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Burning PlanetThe Story of Fire Through Time

Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

Andrew C. Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Raging wildfires have devastated vast areas of California and Australia in recent years, and predictions are that we will see more of the same in coming years as a result of ... More

Humans and the EnvironmentNew Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Matthew I. J. Davies and Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

The environment has always been a central concept for archaeologists and, although it has been conceived in many ways, its role in archaeological explanation has fluctuated from a ... More

Tropical Forests in Prehistory, History, and Modernity

Tropical Forests in Prehistory, History, and Modernity

Patrick Roberts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818496
eISBN:
9780191917264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818496.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

In popular discourse, tropical forests are synonymous with 'nature' and 'wilderness'; battlegrounds between apparently pristine floral, faunal, and human communities, and the ... More

Water Engineering in the Ancient WorldArchaeological and Climate Perspectives on Societies of Ancient South America, the Middle East, and South-East Asia

Water Engineering in the Ancient World: Archaeological and Climate Perspectives on Societies of Ancient South America, the Middle East, and South-East Asia

Charles R. Ortloff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199239092
eISBN:
9780191917493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199239092.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Charles Ortloff provides a new perspective on archaeological studies of the urban and agricultural water supply and distribution systems of the major ancient civilizations of ... More

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