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The Resource British weather and the climate of enlightenment, Jan Golinski

British weather and the climate of enlightenment, Jan Golinski

Label
British weather and the climate of enlightenment
Title
British weather and the climate of enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Jan Golinski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.50941/09033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC989.G69
LC item number
G66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
British weather and the climate of enlightenment, Jan Golinski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Experiencing the weather in 1703 -- The "exquisite atmography" and its author -- The atmosphere and the earth -- Clouds in the head -- Public weather and the culture of enlightenment -- The great storm in public debate -- Providence and the British climate -- Conversation and weather lore -- Recording and forecasting -- The discipline of the diary -- The calendar and the seasons -- Forecasting by the heavens -- Barometers of enlightenment -- The genealogy of weather instruments -- The instrument trade and consumers -- Interpreting the "oraculous glasses" -- Sensibility and climatic pathology -- The hippocratic revival -- Aerial sensitivity and social change -- The politics of atmospheric reform -- Climate and civilization -- The enlightenment debate on climate -- Medicine and the colonial situation -- America: climate and destiny -- Conclusion: the science of weather
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 284 p.
Isbn
9780226302058
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006031722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn376804604
Label
British weather and the climate of enlightenment, Jan Golinski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Experiencing the weather in 1703 -- The "exquisite atmography" and its author -- The atmosphere and the earth -- Clouds in the head -- Public weather and the culture of enlightenment -- The great storm in public debate -- Providence and the British climate -- Conversation and weather lore -- Recording and forecasting -- The discipline of the diary -- The calendar and the seasons -- Forecasting by the heavens -- Barometers of enlightenment -- The genealogy of weather instruments -- The instrument trade and consumers -- Interpreting the "oraculous glasses" -- Sensibility and climatic pathology -- The hippocratic revival -- Aerial sensitivity and social change -- The politics of atmospheric reform -- Climate and civilization -- The enlightenment debate on climate -- Medicine and the colonial situation -- America: climate and destiny -- Conclusion: the science of weather
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 284 p.
Isbn
9780226302058
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006031722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn376804604

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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