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Economic and natural disasters since 1900 : a comparative history

Author: John Singleton
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A crisis is a period of uncertainty that may or may not lead to disaster, depending in part on the capacity of actors to make sense of what is happening and respond effectively.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Singleton
ISBN: 9781782547341 1782547347
OCLC Number: 944472573
Description: vi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The disaster cycle --
Hurricane Katrina : a classic natural disaster --
The first world war --
The great depression --
Mining disasters --
Tobacco --
The twin financial disasters of the early twenty-first century.
Responsibility: John Singleton, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

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