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Human ecology in the Wadi al-Hasa : land use and abandonment through the Holocene / J. Brett Hill.

Author/Creator:
Hill, J. Brett 1960-
Publication:
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 194 p. : ill, maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Human ecology -- Jordan -- Hasa Wadi.
Land use -- Jordan -- Hasa Wadi.
Land settlement patterns -- Jordan -- Hasa Wadi.
Landscape changes -- Jordan -- Hasa Wadi.
Environmental degradation -- Jordan -- Hasa Wadi.
Hasa Wadi (Jordan) -- Environmental conditions.
Contents:
Land use and land abandonment : a case study from west-central Jordan
The costs and benefits of land management through time, space, and society
History of the Hasa : from the origins of agriculture to the collapse of empires
The evolution of the physical landscape
A history of abandonment and resettlement
A geographic information system analysis of potential erosion
Reflections on the significance and causes of environmental degradation
Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-186) and index.
ISBN:
0816525021 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60826529
Publisher Number:
9780816525027