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Winslow Chamber of Commerce

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Winslow Chamber of Commerce

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523 W 2nd St
Winslow , AZ 86047 United States
928-536-3307

August 2016

Archaeology’s Deep Time Perspective on Environment and Social Sustainability

August 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winslow Chamber of Commerce, 523 W 2nd St
Winslow , AZ 86047 United States
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The deep time perspective that archaeology and related disciplines provide about natural hazards, environmental change, and human adaptation is a valuable supplement to historical records and can help modern societies make decisions affecting social sustainability and human safety. Examples include scientific evidence that virtually all prehistoric farming cultures in Arizona and the Southwest eventually surpassed their thresholds of sustainability, leading to collapse or reorganization of their societies; and archaeological and geological evidence of ancient earthquakes and tsunamis that should have…

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