The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850 (Revised edition)


Show Synopsis

The Little Ice Age tells the fascinating story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history. Using sources ranging from the dates of long-ago wine harvests and the business records of medieval monasteries to modern chemical analysis of ice cores, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan reveals how a 500-year cold snap began in the fourteenth century. As Fagan shows, the increasingly cold and stormy weather dramatically altered fishing and farming practices, and it shaped familiar events, ...

Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Customer Reviews

Write a Review


Sep 24, 2009

this book should be required reading..I learned more from this book than any book I've read..and I read alot!


Dec 13, 2007

The Little Ice Age: How Climate Changed History

Fascinating , well written, and engaging study. Difficult topic as much early history is fragmentary and/or anecdotal. Those interested in history will be as enthralled as those interested in historic and current climate changes and their effects on human populations.

See All Customer Reviews

This item doesn't have extra editions