Storm Force: How Britain Has Been Forged by the Wind


Storm Force: How Britain Has Been Forged by the Wind Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Signal Books Ltd
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Pages: 288 Language: English ISBN: 9781909930377 Categories: , ,

From the development of the scientific understanding of storms to their representation in literature, art and music, from the destruction of the storm-tossed Spanish Armada to the devastation wrought by tornadoes, and from the early development of windmills to the contemporary furore surrounding wind turbines, this book shows how the wind has had a surprising and profound impact on Britains landscape, history, wildlife, economy and culture.

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'Storm Force shows how our gale-lashed island has been spared by the wind-in more ways than one.'--Shooting Times & Country Magazine

Author Biography

Andrew Beattie has written for Rough Guides, the Independent on Sunday, and the journal Contemporary Review. He has also contributed to programmes on BBC Radio 4.