Climate, Science, and Colonization

Author(s): 
Beattie, James
Author(s): 
Henry, Matthew
Author(s): 
O'Gorman, Emily
ISBN: 
9781137333926
Date published: 
September 2014
Hardback

Offering new historical understandings of human responses to climate and climate change, this cutting-edge volume explores the dynamic relationship between settlement, climate, and colonization, covering everything from the physical impact of climate on agriculture and land development to the development of "folk" and government meteorologies.