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The Resource Dreadful visitations : confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment, edited by Alessa Johns

Dreadful visitations : confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment, edited by Alessa Johns

Label
Dreadful visitations : confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment
Title
Dreadful visitations
Title remainder
confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alessa Johns
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/09/033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.D74 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Dreadful visitations : confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment, edited by Alessa Johns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Confrontations with the plague in eighteenth-century France / Daniel Gordon -- Defoe and disasters / G.A. Starr -- Safety and reconstruction of Noto after the Sicilian earthquake of 1693--the eighteenth-century context / Stephen Tobriner -- Hunger in the garden of plenty : the Bengal famine of 1770 / David Arnold -- Shaking the unstable empire : the Lima, Quito, and Arequipa earthquakes, 1746, 1783, and 1797 / Charles F. Walker -- "The hungry year" : 1789 on the northern border of revolutionary America / Alan Taylor
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 198 p.
Isbn
9780415921756
Lccn
98045499
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 535.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated wrappers. Sontag's underlining and marks in margins indicating interest. Publisher's correspondence to Sontag (9/13/99, [1] p.) laid in.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40052119
  • ucoclc40052119
Label
Dreadful visitations : confronting natural catastrophe in the age of enlightenment, edited by Alessa Johns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Confrontations with the plague in eighteenth-century France / Daniel Gordon -- Defoe and disasters / G.A. Starr -- Safety and reconstruction of Noto after the Sicilian earthquake of 1693--the eighteenth-century context / Stephen Tobriner -- Hunger in the garden of plenty : the Bengal famine of 1770 / David Arnold -- Shaking the unstable empire : the Lima, Quito, and Arequipa earthquakes, 1746, 1783, and 1797 / Charles F. Walker -- "The hungry year" : 1789 on the northern border of revolutionary America / Alan Taylor
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 198 p.
Isbn
9780415921756
Lccn
98045499
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 535.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated wrappers. Sontag's underlining and marks in margins indicating interest. Publisher's correspondence to Sontag (9/13/99, [1] p.) laid in.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40052119
  • ucoclc40052119

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