The archaeology of Mediterranean landscapes. Human-environment interaction for the Neolithic to the Roman period. (Book, 2013) [University of Washington Libraries]
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The archaeology of Mediterranean landscapes. Human-environment interaction for the Neolithic to the Roman period.

The archaeology of Mediterranean landscapes. Human-environment interaction for the Neolithic to the Roman period.

Author: Kevin Walsh
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume presents a comprehensive review of palaeoenvironmental evidence and its incorporation with landscape archaeology from across the Mediterranean. A fundamental aim of this book is to bridge the intellectual and methodological gaps between those with a background in archaeology and ancient history, and those who work in the palaeoenvironmental sciences. The volume also aims to provide archaeologists and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Walsh
ISBN: 9780521853019 052185301X
OCLC Number: 862111883
Description: 384 pages
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. From geology to biology: defining the Mediterranean; 3. Sea level change and coastal settlement: human engagements with littoral environments; 4. Rivers and wetlands; 5. Environmental change: degradation and resilience; 6. Working and managing Mediterranean environments; 7. Islands: biogeography, settlement, and interaction; 8. Mountain economies and environmental change; 9. Conclusions: the Mediterranean mosaic: persistent and incongruent environmental knowledge.
Responsibility: Kevin Walsh.

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This volume is designed to synthesise and assess the ways in which evidence relating to changes in the natural environment in the Mediterranean can be integrated with cultural archaeological  Read more...
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'This is a beautifully illustrated and argued synthesis that caters to graduate students and all researchers interested in studying Mediterranean paleo-environments, including archaeologists, Read more...

 
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