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The 100 greatest disasters of all time

by Stephen J. Spignesi

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Published by Citadel Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters.,
  • Natural disasters.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-330) and index.

    Other titlesOne hundred greatest disasters of all time
    StatementStephen J. Spignesi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD24 .S774 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 346 p. :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3573091M
    ISBN 100806523417
    LC Control Number2002104525
    OCLC/WorldCa51319631

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