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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
Cynthia Barnett's "Rain" begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change. It weaves together science--the true shape of a raindrop, the mysteries of frog and fish rains--with the human story of our ambition to control rain, from ancient rain dances to the 2,203 miles of levees that attempt to straitjacket the Mississippi River. As climate change upends rainfall patterns and unleashes increasingly severe storms and drought, Barnett shows rain to be a unifying force in a fractured world
Writing style
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10414167
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnett, Cynthia
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physical geography
  • Rain and rainfall
  • Rainfall anomalies
  • Climatic changes
  • Earth sciences
  • Weather
  • Droughts
  • Rain
  • Climate Change
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a natural and cultural history
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
000053669259
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137096
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)890377468
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
000053669259
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137096
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)890377468

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