The Last Day: Wrath, Ruin, and Reason in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

The Last Day: Wrath, Ruin, and Reason in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

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The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 was no run-of-the-mill misfortune-it was a watershed moment that shook the pillars of an inveterate social order and sent reverberations throughout the Western world. Earth, water, wind, and fire all conspired to produce a hellish catastrophe that lasted for a full five days and left Lisbon thoroughly annihilated. Nicholas Shrady's unique account of this first modern disaster and its aftereffects successfully articulates the outcome… (more)


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Publisher: Penguin (April 10, 2008)

Format: EPUB

File size: 706 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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