The Resource Climate change in prehistory : the end of the reign of chaos, William James Burroughs

Climate change in prehistory : the end of the reign of chaos, William James Burroughs

Label
Climate change in prehistory : the end of the reign of chaos
Title
Climate change in prehistory
Title remainder
the end of the reign of chaos
Statement of responsibility
William James Burroughs
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How did humankind deal with the extreme challenges of the last Ice Age? How have the relatively benign post-Ice Age conditions affected the evolution and spread of humanity across the globe? By setting our genetic history in the context of climate change during prehistory, the origin of many features of our modern world are identified and presented in this illuminating book. It reviews the aspects of our physiology and intellectual development that have been influenced by climatic factors, and how features of our lives - diet, language and the domestication of animals - are also the product of the climate in which we evolved. In short: climate change in prehistory has in many ways made us what we are today. Climate Change in Prehistory weaves together studies of the climate with anthropological, archaeological and historical studies, and will fascinate all those interested in the effects of climate on human development and history
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UkCbUP
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Burroughs, William James
Dewey number
551.609
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
B864 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climate and civilization
  • Human beings
Label
Climate change in prehistory : the end of the reign of chaos, William James Burroughs
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511535826
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The climate of the past 100 000 years -- Life in the ice age -- The evolutionary implications of living with the ice age -- Emerging from the ice age -- Recorded history -- The future
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 356 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511535826
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511535826
Label
Climate change in prehistory : the end of the reign of chaos, William James Burroughs
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511535826
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The climate of the past 100 000 years -- Life in the ice age -- The evolutionary implications of living with the ice age -- Emerging from the ice age -- Recorded history -- The future
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 356 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511535826
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511535826

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