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The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario

Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America
Title
The culture of calamity
Title remainder
disaster and the making of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Rozario
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rozario, Kevin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E179
LC item number
.R9 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario
Link
https://archive.org/details/cultureofcalamit00roza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-294) and index
Contents
Introduction: The Golden Age as catastrophe -- The people of calamity : catastrophic optimism in early America -- Interlude: The San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 -- What comes down must go up : disasters and the making of American capitalism -- "That enchanted morning" : or, How Americans learned to love disasters -- The modern way of disaster : the nuclear age and the origins of federal emergency management -- The ends of disaster : the culture of calamity in the age of terror -- Epilogue: A reckoning : Hurricane Katrina and the "murder" of New Orleans
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 313 p.
Isbn
9780226725703
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060342 02
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (OCoLC)74458959
Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario
Link
https://archive.org/details/cultureofcalamit00roza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-294) and index
Contents
Introduction: The Golden Age as catastrophe -- The people of calamity : catastrophic optimism in early America -- Interlude: The San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 -- What comes down must go up : disasters and the making of American capitalism -- "That enchanted morning" : or, How Americans learned to love disasters -- The modern way of disaster : the nuclear age and the origins of federal emergency management -- The ends of disaster : the culture of calamity in the age of terror -- Epilogue: A reckoning : Hurricane Katrina and the "murder" of New Orleans
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 313 p.
Isbn
9780226725703
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060342 02
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (OCoLC)74458959

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