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Natural Disasters That Changed The World

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Over 100 natural disasters are described in this book, including some first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses and survivors: their causes, their impact on people and landscape, their significance for our developing understanding of the world around us.

How should we respond to natural disasters? Some disasters can be predicted, and some not; some we should prepare for, some we

Published 2007 by Futura
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"Natural Disasters That Changed the World" is a world history viewed through brief accounts of the natural disasters that influenced history. While mainly about natural disasters, several shipwrecks were included even though the disaster was mainly caused by human error. Not every disaster had a clear "this changed the way we do things" summary at the end, though sometimes the point was how we keep building in areas or doing things that will lead to tragedy when the natural disaster strikes agai ...more
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