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Book Announcement: The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America

Via University of Washington Press. The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America BRIAN F. ATWATER, SATOKO MUSUMI-ROKKAKU, KENJI SATAKE, YOSHINOBU TSUJI, KAZUE UEDA, AND DAVID K. YAMAGUCHI $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295998084) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295998091) PUBLISHED: … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery

Daniel P. Aldrich Abstract: Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. Yet responses to the challenges of recovery vary greatly and in ways that aren’t explained by the magnitude of the catastrophe or the amount … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop on Natural Disaster and the City

Call for Papers Workshop on Natural Disaster and the City Historical Perspectives from Southeast Asia and Japan, 1945-2010 16-17 January 2013 Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan The Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University will be … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan

Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan. Edited by Jeff Kingston Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the country into a state of crisis. As the nation struggled to recover from a … Continue reading

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