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  • Gaul, Gilbert M, author.
     
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  • Hurricanes -- Economic aspects -- United States.
     
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  • Hurricane damage -- United States.
     
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  • Coastal zone management -- United States.
     
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  • Coastal settlements -- United States.
     
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  • Coast changes -- United States.
     
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  • Sea level -- United States.
     
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  • Shore protection -- United States.
     
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    The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the cost of America's coasts / Gilbert M. Gaul.
    by Gaul, Gilbert M, author.
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    New York : Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
    Subjects
  • Hurricanes -- Economic aspects -- United States.
  •  
  • Hurricane damage -- United States.
  •  
  • Coastal zone management -- United States.
  •  
  • Coastal settlements -- United States.
  •  
  • Coast changes -- United States.
  •  
  • Sea level -- United States.
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  • Shore protection -- United States.
  • ISBN: 
    0374160805
    0374160805
    Description: 
    286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    text
    unmediated
    volume
    Edition: 
    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Building the modern coast -- Troubled waters -- The deal of the century -- Blue-collar houses -- Manufacturing dirt -- Five-high : the Ash Wednesday storm of 1962 -- The political economy of water -- The Bantam mayor -- A brief shining moment -- The revolt at St. Francis -- Tipping point -- Disaster capitalism : catastrophies, subsidies, and bailouts -- Acts of God and man -- Federalizing disasters -- A flood of trouble -- The secret history of sand -- The unluckiest island in America -- The coming storm: fat tails, rising water, and the nature of risk -- Building a better hurricane -- A finger in the dike -- Drowning fast and slow -- The problem with the bays.
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