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The Invention of Clouds How an Amateur Metorologist Forged the Language of the Skies (Paperback)

Author:  Richard Hamblyn
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0312420013
ISBN-13: 9780312420017
Sku: 30910454
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  256
Age Range:  NA
 
The true story of Luke Howard, the amateur English meteorologist who in 1802 gave the clouds their names--cumulus, cirrus, stratus--is part history of science, part cultural excavation.
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Details the true story of a timid young Quaker and amateur meteorologist named Luke Howard who was hurled into the spotlight when he assigned poetic names to the clouds in December 1802, which became a landmark in natural history and meteorology and caused him to become immortalized in the works of the Romantics.Details the true story of a timid young Quaker and amateur meteorologist named Luke Howard who was hurled into the spotlight when he assigned poetic names to the clouds in December 1802, which became a landmark in natural history and meteorology and caused him to become immortalized in the works of the Romantics. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0256
Product attributePublisher:   Picador USA
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