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The Resource Volcanoes in human history : the far-reaching effects of major eruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders

Volcanoes in human history : the far-reaching effects of major eruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders

Label
Volcanoes in human history : the far-reaching effects of major eruptions
Title
Volcanoes in human history
Title remainder
the far-reaching effects of major eruptions
Statement of responsibility
Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Title variation
Far-reaching effects of major eruptions
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Beginning with the Bronze Age eruption that caused the demise of Minoan Crete, this book shows how volcanism shaped religion in Hawaii, permeated Icelandic mythology and literature, caused widespread population migrations, and spurred scientific discovery. 18 halftones. Illustrations & maps
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE522
LC item number
.Z435 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Volcanoes in human history : the far-reaching effects of major eruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Printed on acid-free paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tristan da Cunha in 1961 : exile to the twentieth century
  • Mount St. Helens in 1980 : catastrophe in the Cascades
  • Volcanism : origins and consequences
  • The Hawaiian Islands and the legacy of Pele the fire goddess
  • The Bronze Age eruption of Thera : destroyer of Atlantis and Minoan Crete?
  • The eruption of Vesuvius in 79 C.E. : cultural reverberations through the ages
  • Iceland : coming apart at the seams
  • The eruption of Tambora in 1815 and "the year without a summer"
  • Krakatau, 1883 : devastation, death, and ecologic revival
  • The 1902 eruption of Mount Pelée : a geological catastrophe with political overtones
Control code
48363173
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780691118383
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001095818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48363173
Label
Volcanoes in human history : the far-reaching effects of major eruptions, Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders
Publication
Copyright
Note
Printed on acid-free paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tristan da Cunha in 1961 : exile to the twentieth century
  • Mount St. Helens in 1980 : catastrophe in the Cascades
  • Volcanism : origins and consequences
  • The Hawaiian Islands and the legacy of Pele the fire goddess
  • The Bronze Age eruption of Thera : destroyer of Atlantis and Minoan Crete?
  • The eruption of Vesuvius in 79 C.E. : cultural reverberations through the ages
  • Iceland : coming apart at the seams
  • The eruption of Tambora in 1815 and "the year without a summer"
  • Krakatau, 1883 : devastation, death, and ecologic revival
  • The 1902 eruption of Mount Pelée : a geological catastrophe with political overtones
Control code
48363173
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780691118383
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001095818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48363173

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