Aftershocks : earthquakes and popular politics in Latin America / edited by Jürgen Buchenau and Lyman L. Johnson.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2009.
Description
xi, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Earthquakes and Latin American political culture / Jürgen Buchenau and Lyman L. Johnson -- Great balls of fire : premonitions and the destruction of Lima, 1746 / Charles F. Walker -- Nature, God, and nation in revolutionary Venezuela : the Holy Thursday earthquake of 1812 / Stuart McCook -- Social and political fault lines : the Valparaíso earthquake of 1906 / Samuel J. Martland -- The "superstition of adobe" and the certainty of concrete : shelter and power after the 1944 San Juan earthquake in Argentina / Mark Alan Healey -- Natural disaster, political earthquake : the 1972 destruction of Managua and the Somoza Dynasty / Paul J. Dosal -- Under God's thumb : the 1976 Guatemala earthquake / Virginia Garrard-Burnett -- Economic fault lines and middle-class fears : Tlatelolco, Mexico City, 1985 / Louise E. Walker.
ISBN
  • 9780826346230 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0826346235 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009013455
OCLC
317778254
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