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

H.J. Bruins

    Research output: Thesisexternal PhD, WU

    Abstract

    <p>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.</p><p>Relationships between the landscape, climatic and agricultural history are evaluated.</p>
    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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