Prof. Monica Smith of UCLA on Resource Management in early Urban Centers and Complex Societies.
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The origins of the sustainability concept: Risk perception and resource management in early urban centers, Linear Statecraft along the Nile: Landscapes and the Political Phenomenology of Ancient Egypt, and The process of complex societies: dynamic models beyond site-size hierarchies  

Scientific Sense ® by Gill Eapen: Prof. Monica Smith is Professor of Anthropology and the institute of environmental sustainability at UCLA. She is a historian who utilizes archaeological data to analyze the collective effects of routine activities through the study of food, ordinary goods, and architecture.

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