Disaster! A Compendium of Terrorist, Natural and Man-Made Catastrophes by Michael I. Greenberg

Cover of: Disaster!  | Michael I. Greenberg

Published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc. .

Written in English

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  • Social impact of disasters,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • World - General,
  • Medical,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Sociology,
  • Hazardous substances,
  • Pollution,
  • Nuclear accidents,
  • Disasters & Disaster Relief,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Oncology,
  • Accidents

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8037345M
ISBN 100763739898
ISBN 109780763739898

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