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    Global crisis : war, climate change and catastrophe in the seventeenth century / Geoffrey Parker.
    by Parker, Geoffrey, 1943-
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    Subjects
  • History, Modern -- 17th century.
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  • Military history -- 17th century.
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  • Civil war -- History -- 17th century.
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  • Revolutions -- History -- 17th century.
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  • Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- History -- 17th century.
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  • Disasters -- History -- 17th century.
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    9780300153231 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    0300153236 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    9780300208634 (pbk.)
    0300208634 (pbk.)
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    xxix, 871 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    Contents: 
    Prologue: Did someone say 'climate change'? -- Introduction: The 'Little ice age' and the 'General crisis' -- pt. I: The placenta of the crisis : The little ice age ; The 'General crisis' ; 'Hunger is the greatest enemy': the heart of the crisis ; 'A third of the world has died': surviving in the seventeenth century -- pt. II: Enduring the crisis : The 'great enterprise' in China, 1618-84 ; 'The great shaking': Russia and the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth, 1618-86 ; The 'Ottoman tragedy', 1618-83 ; The 'lamentations of Germany' and its neighbours, 1618-88 ; The agony of the Iberian Peninsula, 1618-89 ; France in crisis, 1618-88 ; The Stuart monarchy: the path to Civil War, 1603-42 ; Britain and Ireland from Civil War to Revolution, 1642-89 -- pt. III: Surviving the crisis : The Mughals and their neighbours ; Red flag over Italy ; The 'dark continents': the Americas, Africa and Australia ; Getting it right: Early Tokugawa Japan -- pt. IV: Confronting the crisis : 'Those who have no means of support': the parameters of popular resistance ; 'People who hope only for a change': aristocrats, intellectuals, clerics and 'dirty people of no name' ; 'People of heterodox beliefs ... who will join up with anyone who calls them': disseminating revolution. -- pt. V: Beyond the crisis : Escaping the crisis ; From warfare state to welfare state ; The great divergence -- Conclusion: The crisis anatomized -- Epilogue: 'It's the climate, stupid.'
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