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The Resource Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett

Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett

Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history
Title
Rain
Title remainder
a natural and cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Barnett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Weaving together science with the human human story of our ambition to control rain, Barnett tells the story of rain-- elemental, mysterious, precious, and destructive
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnett, Cynthia
Dewey number
551.57/7
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QC925
  • QC925
LC item number
  • .B315 2014
  • .B315 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rain and rainfall
  • Weather
  • Rainfall anomalies
  • Droughts
  • Physical geography
  • Climatic changes
  • Earth sciences
Target audience
adult
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- Elemental rain. Cloudy with a chance of civilization ; Drought, deluge, and devilry ; Praying for rain -- Chance of rain. The weather watchers ; The articles of rain -- American rain. Founding forecaster Rain follows the plow ; The rainmakers -- Capturing the rain. Writers on the storm ; The scent of rain ; City -- Mercurial rain. Strange rain ; And the forecast calls for change -- Waiting for rain
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137119
Lccn
2014034180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890377468
  • (OCoLC)890377468
  • 1052589
  • 1091706
Label
Rain : a natural and cultural history, Cynthia Barnett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- Elemental rain. Cloudy with a chance of civilization ; Drought, deluge, and devilry ; Praying for rain -- Chance of rain. The weather watchers ; The articles of rain -- American rain. Founding forecaster Rain follows the plow ; The rainmakers -- Capturing the rain. Writers on the storm ; The scent of rain ; City -- Mercurial rain. Strange rain ; And the forecast calls for change -- Waiting for rain
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137119
Lccn
2014034180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890377468
  • (OCoLC)890377468
  • 1052589
  • 1091706

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