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Cultures of Disaster: Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines Hardcover – November 15, 2002
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'Often intriguing , the book provides a fascinating historical account of the intertwining of society and a hazardous environment in the Philippines.' - Department of Geography, National University of Singapore
'Cultures of Disaster addresses important issues about human - environmental interaction in the Philippines. The author should be commended for their achievement in advancing knowledge on this vital, if still under researched subject.' - Department of Geography, Kings Collage, London
About the Author
Greg Bankoff is Senior Lecturer in Southeast Asian History at the University of Auckland. His previous books include Crime Society and the State in Nineteenth-Century Philippines (Hawaii University Press: 1996).
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By Ricky Recodo on January 13, 2015
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Greg Bankoff did a great indepth research in Philippine disaster. A must read to disaster scholars and researchers to get a glimpse of how Philippines' disasters and her political leaders navigated through. Interesting and intriguing!
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