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A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010, ©2009.
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Explores the phenomenon through which people become resourceful and altruistic after a disaster and communities reflect a shared sense of purpose, analyzing events ranging from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to Hurricane Katrina.
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Solnit, Rebecca.
Paradise built in hell.
New York : Penguin Books, 2010, ©2009
(OCoLC)567155187
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit
ISBN: 9781101458709 1101458704 9781101459010 1101459018
OCLC Number: 680284568
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 353 pages)
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit.

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Explores the phenomenon through which people become resourceful and altruistic after a disaster and communities reflect a shared sense of purpose, analyzing events ranging from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to Hurricane Katrina.

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