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The 100 greatest disasters of all time, Stephen J. Spignesi

Label
The 100 greatest disasters of all time
Title
The 100 greatest disasters of all time
Statement of responsibility
Stephen J. Spignesi
Title variation
One hundred greatest disasters of all time
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ORX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spignesi, Stephen J
Dewey number
904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Natural disasters
Label
The 100 greatest disasters of all time, Stephen J. Spignesi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-330) 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
Black Death -- Great Influenza Epidemic -- Worldwide AIDS epidemic -- 1876 China famine -- Fourteenth-Century China drought, famine, and epidemic -- 1896 India drought, famine, and disease disaster -- 1932 Ukraine famine -- 1921 Ukraine famine -- 1520 Mexico Smallpox Epidemic -- English sweating sickness -- Yellow River and Yangtze River floods -- Irish Potato Famine -- 1970 Bangladesh cyclone -- 1556 Great China earthquake -- 1976 Tangshan, China, earthquake -- 1891 Russia famine -- Plague of Justinian --526 Antioch, Syria, earthquake -- 1920 Gansu, China, earthquake -- 1908 Messina, Sicily, earthquake -- Great Kanto earthquake -- 1815 eruption of Tambora and the Year without a summer -- 1864 Calcutta cyclone -- 1970 Peru earthquake and landslide -- 1988 Armenia earthquake -- 1755 Lisbon, Portugal, earthquake -- 1939 Erzincan, Turkey, earthquake -- 1990 Iran earthquake and landslide -- Eruption of Mount Pelee -- Eruption of Mount Krakatoa -- 1999 Izmit, Turkey, earthquake -- Great Hurricane of 1780 -- 1896 Japanese Tsunami -- 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius -- Hurricane Mitch -- Chernobyl Nuclear Accident -- Hurricane Fifi -- Galveston Hurricane -- London Killer Fog of 1952 -- 1928 West Indies and Lake Okeechobee Hurricane -- 1995 Kobe earthquake -- 1897 collision of the Dona Paz and the Vector -- 1856 Rhodes Church explosion -- Bhopal Chemical leak -- 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks -- Johnstown Flood -- 1917 Mont Blanc explosion -- The sinking of the Sultana -- Sinking of the Titanic -- Great Chicago Fire and Peshtigo Forrest Fire -- Sinking of the Toya Maru -- 1906 Courrieres Mine Explosion -- Sinking of the Empress of Ireland -- Fire on the General Slocum -- 1988 New York City Blizzard --Tristate tornadoes -- 1903 Iroquois Theater Fire -- Hurricane Georges -- Great New England Hurricane of 1938 -- 1977 Tenerife Runaway Collision -- 1947 Texas City Harbor Explosion -- 1944 Italy Train Tunnel Suffocation Disaster -- 1985 Japan Air Lines Flight 123 Crash -- 1942 Coconut Grove Fire -- 2002 Egyptian Train Fire -- 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster -- 1996 Saudi-Kazak Midair Collision -- 1974 Turkish Airlines DC-10 Crash -- L'Innovation Department Store Fire -- 1974 Midwestern tornadoes -- 1964 Lima soccer riot -- 1979 American Airlines DC-10 Crash -- 1988 Pam Am Lockerbie bombing -- 1985 Stava Dam Failure -- Crash of Flight 800 -- Quintinshill Rail Crash -- 1966 Florence Art Flood -- Oklahoma City Bombing -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Fire -- Triangle Factory Fire -- 1934 Fire on the Morro Castle -- Winecoff Hotel Fire -- 1981 Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse -- Great Nashville Train Wreck -- Hurricane Andrew -- 1989 San Francisco Earthquake -- 1993 U.S. Midwest Floods -- Hurricane Hugo -- Explosion of the Hindenburg -- 1991 Oakland Hills Fires -- Great London Fire of 1666 -- Exxon Valdez Oil Spill -- Dust Bowl -- 1979 Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident -- 1929 U.S. Stock Market Crash -- Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion -- Apollo 1 Fire -- 1851 Library of Congress Fire
