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Cataclysms, crises, and catastrophes

Cataclysms, crises, and catastrophes

psychology in action

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster victims -- Psychology.,
  • Disasters -- Psychological aspects,
  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Victims of crimes -- Psychology.,
  • Victims -- Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementmaster lecturers, Andrew Baum ... [et al.] ; edited by Gary R. VandenBos and Brenda K. Bryant.
    SeriesThe Master lectures
    ContributionsBaum, Andrew., VandenBos, Gary R., Bryant, Brenda K., 1948-, American Psychological Association. Convention.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV553 .C27 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20218356M
    ISBN 100912704772

    A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary look at global changes that may occur over the next fifty years—whether sudden and cataclysmic world-changing events or gradually unfolding trends. Fundamental change occurs most often in one of two ways: as a “fatal discontinuity,” a sudden catastrophic event that is potentially world changing, or as a persistent, gradual trend. Focusing on some natural and man-made historic catastrophes that struck major cities, from the Lisbon earthquake of , over the Paris Commune to the air raids of the Second World War, the lecture will discuss the represention of catastrophe. It will show how catastrophes tickled men — artists and philosophers — to change philosophical.   Cataclysms: A life spent chasing planetary catastrophe. Evidence of asteroid impacts and other extreme events on Earth can prove elusive. Michael Rampino reveals what he's found in his latest book.


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