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The Resource American disasters, edited by Steven Biel

American disasters, edited by Steven Biel

Label
American disasters
Title
American disasters
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steven Biel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E179
LC item number
.A494 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Biel, Steven
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American disasters, edited by Steven Biel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Alan Taylor
  • What comes down must go up : why disasters have been good for American capitalism
  • Kevin Rozario
  • Smoke and mirrors : the San Francisco earthquake and seismic denial
  • Ted Steinberg
  • Faith and doubt : the imaginative dimensions of the great Chicago fire
  • Carl Smith
  • Distant disasters, local fears : volcanoes, earthquakes, revolution, and pasion in The Atlantic Monthly, 1880-84
  • Sheila Hones
  • "Nothing ends here" : managing the Challenger disaster
  • Introduction :
  • Ann Larabee
  • "It must be made safe" : Galveston, Texas, and the 1900 storm
  • Patricia Bellis Bixel
  • Chicago on the brink : media trauma and the 1977 L-train crash
  • Andrew Hazucha
  • The day the water died : the Exxon Valdez, disaster and indigenous culture
  • Duane A. Gill,
  • J. Steven Picou
  • "Unknown and unsung" : feminist, African American, and radical responses to the Titanic disaster
  • Steven Biel
  • On the Titanic research and recovery expedition and the production of disasters
  • "Piecing together what history has broken to bits" : Air Florida flight 90 and the PATCO disaster
  • Ralph James Savarese
  • The Exxon Valdez and Alaska in the American imagination
  • Thomas A. Birkland,
  • Regina G. Lawrence
  • Steven Biel
  • "A
  • tempestuous spirit called Hurri Cano" : hurricanes and colonial society in the British greater Caribbean
  • Matthew Mulcahy
  • "
  • The hungry year" : 1789 on the northern border of revolutionary America
Control code
47289248
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 416 pages
Isbn
9780814713457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001004145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American disasters, edited by Steven Biel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Alan Taylor
  • What comes down must go up : why disasters have been good for American capitalism
  • Kevin Rozario
  • Smoke and mirrors : the San Francisco earthquake and seismic denial
  • Ted Steinberg
  • Faith and doubt : the imaginative dimensions of the great Chicago fire
  • Carl Smith
  • Distant disasters, local fears : volcanoes, earthquakes, revolution, and pasion in The Atlantic Monthly, 1880-84
  • Sheila Hones
  • "Nothing ends here" : managing the Challenger disaster
  • Introduction :
  • Ann Larabee
  • "It must be made safe" : Galveston, Texas, and the 1900 storm
  • Patricia Bellis Bixel
  • Chicago on the brink : media trauma and the 1977 L-train crash
  • Andrew Hazucha
  • The day the water died : the Exxon Valdez, disaster and indigenous culture
  • Duane A. Gill,
  • J. Steven Picou
  • "Unknown and unsung" : feminist, African American, and radical responses to the Titanic disaster
  • Steven Biel
  • On the Titanic research and recovery expedition and the production of disasters
  • "Piecing together what history has broken to bits" : Air Florida flight 90 and the PATCO disaster
  • Ralph James Savarese
  • The Exxon Valdez and Alaska in the American imagination
  • Thomas A. Birkland,
  • Regina G. Lawrence
  • Steven Biel
  • "A
  • tempestuous spirit called Hurri Cano" : hurricanes and colonial society in the British greater Caribbean
  • Matthew Mulcahy
  • "
  • The hungry year" : 1789 on the northern border of revolutionary America
Control code
47289248
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 416 pages
Isbn
9780814713457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001004145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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