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Disasters that shook the world / Cathie Cush.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0811449297
  • ISBN: 9780811449298
  • Physical Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1994.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Contents: Vesuvius explodes -- The black death -- Destruction of the native Americans -- The great London fire -- The Irish famine -- The great Chicago fire -- Krakatoa's eruption -- The San Francisco earthquake (1906) -- The sinking of the Titanic -- World flu epidemic -- The Bangladesh cyclone (1970) -- Famine in Etheopia and Somolia -- The AIDS epidemic -- Bhopal chemical disaster -- The Challenger explosion -- Nuclear explosion at Chernobyl -- The Exxon Valdez oil spill -- The death of the Aral Sea -- The Gulf War oil disaster -- Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki.
Summary, etc.: Describes twenty famous disasters, from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, to the sinking of the Titanic, to Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki.
Subject: Natural disasters > Juvenile literature.
Disasters > Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters.
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