F&ES 793b/EVST 473/ANTH 773 / 2015-2016

Abrupt Climate Change and Societal Collapse

Credits: 2

Spring 2016: Th, 3:30-5:20, Kroon 319
 
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The coincidence of societal collapses throughout the Holocene with decadal and century-scale abrupt drought events. Challenges to anthropological and historical paradigms of cultural adaptation and resilience. Examination of archaeological and historical records and high-resolution sets of paleoclimate proxies.

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