The Resource The world system and the Earth system : global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic, Alf Hornborg & Carole L. Crumley, eds

The world system and the Earth system : global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic, Alf Hornborg & Carole L. Crumley, eds

Label
The world system and the Earth system : global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic
Title
The world system and the Earth system
Title remainder
global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic
Statement of responsibility
Alf Hornborg & Carole L. Crumley, eds
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contributors from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, geography, ecology, palaeo-science, geology, sociology, and history discuss the complex ways in which human culture, economy, and demographics interact with ecology and climate change
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541 .W57 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The world system and the Earth system : global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic, Alf Hornborg & Carole L. Crumley, eds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-379) and index
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  • net
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
Introduction: conceptualizing socioecological systems -- Modeling socioecological systems : general perspectives -- Historical ecology : integrated thinking at multiple temporal and spatial scales -- Toward developing synergistic linkages between the biophysical and the cultural : a palaeoenvironmental perspective -- Integration of world and earth systems : heritage and foresight -- World-systems as complex human ecosystems -- Lessons from population ecology for world-systems analyses of long-distance synchrony -- Sustainable unsustainability : toward a comparative study of hegemonic decline in global systems -- Case studies of socioenvironmental change in prehistory -- Agrarian landscape development in Northwestern Europe since the Neolithic : cultural and climatic factors behind a regional/continental pattern -- Climate change in Southern and Eastern Africa during the past millennium and its implications for societal development -- World-systems in the biogeosphere : urbanization, state formation, and climate change since the Iron Age -- Eurasian transformations : mobility, ecological change, and the transmission of social institutions in the third millennium and the early second millennium B.C.E. -- Climate, water, and political-economic crises in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt -- Ages of reorganization -- Sustainable intensive exploitation of Amazonia : cultural, environmental, and geopolitical perspectives -- Regional integration and ecology in prehistoric Amazonia : toward a system perspective -- Is the world system sustainable? attempts toward an integrated socioecological perspective -- The human-environment nexus : progress in the past decade in the integrated analysis of human and biophysical factors -- In search of sustainability : what can we learn from the past? -- Political ecology and sustainability science : opportunity and challenge -- No island is an "island" : some perspectives on human ecology and development in Oceania -- Infectious diseases as ecological and historical phenomena, with special reference to the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 -- Evidence from societal metabolism studies for ecological unequal trade -- Entropy generation and displacement : the nineteenth-century multilateral network of world trade
Control code
ocn711747339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 395 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781598747454
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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.b35494086
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)711747339
  • pebcs1598747452

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