Hurricane Katrina, 1st Edition

  • Ebonie Ledbetter
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  • ISBN-10: 0737773448
  • ISBN-13: 9780737773446
  • DDC: 976.044
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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In 2005, Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest tropical cyclones in US history, left devastation from Florida to Texas. This title in the Perspectives On Modern World History Series examines the disaster and its aftereffects including mass flooding and destruction, how communities such as New Orleans were unprepared, and the failure of government agencies such as FEMA to respond in an effective manner.

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Features and Benefits

  • Using primary and secondary sources, each volume provides background information on a significant event in modern world history, presents the controversies surrounding the event, and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were impacted by the event.
  • All volumes in the series include an annotated table of contents, a world map, a chronology, a glossary of key terms, a bibliography, and a subject index.