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Very few people know that from the fourteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century, Europe experienced an ice age. With fears of global warming, how one civilization dealt with a climate phenomenon may help us better understand our current experience. Join Kojo for a discussion on how this little-acknowledged weather pattern impacted world culture and history.
- Brian Fagan Professor of Archaeology, University of California at Santa Barbara; author of "The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850" (pub: Basic Books)
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