1 edition of Catastrophic events of the 2000s found in the catalog.
Written in English
Examines disasters during the twenty-first century, including Hurricane Katrina, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-88) and index.
|Statement||by Craig E. Blohm|
|Series||The decade of the 2000s, Decade of the 2000s|
|LC Classifications||D24 .B59 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 pages :|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||2012047798|
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Catastrophic events of the s. [Craig E Blohm] -- Examines disasters during the twenty-first century, including Hurricane Katrina, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the tsunami in Indonesia.
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