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The angry earth : disaster in anthropological perspective / edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith and Susanna M. Hoffman.

By: Oliver-Smith, Anthony
Contributor(s): Hoffman, Susanna M
Language: English Publisher: New York, London : Routledge, 1999.Description: xiii, 334p. : maps, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0415919878
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KTB [OLI-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M40065
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: What is a disaster? Anthropological perspectives on a persistent question / A. Oliver-Smith; The effects of explosive volcanism on ancient egalitarian, ranked and stratified societies in Middle America / Payson D. Sheets; Convergent catastrophe: collateral natural disasters in the Andes / M.E. Moseley; Peru's five hundred year earthquake / A. Oliver-Smith; Constructing vulnerability in the first world: the Northridge earthquake in California, 1994 / R. Bolin, Lois Stanford; The negation of disaster: media response to oil spills in Great Britain / Gregory V. Button; The worst of times, the best of times / S.M. Hoffman; The brotherhood of pain / A. Oliver-Smith; The regenesis of traditional gender patterns in the wake of disaster / S.M. Hoffman; Vulnerability, disaster and survival in Bangladesh / M.Q. Zaman; "Tell them we're hurting": Hurrican Andrew of south Florida and Louisiana / C.L. Dyer, J.E. McGoodwin; Plan and pattern in reaction to earthquake: Peru, 1970-1998 / P.L. Doughty; Bhopal / S. Ravi Rajan; The phoenix effect in post-disaster recovery: Hurricane Andrew / C.L. Dyer; After Atlas shrugs: cultural change or persistence after a disaster / S.M. Hoffman.