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Global Crisis

War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century

Global Crisis( )
Author: Parker, Geoffrey
ISBN:978-0-300-20863-4
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

How to account for decades of worldwide war, revolution, and human suffering in the seventeenth century? A master historian uncovers the disturbing answer. Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides - the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were not only unprecedented, they were agonisingly widespread.  A global crisis extended from England to Japan, and from the Russian Empire to sub-Saharan Africa. North and South America, too,...
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Book Details
Pages:904
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 17Th Century
History / Military / General
History / Revolutionary
Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.97 x 1.952 Inches
Book Weight:3.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Parker, Geoffrey (Author)
Geoffrey Parker is the author or editor of more than twenty-five books. He is Andreas Dorpelan Professor of History at Ohio State University.

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