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    DescriptionThe Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today's global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500year cold snap, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan shows how the increasing cold influenced familiar events from Norse exploration to the settlement of North America to the Industrial Revolution. This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in history, climate, and how they interact.


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    Title
    The Little Ice Age
    Subtitle
    How Climate Made History 1300-1850
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian M. Fagan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 285 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465022724
    ISBN 10: 0465022723
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3H, 3J
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    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: RBP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: RBG
    BISAC V2.8: NAT036000, HIS010000, HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 3H, 3J, 1D
    DC22: 551.694
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    LC classification: QC989.A1 F34 2000
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    DC21: 551.793
    Thema V1.0: NHB, RBG, NKD, RBP
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    27 December 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Brian Fagan is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. A former Guggenheim Fellow, he has written many internationally acclaimed popular books about archaeology, including The Little Ice Age, Floods, Famines, and Emperors, and The Long Summer. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.
    Review quote
    "[The Little Ice Age] could do for the historical study of climate what Michel Foucault's classic Madness and Civilization did for the historical study of mental illness: make it a respectable subject for scholarly inquiry." -Scientific American.