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Author Brown, Neville.
Title History and climate change : a Eurocentric perspective / Neville Brown.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2001.

Author Brown, Neville.
Series Routledge studies in physical geography and environment ; 3
Routledge studies in physical geography and environment ; 3.
Subject Climatic changes -- Europe -- History.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Human geography -- Europe.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Civilization.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 391 pages) : illustrations, maps, 1 portrait
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 A confluence of disciplines; 2 Climate dynamics; 3 Empires and barbarians; 4 Antiquity melds; 5 Northerly engagement; 6 Towards the optimum; 7 The Near East in crisis; 8 How savage a culmination?; 9 Through the optimum; 10 Water, warmth and emergent Europe; 11 Pointers to a future; Appendix A: Assessing past climates; Appendix B: An outline chronology, 211-1350; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
Summary This book is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from pre-history to modern times. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories regarding man's progress through the ages.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0415019591
9780415019590
0203995686 (electronic bk.)
9780203995686 (electronic bk.)
1280112301
9781280112300
9786610112302
6610112304
OCLC # 70735253
Additional Format Print version: Brown, Neville. History and climate change. London : Routledge, 2001 (DLC) 2001019473



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