2013

Forces of Nature and Cultural Responses

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4999-3 (Print) 978-94-007-5000-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    Forces of Nature and Cultural Responses: An Introduction

  3. Ball lightnings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-26

      Ball Lightning: An Elusive Force of Nature

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 27-48

      The Ball Lightning Controversy: Empirical Case Studies

  4. Earthquakes and tsunamis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 51-67

      How Does a Series of Earthquakes Affect Academic Performance?

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      Pages 69-92

      Vulnerability and Disaster in Thailand: Scale, Power, and Collaboration in Post-tsunami Recovery

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-108

      Disaster in Paradise: A Preliminary Investigation of the Socioeconomic Aftermaths of Two Coastal Disasters in Hawaii

  5. Volcanic eruptions and plagues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 111-137

      Responses to Natural Disasters in the Greek and Roman World

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      Pages 139-166

      Provisioning Capacity: A Critical Component of Vulnerability and Resilience Under Chronic Volcanic Eruptions

  6. Hurricanes and floodings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-184

      Jamming with Disaster: New Orleans Jazz in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

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      Pages 185-202

      Two Floods Compared: Perception of and Response to the 1682 and 1715 Flooding Disasters in the Low Countries

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 203-214