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Challenging climate change

Arne Wossink

Challenging climate change

competition and cooperation among pastoralists and agriculturalists in northern Mesopotamia (c. 3000-1600 BC)

by Arne Wossink

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Published by Sidestone Press in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Historical geography,
  • Environmental archaeology,
  • Agriculture,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArne Wossink
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS73.1 .W67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25015137M
    ISBN 109088900310
    ISBN 109789088900310
    LC Control Number2011474859
    OCLC/WorldCa491934743

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    Learn. Collaborate. Communicate climate change. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Science Foundation provide generous grant support to this website. It’s hard to say where the idea for this book originated. It may have been in when we looked at Modern World History, the new global studies textbook our school district, in Portland, Oregon, book began one of its three miserable paragraphs on the climate crisis with the statement: “Not all scientists agree with the theory of the greenhouse effect.”.

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