Manifest Disaster: Climate and the Making of America

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Das Klima spielte eine wichtige Rolle in der Bildung von Siedlungen und bei den Entwicklungen im Westen der USA. Carson Fellow Lawrence Culver nutzt unter anderem staatliche Landerhebungen, um zu zeigen, wie wichtig die Rolle des Klimas war, wenn es das ├ťberleben der Menschen und den Profit durch die Expansion in den Westen betraf. Lawrence Culver ist Professor an der Utah State Universit├Ąt, bei der Kultur, Umwelt und urbane Geschichte der USA seine Forschungsschwerpunkte sind.
According to Carson Fellow Lawrence Culver, climate played a key role in shaping the settlement and development of the West in the United States. By using historical sources, including government land surveys and travel accounts from settlers, Culver demonstrates the important role that climate played for both survival and profit in the westward expansion process. Prof. Dr. Culver is an associate professor in the Department of History at Utah State University, where his areas of research and teaching include the cultural, environmental, and urban history of the USA.
Keywords amerikanische Siedlung im Westen Umweltgeschichte Europaeische Einfluesse Klimageschichte climate history United States of America environmental knowledge environmental history US settlement of the West
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