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The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself

Author: Philip L Fradkin
Publisher: Berkeley, Cal. [u.a.] : University of California Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first indication of the prolonged terror that followed the 1906 earthquake occurred when a ship steaming off San Francisco's Golden Gate 'seemed to jump clear out of the water'. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Fradkin
ISBN: 0520248201 9780520248205
OCLC Number: 255764308
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 395 - 402.
Description: XXIII, 418 S : Ill., Kt ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Philip L. Fradkin.

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