British weather and the climate of enlightenment /

"Enlightenment inquiries into the weather sought to impose order on a force that had the power to alter human life and social conditions. British Weather and the Climate of Enlightenment reveals how a new sense of the national climate emerged in the eighteenth century from the systematic record...

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Main Author: Golinski, Jan
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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