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World’s Worst Historical Disasters: Chronicling the Greatest Catastrophes of All Time
World’s Worst Historical Disasters: Chronicling th

Our Price: $27.00
By Chris McNab (au)
Year: 2007
Pages: 320
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 9.78E+12

Product Code: 143796768X

Examines 70 of the most significant natural and man-made disasters in world history, such as the plague in Athens which killed 75% of the population and the earthquake in Corinth that left 45,000 people dead to modern day catastrophes such as the New Delhi air collision and the Samastipur train disaster which both cost hundreds of lives. All kinds of disasters are covered, incl. plagues, earthquakes, volcanoes, genocides, floods, train crashes and airplane crashes. Each account gives a full and detailed analysis of the events leading up to the disaster, the actual disaster itself and then the extent of the damage and the  aftermath. Key fact boxes outline the most important information and allow the reader to see facts at a glance. Over 150 illus.

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