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Author: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses live footage of two major earthquakes--in Los Angeles and in Kobe, Japan--to study their devastating effects on buildings and highways. The survival rate of structures in both cities--where building codes differ--is compared in the aftermath of the disasters.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38214732
Notes: Produced by ITN for the Discovery Channel, 1996.
Credits: Editor, Peter Roemmele ; director, Jennifer Crone.
Performer(s): Narrator, Nick Chilvers.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Can buildings survive earthquakes?

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Uses live footage of two major earthquakes--in Los Angeles and in Kobe, Japan--to study their devastating effects on buildings and highways. The survival rate of structures in both cities--where building codes differ--is compared in the aftermath of the disasters.

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