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Late Quaternary Environmental Change: Physical and Human Perspectives

Textbook

By: Martin Bell (Author), Michael JC Walker (Author)

273 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, maps, tables

Routledge

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #143472 | ISBN: 0130333441
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Hardback | Dec 2015 | Edition: 2 | #231882 | ISBN-13: 9781138134676
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About this book

Adopting an ecological approach to archaeology, this book discusses the relationships between people and the environment of the temperate zone, during the closing stages of the last glacial and over the course of the present glacial.


Contents

Preface to the second edition
Acknowledgements

1. Environmental change and human activity
2. Evidence for environmental change
3. Natural environmental change
4. Consequences of climatic change
5. People in a world of constant change
6. Cultural landscapes, human agency and environmental change
7. People, climate and erosion
8. The role of the past in a sustainable future: environment and heritage conservation
9. The impact of people on climate

Bibliography
Index


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