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The San Francisco Earthquake

Long considered the first environmental disaster of the modern age, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed a rapidly growing, prosperous city. The San Francisco Earthquake provides a detailed exp… (See Below for Full Description)
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Long considered the first environmental disaster of the modern age, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed a rapidly growing, prosperous city. The San Francisco Earthquake provides a detailed explanation of why earthquakes occur and why this event was one of the costliest disasters in history. Personal stories of survivors who came to the aid of others and of lives lost breathe life into the history of this disaster. Lessons learned about city planning and firefighting are carefully documented as the earthquake's legacy.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5756-6
ISBN-10 816057567
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0227-6
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Environmental Disasters
Author Richard Worth
Publication Date 4/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications 30 black-and-white photographs. 1 map. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Chronology. Timeline. Sidebars.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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