This pair of volumes represents a major update and expansion of Jean Grove’s The Little Ice Age of 1988, and represents a life-time’s research by one of the leading exponents of this fascinating period of Earth History. Sadly, Dr Grove died before seeing the fruits of her labours, and final stages of the book were revised and seen through to publication by her husband, Dr Dick Grove.

A large volume of research has been undertaken since the first volume was published, and the concept of the Little Ice Age itself as a Middle Ages to early twentieth century phenomenon has...

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