Earthquakes in Human History The Far-Reaching Effects of Seismic Disruptions
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Description: 'Earthquakes in Human History' explains the geological processes responsible for earthquakes, and describes how these events have had long-lasting after effects on human societies and cultures.
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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/22/2007
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Table of Conversions|
|Earthquakes: Origins and Consequences|
|Sidebar: Induced Earthquakes|
|Sidebar: Mark Twain's Earthquake Almanac|
|In the Holy Land: Earthquakes and the Hand of God|
|The Decline of Ancient Sparta: A Tale of Hoplites, Helots, and a Quaking Earth|
|Sidebar: Euripides, Homer, and Aristotle|
|Earthquakes in England: Echoes in Religion and Literature|
|The Great Lisbon Earthquake and the Axiom "Whatever Is, Is Right"|
|Sidebar: The Wonderful "One-Hoss-Shay"|
|New Madrid, Missouri, in 1811: The Once and Future Disaster|
|Sidebar: A Disastrous Reprise?|
|Earthquake, Fire, and Politics in San Francisco|
|Sidebar: Causes of Quakes in the Bay Area|
|Japan's Great Kanto Earthquake: "Hell Let Loose on Earth"|
|Sidebar: The Kamakura Earthquake of 1257 and the Rise of the Lotus Sect|
|Peru in 1970: Chaos in the Andes|
|Sidebar: In Chile-Tsunamis, Devastation, and Darwin|
|The 1972 Managua Earthquake: Catalyst for Revolution|
|Notes and References|