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By Peregrine Horden, Sharon Kinoshita

ISBN-10: 0470659017

ISBN-13: 9780470659014

A significant other to Mediterranean History offers a wide-ranging evaluate of this bright box of ancient learn, drawing jointly students from a number of disciplines to debate the advance of the sector from Neolithic occasions to the present.


  • Provides a invaluable advent to present debates on Mediterranean historical past and is helping outline the sector for a brand new generation
  • Covers advancements within the Mediterranean international from Neolithic occasions to the fashionable era
  • Enables fruitful discussion between a variety of disciplines, together with  historical past, archaeology, artwork, literature, and anthropology

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In addition, many other sources of information can be exploited, though converting them into normalized series presents its own set of problems. There are ships’ log books which record wind speeds and directions, as well as a multitude of other kinds of individual records made for professional reasons (for example, by military officers, shipping companies, botanic gardens) or simply out of curiosity. 2 Chronicle mentions of unusual or extreme weather events start to become voluminous in the fourteenth century (Alexandre, 1987).

This, however, is the only way to measure mathematically what portion of the change they have detected comes from climatic variations. The need for nearby weather records also presents particular problems for Mediterranean research, for while there are many such weather records around the northern shores of the Mediterranean, around the southern shores they are rare, save in Tunisia, the Nile valley, Israel, and Cyprus. 1 and 58–86) which present interesting questions especially for eastern regions from the early Holocene through the Bronze Age.

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.

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