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Books di Fagan Brian M editi da Basic Books

The Long Summer

The Long Summer

Fagan Brian M. 
edizioni Basic Books collana Basic Books (Paperback), 2004

Humanity evolved in an Ice Age in which glaciers covered much of the world. But starting about 15,000 years ago, temperatures began to climb. Civilization and all of recorded history occurred in this warm period, the era known as the Holocene-the long summer of the human species. In The Long Summer, Brian Fagan brings...

€ 16,60
The Rape Of The Nile

The Rape Of The Nile

Fagan Brian M. 
edizioni Basic Books, 2004

The scandalous rape of Ancient Egypt is a historical vignette of greed, vanity, and dedicated archaeological research. It is a tale vividly told by renowned archaeology author, Brian Fagan, with characters that include the ancient historian Herodotus; Theban tomb robbers; obelisk-stealing Romans; Coptic Christians...

€ 19,60
The Little Ice Age

The Little Ice Age

Fagan Brian M. 
edizioni Basic Books, 2001

The Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today's global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500year cold snap,...

€ 16,60
Floods, Famines, and Emperors

Floods, Famines, and Emperors

Fagan Brian M. 
edizioni Basic Books collana Basic Books (Paperback), 2009

From the Publisher: In 1999, few people had thought to examine the effects of climate on civilization. Now, due in part to the groundbreaking work of archaeologist Brian Fagan, climate change is a central issue. Revised and updated ten years after its first publication, Floods, Famines and Emperors remains the definitive...

€ 20,50
Fish on Friday

Fish on Friday

Fagan Brian M. 
edizioni Basic Books, 2007

What gave Christopher Columbus the confidence in 1492 to set out across the Atlantic Ocean? Fish on Friday tells the story of the discovery of America as a product of the long sweep of history: the spread of Christianity and the radical cultural changes it brought to Europe, the interaction of economic necessity with...

€ 17,90