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The Resource Earthquakes in human history : the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders

Earthquakes in human history : the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders

Label
Earthquakes in human history : the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions
Title
Earthquakes in human history
Title remainder
the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions
Statement of responsibility
Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Earthquakes in Human History tells the story of that calamity and other epic earthquakes. The authors explain the geological processes responsible for earthquakes, and they describe how these events have had long-lasting aftereffects on human societies and cultures. Their accounts are enlivened with quotations from contemporary literature and from later reports."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zeilinga de Boer, Jelle
Dewey number
363.34/95/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE521
LC item number
.Z45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sanders, Donald Theodore
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes
  • Seismology
  • Science and civilization
  • Tremblements de terre
  • Tremblements de terre
  • Tremblements de terre
  • Sismologie
  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes
  • Science and civilization
  • Seismology
  • Aardbevingen
  • Erdbeben
  • Geschichte
  • Kultur
  • Sozialgeschichte
  • Aardbevingen
Label
Earthquakes in human history : the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Earthquakes : origins and consequences -- In the Holy Land : earthquakes and the hand of God -- The decline of ancient Sparta : a tale of Hoplites, Helots, and a quaking earth -- Earthquakes in England : echoes in religion and literature -- The great Lisbon earthquake and the axiom "whatever is, is right" -- New Madrid, Missouri, in 1811 : the once and future disaster -- Earthquake, fire, and politics in San Francisco -- Japan's great Kanto earthquake : "hell let loose on earth" -- Peru in 1970 : chaos in the Andes -- The 1972 Managua earthquake : catalyst for revolution
Control code
ocm55018771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9780691050706
Lccn
2004040122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780691050706
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55018771
  • (OCoLC)55018771
Label
Earthquakes in human history : the far-reaching effects of seismic disruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Earthquakes : origins and consequences -- In the Holy Land : earthquakes and the hand of God -- The decline of ancient Sparta : a tale of Hoplites, Helots, and a quaking earth -- Earthquakes in England : echoes in religion and literature -- The great Lisbon earthquake and the axiom "whatever is, is right" -- New Madrid, Missouri, in 1811 : the once and future disaster -- Earthquake, fire, and politics in San Francisco -- Japan's great Kanto earthquake : "hell let loose on earth" -- Peru in 1970 : chaos in the Andes -- The 1972 Managua earthquake : catalyst for revolution
Control code
ocm55018771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9780691050706
Lccn
2004040122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780691050706
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55018771
  • (OCoLC)55018771

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