Around 4000 years ago the advanced urban civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia and India suddenly collapsed. Recent discoveries now strongly suggest that the collapse was linked to climate change. This volume presents recent findings and reviews ...
relevant information. The present theory is that a major shift of the precipitation pattern affected many parts of the world at approximately the same time, with disastrous effects on the populations of Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Can a similar climate shift with a serious adverse imapct on society happen again? In a world facing global warming, there could be many lessons to learn from the experiences of ancient societies.
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