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By Peregrine Horden, Sharon Kinoshita

ISBN-10: 0470659017

ISBN-13: 9780470659014

A spouse to Mediterranean History offers a wide-ranging review of this brilliant box of old examine, drawing jointly students from quite a number disciplines to debate the advance of the area from Neolithic occasions to the present.


  • Provides a helpful creation to present debates on Mediterranean background and is helping outline the sphere for a brand new generation
  • Covers advancements within the Mediterranean global from Neolithic instances to the fashionable era
  • Enables fruitful discussion between quite a lot of disciplines, together with  heritage, archaeology, paintings, literature, and anthropology

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Haupt. , Pinardi, N. and Navarra, A. (2003) Teleconnections between Indian monsoon and Sahel rainfall and the Mediterranean. International Journal of Climatology, 23: 173–186. , Leslie, W. and Theocaris, A. et al. H. A. K. Turekian), Waltham MA: Academic Press, pp. 1689–1705. W. et al. (2006) A review of Palaeoclimates and Palaeoenvironments in the Levant and Eastern Mediterranean from 25,000 to 5000 years BP: Setting the environmental background for the evolution of human civilisation. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26 (13–14): 1517–1541.

We do not yet have the ability to “retrodict” the predominant weather patterns in, let us say, the Nile delta when we know the climatic patterns in southern France. Eventually, climate models may allow this, but not yet. For this reason it may be beside the point to refer to the Medieval Warm Period or the Little Ice Age, ­identifiable in a European context, when we talk of events in the eastern Mediterranean. Linking climate variations to the events of human history What is required to connect the history of climate to the story of human actions?

Lionello, P. ) (2012) The Climate of the Mediterranean Region: From the Past to the Future, Amsterdam: Elsevier. Contains highly technical summaries of current knowledge as well as very full bibliographies. Chapter Two The Vegetative Mediterranean Paolo Squatriti To the second, more luxurious, edition of his great work, the father of Mediterranean history, Fernand Braudel, added a curious map of areas where olive and palm trees will grow (1972–3: 232). The map falls in a segment of Braudel’s The Mediterranean that probes “the role of the environment” in the sea’s past, and in a chapter that evaluates the unity of Braudel’s subject.

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