Climate, history, and the modern world / H.H. Lamb.

  • 2nd ed.
  • London ; New York : Routledge 1995
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xxiv, 433 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • 0415127343
  • 9780415127349
  • 0415127351
  • 9780415127356
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction -- The climate problem -- PART I: THE DEVELOPMENT OF DISEASE: How climate works -- How climate comes to fluctuate and change -- How we can reconstruct the past record of climate -- PART II: CLIMATE AND HISTORY: Climate at the dawn of history -- In the times of the early civilizations -- Times of disturbance and decline of the ancient world -- Roman times and after -- Through Viking times to the high Middle Ages -- Decline again in the late Middle Ages -- Little Ice Age: background to the history of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries -- The recovery, 1700 to around 1950 -- PART III: CLIMATE IN THE MODERN WORLD AND QUESTIONS OVER THE FUTURE: Climate since 1950 -- The impact of climatic developments on human affairs and human history -- The causes of climate's fluctuations and changes -- Forecasting -- What can we do about it? -- Recent developments and the outlook -- Notes.
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