Understanding Catastrophe

 
 
Cambridge University Press
  • erschienen am 23. November 2006
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 220 Seiten
978-0-521-03219-3 (ISBN)
 
This book examines the immense and varied impact that catastrophic change can have on the development of life on earth.
  • Englisch
  • Cambridge
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Broschur/Paperback
Worked examples or Exercises
  • Höhe: 244 mm
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  • Breite: 170 mm
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  • Dicke: 12 mm
  • 389 gr
978-0-521-03219-3 (9780521032193)
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Introduction: understanding catastrophe Geoffrey Lloyd; 1. Supernovae and stellar catastrophe Robert P. Kirshner; 2. The extinction of the dinosaurs Walter Alvarez and Frank Asaro; 3. Darwin and catastrophism Martin Rudwick; 4. Evolution and catastrophe theory Christopher Zeeman; 5. Earthquakes Claudio Vita-Finzi; 6. Storms and cyclones Nicholas Cook; 7. Famine in history Peter Garnsey; 8. The case of consumption Roy Porter; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Index.
'... beautifully clear and arresting trains of thought ... decisive, often novel and aware of their own ironies.' Daily Telegraph

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