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Wind: Nature and Culture

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By: Louise M Pryke(Author)
240 pages, 84 colour & 21 b/w photos and illustrations
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Wind: Nature and Culture
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By turns creative and destructive, wind spreads seeds, fills sails and disperses the energy of the sun. Worshipped since antiquity, wind has moulded planets, decided the outcome of innumerable battles and shaped the evolution of humans and animals – yet it remains intangible and unpredictable.

In this book, Louise M. Pryke explores the science behind wind, as well as how it has been imagined and portrayed in myth, religion, art and literature since ancient times. Its formative effect on the Earth's environment is reflected in its prominent role in myths and religions of antiquity. In the modern day, wind has inspired ground-breaking scientific innovations, and appeared in artistic works as diverse as the art of Van Gogh, the poetry of Keats and the blockbuster film Twister.

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Louise M. Pryke is an Honorary Associate and Lecturer at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Scorpion (Reaktion, 2016), Ishtar (2017) and Gilgamesh (2019).

Popular Science Coming Soon
By: Louise M Pryke(Author)
240 pages, 84 colour & 21 b/w photos and illustrations
Publisher: Reaktion Books
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