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Disaster! : Stories of Destruction and Death in Nineteenth-Century New Jersey / Alan A. Siegel.

Author:
Siegel, Alan A., 1939- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2014.
Description:
1 online resource.
Series:
Rivergate Regionals Collection. [More in this series]
Summary note:
In Disaster!, Alan A. Siegel brings readers face-to-face with twenty-eight of the deadliest natural and human-caused calamities to strike New Jersey between 1821 and 1906. Accounts of fires, steamboat explosions, shipwrecks, train wrecks, and storms are told in the words of the people who experienced the events firsthand, lending a sense of immediacy to each story. These and many other stories of forgotten acts of courage in the face of danger will make Disaster! an unforgettable read.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780813564609 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0813564603 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1306370175 ((electronic bk.))
  • 9781306370172 ((electronic bk.))
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