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The concept of ice ages is one of the great scientific discoveries of the 19th century. This is an introduction chapter to Discovering the Ice Ages: International Reception and Consequences for a Historical Understanding of Climate, to present the exciting and multilayered history of the discovery of the ice ages seen from an international perspective and casts light on its consequences. The emphasis is on the interrelations between the countries under study, with the exchange of scientific ideas under scrutiny.

Keywords:climate change; ice ages

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