The Resource Nature's mutiny : how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present, Philipp Blom ; translated from the German by the author, (electronic resource)

Nature's mutiny : how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present, Philipp Blom ; translated from the German by the author, (electronic resource)

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Nature's mutiny : how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present
Title
Nature's mutiny
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how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present
Statement of responsibility
Philipp Blom ; translated from the German by the author
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"An illuminating work of environmental history that chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, which transformed the social and political fabric of Europe. Although hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, the temperature by the end of the sixteenth century plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbors were covered with ice, birds literally dropped out of the sky, and "frost fairs" were erected on a frozen Thames--with kiosks, taverns, and even brothels that become a semi-permanent part of the city. Recounting the deep legacy and far-ranging consequences of this "Little Ice Age," acclaimed historian Philipp Blom reveals how the European landscape had suddenly, but ineradicably, changed by the mid-seventeenth century. While apocalyptic weather patterns destroyed entire harvests and incited mass migrations, they gave rise to the growth of European cities, the emergence of early capitalism, and the vigorous stirrings of the Enlightenment. A timely examination of how a society responds to profound and unexpected change, Nature's Mutiny will transform the way we think about climate change in the twenty-first century and beyond."--
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1970-
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Blom, Philipp
Dewey number
304.2/509409032
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC903.2.E85
LC item number
B5613 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Glacial climates
  • SCIENCE / Physics
  • Europe
  • Europe
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Nature's mutiny : how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present, Philipp Blom ; translated from the German by the author, (electronic resource)
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Originally published in German: Die Welt aus den Angeln (München : Carl Hanser Verlag, 2017)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 332 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781631494055
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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ef451b47-c7f3-4d33-b23b-298ef1b1109f
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)1086608818
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Nature's mutiny : how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West and shaped the present, Philipp Blom ; translated from the German by the author, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Originally published in German: Die Welt aus den Angeln (München : Carl Hanser Verlag, 2017)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 332 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631494055
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ef451b47-c7f3-4d33-b23b-298ef1b1109f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)1086608818

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