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The Resource Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett

Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett

Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history
Title
Rain
Title remainder
a natural and cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Barnett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A natural history of rain traces the ocean-filling torrents from four billion years ago through the storms of the present world's climate change, while sharing stories about humanity's efforts to control rain through science and magic
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnett, Cynthia
Dewey number
551.57/7
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rain and rainfall
  • Weather
  • Rainfall anomalies
  • Droughts
  • Physical geography
  • Climatic changes
  • Earth sciences
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-334) and index
Contents
Origins -- Elemental rain. Cloudy with a chance of civilization ; Drought, deluge, and devilry ; Praying for rain -- Chance of rain. The weather watchers ; The articles of rain -- American rain. Founding forecaster ; Rain follows the plow ; The rainmakers -- Capturing the rain. Writers on the storm ; The scent of rain ; City rains -- Mercurial rain. Strange rain ; And the forecast calls for change -- Waiting for rain
Control code
BK0015353836
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137096
Lccn
2014034180
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-334) and index
Contents
Origins -- Elemental rain. Cloudy with a chance of civilization ; Drought, deluge, and devilry ; Praying for rain -- Chance of rain. The weather watchers ; The articles of rain -- American rain. Founding forecaster ; Rain follows the plow ; The rainmakers -- Capturing the rain. Writers on the storm ; The scent of rain ; City rains -- Mercurial rain. Strange rain ; And the forecast calls for change -- Waiting for rain
Control code
BK0015353836
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137096
Lccn
2014034180

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