A Paradise Built in Hell
The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in DisasterDAISY
Solnit reproves civil defense planners, media alarmists and Hollywood directors who insist that disasters produce terrified mobs prone to looting, murder and cannibalism. Surveying disasters from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to the Halifax explosion, 9/11, and Hurricane Katrina, she shows that the typical response to calamity is spontaneous altruism, self-organization and mutual aid.
Characteristics: 1 compact disc :,digital, stereophonic ;,12 cm.