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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
British author Daniel Defoe is known as one of the early innovators of the book-length novel, especially in his works Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe. In The Storm, Defoe creates another literary landmark -- the first modern example of long-form journalism. In the book, Defoe, drawing on firsthand accounts, records the impact and aftermath of The... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: Cyclones, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, The Perfect Storm, Hurricane Katrina, and more. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 41.99
Imagine standing at the center of a Roman coliseum that is 20 miles across, with walls that soar 10 miles into the sky, towering walls with cascades of ice crystals falling along its brilliantly white surface. That's what it's like to stand in the eye of a hurricane. In Divine Wind, Kerry Emanuel, one of the world's leading authorities... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 209.00
This book provides important and valuable insights into the genesis of tropical cyclones. It is based on scientific findings from the performance of satellite data processing and a series of scientific marine expeditions to the tropics. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 106.00
This book is a completely rewritten, updated and expanded new edition of the original "Global Perspectives on Tropical Cyclones" published in 1995. It presents a comprehensive review of the state of science and forecasting of tropical cyclones together with the application of this science to disaster mitigation, hence the tag: From Science... more...
- The History Press 2003; US$ 17.49
<div>All but forgotten now, the Great Storm of 26/27 November 1703 was the worst storm experienced in recorded history in the British Isles. Over 8000 people died and the losses of property and shipping were immense. Martin Brayne tells in vivid detail the story of this tragic and catastrophic event.</div> more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00
The ultimate guide to the ultimate storms, Hurricane Watch is a fascinating blend of science and history from one of the world's foremost meteorologists and an award-winning science journalist. This in-depth look at these awe-inspiring acts of nature covers everything from the earliest efforts by seafarers at predicting storms to the way satellite... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00
This book explores the effect of climate change on tropical cyclones, especially in the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea, and the Bay of Bengal, where populations are dense along the coastlines. more...