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Dove, Michael R.

The Anthropology of Climate Change: An Historical Reader

Dove, Michael R. - The Anthropology of Climate Change: An Historical Reader, ebook

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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

Keywords: Environmental Sociology, human and cultural ecology, environmental anthropology and archaeology, disaster studies,  , environmental sciences, climate theory, ethno-meteorology, environmental determinism, societal collapse, drought, flood, el niñ, o, glacier

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
Page amount
360 pages
Categories
Geography, Travel
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118605950
Printed ISBN
9781118383001

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