The Day the World Ended

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Stein and Day, 1969 - 306 pagini
Two British journalists describe the explosion of Mount Pelée on the island of Martinique May 8, 1902, which resulted in the death of nearly 30,000 people. The authors made use of contemporary records and survivors recollections to show how the natural signs of coming disasters were ignored because of the need to keep the populace on hand for a coming election.

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Comentariu Utilizator  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

The Day the World Ended is the compelling story of the most lethal volcanic eruptions of the 20th Century. St Pierre on the French island of Martinique was, at 30,000 people, the largest city on the ... Citiți recenzia completă

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quite boring, a little racist. illustrations good, colourful but very small. Citiți recenzia completă

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