Braving the Elements

Braving the Elements: The Stormy History of American Weather
The Stormy History of American Weather
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This cultural history of North American weather begins with the arrival of humans over the land bridge that connected Alaska and Siberia during the last ice age and ends with The Weather Channel. In between, Laskin covers how weather has influenced and interacted with American science, religion, war, politics, entertainment and news media. “Laskin has pulled off an amazing feat,” reports The Washington Post, “putting together a densely researched, fast-moving chronology…fascinating.”