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Sustainable lifeways : cultural persistence in an ever-changing environment
edited by Naomi F. Miller, Katherine M. Moore, and Kathleen Ryan.
Natural Resources Library Call Number
  Stacks GF78 .S87 2011 (Browse Shelf) Available
  Stacks GF78 .S87 2011 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781934536193 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1934536199 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 630509077
  • "Proceedings of "Forces of Nature: Risk and Resilience as Factors of Long- term Cultural Change," Philadelphia, January 29-February 3, 2008."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • This book was presented by Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, publisher of American Scientist.
Table of Contents

Introduction: Sustainable lifeways / Naomi F. Miller, Katherine M. Moore -- "Living with a moving target": long-term climatic variability and environmental risk in dryland regions / Neil Roberts -- Prehistoric pastoralists and social responses to climatic risk in east Africa / Fiona Marshall, Katherine Grillo, Lee Arco -- Spreading risk in risky environments: an East African example / Kathleen Ryan, Karega-Munene -- Risk and resilience among contemporary pastoralists in southwestern Iran / Lois Beck, Julia Huang -- Change and stability in an uncertain environment: foraging strategies in the levant from the early Natufian through the beginning of the pre-pottery neolithic b / Arlene M. Rosen -- Explaining the structure and timing of formation of pueblo I villages in the northern U.S. southwest / Timothy A. Kohler, Charles Reed -- Mitigating environmental risk in the US. Southwest / Katherine A. Spielmann ... [et al.] -- Farmers' experience and knowledge: utilizing soil diversity to mitigate rainfall variability on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia / Maria C. Bruno -- Grace under pressure: responses to changing environments by herders and fishers in the formative Lake Titicaca Basin, Bolivia / Katherine M. Moore -- Periodic volcanism, persistent landscapes, and the archaeofaunal record in the Jama Valley of western Ecuador / Peter W. Stahl -- Managing predictable unpredictability: agricultural sustainability at Gordion, Turkey / Naomi F. Miller.