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Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster

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Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster - Davis, Mike
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In this extraordinary book, Mike Davis unravels the secret political history of disaster, real and imaginary, in Southern California. From killer bees to earthquakes to racial hostility, Ecology of Fear is an essential portrait of America at the millennium. `If Davis takes a darkling view of the Californian dream, there is nothing dim or dull about his book. His great strengths are a vigorous prose style . . . a provocative thesis . . . and a dizzying catalogue of delicious, and sometimes frightening, facts' New York Times ...

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Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster 2000, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330376556

Mass-market paperback

Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster 1999, Vintage Books USA

ISBN-13: 9780375706073

Trade paperback

Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster 1998, Metropolitan Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805051063

Hardcover