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Disaster technology

an annotated bibliography

by Diana H. Manning

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters -- Bibliography.,
  • Disaster relief -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby Diana H. Manning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5772 .M35 1976, HV553 .M35 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 282 p. ;
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5209951M
    ISBN 100080199844, 0080199836
    LC Control Number75037662

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