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Author Geschwind, Carl-Henry
Title California Earthquakes : Science, Risk, and the Politics of Hazard Mitigation
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Reactions to the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 -- CHAPTER 2 Setting Up a Scientific Infrastructure Seismology: California Style, 1910-1925 -- CHAPTER 3 Bailey Willis and the Promotion of Earthquake Safety in the Mid-1920s -- CHAPTER 4 Engineering a Regulatory-State Apparatus: Seismic Safety in the 1930s -- CHAPTER 5 Earthquake Experts and the Cold War State -- CHAPTER 6 New Initiatives for Earthquake Preparedness, 1964-1971 -- CHAPTER 7 Seismic Politics: Responses to the San Fernando Earthquake of 1971 -- CHAPTER 8 Pushing Prediction: Establishment of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program -- CHAPTER 9 The Regulatory-State Apparatus in Action -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Essay on Sources -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Geschwind, Carl-Henry California Earthquakes : Science, Risk, and the Politics of Hazard Mitigation Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2001 9780801889769
Subject Earthquake hazard analysis -- California -- History.;Earthquakes -- California -- Safety measures -- History
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