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The Resource A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters, Rebecca Solnit

A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters, Rebecca Solnit

Label
A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters
Title
A paradise built in hell
Title remainder
the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Solnit
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solnit, Rebecca
Dewey number
303.48/5
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.S59 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Communities
  • Altruism
  • Altruism
  • Communities
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Katastrophe
  • Psychologie
  • Soziologie
  • Katastrofer
  • Katastrofer
  • Förenta staterna
Label
A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters, Rebecca Solnit
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn303896716
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 353 pages
Isbn
9780143118077
Lccn
2009004101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670021079
  • (OCoLC)303896716
Label
A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disasters, Rebecca Solnit
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn303896716
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 353 pages
Isbn
9780143118077
Lccn
2009004101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670021079
  • (OCoLC)303896716

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