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Johnson, Sherry, 1949-
Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution / Sherry Johnson
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC987.C8 J64 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Cuba -- Climate -- History -- 18th century
Subject(s) Climatic extremes -- Social aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 18th century
Climatic extremes -- Political aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 18th century
Disasters -- Cuba -- History -- 18th century
Social change -- Cuba -- History -- 18th century
Subject Cuba -- Politics and government -- 18th century
Cuba -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Cuba -- History -- To 1810
Caribbean Area -- History -- To 1810
Latin America -- History -- To 1830
SUBJECT Geschichte 1750-1800
Physical Description xiii, 306 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Cursed by Nature -- Be Content with Things at Which Nature Almost Revolted -- It Appeared as If the World Were Ending -- The Violence Done to Our Interests -- In a Common Catastrophe All Men Should Be Brothers -- The Tomb That Is the Almendares River -- So Contrary to Sound Policy and Reason -- Appendix 1: A Chronology of Alternating Periods of Drought and Hurricanes in Cuba and the Greater Caribbean, Juxtaposed with Major Historical "Events," 1749-1800 -- Appendix 2: Sources for the Maps
Series Envisioning Cuba

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