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Taken by storm 1938 : a social and meteorological history of the great New England hurricane / Lourdes B. Aviles.

By: Aviles, Lourdes B, 1970-.
Publisher: Boston : American Meteorological Society, c2013Description: xviii, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781878220370 (hardcover); 1878220373 (hardcover).Subject(s): New England Hurricane (1938) | 1938 | Hurricanes -- New England -- History | New England Hurricane, 1938 | Hurricanes | New EnglandGenre/Form: History.Summary: "On September 21, 1938 the great New England hurricane hit the shores of New York and New England unannounced. The most powerful storm of the century, it changed everything, from the landscape and its inhabitants' lives, to Red Cross and Weather Bureau protocols, to the amount of Great Depression Relief New Englanders would receive, and the resulting pace of regional economic recovery"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-256) and index.

"On September 21, 1938 the great New England hurricane hit the shores of New York and New England unannounced. The most powerful storm of the century, it changed everything, from the landscape and its inhabitants' lives, to Red Cross and Weather Bureau protocols, to the amount of Great Depression Relief New Englanders would receive, and the resulting pace of regional economic recovery"--Provided by publisher.

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