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Climatic Atlas of the United States

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Publication Date: 01/01/1954

403 pages

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By means of more than 1,000 maps, this atlas shows the regional contrasts of specific aspects of the climate—temperature, precipitation, sunshine, forests, growing seasons and so on—in such a way that they can be grasped readily by anyone interested in the subject. The maps have been drawn with the aid of data from the U.S. Weather Bureau and other government agencies, and they include much material not hitherto published.

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene