Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Quaternary Environmental Change in Southern Africa
  • Cited by 2
  • Edited by Jasper Knight, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Stefan W. Grab, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • Export citation
  • Recommend to librarian
  • Buy the print book

Book description

Ongoing climate change necessitates advances in our understanding of the interrelationships between climate, landscape-shaping processes and human activity over long time periods, especially in areas that are already climatically stressed. This volume presents new ideas on macroscale landscape evolution; mountain, fluvial and aeolian processes; and environments in southern Africa, a key region in the story of human evolution during the last two million years. Interdisciplinary in scope, it brings together an international team of experts to synthesise the latest research and understanding of landscape-human relationships in this region. It incorporates results from the emerging fields of geoarchaeology and cultural landscapes and utilises the latest data and analytical techniques. A key reference for researchers studying hominid evolution, geoarchaeology and environmental change, it provides a benchmark study of southern African landscape evolution during the Quaternary. It will also appeal to professionals and policymakers with interests in future human-landscape evolution in southern Africa.

Reviews

'One of the major strengths of this book is the wide range of topics explored, presenting an up-to-date and very comprehensive overview of the historical basis for the literature on Southern African landscapes, environmental changes and human-climate-landscape interactions … it is pleasing to see the inclusion of colour photographs … the volume is very well produced and will receive a wide readership given the range of topics covered.'

Colin V. Murray-Wallace Source: Quaternary Science Reviews

Refine List

Actions for selected content:

Select all | Deselect all
  • View selected items
  • Export citations
  • Download PDF (zip)
  • Save to Kindle
  • Save to Dropbox
  • Save to Google Drive

Save Search

You can save your searches here and later view and run them again in "My saved searches".

Please provide a title, maximum of 40 characters.
×

Contents


Page 1 of 2



Page 1 of 2


Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Book summary page views

Total views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between #date#. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.