Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926236
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He tells the story of the unrecognized genius who beat Darwin to the discovery of evolution; of Samuel Morse, his code and how rubber allowed the world to talk; of Alfred Wegener, the crack-pot German explorer and father of geology.


Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper
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Simon Winchester's long experience in the world wandering as well as his knowledge of history and geology give us an entirely new perspective on this fascinating and iconic event as he brings it telling back to life.

The Day The World Exploded

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061239828
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Presents the story of the volcanic eruptions that took place on the island of Krakatoa in 1883, killing thousands of people, destroying the island, and effecting the entire world through the expulsion of smoke and ash in the air.

Welt R Ume

Author: Iris Schröder
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593377500
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Krakatau, Batavia 1885-1886 (französische Ausgabe). Verdarius, O., Das Buch
der Weltpost. Entwicklung und Wirken der Post und Telegraphie im Weltverkehr,
Berlin 1885. Winchester, Simon, Krakatoa. The Day the World Exploded, August
27, 1883, New York 2003. Die Welt im Museum: Räumliche Ordnung, globales
Denken und Völkerkundemuseen. KRAKATAU 1883 73.

Wenn Fr Sche Vom Himmel Fallen

Author: Rolf Froböse
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527326198
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Vieweg-Verlag, Braunschweig, 1917. Weihe, B.: Ein deutscher Tornado kann
stärker als ein US-Hurrikan sein. AP-Meldung vom 28. März 2006. Weischet, W:
Einführung in die allgemeine Klimatologie: Physikalische und meteorologische
Grundlagen (6., überarb. Aufl.). Borntraeger, Berlin, 2002. Winchester, S.; Stadler,
H. A.: Krakatau. Der Tag, an dem die Welt zerbrach. 27. August 1883. Knaus
Verlag, 2003. Winchester, S.: Krakatoa-The Day The World Exploded: August 27,

Vom Gottesgericht Zur Verh Ngnisvollen Natur

Author: Christoph Weber
Publisher: Meiner Verlag
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1810. Hrsg. von W. A. S. Hewins. Oxford: Clarendon, 1898. Wilke, Jürgen. »Daß
der Jammer und das Elend mit keiner Feder zu beschreiben sey: Das Erdbeben
von Lissabon 1755 als Schlüsselereignis in der Pressberichterstattung.« In:
Relation: Medien – Gesellschaft – Geschichte 3.1 (1996): 59–71. Winchester,
Simon. Krakatoa. The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883. New York:
Harper, 2003.


Author: John Savino
Publisher: Career Press
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One of the most descriptive and eminently readable is that by Simon Winchester,
Krakatoa: The Day The World Exploded August 27, 1883. Rather than repeat
accounts of the horrors of this event, we will focus on the most important effects
as they relate to the theme of this chapter. While estimates of the size of Krakatoa
place it at about 1/5 the size of Tambora, the eruptions in August 1883 still
produced disastrous results in the region. The official death toll recorded by the
Dutch ...

Alberta Formed Alberta Transformed

Author: Catherine Anne Cavanaugh
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 9781552381946
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Stommel, Henry, and Elizabeth Stommel. "The Year Without a Summer."
Scientific American 240, no. 6 (1979): 176-86. Winchester, Simon. Krakatoa: The
Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.
Zielinski, Gregory A. "Use of Paleo-Records in Determining Variability within the
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12 13 14 We thank colleagues for reading over drafts of this chapter and for
helpful comments.