Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos

Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos

by William James Burroughs
     
 

Weaves together climate research with anthropological and archaeological studies showing how climate change has made us who we are today.See more details below

Overview

Weaves together climate research with anthropological and archaeological studies showing how climate change has made us who we are today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521070102
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Sales rank:
1,008,507
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Formerly a researcher of atmospheric physics at the UK National Physical Laboratory and a scientific advisor to both UK and US Governments, he is now a professional science writer. This is his tenth book on weather and climate.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The climate of the last 100,000 years; 3. Life in the Ice Age; 4. The evolutionary implications of living with the Ice Age; 5. Emerging from the Ice Age; 6. Recorded history; 7. Our climatic inheritance; 8. The future; Appendix; Bibliography; References.

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