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Socio-Environmental Dynamics along the Historical Silk Road

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    Chapter 1 On the Paleo-climatic/Environmental Impacts and Socio-Cultural System Resilience along the Historical Silk Road
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    Chapter 2 Evolution of Saline Lakes in the Guanzhong Basin During the Past 2000 Years: Inferred from Historical Records
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    Chapter 3 Landscape Response to Climate and Human Impact in Western China During the Han Dynasty
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    Chapter 4 The Ili River Delta: Holocene Hydrogeological Evolution and Human Colonization
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    Chapter 5 Quantitative Evaluation of the Impact on Aral Sea Levels by Anthropogenic Water Withdrawal and Syr Darya Course Diversion During the Medieval Period (1.0–0.8 ka BP)
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    Chapter 6 Reconsidering Archaeological and Environmental Proxies for Long Term Human-Environment Interactions in the Valley of Kashmir
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    Chapter 7 Living with Earthquakes along the Silk Road
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    Chapter 8 Natural Disasters in the History of the Eastern Turk Empire
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    Chapter 9 Dry and Humid Periods Reconstructed from Tree Rings in the Former Territory of Sogdiana (Central Asia) and Their Socio-economic Consequences over the Last Millennium
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    Chapter 10 A Drought Reconstruction from the Low-Elevation Juniper Forest of Northwestern Kyrgyzstan since CE 1565
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    Chapter 11 Social Impacts of Climate Change in Historical China
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    Chapter 12 Climate Change and the Rise of the Central Asian Silk Roads
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    Chapter 13 The Coming of the Barbarians: Can Climate Explain the Saljūqs’ Advance?
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    Chapter 14 Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of the Oxus Civilization in Southern Central Asia
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    Chapter 15 Climatic and Environmental Limiting Factors in the Mongol Empire’s Westward Expansion: Exploring Causes for the Mongol Withdrawal from Hungary in 1242
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    Chapter 16 Resilience of the Human-Water System at the Southern Silk Road: A Case Study of the Northern Catchment of Erhai Lake, China (1382–1912)
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    Chapter 17 The Age and Origin of Karez Systems of Silk Road Oases around Turpan, Xinjiang, P.R. of China
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    Chapter 18 Water Supply and Ancient Society in the Lake Balkhash Basin: Runoff Variability along the Historical Silk Road
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    Chapter 19 Demographic Changes, Trade Routes, and the Formation of Anthropogenic Landscapes in the Middle Volga Region in the Past 2500 Years
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    Chapter 20 Routes Beyond Gandhara: Buddhist Rock Carvings in the Context of the Early Silk Roads
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    Chapter 21 Steppe and Sown: Eurasianism, Soil and the Mapping of Bukhara in the Light of Soviet Ethnographic Accounts
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    Chapter 22 A Karez System’s Dilemma: A Cultural Heritage on a Shelf or Still a Viable Technique for Water Resiliency in Arid Regions
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Socio-Environmental Dynamics along the Historical Silk Road
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-00728-7
978-3-03-000727-0, 978-3-03-000728-7

Yang, Liang Emlyn, Bork, Hans-Rudolf, Fang, Xiuqi, Mischke, Steffen

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Country Count As %
Unknown 92 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 15 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 16%
Student > Master 13 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 5 5%
Other 12 13%
Unknown 23 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 15 16%
Social Sciences 10 11%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 9 10%
Environmental Science 7 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 5%
Other 15 16%
Unknown 31 34%