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Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century Hardcover – 22 Feb 2013

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  • Hardcover: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; First Edition edition (22 Feb. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300153236
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300153231
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 7 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 27 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 466,075 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'One of the books I found most informative and most perversely enjoyable this year is Geoffrey Parker's 'Global Crisis'. It deserves, and rewards, careful reading.'--Jane Smiley, 'Harper's' --Jane Smiley, 'Harper's'

About the Author

Winner of the 2012 Heineken Prize for History, Geoffrey Parker is a renowned British historian who taught at the University of St Andrews, the University of Illinois, the University of British Columbia and Yale University before becoming Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History and Associate of the Mershon Center at The Ohio State University. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy, the Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Spanish-American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Cadiz), and the Royal Academy of History (Madrid). His many books include The Grand Strategy of Philip II, published by Yale in 1998 (winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize), and The Military Revolution (1996; winner of the best book prize of the American Military Institute and the Society for the History of Technology), as well as seminal works on global military history and early modern Europe. Global Crisis was awarded a British Academy Medal in 2014.


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