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Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Contemporary World Issues), Fitzpatrick, Patrick J.

Author Name    Fitzpatrick, Patrick J.

Title   Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Contemporary World Issues)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   2

Publisher    ABC-CLIO

ISBN Number    1851096477 / 9781851096473

Seller ID   SKU9141976

1851096477 Very Good. Edge of pages a little dirty from storage. Light wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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In September 1776 the so-called "Hurricane of Independence" hit Canada and the northeastern United States, leading to 4,170 deaths. In 1900 around 8,000 perished in the Galveston Hurricane and the resulting tidal surge. Coastal defenses, early warning systems, and evacuation procedures have improved enormously. However, hurricanes still pose a potentially devastating threat to life and property, especially in coastal regions of the United States and the Caribbean. What causes these extreme storms? How can we best defend ourselves?

Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook explores the historical, ecological, economic, and social dimensions of hurricanes in North America. Synthesizing literature from a wide range of authoritative sources, this book is an invaluable guide to hurricanes and their impact and is essential reading for students, scientists, mariners, and coastal residents alike.

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