Summer Sale | Save $15 through Sunday. Get the code »

alibris logo

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

by

Disasters are by their very nature hard to predict. Pandemics, like earthquakes, wildfires, financial crises and wars, are not normally distributed; there is no cycle of history to help us anticipate the next catastrophe. But when disaster strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted or medieval Italians when the Black Death struck. We have science on our side, after all. Yet the responses of a number of devloped countries to a new pathogen from China were badly bungled. Why? The facile ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe
2021, Penguin Press

ISBN-13: 9780593297377

Hardcover

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe
2021, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241501764

Trade paperback

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe
2021, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241488447

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency