Anthropology of Climate Change An Historical Reader

Heftet / 2013 / Engelsk
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<p>This anthology brings together important classical works and contemporary scholarship for a complete anthropological evaluation of the relationship between culture and climate change. The essays cover a range of topics, including environmental determinism, climatic events as social catalysts, and climatic disasters.</p>
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 betwe ... 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 changeCovers 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 levelDiscusses 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-meteorologyAn 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
SKU
9781118383001
Format
Product format
Heftet
Utgiver
Vendor
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
2013