Natural Disasters and Cultural Change

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Index

a
Adams, R. 117
Afognak Island:
abandonment of 174 , 185 ;
Afognak Native Corporation 178 ;
Dig Afognak programme 178 ;
erosion 185 ;
tsunami 185 ;
Settlement Point 172 , 178-180 , 182-184 ;
see also Alutiiq
Ahmose Stele 251
Aitape disaster 28 , 30 , 31-35 , 162 ;
Arop 32 , 34 , 35 , 39 ;
casualty rates 35 ;
cultural impact 35 , 36 , 39 , 41 ;
Lemieng 39 ;
Malo mission station 35 , 36 ;
Malol 32 , 34 , 35 ;
Pou 35 , 36 ;
Ramou 35 , 36 ;
re-settlement of survivors 35-36 ;
Rowoi 35 , 36 ;
Sera 39 ;
settlement pattern, impact on 35-36 , 39 ;
Sissano 32 , 34 , 35 , 39 ;
social consequences of 36 ;
tsunami sediments 40 ;
victims’ experiences 33 , 34 ;
Warapu 32 , 34 , 35 , 39
Akahoya-Kikai:
see Kikai-Akahoya
Akrotiri 253 , 254 ;
abandonment of 274
Aleutian Islands:
economy of 194-195 ;
maritime climate 194 ;
seismic activity 187 , 195 ;
storms, danger of 195 ;
Umnak Islands 196 ;
Unalaska Islands 196 ;
volcanism 195
Aleuts:
earthquakes, cultural impact of 201 , 203 ;
earthquakes, oral traditions of 10 , 13 , 194 , 195 , 196 ;
maritime economy 195 ;
natural disasters, oral traditions of 10 , 13 , 194 , 195 , 196 ;
volcanism, cultural impact 195-196 ;
volcanoes, oral traditions of 196
Alutiiq:
Afognak, abandonment of 174 , 185 ;
angyaqs 185 ;
earthquakes, cultural impact 14 , 172 , 174 , 176 , 184 , 185 , 188-189 ;
earthquakes, oral traditions of 186-187 ;
economy 173 , 174 ;
housing 173 , 174 ;
Kaguyak, abandonment of 174 ;
maritime economy 185 ;
natural disasters, cultural resilience to 172 , 185-186 ;
natural disasters, oral traditions of 186-187 ;
Old Harbor, destruction of 174 ;
population density 173 ;
Russian colonisation 173 , 185 ;
social stratification, emergence of 175 , 176 ;
trading network 172 , 185-186 ;
tsunamis, settlement destruction 174 ;
volcanoes, oral traditions of 186-187 ;
see also Afognak Island, Kodiak Archipelago, Settlement Point
Aoba:
destruction of 164-165
Arbon-Bleiche:
abandonment of 235 , 236 , 240 , 246 ;
inundation of 236 , 243 ;
chronology 238 ;
discovery of 237 ;
excavation of 237 ;
settlement archaeology 238 ;
topography 238-239 ;
see also Bodman-Schachen, lake villages
Arenal eruptions:
cultural impact 292 , 294 , 295 , 298
Arkalochori Cave 258
Arop 32 , 34 , 35 , 39 ;
Aitape tsunami, devastating effect of 34 , 35 ;
casualty rates 35 ;
relocation of 39
Ataka pottery type 332 , 334
Atlantis:
legend of 251 , 273
Auckland Volcanic Field 128 , 132 , 134 , 139-140 , 151 ;
cultural impact 139-140 ;
oral traditions of 150
Augustus Caesar 111 , 115

b
Bacolor:
abandonment of 43 , 44 ;
attachment to place 60 , 61 ;
barangays, abandonment of 53 , 54 , 60 ;
barangays,

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