Format: Print Length
Publisher: Routledge (August 27, 2003)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.9 MB
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during this attention-grabbing and accomplished learn, Greg Bankoff strains the historical past of common dangers within the Philippines from the documents saved by way of the Spanish colonisers to the 'Calamitous Nineties', and assesses the effectiveness of the relaxation mechanisms that experience developed to deal with those occurrences. He additionally examines the correlation among this historical past of average failures and the social hierarchy inside Filipino society. The consistent danger of catastrophe has been built-in into the schema of lifestyle to such an volume 'culture of catastrophe' has been shaped.