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 346 pages
Isbn
9780806523415
Lccn
2002104525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
BRO-copy20040720-001
System control number
ocm51319631
Label
The 100 greatest disasters of all time, Stephen J. Spignesi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-330) 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
Black Death -- Great Influenza Epidemic -- Worldwide AIDS epidemic -- 1876 China famine -- Fourteenth-Century China drought, famine, and epidemic -- 1896 India drought, famine, and disease disaster -- 1932 Ukraine famine -- 1921 Ukraine famine -- 1520 Mexico Smallpox Epidemic -- English sweating sickness -- Yellow River and Yangtze River floods -- Irish Potato Famine -- 1970 Bangladesh cyclone -- 1556 Great China earthquake -- 1976 Tangshan, China, earthquake -- 1891 Russia famine -- Plague of Justinian --526 Antioch, Syria, earthquake -- 1920 Gansu, China, earthquake -- 1908 Messina, Sicily, earthquake -- Great Kanto earthquake -- 1815 eruption of Tambora and the Year without a summer -- 1864 Calcutta cyclone -- 1970 Peru earthquake and landslide -- 1988 Armenia earthquake -- 1755 Lisbon, Portugal, earthquake -- 1939 Erzincan, Turkey, earthquake -- 1990 Iran earthquake and landslide -- Eruption of Mount Pelee -- Eruption of Mount Krakatoa -- 1999 Izmit, Turkey, earthquake -- Great Hurricane of 1780 -- 1896 Japanese Tsunami -- 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius -- Hurricane Mitch -- Chernobyl Nuclear Accident -- Hurricane Fifi -- Galveston Hurricane -- London Killer Fog of 1952 -- 1928 West Indies and Lake Okeechobee Hurricane -- 1995 Kobe earthquake -- 1897 collision of the Dona Paz and the Vector -- 1856 Rhodes Church explosion -- Bhopal Chemical leak -- 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks -- Johnstown Flood -- 1917 Mont Blanc explosion -- The sinking of the Sultana -- Sinking of the Titanic -- Great Chicago Fire and Peshtigo Forrest Fire -- Sinking of the Toya Maru -- 1906 Courrieres Mine Explosion -- Sinking of the Empress of Ireland -- Fire on the General Slocum -- 1988 New York City Blizzard --Tristate tornadoes -- 1903 Iroquois Theater Fire -- Hurricane Georges -- Great New England Hurricane of 1938 -- 1977 Tenerife Runaway Collision -- 1947 Texas City Harbor Explosion -- 1944 Italy Train Tunnel Suffocation Disaster -- 1985 Japan Air Lines Flight 123 Crash -- 1942 Coconut Grove Fire -- 2002 Egyptian Train Fire -- 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster -- 1996 Saudi-Kazak Midair Collision -- 1974 Turkish Airlines DC-10 Crash -- L'Innovation Department Store Fire -- 1974 Midwestern tornadoes -- 1964 Lima soccer riot -- 1979 American Airlines DC-10 Crash -- 1988 Pam Am Lockerbie bombing -- 1985 Stava Dam Failure -- Crash of Flight 800 -- Quintinshill Rail Crash -- 1966 Florence Art Flood -- Oklahoma City Bombing -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Fire -- Triangle Factory Fire -- 1934 Fire on the Morro Castle -- Winecoff Hotel Fire -- 1981 Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse -- Great Nashville Train Wreck -- Hurricane Andrew -- 1989 San Francisco Earthquake -- 1993 U.S. Midwest Floods -- Hurricane Hugo -- Explosion of the Hindenburg -- 1991 Oakland Hills Fires -- Great London Fire of 1666 -- Exxon Valdez Oil Spill -- Dust Bowl -- 1979 Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident -- 1929 U.S. Stock Market Crash -- Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion -- Apollo 1 Fire -- 1851 Library of Congress Fire
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 346 pages
Isbn
9780806523415
Lccn
2002104525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
BRO-copy20040720-001
System control number
ocm51319631

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