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ISBN: 9780691142098 - The Worst of Times The Worst of Times
Paul B Wignall

ISBN10: 9780691142098  ISBN13: 9780691142098
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 13 Oct 2015
The Description for this book, The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions, will be forthcoming. Two hundred and sixty million years ago, life on Earth suffered wave after wave of cataclysmic extinctions... More
ISBN: 9781568587448 - We're Still Here Ya Bastards We're Still Here Ya Bastards
Roberta Brandes Gratz

ISBN10: 9781568587448  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: 9781107072978 - Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Empire Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Empire
Yaron Ayalon

ISBN10: 9781107072978  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: 9781780233475  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: 9781780231969 - Flood Flood
John Withington

ISBN10: 9781780231969  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: 9780199678754  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: 9780141046815 - Zeitoun Zeitoun
Dave Eggers

ISBN10: 9780141046815  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
ISBN: 9780141005171 - Krakatoa Krakatoa
Simon Winchester

ISBN10: 9780141005171  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