A Paradise Built In Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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A Paradise Built In Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster.

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: US : Penguin Usa, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit
OCLC Number: 1230151642
Description: 1 Volume.
Contents: Preface to the Revised Edition --
Prelude: Falling together --
A millennial good fellowship: the San Francisco earthquake --
Halifax to Hollywood: the great debate --
Carnival and revolution: Mexico City's earthquake --
The city transfigured: New York in grief and glory --
New Orleans: common grounds and killers --
Epilogue: The doorway in the ruins.

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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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