Great Disasters and Horrors in the World's History
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Great Disasters and Horrors in the World's History

By A. H. Godbey
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Table of Contents
  • GREAT DISASTERS
    • PREFACE.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • GREAT DISASTERS
    • CHAPTER I. MYTHS OF THE WINDS.
    • CHAPTER II. CONSTANT WINDS.
    • CHAPTER III. PERIODIC WINDS.
    • CHAPTER IV. TORNADOES AND CYCLONES.
    • CHAPTER V. THE LOUISVILLE TORNADO.
    • CHAPTER VI INCIDENTS OF THE TORNADO.
    • CHAPTER VII. OTHER TORNADOES.
    • CHAPTER VIII. TROPICAL CYCLONES.
    • CHAPTER IX. PERILS OF THE SEA.
    • CHAPTER X. LIFE-SAVING MEASURES.
    • CHAPTER XI. GREAT SAMOAN HURRICANE.
    • CHAPTER XII. ELECTRIC STORMS.
    • CHAPTER XIII. RAIN, HAIL AND SNOW.
    • CHAPTER XIV. FLOODS IN THE SOUTH.
    • CHAPTER XV. THE FLOOD OF 1890.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD.
    • CHAPTER XVII. INCIDENTS AT JOHNSTOWN.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. RELIEF MEASURES.
    • CHAPTER XIX. FAMINE AND PESTILENCE.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE VOLCANO.
    • CHAPTER XXI. GREAT ERUPTIONS OF VESUVIUS.
    • CHAPTER XXII. OTHER GREAT ERUPTIONS.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. EARTHQUAKES.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. EUROPEAN EARTHQUAKES.
    • CHAPTER XXV. EARTHQUAKES IN THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. EARTHQUAKES IN TROPICAL AMERICA.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. PREDICTION AND PREVENTION.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. THE REIGN OF LAW.
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