The Resource A cultural history of climate, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by Patrick Camiller

A cultural history of climate, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by Patrick Camiller

Label
A cultural history of climate
Title
A cultural history of climate
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Explores the latest historical research on the development of the earth's climate, showing how even minor changes in the climate could result in major social, political, and religious upheavals
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Behringer, Wolfgang
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF71
LC item number
.B4413 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GF71
NAL item number
.B4413 2010
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human beings
  • Climate and civilization
  • Climatology
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Human beings
  • Climate and civilization
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
  • Global warming
  • Human beings
  • Klima
  • Menschheit
Label
A cultural history of climate, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in German as Kulturgeschichte des Klimas © Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, München, 2007"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we know about the climate? Sources of climate history ; Causes of climate change ; The Palaeoclimate since the formation of the planet -- Global warming : the Holocene. Children of the ice age ; Global warming and civilization ; From Roman optimum to medieval warm period -- Global cooling : the little ice age. The concept of the little ice age ; The changing environment ; Dance of death ; Winter blues -- Cultural consequences of the little ice age. The wrathful God ; Sin economics as the motor of change ; The cool sun of reason -- Global warming : the modern warm period. Apparent uncoupling from the forces of nature ; The discovery of global warming ; Reactions to climate change -- Epilogue : sins against the environment and greenhouse climate
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 295 pages
Isbn
9780745645285
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010481028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317453586
  • (OCoLC)ocn317453586
Label
A cultural history of climate, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Publication
Note
"First published in German as Kulturgeschichte des Klimas © Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, München, 2007"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we know about the climate? Sources of climate history ; Causes of climate change ; The Palaeoclimate since the formation of the planet -- Global warming : the Holocene. Children of the ice age ; Global warming and civilization ; From Roman optimum to medieval warm period -- Global cooling : the little ice age. The concept of the little ice age ; The changing environment ; Dance of death ; Winter blues -- Cultural consequences of the little ice age. The wrathful God ; Sin economics as the motor of change ; The cool sun of reason -- Global warming : the modern warm period. Apparent uncoupling from the forces of nature ; The discovery of global warming ; Reactions to climate change -- Epilogue : sins against the environment and greenhouse climate
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 295 pages
Isbn
9780745645285
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010481028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317453586
  • (OCoLC)ocn317453586

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