Braving the Elements : The Stormy History of American Weather (Paperback)

Author: Laskin, David

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780385469562
SKU 30055293
Format Paperback
ISBN10 038546956X
Release Date 3/3/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Annotation An insightful chronicle of American weather from pre-Columbian Anasazi rain dance rituals to the high-tech satellites and supercomputers of the National Weather Service. The author shows how the violent, volatile weather of North America has shaped the American culture, and how the observation of weather has changed over the centuries.
Editors Note "An animated and absolutely fascinating history of our weather and our interpretations of it" ("Booklist"), "Braving the Elements" is filled with unforgettable stories of hurricanes, blizzards, droughts, and other extremes of weather which have taken place in America over the centuries. of photos.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Anchor Books
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