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Climate and history : studies in past climates and their impact on man / edited by T.M.L. Wigley, M.J. Ingram, and G. Farmer.

; Ingram, M. J ; Farmer, G
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0521312205, 0521239028, 9780521312202, 9780521239028

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Other Authors Farmer, G.
Ingram, M. J.
Wigley, T. M. L.
Subjects Climat -- Changements -- Aspect social -- Congrès.
Climat -- Changements -- Détection -- Congrès.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Hombre, Influencia del clima -- Congresos.
Homme -- Effets du climat -- Congrès.
Homme -- Influence du climat -- Congrès.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- Congresses.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
Paleoclimatología -- Congresos.
Paleoclimatology -- Congresses.
Paléoclimatologie -- Congrès.
Description xii, 530 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Past climates and their impact on man : a review / M.J. Ingram, G. Farmer and T.M.L. Wigley -- The use of stable-isotope data in climate reconstruction / J. Gray -- Glaciological evidence of Holocene climatic change / S.C. Porter -- The use of pollen analysis in the reconstruction of past climates : a review / H.J.B. Birks -- Reconstructing seasonal to century time scale variations in climate from tree-ring evidence / H.C. Fritts, G.R. Lofgren and G.A. Gordon -- Archaeological evidence for climatic change during the last 5000 years / R. McGhee -- The use of documentary sources for the study of past climates / M.J. Ingram, D.J. Underhill and G. Farmer -- An analysis of the Little Ice Age climate in Switzerland and its consequences for agricultural production / C. Pfister -- The historical climatology of Africa / S.E. Nicholson -- Drought and floods in China, 1470-1979 / Wang Shao-Wu and Zhao Zong-Ci -- An approach to the study of the development of climate and its impact in human affairs / H.H. Lamb -- Short-term climatic fluctuations and their economic role / H. Flohn -- Climatic change and the agricultural frontier : a research strategy / M.L. Parry -- History and climate : some economic models / J.L. Anderson -- Climate and popular unrest in late medieval Castile / A. MacKay -- Climate, environment, and history : the case of Roman North Africa / B.D. Shaw -- The economics of extinction in Norse Greenland / T.H. McGovern -- Weather and the peasantry of Upper Brittany, 1780-1789 / D.M.G. Sutherland -- Climatic stress and Maine agriculture, 1785-1885 / D.C. Smith [and others] -- Droughts in India over the last 200 years, their socio-economic impacts and remedial measures for them / D.A. Mooley and G.B. Pant -- The effect of climate fluctuations on human populations : two hypotheses / M.J. Bowden [and others].
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8131793
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