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By William B. Meyer

ISBN-10: 0190212810

ISBN-13: 9780190212810

ISBN-10: 0195131827

ISBN-13: 9780195131826

This revealing booklet synthesizes examine from many fields to provide the 1st whole background of the jobs performed by means of climate and weather in American lifestyles from colonial instances to the current. writer William B. Meyer characterizes climate occasions as impartial phenomena which are inherently neither risks nor assets, yet can turn into both reckoning on the actions with which they have interaction. Meyer records the ways that other kinds of climate all through heritage have represented risks and assets not just for such uncovered outside targets as agriculture, conflict, transportation, building, and activity, yet for different geographical regions of existence starting from production to migration to human healthiness. He issues out that whereas the elements and weather by way of themselves have by no means decided the process human occasions, their value as been consistently altered for higher and for worse via the evolution of yankee life.

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