William B. Meyer's Americans and Their Weather PDF

By William B. Meyer

ISBN-10: 0190212810

ISBN-13: 9780190212810

ISBN-10: 0195131827

ISBN-13: 9780195131826

This revealing ebook synthesizes examine from many fields to supply the 1st whole heritage of the jobs performed by way of climate and weather in American existence 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 develop into both looking on the actions with which they have interaction. Meyer files the ways that other kinds of climate all through historical past have represented risks and assets not just for such uncovered outside goals as agriculture, struggle, transportation, development, and sport, yet for different geographical regions of existence starting from production to migration to human wellbeing and fitness. He issues out that whereas the elements and weather by means of themselves have by no means made up our minds the process human occasions, their importance as been constantly altered for greater and for worse through the evolution of yankee life.

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