Climate and Culture: Anthropology in the Era of Contemporary Climate Change

  title={Climate and Culture: Anthropology in the Era of Contemporary Climate Change},
  author={Susan Alexandra Crate},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  • S. Crate
  • Published 26 September 2011
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
This review provides an overview of foundational climate and culture studies in anthropology; it then tracks developments in this area to date to include anthropological engagements with contemporary global climate change. Although early climate and culture studies were mainly founded in archaeology and environmental anthropology, with the advent of climate change, anthropology's roles have expanded to engage local to global contexts. Considering both the unprecedented urgency and the new level… 

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