Dreadful Visitations: Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of Enlightenment

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Description

Edited collection of six articles that explore eighteenth-century catastrophes around the globe. Studies consider questions of risk, vulnerability, resilience, colonialism, and the human role in creating "disasters."

Publisher

New York: Routledge, 1999.

Date

07/27/2017

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Citation

Johns, Alessa, ed., “Dreadful Visitations: Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of Enlightenment,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed June 25, 2024, https://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/18.