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The Resource A history of civilization in 50 disasters, Gale Eaton ; introduction by Phillip Hoose

A history of civilization in 50 disasters, Gale Eaton ; introduction by Phillip Hoose

Label
A history of civilization in 50 disasters
Title
A history of civilization in 50 disasters
Statement of responsibility
Gale Eaton ; introduction by Phillip Hoose
Title variation
History of civilization in fifty disasters
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The natural world is a dangerous place. Civilization has rearranged nature for human convenience, and it works-- most of the time. Eaton shows how disasters-- natural and man-made, from antiquity to the present-- have affected civilization ... and how we can learn from them
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Summary
In A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters, Gale Eaton weaves tales of the disasters that happen when civilization and nature collide
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10456976
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Eaton, Gale
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 12 and up
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hoose, Phillip M.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
History in 50
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  • Disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • World history
  • Disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • World history
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A history of civilization in 50 disasters, Gale Eaton ; introduction by Phillip Hoose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-265) 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 269 pages
Isbn
9780884484899
Lccn
2015031010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20180131-074
  • BRO-cust20180622-102
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn915250995
  • (OCoLC)915250995
Label
A history of civilization in 50 disasters, Gale Eaton ; introduction by Phillip Hoose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-265) 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 269 pages
Isbn
9780884484899
Lccn
2015031010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20180131-074
  • BRO-cust20180622-102
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn915250995
  • (OCoLC)915250995

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