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The big ones : how natural disasters have shaped us (and what we can do about them)

Author: Lucile M Jones
Publisher: London : Icon Books Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A case study of the biggest natural disasters humanity has survived, and how they have shaped our history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucile M Jones
ISBN: 9781785784378 1785784374
OCLC Number: 1040032147
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Contents: Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Imagine America Without Los Angeles; 1.: Brimstone and Fire from out of Heaven Pompeii, Roman Empire, AD 79; 2.: Bury the Dead and Feed the Living Lisbon, Portugal, 1755; 3.: The Greatest Catastrophe Iceland, 1783; 4.: What We Forget California, United States, 1861-62; 5.: Finding Faults Tokyo-Yokohama, Japan, 1923; 6.: When the Levee Breaks Mississippi, United States, 1927; 7.: Celestial Disharmony Tangshan, China, 1976; 8.: Disasters Without Borders The Indian Ocean, 2004 9.: A Study in Failure New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 200510.: To Court Disaster L'Aquila, Italy, 2009; 11.: The Island of Ill Fortune Tohoku, Japan, 2011; 12.: Resilience by Design Los Angeles, California, sometime in the future; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Credits; About the Author; Copyright
Responsibility: Dr Lucy Jones.

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