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Natural Disasters That Changed The World By Rodney Castleden

Natural Disasters That Changed The World
by Rodney Castleden

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A fascinating book detailing the major disasters that have changed the world we live in.
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Natural Disasters That Changed The World by Rodney Castleden

170 natural disasters - their causes, their impact on people and landscape, and their significance on the world around us. The book includes such disasters as the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the years 79 and 513, the Black Death in 1348, the Great Fire of London in 1666, the Galveston hurricane in 1900 which killed 8,000 people, the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, Aberfan 1966, famine in Ethiopia in 1985 and many more. NATURAL DISASTERS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD ends with a section about the future. Some disasters can be predicted, some not; some we should prepare for, some we can't. How do we go about living in a catastrophic world?

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About Rodney Castleden


Commended for his meticulous research and fluency of expression, Rodney Castleden's work has been published for 30 years. A teacher of history, he lives and works in Brighton.

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GOR002664656
Natural Disasters That Changed The World by Rodney Castleden
Rodney Castleden
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2007-04-05
576
0708807852
9780708807859
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