Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History: A Reference Guide to the Nation's Most Catastrophic Events

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Infobase Publishing, 2008 - Accidents - 461 pages
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Presents a chronologically-arranged reference to catastrophic events in American history, including natural disasters, economic depressions, riots, murders, and terrorist attacks.
  

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While it's never pleasant to read of the misfortune's of others, this book is nevertheless an effective antidote to the "Good Old Days" syndrome. The entries make clear that suffering has been a large ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
xi
Introduction
xii
Contributors
xvii
Disasters
1739
Disaster Movies
2011
Worst Of Lists
2014
Bibliography
2016
Index
2035
About the Author
2046
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