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Changes in the air : hurricanes in New Orleans from 1718 to the present

Author: Eleonora Rohland
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2019. ©2019
Series: Environment in history, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Changes in the Air looks at New Orleans and its changing cultural responses to hurricanes over three centuries, carefully exploring the complex interplay of sociopolitical, economic, legal, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rohland, Eleonora.
Changes in the air.
New York : Berghahn Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018039497
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eleonora Rohland
ISBN: 9781785339325 178533932X
OCLC Number: 1050144037
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 238 pages)
Contents: Intro; Changes in the Air; Copyright Page; Contents; Figures and Maps; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction --
Hurrican Katrina and the Future of the Past; Chapter 1 --
Adaptation, Knowledge, and Hurricanes in History; Chapter 2 --
Environmental Learning and Path Dependence; Chapter 3 --
Moving out of Harm's Way; Chapter 4 --
Disaster and Social Order; Chapter 5 --
Hurricanes vs. "Mass Idleness"; Chapter 6 --
To Mandate or Not to Mandate . . .; Chapter 7 --
Adaptive Practices, Past and Present; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Environment in history, v. 15.
Responsibility: Eleonora Rohland.

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"In her compelling book, Dr. Eleonora Rohland blends history with social science analysis to make a superb contribution to scholarship on hurricanes, environmental history, and American history." - Read more...

 
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