which could support construct the resilience of recent groups opposed to the historical past of swift weather change.

Applying this method of 4 case examine components, with a purpose to be one of the first to be considerably suffering from weather swap - the coastal wetlands of the North Sea, the Sundarbans, Florida's Gulf Coast, and the Iraqi Marshland, this comparative research illustrates the range of adaptive pathways applied in occasions of weather swap long ago and the way those can assist arrange glossy communities.

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