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"Using subadult skeletons from the Deccan Chalcolithic period of Indian prehistory, along with archaeological and paleoclimate data, this volume makes an important contribution to understanding the effects of ecological change on demography and childhood growth during the second millennium B.C. in peninsular India."--Michael Pietrusewsky, University of Hawai‘i at ManoaIn the context of current debates about global warming, archaeology contributes important insights for understanding environmental changes in prehistory, and the consequences and responses of past populations to them.In Indian archaeology, climate change and monsoon variability are often invoked to explain major demographic transitions, cultural changes, and migrations of prehistoric populations. During the late Holocene (1400-700 B.C.), agricultural communities flourished in a semiarid region of the Indian subcontinent, until they precipitously collapsed. Gwen Robbins Schug integrates the most recent paleoclimate reconstructions with an innovative analysis of skeletal remains from one of the last abandoned villages to provide a new interpretation of the archaeological record of this period.Robbins Schug’s biocultural synthesis provides us with a new way of looking at the adaptive, social, and cultural transformations that took place in this region during the first and second millennia B.C. Her work clearly and compellingly usurps the climate change paradigm, demonstrating the complexity of human-environmental transformations. This original and significant contribution to bioarchaeological research and methodology enriches our understanding of both global climate change and South Asian prehistory. A volume in the series Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, Regional, and Global Perspectives, edited by Clark Spencer Larsen  

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9780813036670 | Univ Pr of Florida, August 14, 2011, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: "Using subadult skeletons from the Deccan Chalcolithic period of Indian prehistory, along with archaeological and paleoclimate data, this volume makes an important contribution to understanding the effects of ecological change on demography and childhood growth during the second millennium B.

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9780813054124 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, February 1, 2017), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: This fascinating and well-illustrated book, which is packed with valuable information and advice, provides a complete guide to observing, recording, and understanding the weather and to setting up an amateur weather station. As the author explains, the advent of relatively modern electronic weather sensors means that weather observing is now within the reach of almost everybody...read more

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9781785001611 | Crowood Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This fascinating and well-illustrated book, which is packed with valuable information and advice, provides a complete guide to observing, recording, and understanding the weather and to setting up an amateur weather station.

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Product Description: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation. In the ten years since, the facts of our changing climate have become widely accepted, but political leadership has not kept up...read more

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9780802125651 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $16.00 | also contains Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis | About this edition: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation.

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9781511376518 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, February 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A timely intervention on climate change from the internationally acclaimed scientist and author of the hugely influential The Weather Makers.

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Product Description: Color photographs of cloud formations and their groundbreaking explanatory text enable readers to read the sky, pick up the clues and predict what the weather will do.With its winning formula of 24 clear color photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text, Instant Weather Forecasting enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do...read more

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9781472929730 | 5th edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, September 13, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Color photographs of cloud formations and their groundbreaking explanatory text enable readers to read the sky, pick up the clues and predict what the weather will do.

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Product Description: This pocket-size field guide to snowflakes is perfect for science- and weather-loving readers who are curious about these beautiful ice crystals.Snowflakes begin as water vapor in the air. Just add a pinch of dust, an icy-cold temperature and, like magic, you've got a delicate, crystalline snowflake...read more

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9780760349427 | Voyageur Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: This pocket-size field guide to snowflakes is perfect for science- and weather-loving readers who are curious about these beautiful ice crystals.

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Product Description: Anyone who is fascinated by weather will love this amazing calendar. Full-color photographs showcase everything from a fierce supercell thunderstorm to a gentle fogbow. Each month also features a weather Q&A, weather history fact, and timeless proverb.
By Old Farmer's Almanac (corporate author)

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9781571987112 | Wal edition (Yankee Pub, July 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Anyone who is fascinated by weather will love this amazing calendar.

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Product Description: The Weather Guide2017 Calendar is jam-packed with bonus content, far exceeding the typical wall calendar.Its 52 pages include spectacular monthly weather photos, fascinating weather trivia in each day’s grid box, captivating monthly articles, climactic data, and more! This is the original weather calendar...read more
By Accord Publishing (corporate author)

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9781449477516 | Wal edition (Andrews McMeel Pub, September 13, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The Weather Guide2017 Calendar is jam-packed with bonus content, far exceeding the typical wall calendar.

