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The Resource Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz

Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz

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Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina
Title
Sea of storms
Title remainder
a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina
Statement of responsibility
Stuart B. Schwartz
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of social history, Stuart Schwartz examines how Caribbean societies have responded to the dangers of hurricanes, and how these destructive storms have influenced the region's history, from the rise of plantations, to slavery and its abolition, to migrations, racial conflict, and war. Taking readers from the voyages of Columbus to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Schwartz looks at the ethical, political, and economic chal
Member of
Awards note
Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Finalist, 2015
Cataloging source
N$T
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Schwartz, Stuart B
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Lawrence Stone Lectures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricanes
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Hurricanes
  • Caribbean Area
Label
Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; SEA OF STORMS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1. Storms and Gods in a Spanish Sea; CHAPTER 2. Melancholy Occasions:Hurricanes in a Colonial World; CHAPTER 3. War, Reform, and Disaster; CHAPTER 4. Calamity, Slavery, Community, and Revolution; CHAPTER 5. Freedom, Sovereignty, and Disasters; CHAPTER 6. Nature and Politics at the Century's Turn; CHAPTER 7. Memories of Disaster in a Decade of Storms; CHAPTER 8. Public Storms, Communal Action, and Private Grief; CHAPTER 9. Ancient Storms in a New Century; Abbreviations; Notes
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ocn895660712
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852086
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400852086
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 5e02d06f-55d0-4ba7-ac55-e43bc58c378e
  • 22573/ctt86chtt
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895660712
Label
Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; SEA OF STORMS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1. Storms and Gods in a Spanish Sea; CHAPTER 2. Melancholy Occasions:Hurricanes in a Colonial World; CHAPTER 3. War, Reform, and Disaster; CHAPTER 4. Calamity, Slavery, Community, and Revolution; CHAPTER 5. Freedom, Sovereignty, and Disasters; CHAPTER 6. Nature and Politics at the Century's Turn; CHAPTER 7. Memories of Disaster in a Decade of Storms; CHAPTER 8. Public Storms, Communal Action, and Private Grief; CHAPTER 9. Ancient Storms in a New Century; Abbreviations; Notes
Control code
ocn895660712
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852086
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400852086
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 5e02d06f-55d0-4ba7-ac55-e43bc58c378e
  • 22573/ctt86chtt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895660712

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