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

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why is it that in the aftermath of a disaster, people suddenly become altruistic, resourceful, and brave? Award-winning author Solnit explores this phenomena, looking at major calamities from the past 100 years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Solnit, Rebecca.
Paradise built in hell.
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009
(DLC) 2009004101
(OCoLC)303896716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit
ISBN: 9781101130087 1101130083 9781101133446 1101133449 9781101132609 1101132604 9781101459010 1101459018 9781101458709 1101458704
OCLC Number: 514247059
Description: 1 online resource (x, 353 pages)
Contents: 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 --
The doorway in the ruins.
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit.

Abstract:

Why is it that in the aftermath of a disaster, people suddenly become altruistic, resourceful, and brave? Award-winning author Solnit explores this phenomena, looking at major calamities from the past 100 years.

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