June 1, 2013
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0857622064
ISBN - 13: 9780857622068
From the Publisher
History's Worst Disasters takes an informative look at the biggest catastrophes in history throughout the ages - from events with origins of natural phenomena through to those brought about by the influence of man - and paints an inspiring picture of humankind's capacity to turn the tide of adversity. Chapters include: Going It Alone: Toba Population Bottleneck; Mass Killer: Spanish Flu; Lest We Forget: The Holocaust; Atomic Destruction: Hiroshima and Nagasaki; The Matrix Reloaded: Lehman Brothers Bankrupty. This beautifully illustrated book is presented in full colour and includes over 100 photographs, paintings, and illustrations depicting the events as they unfolded and providing insight into the lives affected. There are also 10 detailed maps to help you understand where in the world these events took place, the impact, and the aftermath.