Natural Disasters and Cultural Change

1st Edition

John Grattan, Robin Torrence

Routledge
Published June 29, 2010
Reference - 356 Pages
ISBN 9780415589086 - CAT# Y110088
Series: One World Archaeology

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Summary

Human cultures have been interacting with natural hazards since the dawn of time. This book explores these interactions in detail and revisits some famous catastrophes including the eruptions of Thera and Vesuvius. These studies demonstrate that diverse human cultures had well-developed strategies which facilitated their response to extreme natural events.

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