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The Resource Floodpath : the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles, Jon Wilkman

Floodpath : the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles, Jon Wilkman

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Floodpath : the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles
Title
Floodpath
Title remainder
the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles
Statement of responsibility
Jon Wilkman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how the controversial 1928 failure of the St. Francis Dam caused major geological changes that rendered Los Angeles one of America's largest cities and served as a lesson to human limitation
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkman, Jon
Dewey number
363.34/930979493
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TC557.C3
LC item number
S2495 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saint Francis Dam (Calif.)
  • Floods
  • Dam failures
  • Floodplains
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Label
Floodpath : the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles, Jon Wilkman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1634490
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781620409152
Lccn
2015015372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634490
  • (OCoLC)907966087
Label
Floodpath : the deadliest man-made disaster of 20th-century America and the making of modern Los Angeles, Jon Wilkman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1634490
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781620409152
Lccn
2015015372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634490
  • (OCoLC)907966087

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