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Product Description: By the 1800s, a century of feverish discovery had launched the major branches of science. Physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy made the natural world explicable through experiment, observation, and categorization. And yet one scientific field remained in its infancy...read more

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9780865478091 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 2, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In 1865 Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat.

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9780374536206 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 21, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: By the 1800s, a century of feverish discovery had launched the major branches of science.
9780380797592, titled "Beat the Car Salesman" | Avon Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $5.99 | also contains Beat the Car Salesman | About this edition: Filled with facts and figures about various vehicles, loan payment charts, toll-free numbers for automobile manufacturers, and much more, a comprehensive guide promises to train readers to become expert car buyers in five easy lessons.

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Product Description: Weather is beautiful, threatening, moody and capricious. It can paint a dazzling face on a winter morning or wreak disaster at a moment's notice. Even at its most ordinary, weather is endlessly fascinating in its variability. In Weather 2017, world-renowned photographers present remarkable and often breathtaking images of a range of atmospheric conditions, from a dark horizon fractured by lightning to the terrifying funnel cloud of a tornado...read more
By Firefly Books (corporate author)

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9781770856820 | Wal edition (Firefly Books Ltd, June 10, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Weather is beautiful, threatening, moody and capricious.

By Firefly Books (corporate author)

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9781770856905 | Wal edition (Firefly Books Ltd, June 10, 2016), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: “A gripping, heartbreaking and heartwarming account of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma in 2013. It will leave you emotionally drained but glad you journeyed into the heart of this extraordinary storm with Bailey as your guide...read more

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9780525427490 | Viking Pr, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “A gripping, heartbreaking and heartwarming account of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma in 2013.

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9780143107934 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 10, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “A gripping, heartbreaking and heartwarming account of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma in 2013.

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9781504619820 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 12, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Oklahomans have long been known for their fatalism and grit, but even old-timers are troubled by the twisters devastating the state with increasing frequency.

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Product Description: The effect of climate on historical change represents an exciting frontier for reading and research. In this volume scholars contribute to an area of interdisciplinary study which has not been systematically explored by climatologists and historians working together...read more
By Theodore K. Rabb (editor)

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9780691642413 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $102.50 | About this edition: The effect of climate on historical change represents an exciting frontier for reading and research.

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9780691614830 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: The effect of climate on historical change represents an exciting frontier for reading and research.

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Product Description: Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history.  Our past, present, and future is intimately rooted is weather and climate. Weather, water, and climate. How we feel, how productive we are, even our sheer existence, depends on these three things...read more

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9781605988221 | Pegasus Books, April 25, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history.

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Product Description: Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.   It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain. Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change...read more

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9780804137096 | Crown Pub, April 21, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Rain is elemental mysterious precious destructive It is the subject of countless poems and paintings the top of the weather report the source ofthe worlds water Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain Cynthia BarnettsRainbegins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans and builds to the storms of climate change It weaves together sciencethe true shape of a raindrop the mysteries of frog and fish rainswith the human story of our ambition to control rain from ancient rain dances to the 2 203 miles of levees that attempt to straitjacket the Mississippi River It offers a glimpse of our founding forecaster Thomas Jefferson who measured every drizzle long before modern meteorology Two centuries later rainy skies would help inspire Morrisseys mopes and Kurt Cobains grunge Rainis also a travelogue taking readers to Scotland to tell the surprising story of the mackintosh raincoat and to India where villagers extract the scent of rain from the monsoon-drenched earth and turn it into perfume Now after thousands of years spent praying for rain or worshiping it burning witches at the stake to stop rain or sacrificing small children to bring it mocking rain with irrigated agriculture and cities built in floodplains even trying to blast rain out of the sky with mortars meant for war humanity has finally managed to change the rain Only not in ways we intended As climate change upends rainfall patterns and unleashes increasingly severe storms and drought Barnett shows rain to be a unifying force in a fractured world Too much and not nearly enough rain is a conversation we share and this is a book for everyone who has ever experienced it

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9780804137119 | Broadway Books, April 5, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.
9780375752216, titled "Visiting College Campuses" | Princeton Review, December 1, 1999, cover price $20.00 | also contains Visiting College Campuses | About this edition: Includes profiles of 250 of the most-toured colleges in the country, plus maps, directions, lodging information, and advice on arranging appointments with faculty

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9781501224683 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 21, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human dramaIt is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.
9781501224690 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 21, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human dramaIt is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.

