Desert environment and agriculture in the Central Negev and Kadesh-Barnea during historical times

H.J. Bruins

    Research output: Thesisexternal PhD, WU

    Abstract

    A description is given of historic land-use and ancient agriculture in the arid desert environment of the central Negev and adjacent northeastern Sinai, based on archeaeological research and soil research.

    Relationships between the landscape, climatic and agricultural history are evaluated.

    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Pons, L.J., Promotor
    • van der Woude, A.M., Promotor
    Award date23 May 1986
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs9789071666018
    Publication statusPublished - 1986

    Keywords

    • agriculture
    • water harvesting
    • runoff farming
    • water
    • water supply
    • soil surveys
    • nomadism
    • pastoralism
    • deserts
    • history
    • israel
    • arid zones

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