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Nature`s Mutiny – How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present Hardcover – 12 Feb 2019

ISBN-13: 978-1631494048 ISBN-10: 163149404X Edition: 1st

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  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Liveright; 1 edition (26 February 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 163149404X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1631494048
  • Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 3 x 24.4 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 653 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 13,636 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Drawing on rich sources, including diaries, letters, account ledgers, paintings, and religious sermons as well as data gleaned by climate historians and scientists, journalist and translator Blom creates a vivid picture of the European landscape during the Little Ice Age and of social, political, and cultural changes that may have been accelerated by climate change.... An absorbing and revealing portrait of profound natural disaster.

Intriguing.... this wide-ranging and affectionate portrait of 17th-century Europe has a poetic appeal.--Publishers Weekly

An intriguing chronicle.... A well-written, informative, and fresh look at a relevant and instructive climate disruption and will appeal to readers interested in European and environmental history as well as our own climate challenges.--Jennifer Johnson, Booklist

About the Author

The author of Fracture: Life and Culture in the West and The Vertigo Years, Philipp Blom was born in Hamburg in 1970. After studying in Vienna and Oxford, he worked in publishing as a journalist and translator in London and Paris. He lives in Vienna.

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