Cultures of Disaster: Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines Greg Bankoff

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Published: October 12th 2012

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251 pages


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Cultures of Disaster: Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines  by  Greg Bankoff

Cultures of Disaster: Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines by Greg Bankoff
October 12th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 251 pages | ISBN: | 7.53 Mb

In this fascinating and comprehensive study, Greg Bankoff traces the history of natural hazards in the Philippines from the records kept by the Spanish colonisers to the Calamitous Nineties, and assesses the effectiveness of the relief mechanismsMoreIn this fascinating and comprehensive study, Greg Bankoff traces the history of natural hazards in the Philippines from the records kept by the Spanish colonisers to the Calamitous Nineties, and assesses the effectiveness of the relief mechanisms that have evolved to cope with these occurrences. He also examines the correlation between this history of natural disasters and the social hierarchy within Filipino society.

The constant threat of disaster has been integrated into the schema of daily life to such an extent that a culture of disaster has been formed.



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