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Title:
Upheaval in Charleston : earthquake and murder on the eve of Jim Crow
Author:
Williams, Susan Millar.
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Publication Information:
Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xiv, 340 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface : living with disaster -- The great shock -- Seeds of destruction -- "The earthquake is upon us!" -- A world turned upside down -- The earthquake hunters -- Aftershocks -- An angry God -- Labor Day -- "Bury the dead and feed the living" -- The comforts of science -- Relief -- Waiting for the apocalypse -- Rising from the ruins -- The old joy of combat -- Wrapped in the stars and stripes -- Fault lines -- Standing over a volcano -- Killing Captain Dawson -- The trial -- Epilogue : rebuilding the walls.
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ISBN:
9780820337159
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Book

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