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Trees and Woodlands of South India: Archaeological Perspectives

By: Eleni Asouti and Dorian Q. Fuller

Price: $49.95

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

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 031899

ISBN: 812151214X

Condition: New


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 ident... View more info