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Vulcan's Fury: Man Against the Volcano

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Fifteen of the most remarkable volcanic eruptions through the centuries are described in this book, which also uses firsthand accounts to analyze the impact of the eruptions on the people in their paths.100 ilustrations, 30 in color.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-287) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300075410
Author:
Scarth, Alwyn
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Volcanoes
Subject:
Earthquakes
Subject:
Volcanism
Subject:
Volcanism -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
Man Against the Volc
Publication Date:
20010910
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 b/w + 30 color illus.
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.88 in 1.55 lb

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