Darkest hours: a narrative encyclopedia of worldwide disasters from ancient times to the present

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Nelson-Hall, 1976 - History - 812 pages
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Describes earthquakes, air crashes, mine disasters, plagues, floods, and other catastrophes throughout history, concentrating on human reactions

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User Review  - debherter - LibraryThing

THE book on disasters. Some of the narratives are brief, but others go into a good amount of depth. The human element is always foremost in these stories. If you want to learn about disasters, start ... Read full review

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User Review  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

Possibly the best single volume available on disasters. Only good up to the mid 1970s, but still a good buy for any disaster buff. Read full review


General Narrative Appendices 631 Major Air Crashes
Major Avalanches and Landslides
Major Earthquakes

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