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The Mediterranean : an environmental history

Author: J Donald Hughes; ABC-Clio Information Services.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005.
Series: Nature and human societies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the interplay between the environment and the peoples of the Mediterranean from earliest times. It charts the environmental challenges with case studies of the agriculture of ancient Mesopotamia, how climatic change contributed to the downfall of the Roman Empire, and the impact of dam building at Aswan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hughes, J. Donald (Johnson Donald), 1932-
Mediterranean.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005
(DLC) 2004029969
(OCoLC)57366456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Donald Hughes; ABC-Clio Information Services.
ISBN: 1576078116 9781576078112 9781576078105 1576078108 1280720697 9781280720697
OCLC Number: 60395127
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: The Mediterranean Environment and Its First Human Inhabitants --
Environmental Impacts of Early Civilizations --
The Mediterranean in the Middle Ages --
The Early Modern Period (1492-1799) --
The Modern Era (1800-1959) --
Contemporary Trends and Concerns (1960-2004) --
Case Studies.
Series Title: Nature and human societies.
Responsibility: J. Donald Hughes.
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