Human Ecology in the Wadi Al-Hasa: Land Use and Abandonment Through the Holocene

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Amid mounting concern over modern environmental degradation, archaeologists around the world are demonstrating the long history of such processes and the way they have shaped current landscapes. A growing body of evidence shows how humans have modified their environment for millennia, and contemporary problems cannot be understood without an adequate sense of this ecological past and the role of humans in it. The Wadi al-Hasa, a large canyon draining the Transjordan Plateau into the Dead Sea, has been the location of ...

Human Ecology in the Wadi Al-Hasa: Land Use and Abandonment Through the Holocene 2006, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816525027

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