¿The “wild” continent?

Some discussions on the Anthropocene in Antarctica

Authors

  • Andrés Zarankin Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Melisa Anabella Salerno Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v1i1.114

Keywords:

Anthropocene, Historical Archaeology, nature-culture

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Author Biographies

Andrés Zarankin, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (FAFICH), Departamento de Sociología e Antropología

Melisa Anabella Salerno, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)

Instituto Multidisciplinario de Historia y Ciencias Humanas (IMHICIHU)

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Published

2014-09-23

How to Cite

Zarankin, A., & Salerno, M. A. (2014). ¿The “wild” continent? Some discussions on the Anthropocene in Antarctica. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 1(1), 114–118. https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v1i1.114

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Archaeology of the Anthropocene

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