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Product Description: Working Outdoors? Arranging a ski holiday, fishing trip or school camp? Planning a wedding? Ken Ring’s weather predictions have been relied on by Kiwis for over 18 years, and his annual weather almanacs are always eagerly anticipated...read more

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9781532771682 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 18, 2016, cover price $34.43 | About this edition: Working Outdoors?

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Product Description: A life worth living is worth recording, and what better place than this journal? These lined pages crave your scribbled notes, thoughts, ideas, experiences, and notions. Fill the lines, remember your life, don't lose your ideas, and keep reaching higher to live the best life you can...read more
By Cool Image (corporate author)

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9781532729683 | Jou edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 13, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A life worth living is worth recording, and what better place than this journal?

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Product Description: A provocative thriller set in a blighted landscape where nature is fiercely taking its course, Deluge is a gripping drama. There’s something uncanny going on at Joe and Kitty’s farm. Precious feed is disappearing from the hayshed and prized livestock is being slaughtered at night...read more

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9781848424845 | Nick Hern Books, May 24, 2016, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: A provocative thriller set in a blighted landscape where nature is fiercely taking its course, Deluge is a gripping drama.

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Product Description: Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it?Climate Change For Beginners is a clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator who takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the whos, hows, whats, whens, wheres and whys of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth’s climate...read more
By Joe Lee (illustrator)

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9781939994431 | Ill edition (For Beginners, March 29, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real.

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Product Description: A groundbreaking account of the cataclysmic hurricane of 1938 and its devastating impact on New England’s inland forests The hurricane that pummeled the northeastern United States on September 21, 1938, was New England’s most damaging weather event ever...read more

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9780300209518 | Yale Univ Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A groundbreaking account of the cataclysmic hurricane of 1938 and its devastating impact on New England’s inland forests The hurricane that pummeled the northeastern United States on September 21, 1938, was New England’s most damaging weather event ever.

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Product Description: Heat stress is the number one killer in Australia. In a normal year, about 24 Australians are killed by extreme heat, but specific events have killed hundreds in a matter of days over the past five years. Based on international protocols, Extreme Heat Survival, Australia, focuses on what people can do before, during and after a heat wave to protect themselves and their property...read more
By Waterford Press (corporate author)

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9781583559826 | Fol lam rf edition (Waterford Pr, March 15, 2016), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Heat stress is the number one killer in Australia.

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Product Description: Enter the eye of the storm in this gripping real-life thriller—A Perfect Storm on land—that chronicles America’s biggest tornado outbreak since the beginning of recorded weather: a horrific three-day superstorm with 358 separate tornadoes touching down in twenty-one states and destroying entire towns...read more
By Rick Bragg (foreword by)

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9781476763071 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, March 1, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Enter the eye of the storm in this gripping real-life thriller—A Perfect Storm on land—that chronicles America’s biggest tornado outbreak since the beginning of recorded weather: a horrific three-day superstorm with 358 separate tornadoes touching down in twenty-one states and destroying entire towns.

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Product Description: The development of self-registering meteorological instruments began very shortly after that of scientific meteorological observation itself. Yet it was not until the 1860's, two centuries after the beginning of scientific observation, that the self-registering instrument became a factor in meteorology...read more

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9781522997344 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2015, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The development of self-registering meteorological instruments began very shortly after that of scientific meteorological observation itself.

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By Kiele Gonzalez (contributor)

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9780873362467 | Bilingual edition (Kamehameha Schools Pr, December 1, 2015), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human dramaIt is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive. It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of all the world's water...read more
By Christina Traister (narrator)

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9780395874097, titled "The Ultimate Job Hunter''s Guidebook" | 2nd edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, December 1, 1997), cover price $28.76 | also contains The Ultimate Job Hunter''s Guidebook

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9781501224706 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 16, 2015), cover price $14.99
9781511364133 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 16, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human dramaIt is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.

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