Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America

Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America

by Mark Monmonier

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226534183
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/15/1997
Series: Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing Ser.
Edition description: 1
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1660L (what's this?)

About the Author

Mark Monmonier is distinguished professor of geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1: Map Scale, Danger Zones, and Safe Places
2: Shaky Preparations
3: Lavas and Other Strangers
4: Uncertain Shores
5: Death Tracks
6: Floodplains, by Definition...
7: Subterranean Poisons
8: Ill Winds
9: Short-Lived Daughters and ELF Fields
10: Nuclear Nightmares
11: Imagining Vulnerability
12: Crimescapes
13: John Snow's Legacy
14: Emerging Cartographies of Danger
Notes
Index

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