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The Resource The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself, Philip L. Fradkin

The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself, Philip L. Fradkin

Label
The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself
Title
The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906
Title remainder
how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself
Statement of responsibility
Philip L. Fradkin
Title variation
How San Francisco nearly destroyed itself
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fradkin, Philip L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.S357
LC item number
F735 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earthquakes
  • Fires
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself, Philip L. Fradkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Col. maps on endpapers
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
"Selected readings": p. 395-402
Contents
Before -- Beginnings -- The tale of two cities -- Science, politics, and San Francisco -- The hotel and the opera house -- During -- Wednesday, April 18, 1906 -- Thursday, April 19, 1906 -- Friday, April 20, 1906 -- After -- The relief effort -- The upbuilding of San Francisco -- The search for understanding -- The culture of disaster -- Disaster and race -- The politics of disaster -- The fat lady sings
Control code
56128573
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 418 p., [40] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520230606
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004018506
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself, Philip L. Fradkin
Publication
Note
  • Col. maps on endpapers
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
"Selected readings": p. 395-402
Contents
Before -- Beginnings -- The tale of two cities -- Science, politics, and San Francisco -- The hotel and the opera house -- During -- Wednesday, April 18, 1906 -- Thursday, April 19, 1906 -- Friday, April 20, 1906 -- After -- The relief effort -- The upbuilding of San Francisco -- The search for understanding -- The culture of disaster -- Disaster and race -- The politics of disaster -- The fat lady sings
Control code
56128573
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 418 p., [40] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520230606
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004018506
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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