A Cultural History of Climate download free [PDF and Ebook] by Wolfgang Behringer

A Cultural History of Climate download free [PDF and Ebook] by Wolfgang Behringer year 2009
  • Book name: A Cultural History of Climate
  • Author: Wolfgang Behringer
  • Release date: 2009/6/6
  • Publisher: POLITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780745645292
  • Rating: 9.83 of 10
  • Votes: 470
  • Review by: Aspen Bannister
  • Review rating: 8.74 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 280
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Global warming and the future of the climate is one of the greatest challenges of our time, but what do we know about climate variations 500 years ago, or 5000 years ago? How can we know anything at all about the history of weather? What impact have climate changes had on human prosperity and the spirit of invention? In this major new book Wolfgang Behringer introduces us to the latest historical research on the development of the earth's climate. He focuses above all on the cultural reactions to climate change through the ages, showing how even minor changes in the climate sometimes resulted in major social, political and religious upheavals. By examining how our predecessors responded to climate changes, Behringer provides us with a fresh basis for thinking about how we might address the serious climatic challenges we face today.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H16M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical Geography, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Weather, Human Geography, Social & Cultural History, Meteorology & Climatology
  • Available formats: PDF, OEB, HTML, TXT, EPUB, JPEG, DOC, WORD. Compressed in LZ, ZIP, RAR, Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x226x24mm
  • Weight: 474g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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