Franklin

Fatal isolation : the devastating Paris heat wave of 2003 / Richard C. Keller.

Author/Creator:
Keller, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1969- author.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Natural disasters -- France -- Paris -- History -- 21st century.
Heat waves (Meteorology) -- France -- Paris -- History -- 21st century.
Disaster victims -- France -- Paris.
Paris (France) -- History -- 21st century.
Disaster victims.
Heat waves (Meteorology)
Natural disasters.
France -- Paris.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Stories, suffering, and the state : the heat wave and narratives of disaster
Anecdotal life : isolation, vulnerability, and social marginalization
Place matters : mortality, space, and urban form
Vulnerability and the political imagination : constructing old age in postwar France
Counting the dead : risk and the limits of epidemiology.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226251110 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022625111X (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226256436 (e-book)
022625643X (e-book)
OCLC:
890360437
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