By David Anderson,David G. Anderson,Kirk Maasch,Daniel H. Sandweiss
- Explores the function of climatic switch at the improvement of society round the world
- Chapters element different geographical regions
- Co-written through famous archaeologists and paleoclimatologists for non-specialists
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