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Aberfan : government and disasters

Author: Iain McLean; Martin Johnes
Publisher: Cardiff : Welsh Academic Press, 2000.
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"The events at Aberfan on the morning of 21 October 1966, when 116 children and 28 adults died in a sea of slurry following the collapse of a coal tip, will forever be etched in the memories of the people of the industrial valleys of South Wales." "In addition to explaining how the disaster happened and why nobody was held responsible, Aberfan: Government & Disasters explains how all the organisations that should  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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McLean, Iain.
Aberfan.
Cardiff : Welsh Academic Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606453466
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain McLean; Martin Johnes
ISBN: 186057033X 9781860570339
OCLC Number: 45646782
Description: xiv, 274 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Iain McLean and Martin Johnes.

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On the morning of October 21 1966 116 children and 28 adults died following the collapse of a coal tip in Aberfan. This text explains how the disaster happened and why nobody was held responsible.  Read more...

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