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Author Mergen, Bernard.

Title Weather matters : an American cultural history since 1900 / Bernard Mergen.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    551.6 MER    Available
Description ix, 397 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series CultureAmerica
Culture America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-383) and index.
Contents Talking about weather -- Managing weather -- Seeing weather -- Transcribing weather -- Suffering weather -- Conclusion.
Subject Climate and civilization -- History.
Climatology -- Social aspects -- History.
Weather -- Social aspects -- History.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- United States -- History.
United States -- Climate -- Social aspects -- History.
ISBN 9780700616114 (cloth : alk. paper)
070061611X (cloth : alk. paper)

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