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Author Nur, Amos.

Title Apocalypse : earthquakes, archaeology, and the wrath of God / Amos Nur ; with Dawn Burgess.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    930.1 NUR    Available
Description xi, 309 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-304) and index.
Contents King Agamemnon's capital -- How earthquakes happen -- History, myth, and the reliability of the written record -- Clues to earthquakes in the archaeological record -- Under the rubble : human casualties of earthquakes -- Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls : destruction that preserves? -- Expanding the earthquake record in the Holy Land -- Earthquake storms and the catastrophic end of the Bronze Age -- Rumblings and revolutions : political effects of earthquakes -- Earthquakes and societal collapse -- Glossary.
Subject Archaeology and natural disasters.
Earthquakes -- History.
Earthquakes -- Social aspects.
Earthquakes -- Political aspects.
Earthquakes -- Economic aspects.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Extinct cities.
Civilization, Ancient.
Social change -- History.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- History.
Added Author Burgess, Dawn, 1967-
ISBN 9780691016023 (hardcover : alk. paper)
069101602X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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