Climate and the picturesque in the American tropics / Michael Boyden.
This book explains how we came to think of the climate as something abstract and remote rather than a force that actively shapes our existence. It shows how the writings of American travellers in the Caribbean registered and pushed forward a new understanding of the climate in a pivotal period in mo...
Oxford ; New York, NY :
Oxford University Press,
|Oxford studies in American literary history.
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