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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ISBN: 9780230115736 - Extreme Weather Extreme Weather
Bonnie Schneider

ISBN10: 023011573X  ISBN13: 9780230115736
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 27 Jan 2012
Ranging from topics that cover every season and every climate, Extreme Weather introduces the reader to the best course of action during weather emergencies, including what to have in emergency safety kits as well as how to make a family disaster... More

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ISBN: 9780141046815 - Zeitoun Zeitoun
Dave Eggers

ISBN10: 0141046813  ISBN13: 9780141046815
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 24 Feb 2011
In August 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in, the city of New Orleans has been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman Zeitoun, though his wife and family had gone, refused to leave. For days he traversed an apocalyptic landscape of... More

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ISBN: 9780192804938 - Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction
Bill McGuire

ISBN10: 0192804936  ISBN13: 9780192804938
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 26 Jan 2006
Focuses on the many potential catastrophes facing our planet, from global warming, and New Ice Ages, to asteroid impact, super volcanoes, and mega-tsunami. This book presents a look at both the science behind these events and our chances of survival. More