Anthropology of Climate Change An Historical Reader

Heftet / 2014 / Engelsk
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This timely anthology brings together for the first time the most important ancient, medieval, Enlightenment, and modern scholarship for a complete anthropological evaluation of the relationship between culture and climate change. * Brings together for the first time the most important classical works and contemporary scholarship for a complete historical anthropological evaluation of the relationship between culture and climate change * Covers the historic and prehistoric records of human impact from and response to prior periods of climate change, including the impact and response to climate change at the local level * Discusses the impact on global debates about climate change from North-South post-colonial histories and the social dimensions of the science of climate change. * Includes coverage of topics such as environmental determinism, climatic events as social catalysts, climatic disasters and societal collapse, and ethno-meteorology * An ideal text for courses in climate change, human/cultural ecology, environmental anthropology and archaeology, disaster studies, environmental sciences, science and technology studies, history of science, and conservation and development studies
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ISBN13
9781118383001
Format
Product format
Heftet
Utgiver
Vendor
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
2014