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ISBN: 9781568587448 - We're Still Here Ya Bastards We're Still Here Ya Bastards
Roberta Brandes Gratz

ISBN10: 1568587449  ISBN13: 9781568587448
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group Nation Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 25 Jun 2015
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is one of the darkest chapters in American history. The storm caused unprecedented destruction, and a toxic combination of government neglect and socioeconomic inequality turned a crisis into a tragedy. More
ISBN: 9780691157566 - Sea of Storms Sea of Storms
Stuart B Schwartz

ISBN10: 0691157561  ISBN13: 9780691157566
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 30 Jan 2015
The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of social history, Stuart Schwartz examines how Caribbean societies have... More
ISBN: 9781107072978 - Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Empire Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Empire
Yaron Ayalon

ISBN10: 1107072972  ISBN13: 9781107072978
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 24 Nov 2014
Yaron Ayalon explores the Ottoman Empire's history of natural disasters and its responses on a state, communal, and individual level. This book explores the history of natural disasters in the Ottoman Empire and the responses to them on the state... More
ISBN: 9781780233475 - Tsunami Tsunami
Richard Hamblyn

ISBN10: 1780233477  ISBN13: 9781780233475
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Nov 2014
From the legend of Atlantis to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, this book is a cultural, historical and scientific guide to one of the world's most spectacular and deadly natural phenomena. Tsunamis - ferociously dangerous sea waves ... More
ISBN: 9781426213762 - Extreme Weather Survival Guide Extreme Weather Survival Guide
Thomas M Kostigen

ISBN10: 142621376X  ISBN13: 9781426213762
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 29 Oct 2014
Punchy, no-nonsense information and advice on how to prepare for and survive weather extremes, from high temperatures to floods and hurricanes, set against solid scientific explanations. Punchy, no-nonsense information and advice on how to prepare... More
ISBN: 9780691150543 - Tambora Tambora
Gillen D'Arcy Wood

ISBN10: 0691150540  ISBN13: 9780691150543
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 02 May 2014
On the eve of the bicentenary of the great eruption, this title tells the story of the weather chaos it wrought, weaving the climate science with the social history of this frightening period to offer a cautionary tale about the potential tragic... More
ISBN: 9781780231969 - Flood Flood
John Withington

ISBN10: 1780231962  ISBN13: 9781780231969
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Nov 2013
From Noah's Biblical deluge to the China ?oods of 1931 that killed more than 3 million people; and from the broken levees in New Orleans to submerged streets and homes all over Britain, ?oods have always been an unwelcome companion of humanity. More
ISBN: 9780199678754 - Waking the Giant Waking the Giant
Bill McGuire

ISBN10: 0199678758  ISBN13: 9780199678754
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
The last 20,000 years has seen our world flip from icehouse to greenhouse, provoking earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic outbursts. Like a giant stirring from a long sleep, the Earth beneath our feet tossed and turned. Bill McGuire argues that... More
ISBN: 9780712668477 - By Permission of Heaven By Permission of Heaven
Adrian Tinniswood

ISBN10: 0712668470  ISBN13: 9780712668477
Publisher: Vintage Pimlico
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Jul 2004
This account of the Great Fire of London explores its history and consequences, from the first small blaze to the long work of rebuilding. It also describes the human story of the fire and its aftermath - the panic and terror, the hunt for... More
ISBN: 9780141005171 - Krakatoa Krakatoa
Simon Winchester

ISBN10: 0141005173  ISBN13: 9780141005171
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 03 Jun 2004
Chronicles the destruction of Indonesian island of Krakatoa in 1883. This book describes how one island and its inhabitants were blasted out of existence and how colonial society was turned upside-down in a cataclysm. Simon Winchester's brilliant... More