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Confronting Catastrophe: New Perspectives on Natural Disasters

By: David Alexander

282 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Terra Publishing

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #122190 | ISBN: 1903544017
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Hardback | Jan 2000 | #122182 | ISBN: 1903544009
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About this book

Addresses natural disasters in terms of the issues arising from globalization, technological development and consumer culture. Special attention is given to the effect of new technologies on vulnerability to natural catastrophe and to the differences in impacts between industrialized nations and developing countries.


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