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Karen Clare reviews a new book offering insight into how climate change, disease and natural disasters impacted on the lives of our British ancestors in centuries past
Surviving Mother Nature’s Tests by W. Wayne Shepheard

This hugely informative book by Canadian geologist, family historian and blogger Wayne Shepheard examines in detail how climate change and other phenomena, from volcanic eruptions and major storms, to drought and killer epidemics, affected and shaped the lives of our ancestors. The book describes the different natural phenomena and time periods in which they occurred, explaining how our forebears survived the formidable tests thrown at our planet with all her might by Mother Nature. With a focus on the British Isles, readers with roots in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will find especially fruitful case studies of disasters ranging from the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age to The Great Gale of 1824 (which wreaked havoc from

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