Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

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  • ISBN: 0241488443
  • Author: Niall Ferguson
  • Publisher: Niall Ferguson
  • Genre: Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

A compelling history of catastrophes and their consequences, from ‘the most brilliant British historian of his generation’ (The Times) Disasters are inherently hard to predict. But when catastrophe strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted or medieval Italians …