Man-made disasters by Barry A. Turner

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Disaster relief.,
  • Disasters.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-236) and indexes.

Book details

StatementBarry A. Turner and Nick F. Pidgeon.
ContributionsPidgeon, Nick F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV553 .T85 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1001028M
ISBN 100750620870
LC Control Number96039979

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