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The Science of Weather

in British Weather and the Climate of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226302058
eISBN:
9780226302065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226302065.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter investigates how attitudes to weather and climate reflected experiences of the Enlightenment in Britain and its colonies. It also introduces some new information to show how assessing ... More


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