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ISBN: 9780124202245 - Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region
Gerassimos A Papadopoulos

ISBN10: 9780124202245  ISBN13: 9780124202245
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 16 Dec 2015
Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation provides readers with a much needed, reliable, and up-to-date history of the region, including descriptions and parameters of the main events from pre... More

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ISBN: 9781137559715 - Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster
Virgil Henry Storr, Steffanie Haeffele-Balch, Laura E Grube

ISBN10: 9781137559715  ISBN13: 9781137559715
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 15 Oct 2015
Explores the role of entrepreneurs in bringing about community rebound after disasters, with particular attention to recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy. Explores the role of entrepreneurs in bringing about community... More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ISBN: 9781844089079 - The Wave The Wave
Sonali Deraniyagala

ISBN10: 9781844089079  ISBN13: 9781844089079
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Virago Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 12 Mar 2013
A profoundly moving, piercingly frank memoir of grief -- of learning to live with grief -- that begins in Sri Lanka on December 26, 2004, when the author lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. More

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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