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Behringer, Wolfgang

A Cultural History of Climate

A Cultural History

€ 97.85

Explores the latest historical research on the development of the earth`s climate, showing how even minor changes in the climate could result in major social, political, and religious upheavals


Taal / Language : English

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Contents
Preface
Introduction
1. What Do We Know about the Climate?
Sources of Climate History
Causes of Climate Change
The Palaeoclimate since the Formation of the Planet
2. Global Warming: The Holocene
Children of the Ice Age
Global Warming and Civilization
From Roman Optimum to Medieval Warm Period
3. Global Cooling: The Little Ice Age
The Concept of the Little Ice Age
The Changing Environment
Dance of Death
Winter Blues
4. Cultural Consequences of the Little Ice Age
The Wrathful God
Sin Economics as the Motor of Change
The Cool Sun of Reason
5. Global Warming: The Modern Warm Period
Apparent Uncoupling from the Forces of Nature
The Discovery of Global Warming
Reactions to Climate Change
6. Sins against the Environment and Greenhouse Climate
Notes
Further reading
Picture credits
Index
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Hardback
280 pagina's
Januari 2009
590 gram
229 x 159 x 25 mm
Polity Press us

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