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Author Name    Eleni Asouti and Dorian Q. Fuller

Title   Trees and Woodlands of South India: Archaeological Perspectives

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Indian Edition

Size   23 x 29 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2010

ISBN    812151214X / 9788121512145

Seller ID   031899

This volume introduces the ecological history of woodland vegetation in South India. It incorporates a critical overview of the theories of ecological on the subcontinent while detailing the history of long-term changes in the tree and shrub vegetation of the Indian peninsula that have resulted from climate change and the impact of human activities on the landscape. The volume also demonstrates the potential of microscopic analysis of archaeological wood charcoal remains for the purpose of palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Included in the volume is a practical guide for the microscopic identification of the principal timber species of South India, accompanied by detailed information on the synecology and autecology of native trees and shrubs, and ethnographic evidence on their diverse uses and properties. Printed Pages: 343 with numerous b/w illustrations.

Trees Woodlands South India Archaeological Perspectives Archaeology

Price = 49.95 USD

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