"This highly readable account reveals how significantly the effects of natural disaster can shape the relationship among politics, gender, and culture. An important contribution to women's history, southern history, and urban history."--Choice
"Scholars of many disciplines will find this work a valuable tool. It is thought-provoking, scholarly, and informative, and the summaries at the end of each chapter prove invaluable....Turner is to be commended for the depth of her research and her significant contribution to the field of history."--Catholic Southwest
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Elizabeth Hayes Turner is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Houston.