The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization

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The Earth's climate has always been in flux: glacial periods and warm ones have slowly and relentlessly alternated for millennia. But the period of global warming of the last 15,000 years is without precedent, and it set the conditions which enabled civilization to arise. It is our 'long summer'. From the almost unimaginably hostile climate of the late Ice to the onset of 'Little Ice Age', which began in 1315 and lasted half a millennium, this book tells the remarkable story of how human history has been influenced by the ...

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Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization
2005, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862077515

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The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization
2004, Basic Books, New York, NY

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The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization
2004, Granta Books (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781862076440

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The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization
2003, Basic Books, New York, NY

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