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Terrorism
In The Wake of 9/11 Title: In The Wake of 9/11: The Psychology Terror
Author(s): By Thomas A. Pyszczynski, Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, Jeff Greenburg
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Summary: This unique book explores the emotions of despair, fear, and anger that arose after the terrorist attacks on the World. . . (More)

Running Toward Danger Title: Running Toward Danger: Stories Behind the Breaking News of 9/11
Author(s): By Newseum, Alicia Shepard, Cathy Trost, Tom Brokaw
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Summary: From the NEWSEUM, America's first interactive museum of news, comes the definitive book detailing behind-the-scenes stories of how. . . (More)

Counter Terrorism Title: Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders
Author(s): By Robert Burke
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Summary: What do the World Trade Center, Atlanta Olympic Park, Oklahoma City, and the chemical attacks in Japan have in common?. . . (More)

Living Terrors Title: Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe
Author(s): By Michael T., Ph.D., M.P.H. Osterholm, John Schwartz
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Summary: America is one killer organism away from a living nightmare that threatens all we hold dear.... A deadly cloud of. . . (More)

Preparing for Terrorism Title: Preparing for Terrorism: An Emergency Services Guide
Author(s): By George Buck
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Summary: This timely text enables the student to develop the skills for dealing with terrorism on many levels: preparing and planning. . . (More)

Understanding Terrorism and Managing the Consequences Title: Understanding Terrorism and Managing the Consequences
Author(s): By Paul M. Maniscalco, Hank T. Christen
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Summary: An effective on-scene resource, as well as the most comprehensive instructional guide, Understanding Terrorism and Managing the Consequences is. . . (More)


Disasters: General
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Title: Acts of God : The Unnatural History of Natural Disasters in America
Author(s): By Theodore Steinberg, Ted Steinberg
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Summary: Incredibly, the ten most costly catastrophes in U.S. history have all been natural disasters--seven of them hurricanes--and all. . . (More)

Book image Title: The Angry Earth : Disaster in Anthropological Perspective
Author(s): By Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susannah M. Hoffman, Susanna M. Hoffman, Editors
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Summary: From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, natural and technological disasters have become increasingly frequent and. . . (More)

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Disasters by Design Title: Disasters by Design : A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States
Author(s): By Dennis S. Mileti
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Summary: "The U.S. doesn't seem to be able to reduce the human consequences or loss of dollars resulting from natural disasters. . . (More)

Image: Disasters and Democracy Title: Disasters and Democracy: The Politics of Extreme Natural Events
Author(s): By Rutherford H. Platt, Miriam Gradie Anderson, Alexandra D. Dawson, Beth O'Donnell and David Scherf
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Summary: "Disasters and Democracy" addresses the political response to natural disasters, focusing on the changing role of the federal government. . . (More)

Disaster Hits Home image Title: Disaster Hits Home : New Policy for Urban Housing Recovery
Author(s): By Mary C. Comerio
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Summary: Whenever a major earthquake strikes or a hurricane unleashes its fury, the devastating results fill our television screens and newspapers. . . (More)

Whats A Disaster image Title: What Is a Disaster? : Perspectives on the Question
Author(s): By E. L. Quarantelli (Editor)
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Summary: Are events that create major casualties or social, economic, psychological disruptions such as ethnic clashes in Bosnia or the AIDS. . . (More)


Disasters: Weather
Floods, Famines, and Emperors Title: Floods, Famines, and Emperors : El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations
Author(s): By Brian M. Fagan
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Summary: In 1997 and early 1998, one of the most powerful El Ninos ever recorded disrupted weather patterns the world over. . . (More)

Heat Wave Title: Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago
Author(s): By Eric Klinenberg
Price: $18.70 (Hardcover) Buy it!
Summary: On Thursday, July 13, 1995, Chicagoans awoke to a blistering day in which the temperature would reach 106 degrees. The. . . (More)


