Publisher:Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2020Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Scanlon, T. JosephContributor: Sarty, RogerDate:Created2020Summary:
On December 6, 1917, the Canadian city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was shattered when a volatile cargo exploded in the bustling wartime harbour. Over 1,600 people were killed and 9,000 injured. At the time, it was the worst man-made disaster in history. This book weaves together the compelling stories and potent lessons learned from this catastrophe.Subject(s): Canada | Disasters & Disaster Relief | Emergency management | Emergency services | History | History of the Americas | Post-Confederation (1867-) | SOCIAL SCIENCE | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING | Urban & municipal planningOriginal Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Wilfrid Laurier University PressLanguage(s): EnglishISBN: 9781771123730, 1771123737