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Author Mulcahy, Matthew, 1968-

Title Hurricanes and society in the British Greater Caribbean, 1624-1783 / Matthew Mulcahy
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 257 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Early America
Early America.
Contents Encountering hurricanes -- "A conspiracy of the winds" -- Weathering the storms -- Chaotic and scarce times -- Building for disaster -- Sympathy in distress -- The politics of public relief
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-249) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- West Indies, British -- History.
Hurricanes -- West Indies, British -- History -- 18th century.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- West Indies, British -- History.
West Indies, British -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
West Indies, British -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801890799 (print)
9780801890796 (print)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)