Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
Size: 13.75 MB
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 38.12 MB
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 69.14 MB
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Eye Of The Storm

Author: Rick Thomas
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781404818453
Size: 67.41 MB
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Looks at hurricanes, how they form, the effects they can have, and how to stay safe.

Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307874095
Size: 54.34 MB
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Ultimately, however, it is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last great uncontrollable force. As such, Isaac's Storm carries a warning for our time. From the Hardcover edition.

Winds Of Change

Author: Louis A. Pérez
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849286
Size: 43.71 MB
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Literary and eyewitness accounts, economic records, and agricultural data show how catastropic and lesser hurricanes in the mid-1800s transformed Cuban politics, economy, social relationships, and national identity.

Acts Of God

Author: Ted Steinberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199838912
Size: 40.21 MB
Format: PDF
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In the face of revelations about how the federal government mishandled the Katrina calamity, this book is a must-read before further wind and water sweep away more lives. Acts of God is a call to action that needs desperately to be heard.

Sea Of Storms

Author: Stuart B. Schwartz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400852080
Size: 65.81 MB
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In this panoramic work of social history, Stuart Schwartz examines how Caribbean societies have responded to the dangers of hurricanes, and how these destructive storms have influenced the region's history, from the rise of plantations, to ...