Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century

By Parker, Geoffrey

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9780300153231
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Yale Univ.


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Starred Review on June 15, 2013  |  Social Sciences

Commonly referred to as an age of "general crisis," the 17th century, within what is known as the Little Ice Age, was a period of global food shortages, ravaging diseases, brutal wars, and popular unrest in which life could aptly be characterized by Thomas Hobbes's description of it being "nasty, brutish, and short." But for Parker (history, Ohio State Univ.; The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare), previous accounts of the age have too often...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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