ISBN-10:
0195189736
ISBN-13:
9780195189735
Pub. Date:
04/28/2005
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Historical Perspectives on Climate Change / Edition 1

Historical Perspectives on Climate Change / Edition 1

by James Rodger Fleming

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ISBN-13: 9780195189735
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Colby College

Table of Contents

Introduction: Apprehending climate change
1. Climate and culture in Enlightenment thought
2. The great climate debate in colonial and early America
3. Privilieged positions: The expansion of observing systems
4. Climate discourse transformed
5. Joseph Fourier's theory of terrestrial temperatures
6. John Tyndall, Svante Arrhenius, and early research on carbon dioxide and climate
7. T.C. Chamberlin and the geological agency of the atmosphere
8. The climate determinism of Ellsworth Huntington
9. Global Warming? The early twentieth century
10. Global cooling, global warming: Historical dimensions
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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