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The year without summer 1816 and the volcano that darkened the world and changed history by William K. Klingaman

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Weather,
  • Volcanoes,
  • Effect of volcanic eruptions on,
  • Eruption, 1815,
  • Volcanic eruptions,
  • Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-323) and index.

StatementWilliam K. Klingaman and Nicholas P. Klingaman
ContributionsKlingaman, Nicholas P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE523.T285 K55 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26409055M
ISBN 10031267645X
ISBN 109780312676452, 9781250012067
LC Control Number2012047552
OCLC/WorldCa828029251

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  Book Review – The Year Without Summer: – one event, six lives, a world changed by Guinevere Glasfurd. First published, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ The Year Without Summer follows a collection of disparate characters as they fumble their way through some of the strangest weather the world has ever seen. After a massive explosion in Indonesia in , farmland in England and .   A highly readable book, full of wit, sober thought and scholarly rigour. The Year Without Summer Guinevere Glasfurd. Two Roads, £, ppAuthor: Alexander Larman.   What caused this calamitous “Year Without a Summer?” At the time, many people believed the chaos was some form of divine retribution, but most scientists now place the lion’s share of . Books Book review: 'The Year Without Summer: , and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History,' by William and Nicholas Klingaman.

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