La Grande odyssée de l'évolution de l'Homme / Telmo Pievani & Valéry Zeitoun (2020) Actualités Assemblage Thought and Archaeology / Ben Jervis (2019)

Geoarchaeology: the human-environment approach / Carlos E. Cordova (2020)


Cordova_2020 [Études spécifiques]
Carlos E. Cordova (2020) - Geoarchaeology: the human-environment approach, London, I.B. Tauris, 320 p. EAN 9780755606771, 31,00 €.

Geoarchaeology is traditionally concerned with reconstructing the environmental aspects of past societies using the methods of the earth sciences. The field has been steadily enriched by scholars from a diversity of disciplines and much has happened as the importance of global perspectives on environmental change has emerged. Carlos Cordova, provides a fully up-to-date account of geoarchaeology that reflects the important changes that have occurred in the past four decades. Innovative features include: the development of the human-ecological approach and the impact of technology on this approach; how the diversity of disciplines contributes to archaeological questions; frontiers of archaeology in the deep past, particularly the Anthropocene; the geoarchaeology of the contemporary past; the emerging field of ethno-geoarchaeology; the role of geoarchaeology in global environmental crises and climate change.

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