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Make it rain : state control of the atmosphere in twentieth-century America /
Kristine C. Harper.
imprint
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
description
ix, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
ISBN
022643723X, 9780226437231, 9780226437378
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imprint
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
isbn
022643723X
9780226437231
9780226437378
contents note
Part I. Weather control: scientific fringe to scientific mainstream (1890-1950). Ka-boom! -- Weather in an icebox: scientific weather control -- Part II. Coming to grips with weather control (1950-1957). US Congress: controlling weather control -- State governments: averting "weather wars" -- The meteorologists: corralling the research agenda -- Part III. Weather control as state tool (1957-1980). Weather control as state tool on the home front -- Weather control as state tool on military and diplomatic fronts -- Conclusion: weather control and the American state.
catalogue key
11059134
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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