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Catastrophe and crisis

Author: Jeremy Kingston; David Lambert
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Defines and describes examples of different categories of tragic events, such as earthquakes, epidemics, fires, floods, famines, assassinations, crimes, and accidents. Includes numerous photographs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Kingston; David Lambert
ISBN: 0871964090 9780871964090
OCLC Number: 5265958
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Man and disaster --
Our restless earth --
Storm and flood --
When volcanoes erupt --
Drought and famine --
Fire as enemy --
Plague and pestilence --
Tragic accidents --
Economic disasters --
The horrors of war --
Man's inhumanity to man --
Murders that changed history --
Scientific disasters --
Coping with catastrophe.
Responsibility: Jeremy Kingston and David Lambert.

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Defines and describes examples of different categories of tragic events, such as earthquakes, epidemics, fires, floods, famines, assassinations, crimes, and accidents. Includes numerous photographs.

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