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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.
ISBN 0415019591
0203995686 (electronic bk.)
9780203995686 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 70735253
Additional Format Print version: Brown, Neville. History and climate change. London : Routledge, 2001 (DLC) 2001019473

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