The Resource Disasters that shook the world, Cathie Cush

Disasters that shook the world, Cathie Cush

Label
Disasters that shook the world
Title
Disasters that shook the world
Statement of responsibility
Cathie Cush
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes twenty famous disasters, from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, to the sinking of the Titanic, to Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5019
LC item number
.C87 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
20 events
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Disasters that shook the world, Cathie Cush
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index
Contents
Vesuvius explodes -- The black death -- Destruction of the native Americans -- The great London fire -- The Irish famine -- The great Chicago fire -- Krakatoa's eruption -- The San Francisco earthquake (1906) -- The sinking of the Titanic -- World flu epidemic -- The Bangladesh cyclone (1970) -- Famine in Etheopia and Somolia -- The AIDS epidemic -- Bhopal chemical disaster -- The Challenger explosion -- Nuclear explosion at Chernobyl -- The Exxon Valdez oil spill -- The death of the Aral Sea -- The Gulf War oil disaster -- Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki
Control code
929497
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780811449298
Lccn
93010299
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28377233
  • (OCoLC)28377233

Library Locations

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