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Bankoff, Greg

Natural Hazards and Peoples in the Indian Ocean World

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Table of contents

1. Bordering on Danger: An Introduction
Greg Bankoff, Joseph Christensen

2. Revisiting Southeast Asian History with Geology: Some Demographic Consequences of a Dangerous Environment
Anthony Reid

3. ‘The Sea Becomes Mulberry Fields and Mulberry Fields Become the Sea’: Dikes in the Eastern Red River Delta, c.200 BCE to the Twenty-First Century CE
Li Tana

4. ‘The Most Horrible of Evils’: Social Responses to Drought and Famine in the Bombay Presidency, 1782–1857
George Adamson

5. Philippine Typhoons Since the Seventeenth Century
James Francis Warren

6. Bushfire in Madagascar: Natural Hazard, Useful Tool, and Change Agent
Christian A. Kull

7. Emperor Tự Đức’s ‘Bad Weather’: Interpreting Natural Disasters in Vietnam, 1847–1883
Kathryn Dyt

8. Storm over San Isidro: Repeated ‘disasters’ and Civic Community Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Philippines
Greg Bankoff

9. Disaster Management and Colonialism in the Indonesian Archipelago, 1840–1920
Alicia Schrikker

10. Cyclones, Drought, and Slavery: Environment and Enslavement in the Western Indian Ocean, 1870s to 1920s
Matthew S. Hopper

11. Their Inescapable Portion? Cyclones, Disaster Relief, and the Political Economy of Pearlshelling in Northwest Australia, 1865–1935
Joseph Christensen

12. Erratum To: Natural Hazards and Peoples in the Indian Ocean World
Greg Bankoff, Joseph Christensen

Keywords: History, History of South Asia, World History, Global and Transnational History, Environmental Sociology, Imperialism and Colonialism

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Series in Indian Ocean World Studies
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349948574
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-94856-7

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