Douglas J Kennett

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and disintegration of Maya political systems in response to climate change
    Douglas J Kennett
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 338:788-91. 2012
  2. pmc Correlating the ancient Maya and modern European calendars with high-precision AMS 14C dating
    Douglas J Kennett
    Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci Rep 3:1597. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Sociopolitical effects of bow and arrow technology in prehistoric coastal California
    Douglas J Kennett
    Penn State
    Evol Anthropol 22:124-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Development and disintegration of Maya political systems in response to climate change
    Douglas J Kennett
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 338:788-91. 2012
    ..E. that triggered the balkanization of polities, increased warfare, and the asynchronous disintegration of polities, followed by population collapse in the context of an extended drought between 1020 and 1100 C.E...
  2. pmc Correlating the ancient Maya and modern European calendars with high-precision AMS 14C dating
    Douglas J Kennett
    Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci Rep 3:1597. 2013
    ..This strongly supports the Goodman-Martínez-Thompson (GMT) correlation and the hypothesis that climate change played an important role in the development and demise of this complex civilization...
  3. doi request reprint Sociopolitical effects of bow and arrow technology in prehistoric coastal California
    Douglas J Kennett
    Penn State
    Evol Anthropol 22:124-32. 2013
    ..We argue that the interplay between intra-group "law enforcement" and inter-group warfare were both essential for the ultimate emergence of social inequality between AD 900 and 1300...