The Archaeology of Mediterranean Landscapes: Human-Environment Interaction from the Neolithic to the Roman Period

The Archaeology of Mediterranean Landscapes: Human-Environment Interaction from the Neolithic to the Roman Period

by Kevin Walsh

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ISBN-13: 9781107501744
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 34 MB
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About the Author

Kevin Walsh is senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. He has completed research in the Southern French Alps, the Roman mill at Barbegal near the Camargue, the Sainte Victoire Mountain near Aix-en-Provence, and at Stymphalos in the northern Peloponnese. He is co-editor of two books: Interpretation of Sites and Material Culture from Mid-High Altitude Mountain Environments, and Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology 2: Environmental Reconstruction in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. From geology to biology: defining the Mediterranean; 3. Sea level change and coastal settlement: human engagements with littoral environments; 4. Rivers and wetlands; 5. Environmental change: degradation and resilience; 6. Working and managing Mediterranean environments; 7. Islands: biogeography, settlement, and interaction; 8. Mountain economies and environmental change; 9. Conclusions: the Mediterranean mosaic: persistent and incongruent environmental knowledge.

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