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The Resource Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David Abbott [and others]

Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David Abbott [and others]

Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters
Title
Surviving sudden environmental change
Title remainder
understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David Abbott [and others]
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CC81
LC item number
.S87 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental archaeology
  • Human beings
  • Human ecology
  • Natural disasters
  • Social archaeology
  • Social change
  • Social evolution
Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David Abbott [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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 -- Social evolution, hazards, and resilience : some concluding thoughts / Timothy A. Kohler -- Global environmental change, resilience, and sustainable outcomes / Charles L. Redman
Control code
775603907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781607321682
Lccn
2011045973
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1wkt3dk
  • 101749
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775603907
Label
Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters, edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David Abbott [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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 -- Social evolution, hazards, and resilience : some concluding thoughts / Timothy A. Kohler -- Global environmental change, resilience, and sustainable outcomes / Charles L. Redman
Control code
775603907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781607321682
Lccn
2011045973
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1wkt3dk
  • 101749
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775603907

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