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The Resource The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario

The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario

Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America
Title
The culture of calamity
Title remainder
disaster and the making of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Rozario
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rozario, Kevin
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E179
LC item number
.R9 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Golden Age as catastrophe -- The people of calamity : catastrophic optimism in early America -- Interlude: The San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 -- What comes down must go up : disasters and the making of American capitalism -- "That enchanted morning" : or, How Americans learned to love disasters -- The modern way of disaster : the nuclear age and the origins of federal emergency management -- The ends of disaster : the culture of calamity in the age of terror -- Epilogue: A reckoning : Hurricane Katrina and the "murder" of New Orleans
Control code
ocm74458959
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226725703
Lccn
2006034202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (Sirsi) a917494
Label
The culture of calamity : disaster and the making of modern America, Kevin Rozario
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Golden Age as catastrophe -- The people of calamity : catastrophic optimism in early America -- Interlude: The San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 -- What comes down must go up : disasters and the making of American capitalism -- "That enchanted morning" : or, How Americans learned to love disasters -- The modern way of disaster : the nuclear age and the origins of federal emergency management -- The ends of disaster : the culture of calamity in the age of terror -- Epilogue: A reckoning : Hurricane Katrina and the "murder" of New Orleans
Control code
ocm74458959
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226725703
Lccn
2006034202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (OCoLC)74458959
  • (Sirsi) a917494

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