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Author Johnson, Sherry, 1949-

Title Climate and catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the age of revolution [electronic resource] / Sherry Johnson.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 306 p. : ill.
Series Envisioning Cuba
Envisioning Cuba.
Bibliography 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject 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.
Cuba -- Climate -- History -- 18th century.
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.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807834930 (cloth alk. paper)
9780807869345 (e-book)

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