Historical Ecology, Archaeology and Biocultural Landscapes: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to the Long Anthropocene

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June 2022
250 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4303-1 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4304-8 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Historical Ecology, Archaeology and Biocultural Landscapes: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to the Long Anthropocene that was published in

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This book collects a series of interdisciplinary contributions about Historical Ecology, Archeology and Biocultural Landscapes focused on the analysis of landscape dynamics during the Long Anthropocene. Through case studies across Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia and America, the volume offers a series of examples of approaches and applications to combine and stimulate an interdisciplinary debate between Natural Science and Humanities for understanding long-term human–environment interaction and historical sustainability.

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site selection; archaeological sites; edge effect; ecological network; geomantic environment; historical ecology; landscape archaeology; vegetation science; anthracology; vegetation series; Mediterranean woods; high nature value (HNV) farmlands; historical landscapes; early middle ages; Basque; Neolithic; Western Pyrenees; mountain agropastoralism; historical ecology; land-use change; Neoanthropocene raising; inner land; environmental protection; ecodynamics; historical ecology; Anthropology; archaeology; agrarian history; Iron Age; hay-meadows; land reforms; landscape history; niche construction; landscape; Anthropocene; Valle dei Templi; sustainable development; territorial planning; cultural heritage; archaeological heritage; local development; Agrigento; Kolymbethra; abandonment; decay within the rural environment; artefacts; cultural landscapes; landscape transformation; rewilding; human–environment interaction; Slovenia; agrobiodiversity; ancient trees; biocultural diversity; biodiversity; heritage trees; historical ecology; long-lived trees; Olea europaea; veteran trees; historical ecology; regions; archaeology; history; ecology; ancient DNA; population genetics; anthropology; historical ecology; paleobotany; past vegetation; potential natural vegetation; biomes; methodologies; historical approach; multidisciplinarity; research gaps; n/a