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American Philosophical Society
Climate Crises in Human History
A. B. Mainwaring, R. Giegengack, C. Vita-Finzi
This volume considers the response of selected cultures to climate events that have been documented from the archaeological and geological records. It includes articles by participants in a 2008 conference at the University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology as well as other prominent scholars. The essays, which range over the Americas, Europe, Africa, SE Asia and the Near East, and over several millennia, may serve as a corrective to dogmatic claims about the future of climate and of mankind, and as a spur to the dispassionate study of both. Illus.
Opening of the Maritime Fur Trade at Bering Strait: Americans & Russians Meet the “Kanigmiut” in Kotzebue Sound
Portrait of Elizabeth Willing Powel (1743-1830) (Transaction 96-4)
Peter Collinson and the Eighteenth-Century Natural History Exchange (Memoir 264)
Isaiah Berlin's Counter-Enlightenment (Transaction 93-5)
Hebrew Medical Astrology: David Ben Yom Tov, Kelal Qatan: Original Hebrew Text, Medieval Latin Translation, Modern English Translation (Transaction 95-5)
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