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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Earthquakes in Political, Economic, and Cultural History

Andrew Robinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science). 12635 words.

The immediate aftermath of a great urban earthquake is a dramatic and terrible event, comparable to a massive terrorist attack. Yet the shocking impact soon fades from the public mind and...

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