Decade of Disaster

Decade of Disaster

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Examines how culture is reconstructed after disaster through victims' stories, media coverage, and official efforts to restore faith in technologyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 153.2 x 228.3 x 16.3mm | 343.38g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0252068203
  • 9780252068201
  • 2,020,301

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"In this well-written book Larabee attempts to investigate the dynamics and context of disasters created by human activity. The author approaches the study of disasters from the perspective that the impact of a disaster extends well beyond coping with the disaster itself." - Choice ADVANCE PRAISE "Writing with grace, passion, and wit, Larabee treats these disasters collectively in terms of their cultural significance and skillfully reveals their deeper resonance."-Steven Biel, author of Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster "Decade of Disaster examines an inherently fascinating topic, and it does so with clarity, insight, and intelligence."-Carl Smith, author of Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullmanshow more

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