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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Impact of the Environment on Human Migration in Eurasia (2003 : Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Title Impact of the environment on human migration in Eurasia / edited by E. Marian Scott, Andrey Yu. Alekseev and Ganna Zaitseva
Published Dordrecht ; London : Kluwer Academic, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 334 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO science series. Series IV, Earth and environmental sciences ; v. 42
NATO science series. Series IV, Earth and environmental sciences ; v. 42
Contents Front Matter; Chronology and Cultural Affinity of the Kurgan Arzhan-2 Complex According to Archaeological Data; Some Chronological Problems of European Scythia: Archaeology and Radiocarbon; Migrations of Early Nomads of the Eurasian Steppe in a Context of Climatic Changes; The North Black Sea Steppes in the Cimmerian Epoch; Radiocarbon, the Calibration Curve and Scythian Chronology; The Occupation History of the Southern Eurasis Steppe During the Holocene: Chronology, the Calibration Curve and Methodological Problems of the Scythian Chronology
Summary The themes of the book focus on the origin, development, interactions, and migrations of the Scythians, in Eurasia and their relationships with the environment of 1st millennium BC. Without doubt, the environment played an important role in the life of ancient nomadic populations, forming the basis of their economies and influencing various aspects of their mode of life. The main focus is on the huge landmass of Eurasia where apart from global-scale environmental changes, local environmental change, including the physical landscape of forest, steppe, forest-steppe and so on changed. During the
Notes "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop Impact of the Environment on HUman Migration in Eurasia, St. Petersburg, Russia, 15-18 November 2003"--Title page verso
Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Human ecology -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Migration, Internal -- Environmental aspects -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Paleoecology -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Scythians -- Eurasia -- Migrations -- Congresses.
Social ecology -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Alekseev, Andrey Yu.
Scott, E. Marian.
Zaitseva, Ganna I.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
LC no. 2005354071
ISBN 1402026560 (electronic bk.)
9781402026560 (electronic bk.)