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Within the limited scope of this paper, I can only characterize in summary fashion the nature of these new data, and outline, in schematic form, the general contours of these emerging interpretive frameworks.

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Kolata primary author only Author division Alan L. Archaeology and Field Archaeology. We sought to determine when the lake first began to receive water and sediment input via the Mekong River, which initiated flood pulse processes.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Valley of the Spirits: A response to Erickson more. Differing interpretations regarding the organization of past intensive farming are often distinguished as ”top-down” or ”bottom-up” perspectives. His recent research interests include comparative work on agroecological systems, human-environment interactions, the human dimension of global change, agricultural and rural development, and archaeology and ethnohistory, particularly in the Andean region.


Kolata is composed of 3 names. Vegetation shifts suggest a cool dry time, consistent with regional descriptions of the Younger Dryas event. Gary Urton, guest editor. From Early Agriculture to Angkor Contributor 4 copies. We used Sr, Kolara, and Pb isotopes and elemental concentrations in lake kolatq cores to track changes in the provenance of deposits in Tonle Sap Lake.

Log In Sign Up. The analysis concludes that enhanced heat storage capacity was an essential design element of raised field agriculture in the Andean altiplano, and that this thermal effect served to mitigate the chronic hazard of frost damage to maturing crops in this rigorous environment.

The development of intensive farming and its social organization are attributed to Help Center Find new research papers in: Kolata Author of Valley of the Spirits: Provide feedback about this page. The result of long-term environmental and human interaction is a variety of potential human responses to major natural crises: Social TheoryPaleoclimatologyand Tiwanaku. Steps to a Multi-Disciplinary Analysis of Scales. Skip to main content The University of Chicago.

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ArchaeologyAgroecologyand Andean Prehistory Archaeology. Nitrogen fixation was significantly greater in the canals of the raised-field systems and in marshes compared to apan platforms and the hillside field. Skip to main content. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Understanding the problem of how pre-industrial systems were sustained or failed in the context of interrelated social and environmental crises is an interdisciplinary objective, one that requires the integration of analytical techniques and theoretical frameworks of both the natural and social sciences as delineated in this study.


Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 23 4: Our research focuses on changing palaeoenviron-mental regimes, agricultural infrastructures and domestic occupations to explore the complex interplay of cultural and natural forces that shaped the variable human responses and the history of urban-rural systems.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History. The American Historical Review. Andean ArchaeologyAgroecologySustainable agricultureand Paleoecology.

Portrait of an Andean Civilization more. Main page Picture gallery 1 Rating statistics If you like Kilata, the past ten years have witnessed a renaissance of interest and of scholarly work on the complex phenomenon alwn was Tiwanaku. All Formats Hardcover Sort by: Andean ArchaeologyPoliticsand Social organization. Pollen, charcoal, magnetic susceptibility, and bulk density data provide the first paleoecological record spanning the last 33, years from the western cordillera of the Peruvian Andes.

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English Choose a language for shopping. During the early Holocene warm and dry period between 10, and cal yr B. Urban and Rural Archaeology.

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