Divine Wind

Author: Kerry Emanuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199727346
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In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities on hurricanes, gives us an engaging account of these awe-inspiring meteorological events, revealing how hurricanes and typhoons have literally altered human history, ...

Hurricane Watch

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375713980
Size: 75.52 MB
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Hurricane Watch is a compelling history of man's relationship with the deadliest storms on earth. Includes: - The story of the nineteenth-century Cuban Jesuit whose success at predicting the great cyclones was considered almost mystical.

The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author: David Cuff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Size: 78.94 MB
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Brings together current knowledge about the relations between technological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems."-- Publisher.

Eye Of The Storm

Author: Rick Thomas
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781404818453
Size: 76.52 MB
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Looks at hurricanes, how they form, the effects they can have, and how to stay safe.

Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307874095
Size: 27.41 MB
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Ultimately, however, it is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last great uncontrollable force. As such, Isaac's Storm carries a warning for our time. From the Hardcover edition.

Winds Of Change

Author: Louis A. Pérez
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849286
Size: 41.19 MB
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Literary and eyewitness accounts, economic records, and agricultural data show how catastropic and lesser hurricanes in the mid-1800s transformed Cuban politics, economy, social relationships, and national identity.

Acts Of God

Author: Ted Steinberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199838912
Size: 44.66 MB
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In the face of revelations about how the federal government mishandled the Katrina calamity, this book is a must-read before further wind and water sweep away more lives. Acts of God is a call to action that needs desperately to be heard.

The Great Hurricane Of 1780

Author: Wayne Neely
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781475949278
Size: 33.55 MB
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CHAPTER THREE The History behind the word 'Hurricane' and other Tropical
Cyclone Names Emanuel, K.(2005) 1. Divine Wind-The History and Science of
Hurricanes, Oxford University Press, pgs 3-5. Emanuel, K.(2005) 2. Divine Wind-
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