Dangerous Planet

Natural Disasters That Changed History
Product Number: EB00156051
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780449814932
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Description

Did a meteorite wipe out the dinosaurs and allow for human evolution? Did an earthquake usher in the rise of Greek civilization? Did a snowstorm help create the New York subway? The answer to all these questions is a resounding yes! Over and over again, natural disasters have influenced the course of human history in ways great and small. From the Great Fire of London to the Great Kanto Quake, Bryn Barnard describes ten key moments when natural disasters have played a significant role in shaping our history. Highlighted with vivid and meticulously researched illustrations, Dangerous Planet demonstrates the mighty force of planet Earth-and the role humanity must play in its survival

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Author(s): Bryn Barnard
Original Publish Date: Nov 28, 2012

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