Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

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A century ago, governments buoyed by Progressive Era-beliefs began to assume greater responsibility for protecting and rescuing citizens. Yet the aftermath of two disasters in the United States-Canada borderlands--the Salem Fire of 1914 and the Halifax Explosion of 1917--saw working class survivors instead turn to friends, neighbors, coworkers, and family members for succor and aid. Both official and unofficial responses, meanwhile, showed how the United States and Canada were linked by experts, workers, and money. In ...

Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era 2015, University of Illinois Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780252081378

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Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era 2015, University of Illinois Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780252039836

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