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Author Red Sea Project (Conference) (6th : 2013 : Tabūk, Saudi Arabia)
Title Human Interaction with the Environment in the Red Sea : selected papers of Red Sea Project VI / edited by Dionisius A. Agius, Emad Khalil, Eleanor M.L. Scerri and Alun Williams
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
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Descript xv, 442 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note "This volume contains a selection of fourteen papers presented at the Red Sea VI conference held at Tabuk University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2013. It sheds light on many aspects related to the environmental and biological perspectives, history, archaeology and human culture of the Red Sea, opening the door to more interdisciplinary research in the region. It stimulates a new discourse on different human adaptations to, and interactions with, the environment. With contributions by Andre Antunes, K. Christopher Beard, Ahmed Hussein, Emad Khalil, Solène Marion de Procé, Abdirachid Mohamed, Ania Kotarba-Morley, Sandra Olsen, Andrew Peacock, Eleanor Scerri, Pierre Schneider, Marijke Van Der Veen and Chiara Zazzaro"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-416) and index
Introduction / Dionisius A. Agius, Emad Khalil, Alun Williams and Eleanor Scerri -- Part 1. Environmental perspectives of the Red Sea -- "On the Red Sea the trees are of a remarkable nature" (Pliny the Elder) : the Red Sea mangroves from the Greco-Roman perspective / Pierre Schneider -- Extreme Red Sea : life in the deep-sea anoxic brine lakes / Andre Antunes -- Biogeographic provincialism shown by Afro-Arabian mammals during the Middle Cenozoic : climate change, Red Sea rifting and global eustasy / K. Christopher Beard, Pauline M. C. Coster, Mustafa J. Salem, Yaowalak Chaimanee and Jean-Jacques Jaeger -- Bridges and barriers : the Late Pleistocene demography of the Saharo-Arabian belt / Eleanor M.L. Scerri -- Weighing the evidence for ancient Afro-Arabian cultural connections through Neolithic rock art / Sandra L. Olsen -- The Farasan Archipelago in the Red Sea context during antiquity / Solene Marion de Proce -- Part 2. From harbours to historical towns -- Adulis and the sea / Chiara Zazzaro -- The maritime context of the trans-Mediterranean-Indian Ocean trade : critical review of Roman era vessels of the Red Sea / Anna M. Kotarba-Morley -- The historic towns of Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast : tourism development and conservation / Aylin Orbasli -- The geographical nature of the Red Sea area and its impact on the material culture : case study: Aqiq Port / Ahmed Hussein Abdelrahman Adam -- Food globalisation and the Red Sea : new evidence from the ancient ports at Quseir, al-Qadim, Egypt / Marijke van der Veen and Jacob Morales -- Jeddah and the India trade in the sixteenth century : Arabian contexts and imperial policy / Andrew C.S. Peacock -- Ancient cultural contact between the Somali coast and the Arabian Peninsula seen through a folktale / Abdirachid Mohamed Abdirachid -- The potentials of maritime archaeology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Emad Khalil
Link Online version: Red Sea Project (Conference) (6th : 2013 : Tabūk, Saudi Arabia) Human interaction with the environment in the Red Sea Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017] 9789004330825 (DLC) 2017013277
Subject Red Sea Region -- Civilization -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- Environmental conditions -- Congresses
Human ecology -- Red Sea Region -- History -- Congresses
Environmental archaeology -- Red Sea Region -- Congresses
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Red Sea Region -- Congresses
Archaeology and history -- Red Sea Region -- Congresses
Alt Author Agius, Dionisius A., editor
Khalil, Emad, editor
Scerri, Eleanor, editor
Williams, Alun (Alun F.), editor
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