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The Resource The age of catastrophe : disaster and humanity in modern times, John David Ebert

The age of catastrophe : disaster and humanity in modern times, John David Ebert

Label
The age of catastrophe : disaster and humanity in modern times
Title
The age of catastrophe
Title remainder
disaster and humanity in modern times
Statement of responsibility
John David Ebert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Disasters, both natural and man-made, are on the rise. Indeed, a catastrophe of one sort or another seems always to be unfolding somewhere on this planet. This book analyzes the efforts of Westerners to keep the catastrophes outside, while maintaining order on the inside of society"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ebert, John David
Dewey number
363.3409/04
Index
index present
LC call number
D24
LC item number
.E24 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • NATURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
Label
The age of catastrophe : disaster and humanity in modern times, John David Ebert
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The End of Natural Disasters -- A Brief Note: Civilization's Loss of Command Over Its Environment -- Part I: Disasters of Paleomodernity -- One. The Sinking of the Titanic and the Fate of the Mobile City -- Two. On the Hindenburg Disaster and the Technologization of the Soul's Descent to Earth -- Part II: Disasters of Neomodernity -- Three. The Plane Crash at Tenerife : What It Unconceals -- Four. The Disaster at Bhopal and the Collision of the Biosphere with the Chemosphere -- Five. Being-Outside-the-World : Thoughts on the Space Shuttle Disasters -- Six. Back from History : Some Implications Regarding the Accident at Chernobyl -- Seven. The Amsterdam Cargo Plane Crash and the Derailment at Eschede : Parallel Accidents -- Eight. The Aum Shinrikyo Nerve Gas Attacks As an Attempt to Recode Japanese Society -- Nine. The Columbine Shootings and the Absence of Meaning -- Part III: Planetary Scale Disasters -- Ten. On the September 11 Terrorist Attacks -- Eleven. Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans -- Twelve. Sichuan, 2008 : The First Man-Made Earthquake -- Thirteen. A Satellite Collision in the Exosphere : Some Ontological Consequences -- Fourteen. Tiny Blue Globe : Ressections on the British Petroleum Oil Spill -- Fifteen. On the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Meltdown -- Postscript: Global Accident -- Appendix: A Disaster Timeline
Control code
ocn810082534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476600635
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FD2F333A-0DE1-4FD5-BD8F-82ED11068CD0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o810082534
  • (OCoLC)810082534
Label
The age of catastrophe : disaster and humanity in modern times, John David Ebert
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The End of Natural Disasters -- A Brief Note: Civilization's Loss of Command Over Its Environment -- Part I: Disasters of Paleomodernity -- One. The Sinking of the Titanic and the Fate of the Mobile City -- Two. On the Hindenburg Disaster and the Technologization of the Soul's Descent to Earth -- Part II: Disasters of Neomodernity -- Three. The Plane Crash at Tenerife : What It Unconceals -- Four. The Disaster at Bhopal and the Collision of the Biosphere with the Chemosphere -- Five. Being-Outside-the-World : Thoughts on the Space Shuttle Disasters -- Six. Back from History : Some Implications Regarding the Accident at Chernobyl -- Seven. The Amsterdam Cargo Plane Crash and the Derailment at Eschede : Parallel Accidents -- Eight. The Aum Shinrikyo Nerve Gas Attacks As an Attempt to Recode Japanese Society -- Nine. The Columbine Shootings and the Absence of Meaning -- Part III: Planetary Scale Disasters -- Ten. On the September 11 Terrorist Attacks -- Eleven. Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans -- Twelve. Sichuan, 2008 : The First Man-Made Earthquake -- Thirteen. A Satellite Collision in the Exosphere : Some Ontological Consequences -- Fourteen. Tiny Blue Globe : Ressections on the British Petroleum Oil Spill -- Fifteen. On the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Meltdown -- Postscript: Global Accident -- Appendix: A Disaster Timeline
Control code
ocn810082534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476600635
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FD2F333A-0DE1-4FD5-BD8F-82ED11068CD0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o810082534
  • (OCoLC)810082534

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