Fire and Archaeology

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Aim This study evaluates the long-term history of grassland, heathland and shrubland communities that are high priorities for conservation in the north-eastern US and support numerous globally rare species. Such an historical perspective is necessary...

Person: Motzkin, Foster
Year: 2002
Type: Document

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Type: Document