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Main Title Disasters, accidents, and crises in American history : a reference guide to the nation's most catastrophic events /
Author Campbell, Ballard C.,
Publisher Facts On File,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 155755712
ISBN 9780816066032; 0816066035
Subjects Disasters--United States--History ; Disasters--Social aspects--United States ; Crises--United States--History ; Crises--Social aspects--United States ; Accidents--United States--History ; Accidents--Social aspects--United States ; United States--Social conditions ; United States--History--Anecdotes ; Soziale Situation ; katastrophåe ; USA
Additional Subjects Umschulungswerkstätten fèur Siedler und Auswanderer--Bitterfeld
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  E179.C27 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/12/2018
Collation xviii, 461 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 432-450) and index.
Contents Notes
Covers over 200 events, including "earthquakes, fires, floods, hurricanes, riots, assassinations, blizzards, terrorist attacks, military crises, election deadlocks, scandals, health scares, tornadoes, rebellions, invasions, economic collapses, environmental disasters, explosions, and others." Hurricanes, tornados, storms, and blizzards -- Earthquakes, floods, and forest fires -- Other natural disasters -- Environmental disasters -- Riots and terrorist attacks -- Social disasters and crises -- Sensational crimes -- Military disasters -- Fires -- Ship and maritime accidents -- Rail, automobile, and air accidents -- Bridge and dam collapses, explosions, and industrial accidents -- Epidemics and health crises -- Economic, business, and labor crises -- Rebellions, uprisings, and revolts -- Political crises -- Military crises -- Presidential election crises and assassinations -- Accidents and mysteries -- Agencies and emergency relief -- Appendix A : Disaster movies -- Appendix B : "Worst of" lists : the worst disasters, accidents, and crises in American history* (only events included in this book are listed).