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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roderick J McIntosh; Joseph A Tainter; Susan Keech McIntosh
|ISBN:||0231112084 9780231112086 0231112092 9780231112093|
|Description:||xvii, 413 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||Climate, history, and human action / Roderick J. McIntosh, Joseph A. Tainter, and Susan Keech McIntosh --
Climate variability during the Holocene : an update / Robert B. Dunbar --
Complexity theory and sociocultural change in the American Southwest / Jeffrey S. Dean --
Environmental perception and human responses in history and prehistory / Fekri Hassan --
Social memory in Mande / Roderick J. McIntosh --
Memories, abstractions, and conceptualization of ecological crisis in the Mande world / Téréba Togola --
From garden to globe : linking time and space with meaning and memory / Carole L. Crumley --
Chinese attitudes toward climate / Cho-yun Hsu --
Three rivers : subregional variations in earth system impacts in the Southwestern Maya lowlands (Candelaria, Usumacinta, and Champotón watersheds) / Joel D. Gunn and William J. Folan --
The lowland Maya civilization : historical consciousness and environment / David Freidel and Justine Shaw --
Social responses to climate change among the Chumash Indians of South-Central California / John R. Johnson --
Global change, history, and sustainability / Joseph A. Tainter --
Land degradation as a socionatural process / S.E. van der Leeuw and the ARCHAEOMEDES Research Team.
|Series Title:||Historical ecology series.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Roderick J. McIntosh, Joseph A. Tainter, Susan Keech McIntosh.|
This book not only represents the 'state of the art' of current discussions, but it also sets the agenda for future thinking and research on how humans produce and respond to climate change. . . .