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Author Hetherington, Renée.
Title Living in a dangerous climate [electronic resource] : climate change and human evolution / Renée Hetherington.
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  GF71 .H484 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 256 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [pt. 1.] Earth's climate : impacts on habitat and humans. 1. Putting our emergent house in order -- [pt. 2.] The evolution of the Homo species. 2. The cradle of humankind ; 3. The Neanderthal enigma ; 4. The end of Homo diversity -- [pt. 3.] Climate and human migration. 5. Climate and human migration ; 6. Braving the New World -- [pt. 4.] Climate and agriculture. 7. Agriculture and the rise of civilization ; 8. The Maya civilization and beyond -- [pt.5.] The dominant paradigm. 9. Dominance destabilized ; 10. Fitness folly ; 11. Darwin the selector ; 12. Hunting down Woody ; 13. Kammerer's suicide ; 14. Giants and pygmies ; 15. Dutch hunger winter babies -- [pt. 6.] Today and tomorrow. 16. Today and tomorrow ; 17. Dead zones -- [pt. 7.] The economic connection. 18. The economic connection ; 19. The progress of dominance -- [pt. 8.] Dangerous attitudes. 20. Dangerous attitudes ; 21. Helpful strangers ; 22. Triumphant oblivion -- [pt. 9.] Living in dangerous times. 23. Our children ; 24. Living in a dangerous climate.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
Human evolution.
Climatic changes.
Related To Print version: Hetherington, Renée. Living in a dangerous climate. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012. Hetherington, Renée. Living in a dangerous climate. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107017252 (DLC) 2012008822
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