-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses Learn how this Texan city has struggled to find new ways to defend itself in the face of Mother Nature.

Galveston Hurricane (GD) 2002, Chelsea House Publications, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780791067406