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Coping With Catastrophe

Pub Date : 1993-02-01 | Author : Gary L. Wamsley | Publisher : DIANE Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780788116353
ISBN 13 : 0788116355

A comprehensive & objective study of governmental capacity to respond effectively to major natural disasters. Covers: evolution of the emergency management function; Federal respon..

Tickle Your Catastrophe

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Frederik Le Roy | Publisher : Academia Press

ISBN 10 : 9789038217222
ISBN 13 : 9038217226

A collection of essays that takes stock of the current impact of the image and imagination of the catastrophe in art, science and philosophy..

Catastrophe

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Stephen J. Spignesi | Publisher : Citadel Press

ISBN 10 : 0806525584
ISBN 13 : 9780806525587

More than half of the disasters chronicled are natural. These floods, storms, droughts, blizzards, famines and epidemics are fierce reminders that humankind is no match for the dev..

Dreamworld And Catastrophe

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Susan Buck-Morss | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 0262523310
ISBN 13 : 9780262523318

"Dreamworld and Catastrophe is an experiment in visual culture, using images as philosophy, presenting, literally, a way of seeing the past. Its pictorial narrative rescues histori..

The Cure For Catastrophe

Pub Date : 2016-09-01 | Author : Robert Muir-Wood | Publisher : Oneworld Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781786070067
ISBN 13 : 1786070065

Why did no one consider that a tsunami could disable the nuclear power plant in Fukushima? Why did so many die when Katrina flooded New Orleans? Not so long ago we could only focus..

Catastrophe Theory

Pub Date : 2003-10-29 | Author : Vladimir I. Arnol'd | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 3540548114
ISBN 13 : 9783540548119

The new edition of this non-mathematical review of catastrophe theory contains updated results and many new or expanded topics including delayed loss of stability, shock waves, and..