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The Resource Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution, Sherry Johnson, (electronic book)

Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution, Sherry Johnson, (electronic book)

Label
Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution
Title
Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution
Statement of responsibility
Sherry Johnson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing historical climatology, environmental history, and Cuban and American colonial history, Sherry Johnson innovatively integrates the history of the Spanish Caribbean and the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution (1750-1800) with the period's extreme weather patterns and finds that weather-induced environmental crises played an inextricable and largely unacknowledged role in charting the course of this period as a critical juncture in Atlantic world history. Johnson reviews recent scientific discoveries in paleoclimatology and, combining them with archival materials, identifies an h
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Johnson, Sherry
Dewey number
363.34/9209729109033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC987.C8
LC item number
J64 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Climatic extremes
  • Climatic extremes
  • Disasters
  • Social change
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Caribbean Area
  • Latin America
Label
Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution, Sherry Johnson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Contents
Cursed by Nature -- Be Content with Things at Which Nature Almost Revolted -- It Appeared as If the World Were Ending -- The Violence Done to Our Interests -- In a Common Catastrophe All Men Should Be Brothers -- The Tomb That Is the Almendares River -- So Contrary to Sound Policy and Reason -- Appendix 1: A Chronology of Alternating Periods of Drought and Hurricanes in Cuba and the Greater Caribbean, Juxtaposed with Major Historical "Events," 1749-1800 -- Appendix 2: Sources for the Maps
Control code
ebr10513596
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 306 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807869345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution, Sherry Johnson, (electronic book)
Publication
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
Contents
Cursed by Nature -- Be Content with Things at Which Nature Almost Revolted -- It Appeared as If the World Were Ending -- The Violence Done to Our Interests -- In a Common Catastrophe All Men Should Be Brothers -- The Tomb That Is the Almendares River -- So Contrary to Sound Policy and Reason -- Appendix 1: A Chronology of Alternating Periods of Drought and Hurricanes in Cuba and the Greater Caribbean, Juxtaposed with Major Historical "Events," 1749-1800 -- Appendix 2: Sources for the Maps
Control code
ebr10513596
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 306 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807869345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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