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    Title
    The lost history of the New Madrid earthquakes
    Author
    Valenčius, Conevery Bolton, 1969-

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    Personal Author:
    Valenčius, Conevery Bolton, 1969-
    Title:
    The lost history of the New Madrid earthquakes / Conevery Bolton Valencius.
    URL:
    Note:. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/byuprovo/docDetail.action?docID=10752585
    Publication info:
    Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
    Physical description:
    1 online resource.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    computer
    Format:
    online resource
    General Note:
    Description based on print version record.
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    Introduction: earthquake cracks -- A great commotion: the experience of the New Madrid earthquakes -- Earthquakes and the end of the New Madrid hinterland -- Revival and resistance: earthquakes on native ground -- The quaking body: sensation, electricity, and religious revival -- Vernacular science: knowing earthquakes in the early United States -- Sunk lands and submerged knowledge: how war, swamps, and seismographs hid evidence of the New Madrid earthquakes -- The science of deep history: old accounts and modern science of New Madrid -- Conclusion: memory and earth in the Mississippi Valley.
    Reproduction note:
    Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
    Subject term:
    New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812.
    Subject term:
    Earthquakes--Mississippi River Valley--History.
    Genre or Form:
    Electronic books.
    Added Author:
    ebrary, Inc.
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    Original ISBN: 9780226053899 ISBN: 022605389X
    ISBN:
    9780226053929 (electronic bk.)
    ISBN:
    022605392X (electronic bk.)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 9780226053899 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 022605389X (cloth : alkaline paper)

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