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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 39 related to Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster.   

The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas

Hal Rothman, Mike Davis - History - 2002 - 388 pages
An anthology of essays and first-person narratives offers a glimpse of the people and institutions that support the Las Vegas gaming industry.
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Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City

Mike Davis - Social Science - 2001 - 202 pages
Winner of the 2001 Carey McWilliams Award Is the capital of Latin America a small island at the mouth of the Hudson River? Will California soon hold the balance of power in ...
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Prisoners of the American Dream: Politics and Economy in the History of the ...

Mike Davis - History - 2000 - 320 pages
Mike Davis's brilliant exegesis attempts to answer the question: Why has the world's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class?
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The Monster at Our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu

Mike Davis - Health & Fitness - 2006 - 228 pages
A sobering forecast of a potentially lethal virus known as H5N1, currently affecting the poultry and wild bird populations of East Asia, evaluates the World Health Organization ...
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Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World

Mike Davis - History - 2001 - 464 pages
Shows how the droughts affecting northern Africa, China, and India in the 1870s and 1890s are consistant with El Nino effects, and discusses the economic, racial, and political ...
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Planet of Slums

Mike Davis - Political Science - 2006 - 228 pages
An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban ...
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Blokhedz Graphic Novel #1

Mark Davis, Mike Davis, Brandon Schultz - Comics & Graphic Novels - 2007 - 112 pages
Seventeen-year-old Blak, an aspiring rapper whose rhymes shape reality, struggles to cope with the violence and temptations of the street, the machinations of underworld boss ...
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