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The Resource Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

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Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition
Title
Crucibles of hazard
Title remainder
mega-cities and disasters in transition
Statement of responsibility
edited by James K. Mitchell
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.C78 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
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Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / James K. Mitchell -- Natural disasters in the context of mega-cities / James K. Mitchell -- Urbanization and disaster mitigation in Tokyo / Yoshio Kumagai and Yoshiteru Nojima -- Flood hazard in Seoul : a preliminary assessment / Kwi-Gon Kim -- Environmental hazards in Dhaka / Saleemul Huq -- Natural and anthropogenic hazards in the Sydney sprawl : is the city sustainable? / John Handmer -- Disaster response in London : a case of learning constrained by history and experience / Dennis J. Parker -- Lima, Peru : underdevelopment and vulnerability to hazards in the city of the kings / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Social vulnerability to disasters in Mexico : an assessment method / Sergio Puente -- Natural hazards of the San Francisco Bay mega-city : trial by earthquake, wind, and fire / Rutherford H. Platt -- There are worse things than earthquakes : hazard vulnerability and mitigation capacity in Greater Los Angeles / Ben Wisner -- Environmental hazards and interest group coalitions : Metropolitan Miami after hurricane Andrew / William D. Solecki -- Findings and conclusions / James K. Mitchell
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 535 p.
Isbn
9789280809879
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(pbk.)
Lccn
99006054
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ill., maps

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