The 100 greatest disasters of all time / Stephen J. Spignesi
图书 | Citadel Press | 2002

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载体形态
xvii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
书目
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-330) and index.
内容
Black Death -- Great Influenza Epidemic -- Worldwide AIDS epidemic -- 1876 China famine -- Fourteenth-Century China drought, famine, and epidemic -- 1896 India drought, famine, and disease disaster -- 1932 Ukraine famine -- 1921 Ukraine famine -- 1520 Mexico Smallpox Epidemic -- English sweating sickness -- Yellow River and Yangtze River floods -- Irish Potato Famine -- 1970 Bangladesh cyclone -- 1556 Great China earthquake -- 1976 Tangshan, China, earthquake -- 1891 Russia famine -- Plague of Justinian --526 Antioch, Syria, earthquake -- 1920 Gansu, China, earthquake -- 1908 Messina, Sicily, earthquake -- Great Kanto earthquake -- 1815 eruption of Tambora and the Year without a summer -- 1864 Calcutta cyclone -- 1970 Peru earthquake and landslide -- 1988 Armenia earthquake -- 1755 Lisbon, Portugal, earthquake -- 1939 Erzincan, Turkey, earthquake -- 1990 Iran earthquake and landslide -- Eruption of Mount Pelee -- Eruption of Mount Krakatoa -- 1999 Izmit, Turkey, earthquake -- Great Hurricane of 1780 -- 1896 Japanese Tsunami -- 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius -- Hurricane Mitch -- Chernobyl Nuclear Accident -- Hurricane Fifi -- Galveston Hurricane -- London Killer Fog of 1952 -- 1928 West Indies and Lake Okeechobee Hurricane -- 1995 Kobe earthquake -- 1897 collision of the Dona Paz and the Vector -- 1856 Rhodes Church explosion -- Bhopal Chemical leak -- 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks -- Johnstown Flood -- 1917 Mont Blanc explosion -- The sinking of the Sultana -- Sinking of the Titanic -- Great Chicago Fire and Peshtigo Forrest Fire -- Sinking of the Toya Maru -- 1906 Courrieres Mine Explosion -- Sinking of the Empress of Ireland -- Fire on the General Slocum -- 1988 New York City Blizzard --Tristate tornadoes -- 1903 Iroquois Theater Fire -- Hurricane Georges -- Great New England Hurricane of 1938 -- 1977 Tenerife Runaway Collision -- 1947 Texas City Harbor Explosion -- 1944 Italy Train Tunnel Suffocation Disaster -- 1985 Japan Air Lines Flight 123 Crash -- 1942 Coconut Grove Fire -- 2002 Egyptian Train Fire -- 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster -- 1996 Saudi-Kazak Midair Collision -- 1974 Turkish Airlines DC-10 Crash -- L'Innovation Department Store Fire -- 1974 Midwestern tornadoes -- 1964 Lima soccer riot -- 1979 American Airlines DC-10 Crash -- 1988 Pam Am Lockerbie bombing -- 1985 Stava Dam Failure -- Crash of Flight 800 -- Quintinshill Rail Crash -- 1966 Florence Art Flood -- Oklahoma City Bombing -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Fire -- Triangle Factory Fire -- 1934 Fire on the Morro Castle -- Winecoff Hotel Fire -- 1981 Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse -- Great Nashville Train Wreck -- Hurricane Andrew -- 1989 San Francisco Earthquake -- 1993 U.S. Midwest Floods -- Hurricane Hugo -- Explosion of the Hindenburg -- 1991 Oakland Hills Fires -- Great London Fire of 1666 -- Exxon Valdez Oil Spill -- Dust Bowl -- 1979 Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident -- 1929 U.S. Stock Market Crash -- Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion -- Apollo 1 Fire -- 1851 Library of Congress Fire.
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One hundred greatest disasters of all time
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0806523417
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