Civilization and Climate

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Huntington Press, 2008 - History - 484 pages
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CIVILIZATION AND CLIMATE by ELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON. Contents include: List of Illustrations vii Preface to First Edition xi Preface to Third Edition xv Author's Bibliography xvii Chapter I. Introduction 1 Chapter II. Race or Place 30 Chapter III. The White Man in the Tropics . . 56 Chapter IV*. The Effect of the Seasons .... 76 Chapter V. The Effect of Humidity and Tempera-Jure 109 Chapter VI. Work and Weather 136 Chapter VII. Health and the Atmosphere . . . 153 Chapter VIII. Mortality, Moisture, and Variability 174 Chapter IX. Health and Weather 194 Chapter X: The Ideal Climate 220 Chapter XI. The Distribution of Civilization . . 240 Chapter XII. Vitality and Education in the United States 275 Chapter XIII. The Conditions of Civilization . . 291 Chapter XIV. The Shifting of Climatic Zones . . 315 Chapter XV. The Pulsatory Hypothesis and Its Critics 335 Chapter XVI. The Shifting Centers of Civilization . 347 Chapter XVII. Aboriginal America and Modern Aus tralia 366 Chapter XVIII. The Climatic Hypothesis of Civiliza tion 387 Appendix 413 Index 433.

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