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The Resource When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes, Jay Feldman

When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes, Jay Feldman

Label
When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes
Title
When the Mississippi ran backwards
Title remainder
empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes
Statement of responsibility
Jay Feldman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the ecological and historical impact of a series of Mississippi River Valley earthquakes in 1811 and 1812 documents how towns were destroyed and political loyalties were altered, changing the course of the War of 1812
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.22/09778/985
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE535.2.U6
LC item number
F45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes, Jay Feldman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Portents -- A time of extraordinaries -- II: Rumblings -- A country equal to our most sanguine wishes -- Disappointments and sufferings -- One of those uncommon geniuses -- The impending destruction -- The bloody ground -- The monster of the waters -- III: Upheaval -- All nature was in a state of dissolution -- A real chaos -- IV: Aftershocks -- The accumulated load of public odium -- A war of extirpation -- The fatal blow -- The field of slaughter
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780743242790
Lccn
2004057537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56685129
  • 2123911
  • (OCoLC)56685129
  • (OCoLC)ocm56685129
  • (DLC)886472
  • 2123911
Label
When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes, Jay Feldman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Portents -- A time of extraordinaries -- II: Rumblings -- A country equal to our most sanguine wishes -- Disappointments and sufferings -- One of those uncommon geniuses -- The impending destruction -- The bloody ground -- The monster of the waters -- III: Upheaval -- All nature was in a state of dissolution -- A real chaos -- IV: Aftershocks -- The accumulated load of public odium -- A war of extirpation -- The fatal blow -- The field of slaughter
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780743242790
Lccn
2004057537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56685129
  • 2123911
  • (OCoLC)56685129
  • (OCoLC)ocm56685129
  • (DLC)886472
  • 2123911

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