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The Resource Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)

Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)

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Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Title
Krakatoa
Title remainder
the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Title variation
Day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In August 1883, a catastrophic volcanic eruption off the coast of Java was followed by a tsunami that killed nearly 40,000 people. The author brings new perspective to this iconic event, showing how it marked a change in East-West relations
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
551.21/09598
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE523.K73
LC item number
W56 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eruption of Krakatoa (Indonesia : 1883)
  • Volcanoes
  • Volcans
  • Krakatoa (Indonésie ; volcan)
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 by Viking, a division of Penguin Books, Ltd."--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"An island with a pointed mountain" -- The crocodile in the canal -- Close encounters on the Wallace Line -- The moments when the mountain moved -- The unchaining of the gates of Hell -- A league from the last of the sun -- The curious case of the terrified elephant -- The paroxysm, the flood, and the crack of doom -- Rebellion of a ruined people -- The rising of the son -- Epilogue : the place the world exploded -- Recommendations for (and, in one case, against) further reading and viewing
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062277466
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E01699D9-B636-4746-A7AE-88171F074EAF
System control number
  • 2080649
  • (OCoLC)828864514
  • (OCoLC)ocn828864514
  • 2080649
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 by Viking, a division of Penguin Books, Ltd."--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"An island with a pointed mountain" -- The crocodile in the canal -- Close encounters on the Wallace Line -- The moments when the mountain moved -- The unchaining of the gates of Hell -- A league from the last of the sun -- The curious case of the terrified elephant -- The paroxysm, the flood, and the crack of doom -- Rebellion of a ruined people -- The rising of the son -- Epilogue : the place the world exploded -- Recommendations for (and, in one case, against) further reading and viewing
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062277466
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E01699D9-B636-4746-A7AE-88171F074EAF
System control number
  • 2080649
  • (OCoLC)828864514
  • (OCoLC)ocn828864514
  • 2080649

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