Civilization and climate
This book, originally published 1915, is a product of the new science of geography. The old geography strove primarily to produce exact maps of the physical features of the earth's surface. The new goes farther. It adds to the physical maps an almost innumerable series showing the distribution of plants, animals, and man and of every phase of the life of these organisms. It does this, not as an end in itself, but for the purpose of comparing the physical and organic maps and thus determining how far vital phenomena depend upon geographic environment. Book jacket.
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America appears Asia Australia average Bahamas cause cent changes of climate changes of temperature cities climatic changes climatic energy climatic pulsations compared Connecticut contributors curve day to day death rate degree desert disease distribution of civilization efficiency Egypt epidemic Europe European evidence fact factors fall favorable Figure Figure 17 geographer Greece Hence high temperature higher human hypothesis important increase indicate influence influenza inheritance Italy Japan large number less live lower malaria map of civilization maximum mean temperature mental Mesopotamia migration month natural selection negroes North North America northern northern United number of deaths optimum Owens Lake Panama period physical pneumonia population present prevail probably Queensland race racial rainfall rank regions relative humidity rise seasons seems Siberia South southern square miles stimulating storms summer temperature Teutons tion tropical United variations weather weeks wind winter York