Earth-shattering events

৑ Free Read Format Kindle ῲ Earth-shattering events  ⚩ Ebook Author Andrew Robinson ⚴ ৑ Free Read Format Kindle ῲ Earth-shattering events ⚩ Ebook Author Andrew Robinson ⚴ A truly welcome and refreshing study that puts earthquake impact on history into a proper perspective Amos Nur, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, California, and author of Apocalypse Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of GodAn ambitious argument that earthquakes change the course of history The Sunday TimesRobinson has a talent for evoking chaos and, unavoidably, his brain melting descriptions have a disaster movie quality it s hard to tear your eyes away from the page Daily TelegraphChilling a gripping study Sunday TelegraphIndividually, these case studies make vivid reading, and collectively they tell a fascinating story about how seismology developed as a science Physics World Provides much food for thought MinervaFascinating and fact rich enlightening and intriguing innovative and persuasive The TimesDelightfully un academic but thoughtfully structured thought provoking GeoscientistA truly welcome and refreshing study that puts earthquake impact on history into a proper perspective Amos Nur, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, California, and author of Apocalypse Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of God.Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian bargain with the risk of devastation by an earthquake Today, around half of the world s largest cities as many as sixty lie in areas of major seismic activity Many, such as Lisbon, Naples, San Francisco, Tehran and Tokyo, have been severely damaged or destroyed by earthquakes in the past But throughout history, starting with ancient Jericho, Rome and Sparta, cities have proved to be extraordinarily resilient only one, Port Royal in the Caribbean, was abandoned after an earthquake.Earth Shattering Events seeks to understand exactly how humans and earthquakes have interacted, not only in the short term but also in the long perspective of history In some cases, physical devastation has been followed by decline But in others, the political and economic reverberations of earthquake disasters have presented opportunities for renewal After its wholesale destruction in 1906, San Francisco went on to flourish, eventually giving birth to the high tech industrial area on the San Andreas fault known as Silicon Valley An earthquake in Caracas in 1812 triggered the creation of new nations in the liberation of South America from Spanish rule Another in Tangshan in 1976 catalysed the transformation of China into the world s second largest economy.The growth of the scientific study of earthquakes is woven into this far reaching history It began with a series of earthquakes in England in 1750 Today, seismologists can monitor the vibration of the planet second by second and the movement of tectonic plates millimetre by millimetre Yet, even in the 21st century, great earthquakes are still essentially acts of God , striking with much less warning than volcanoes, floods, hurricanes and even tornadoes and tsunamis. 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    • Format Kindle
    • 0500518599
    • Earth-shattering events
    • Andrew Robinson
    • Anglais
    • 22 May 2016

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