Klima / edited by James Rodger Fleming and Vladimir Jankovic.

[2011], ©2011
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Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, [2011], ©2011.

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270 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.


Introduction : Revisiting Klima / James Rodger Fleming and Vladimir Jankovic -- Humboldtian Science, Creole Meteorology, and the Discovery of Human-Caused Climate Change in South America / Gregory T. Cushman -- Imperial Climatographies from Tyrol to Turkestan / Deborah R. Coen -- The Anxieties of a Science Diplomat : Field Coproduction of Climate Knowledge and the Rise and Fall of Hans Ahlmann's 'Polar Warming' / Sverker Sörlin -- Diagnosing the Dry : Historical Case Notes from Southwest Western Australia, 1945-2007 / Ruth A. Morgan -- The Letter from Dublin : Climate Change, Colonialism, and the Royal Society in the Seventeenth Century / Brant Vogel -- Inventing Caribbean Climates : How Science, Medicine, and Tourism Changed Tropical Weather from Deadly to Healthy / Mark Carey -- Reculturing and Particularizing Climate Discourses : Weather, Identity, and the Work of Gordon Manley / Georgina Endfield -- Concentrating on CO2 : The Scandinavian and Arctic Measurements / Maria Bohn -- Melting Empires? : Climate Change and Politics in Antarctica since the International Geophysical Year / Adrian Howkins -- The Politics of Atmospheric Sciences : Nuclear Winter and Global Climate Change / Matthias Dörries -- Optimal Climate Change : Economics and Climate Science Policy Histories (from Heuristic to Normative) / Samuel Randalls -- Reducing the Future to Climate : A Story of Climate Determinism and Reductionism / Mike Hulme.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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