A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes (Eric Jay Dolin)
Eric Jay Dolin returns to History Ago Go to discuss his most recent book A Furious Sky. The conversation includes a review of the 500 year history of hurricanes in the Americas starting with stories about Columbus and early colonization. He explains how we first started to understand the nature of hurricanes with the findings of early storm researchers like Redfield and Espy. Dolin breaks down the great "American Storm Controversy" and how the debate increased our overall knowledge of the mighty storms. He finishes the discussion with an explanation of the historical impact and what we can expect in the future so beware.
HOST: Rob Mellon
FEATURED BREW: Unholy American Trippel Ale, Coppertail Brewing Company, Tampa, Florida
BOOK: A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes
MUSIC: Bones Fork