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The Little Ice Age : how climate made history, 1300-1850 / Brian Fagan.

  • Fagan, Brian M
[2000], ©2000
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New York, NY : Basic Books, [2000], ©2000.

Physical description

xxi, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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.


  • English

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