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18 cm x 22 cm 544 page soft cover.
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This unique collection featuring 501 of the world's worst disasters spans almost 2,500 years of history. It includes natural calamities such as the eruption of Vesuvius or the Indian Ocean tsunami, unstoppable diseases like the Black Death or AIDS and terrible accidents like the sinking of the Titanic. Most shocking of all are those disasters that need never have happened, created by sheer savager...