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The Resource Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America, Peter Charles Hoffer

Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America, Peter Charles Hoffer

Label
Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America
Title
Seven fires
Title remainder
the urban infernos that reshaped America
Statement of responsibility
Peter Charles Hoffer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how urban fires have impacted American history, from the emergence of the modern skyscraper after Chicago's fire to the realization that modern emergency services need revamping after the attacks of September 11, 2001
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165491
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Hoffer, Peter Charles
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E179
LC item number
.H79 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Fires
  • Cities and towns
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the urban infernos that reshaped America
Label
Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America, Peter Charles Hoffer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boston, 1760: "A torrent of flame" -- "Sons of liberty" -- Pittsburgh, 1845: A dreadful scene of destruction -- "This gigantic workshop" -- Chicago, 1871: "We are in ruins" -- "Heroic and confident men" -- Baltimore, 1904: "Big fire here" -- "We'll win again" -- Detroit, 1967: "Motown, if you don't come around, we are going to burn you down" -- "New Detroit" -- The east bay: Oakland Hills, 1991: A perfect firestorm -- The "quality of life" -- Lower Manhattan, 2001: "The worst day" -- They "ran in as others ran out"
Control code
596348
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 460 pages
Isbn
9781586483555
Lccn
2005055345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781586483555
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781586483555
Label
Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America, Peter Charles Hoffer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boston, 1760: "A torrent of flame" -- "Sons of liberty" -- Pittsburgh, 1845: A dreadful scene of destruction -- "This gigantic workshop" -- Chicago, 1871: "We are in ruins" -- "Heroic and confident men" -- Baltimore, 1904: "Big fire here" -- "We'll win again" -- Detroit, 1967: "Motown, if you don't come around, we are going to burn you down" -- "New Detroit" -- The east bay: Oakland Hills, 1991: A perfect firestorm -- The "quality of life" -- Lower Manhattan, 2001: "The worst day" -- They "ran in as others ran out"
Control code
596348
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 460 pages
Isbn
9781586483555
Lccn
2005055345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781586483555
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781586483555

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