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El Nino in History: Storming through the Ages (review)

El Nino in History: Storming through the Ages (review) Book Reviews histories of the world's peoples: that is, a meshing of the local with the global. Wiesner-Hanks notes that women's and gender history has worked to broaden understanding of historical processes--for instance, by enlarging the history of politics to include movements for reform or by seeing political processes as having to do with the exercise of power not just in designated institutions such as a parliament. One hopes that this book will help enlarge and enrich definitions of world history and facilitate teaching it in the most inclusive ways. bonnie g. smith Rutgers University El Niño in History: Storming through the Ages. By césar n. caviedes. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2001. Pp. xiv + 279. $24.95 (cloth) In 1588 a severe storm dismantled the Spanish Armada, eliminating it as a threat to England. This weather story is familiar to all of us educated in the Anglophone world. If we were Japanese schoolchildren, our climatic salvation story would be the Kamikaze--the Divine Wind--that destroyed the Mongol forces invading Japan. In recent times, climate's best-known role in world history is as the cruel Russian winter of 1942, the nemesis of Hitler's Russian campaign. This, of course, was a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

El Nino in History: Storming through the Ages (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 15 (1) – Feb 11, 2004

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Book Reviews histories of the world's peoples: that is, a meshing of the local with the global. Wiesner-Hanks notes that women's and gender history has worked to broaden understanding of historical processes--for instance, by enlarging the history of politics to include movements for reform or by seeing political processes as having to do with the exercise of power not just in designated institutions such as a parliament. One hopes that this book will help enlarge and enrich definitions of world history and facilitate teaching it in the most inclusive ways. bonnie g. smith Rutgers University El Niño in History: Storming through the Ages. By césar n. caviedes. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2001. Pp. xiv + 279. $24.95 (cloth) In 1588 a severe storm dismantled the Spanish Armada, eliminating it as a threat to England. This weather story is familiar to all of us educated in the Anglophone world. If we were Japanese schoolchildren, our climatic salvation story would be the Kamikaze--the Divine Wind--that destroyed the Mongol forces invading Japan. In recent times, climate's best-known role in world history is as the cruel Russian winter of 1942, the nemesis of Hitler's Russian campaign. This, of course, was a

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Published: Feb 11, 2004

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