Michael E. Moseley

Catastrophe & CultureSAR Press PublicationCatastrophe & Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterAt a time of increasing globalization and worldwide vulnerability, the study of disasters has become an important focus for anthropological research-one where the four fields of anthropology are synthesized to address the multidimensionality of the effects to a community’s social structures and relationship to the environment.
1997, October 19–23
Advanced SeminarCatastrophe and Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterThis seminar explored the potentials of establishing common ground among the ecological, political economic, and sociocultural forms of disaster analysis and, by doing so, developing a coherent framework for the anthropology of disaster.
Chan Chan Andean Desert CitySAR Press PublicationChan Chan: Andean Desert CityThe fourteen essays in this book focus on the Chan Chan-Moche Valley Project and analyze its five-year archaeological study. It includes chapters on irrigation, excavation results, and sociopolitical organization during the Early Intermediate Period in Peru.
1976, April 5–9
Advanced SeminarThe Desert City and its Hinterland in Coastal Peru

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