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The Little Ice Age : How Climate Made History, 1300-1850 (2000)

Call Number 551.6/FAGAN,B

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Adult Nonfiction551.6/FAGAN,BDue 03-19-15 Linkn On Loan
Published: New York, NY : Basic Books, c2000
Description:  xxi, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0465022715, 9780465022717, 9780465022724 (pbk.), 0465022723 (pbk.),
Language:  English

A new perspective on familiar events in history describes how a 500-year change in climate that lasted from A.D. 1300 until 1850 shaped modern European history

Warmth and its aftermath. The medieval warm period ; The great famine -- Cooling begins. The climatic seesaw ; Storms, cod and doggers ; A vast peasantry -- The end of the "full world". The specter of hunger ; The war against the glaciers ; "More like winter than summer" ; Dearth and revolution ; The year without a summer ; An Ghorta Mór -- The modern warm period. A warmer greenhouse

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