Earthquakes
Alaska Earthquake '64 Title: Alaska Earthquake '64
Author(s): By Joy Griffin (Editor)
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Summary: A collection of 50 first-person reminiscences of the great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. This book contains some amusing anecdotes. . . (More)

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Madrid Earthquake Title: The Next New Madrid Earthquake: A Survival Guide for the Midwest
Author(s): By William Atkinson
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Summary: Preparing the most comprehensive perspective to date of the impact of a major earthquake in the Mississippi Valley, the author. . . (More)

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Ground Title: On Shaky Ground : The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812
Author(s): By Norma Hayes Bagnall, Rebecca B. Schroeder
Price: $9.56 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: Although most Americans associate earthquakes with California, the tremors that shook the Mississippi Valley in southeast Missouri from December 16. . . (More)


Floods
Battling Sea image Title: Battling the Inland Sea : Floods, Public Policy, and the Sacramento Valley
Author(s): By Robert Lloyd Kelley, David S. Kennedy
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Summary: In its natural condition, the Sacramento Valley flooded annually and an inland sea formed during the rainy season, draining slowly. . . (More)

Rising Tide Title: Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Author(s): By John M. Barry
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Summary: An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and. . . (More)


International Development
After the Hurricane image Title: After the Hurricane: Linking Recovery to Sustainable Development in the Caribbean
Author(s): By Timothy Beatley (Contributor), Philip R. Berke
Price: $58.00 (Hardcover) Buy it!
Summary: In After the Hurricane, the authors present state-of-the-art research on recovery programs that work -- programs that provide. . . (More)


Mitigation
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Risk image Title: At Risk: Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability, and Disasters
Author(s): By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis and Ben Wisner
Price: $34.95 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: Disasters continue on a massive scale. Prediction, preparation, relief and reconstruction have improved but the social causes of disasters remain. . . (More)

Mapping Danger image Title: Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America
Author(s): By Mark S. Monmonier
Price: $25.00 (Hardcover) Buy it!
Summary: With chapters titled "Death Tracks," "Ill Winds," and "Nuclear Nightmares," Mark Monmonier's book is sure to appeal to anyone interested. . . (More)

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Hazard Mitigation Title: Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning
Author(s): By David R. Godschalk, Timothy Beatley, Philip Berke, David J. Brower, and Edward J. Kaiser
Price: $50.00 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: This landmark book describes and anlyzes the way that hazard mitigation has been carried out in the United States under. . . (More)


Disasters: Technology
The Buffalo Creek Disaster Title: The Buffalo Creek Disaster
Author(s): By Gerald M. Stern
Price: $10.20 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Brought Suit Against the Coal Company--And Won.

Environmental Hazards image Title: Environmental Hazards : Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster (Routledge Physical Environment Series)
Author(s): By Keith Smith
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Summary: Covers all major rapid-onset events (natural, human, or technological in origin) which directly threaten human life on a community. . . (More)

Great Train Disaster Title: Great Train Disasters - The World's Worst Railway Accidents
Author(s): By Geoffrey Kichenside
Price: $30.00 (Hardcover) Buy it!
Summary: Throughout the long history of railways there have been some truly terrifying accidents. 'Great Train Disasters' charts the worst of. . . (More)

Inviting Disaster Title: Inviting Disaster: Lessons from the Edge of Technology: An Inside Look at Catastrophes and Why They Happen
Author(s): By James R. Chiles
Price: $11.17 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: On July 25, 2000, a small piece of debris on the runway at a Paris airport caused a tire to. . . (More)

Love Canal Title: Love Canal: The Story Continues
Author(s): By Lois Marie Gibbs
Price: $11.87 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: In 1978, Love Canal first hit the headlines as an entire community struggled with the fact that they were. . . (More)

Minding the Machines Title: Minding the Machines: Preventing Technological Disasters
Author(s): By William M. Evan, Mark Manion
Price: $20.39 (Paperback) Buy it!
Summary: A superb book on how to prevent and minimize technological disasters. A complete blueprint for preventing technological disasters in the 21st century.


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