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Dr Lucy Jones - The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them) - 9781785784835 - 9781785784835
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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)

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Description for The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them) Paperback.
When the forces that give our planet life exceed our ability to withstand them, they become disasters. Together they have shaped our cities and architecture, elevated leaders and toppled governments, influenced the way we think, feel, fight, unite and pray. The history of natural disasters is a history of ourselves. The Big Ones investigates some of the most impactful natural disasters, and how their reverberations are still felt today. From a volcanic eruption in Pompeii challenging and reinforcing prevailing views of religion, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Icon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Duxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781785784835
SKU
9781785784835
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-3

About Dr Lucy Jones
Dr Lucy Jones is a world-renowned seismologist. A research associate at Caltech, she holds a PhD in geophysics from MIT. For decades, she has provided scientific information to the public, and has appeared on every major network's Nightly News Broadcast as well as every major morning television show, Conan and Larry King Now, among ... Read more

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