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

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

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Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina
Title
Sea of storms
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a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina
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Stuart B. Schwartz
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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
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Schwartz, Stuart B
Dewey number
551.55/20916365
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Series statement
The Lawrence Stone Lectures
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Hurricanes
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Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography of Works Consulted Index
Contents
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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ocn896795155
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unknown
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1 online resource (473 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852086
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896795155
Label
Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina, Stuart B. Schwartz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Bibliography of Works Consulted Index
Contents
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
ocn896795155
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (473 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852086
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896795155

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