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The last day : wrath, ruin, and reason in the great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

Author: Nicholas Shrady; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.?] : Tantor Audio, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the morning of November 1, 1775 the first shock of an earthquake struck Lisbon, Portugal. Two more shocks followed, annihilating the city. From this natural disaster came the first collective effort at disaster control, one of the first scientific studies of earthquakes and modern urban planning.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Shrady; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400106400 1400106400 1400136407 9781400136407
OCLC Number: 229359257
Notes: Unabridged.
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Performer(s): Read by Patrick Lawlor.
Description: 6 audio discs (7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Nicholas Shrady.

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On the morning of November 1, 1775 the first shock of an earthquake struck Lisbon, Portugal. Two more shocks followed, annihilating the city. From this natural disaster came the first collective effort at disaster control, one of the first scientific studies of earthquakes and modern urban planning.

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