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The Holocene
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References:
Butzer, Karl W. 1982. Archaeology as Human Ecology: Method and Theory for a Contextual Approach. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press. 364 pp.

Fairbridge, R. W. 1961. Convergence of evidence on climatic change and ice ages. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 95 (1):542–579.

Fairbridge, R. W. 1962. New radiocarbon dates of Nile sediments. Nature 195:108–110
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Fairbridge, R. W., editor. 1968. The Encyclopedia of Geomorphology. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross. 1295 pp.

Flint, R. F., and E. S. Deevey, Jr. 1951. Radiocarbon dating of late Pleistocene events. American Journal of Science 249:257–300.

Jackson, J. B. C. et al. Historical overfishing and the recent collapse of coastal ecosystems. Science 2001 293:629-638.

Nilsson, T. 1965. The Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary and the Subdivision of the Late Quaternary in Southern Sweden. Pp. 471–494 in Report of the VIth International Quaternary Congress (Warsaw).

Stanley, J. D., and A. G. Warne. 1998. Nile delta in its destruction phase. Journal of Coastal Research 14:794–825.

Vita-Finzi, C. 1964. Synchronous stream deposition throughout the Mediterranean area in historical times. Nature 202:1324

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