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Title Surviving sudden environmental change [electronic resource] : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters / edited by, Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott ... [et al.].
Published Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  CC81 .S87 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 256 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Learning to Live with the Dangers of Sudden Environmental Change / Payson Sheets and Jago Cooper -- Hazards, Impacts, and Resilience among Hunter-Gatherers of the Kuril Islands / Ben Fitzhugh -- Responses to Explosive Volcanic Eruptions by Small to Complex Societies in Ancient Mexico and Central America / Payson Sheets -- Black Sun, High Flame, and Flood : Volcanic Hazards in Iceland / Andrew Dugmore and Orri V├ęsteinsson -- Fail to Prepare then Prepare to Fail : Re-thinking Threat Vulnerability and Mitigation in the Precolumbian Caribbean / Jago Cooper -- Collation, Correlation, and Causation in the Prehistory of Coastal Peru / Daniel H. Sandweiss and Jeffrey Quilter -- Silent Hazards, Invisible Risks : Prehispanic Erosion in the Teotihuacan Valley, Central Mexico / Emily McClung de Tapia -- Domination and Resilience in Bronze Age Mesopotamia / Tate Paulette -- Long-Term Vulnerability and Resilience : Three Examples from Archaeological Study in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico / Margaret C. Nelson, Michelle Hegmon, Keith W. Kintigh, Ann P. Kinzig, Ben A. Nelson, John M. Anderies, David A. Abbott, Katherine A. Spielmann, Scott E. Ingram, Matthew A. Peeples, Stephanie Kulow, Colleen A. Strawhacker, Cathryn Meegan -- Archaeological Overview: Social Evolution, Hazards, and Resilience : Some Concluding Thoughts / Timothy A. Kohler -- Ecodynamics and Resilience Overview: Global Environmental Change, Resilience, and Sustainable Outcomes / Charles L. Redman.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Environmental archaeology -- Case studies.
Social archaeology -- Case studies.
Natural disasters -- Social aspects -- History -- To 1500.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- History -- To 1500.
Human ecology -- History -- To 1500.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- History -- To 1500.
Social evolution -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- History -- To 1500.
Related Names Cooper, Jago.
Sheets, Payson D.
Abbott, David A.
Related To Print version: Surviving sudden environmental change. Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2012. 40020553133 9781607321675 160732167X 1607321688 (DLC) 2011045973
ISBN 1607321688 (electronic bk.)
9781607321682 (electronic bk.)
9781607321675 (pbk. : alk. paper)
160732167X (pbk. : alk. paper)