The long summer : how climate changed civilization / Brian Fagan

Author(s): Fagan, Brian M
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Subjects: Climatic changes--Environmental aspects
Civilization--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2004
LC Classification: Q, QC
Physical Description: xvii, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2003013917
ISBN: 0465022812
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-269) and index
Contents: The threshold of vulnerability -- The late Ice Age orchestra, 18,000 to 13,500 B.C. -- The virgin continent, 15,000 to 11,000 B.C. -- Europe during the Great Warming, 15,000 to 11,000 B.C. -- The thousand-year drought, 11,000 to 10,000 B.C. -- The cataclysm, 10,000 to 4000 B.C. -- Droughts and cities, 6200 to 1900 B.C. -- Gifts of the desert, 6000 to 3100 B.C. -- The dance of air and ocean, 2200 to 1200 B.C. -- Celts and Romans, 1200 B.C. to A.D. 900 -- The great droughts, A.D. 1 to 1200 -- Magnificent ruins, A.D. 1 to 1200 -- Epilogue, A.D. 1200 to modern times
OCLC Number: 52559032
ISBN/ISSN: 0465022812