Climate Change and State Formation : Three Major Global Factors o Temperature Regimes Climactic Optimum ca. 8-4 kya o Sealevel Transgressions Postglacial Maximums ca. 6-5 bp o Continental Monsoon Fronts General Retreat towars Equator • 9kya-present o Mesopotamian Rainfall 6000 bp Lecture o China, Mespotamia, ?? being the 3 examples of state formations presented o Emporer Chin Building his tomb cost twice as much as building the great wall Video o When the Chinese Dragon was First waking up o Won’t be done excavating for the next 100 years o Found small terracotta characters besides the soldiers
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