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Klingaman, William K
The year without summer : 1816 and the volcano that darkened the world and changed history / William K. Klingaman and Nicholas P. Klingaman
Alternate Title 1816 and the volcano that darkened the world and changed history
1st ed
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QE523.T285 K55 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Tambora, Mount (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1815
Subject(s) Volcanoes -- Indonesia -- Sumbawa Island -- History -- 19th century
Weather -- Effect of volcanic eruptions on -- Case studies
Volcanic eruptions -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description 338 p. ; 25 cm
Summary "As a result of a volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1815, weather patterns were disrupted worldwide for months, producing excessive rain, frost, and snowfall across much of the northeastern United States, Canada, and Europe in the summer of 1816. ... The Year Without Summer examines not only the climate change engendered by the eruption, but its effects on politics, the economy, the arts, and social structures."--Jacket flap
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-323) and index
Alternate Author Klingaman, Nicholas P

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