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Published: 30 January 2014

184 Pages | Approx, 35 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199580699

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the development of Ice Age theory through history
  • Looks at how we came to understand the changing climates and environments of the Ice Age
  • Explores how data from ocean and ice-core records is being used to interpret the patterns and cycles of climate change
  • Written in an easy and fluid narrative style, including stories and biographical sketches of the key people and the human stories of those involved
  • Part of the best-selling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide