Perils of Progress: Environmental Disasters in the 20th Century / Edition 1

Perils of Progress: Environmental Disasters in the 20th Century / Edition 1

by Andrew L Jenks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136038026

ISBN-13: 9780136038023

Pub. Date: 04/02/2010

Publisher: Pearson

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This CourseSmart Sampler includes a selection of material from the full book for faculty to use in order to make a textbook selection for their course. If you need to see additional chapters before making a final decision, please contact your Pearson sales representative for a print copy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136038023
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/02/2010
Series:
Connections Series for World History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
526,192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Minamata Disaster and the True Costs of Japanese Modernization 13

2 Love Canal and the Law of Unintended Consequences 43

3 The Bhopal Gas Tragedy: A Perfect Storm of Injustice 70

4 The Techno-Politics of Disaster: Chernobyl and the Collapse of the Soviet Union 106

Epilogue: Making Connections 136

Bibliography 148

Index 156

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