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Google previewThe Violence of Scripture (2012)

Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy by Eric A. Seibert

Violence One reason the conquest narrative has done so much harm and has had such negative aftershocks is that killing Canaanites is portrayed as being divinely sanctioned. For some readers, this makes the act morally unassailable.

Google previewExtreme Environmental Events (2010)

Complexity in Forecasting and Early Warning by Robert A. Meyers

The simplest stochastic model for aftershocks is that suggested by Ieffreys in [44], namely an inhomogeneous ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nepal (2017)

by Nanda R. Shrestha

Once again, in early 2015, Nepal suffered its predictable fate as it was shattered by two major earthquakes and many more frequent aftershocks, lasting many months. The one that attracted the most international attention was the initial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (2011)

by Harsh Gupta

Earthquakes, Source Theory Propagation of Elastic Waves: Fundamentals Seismic Instrumentation Surface Waves EARTHQUAKE, AFTERSHOCKS Mian Liu1, Seth Stein2 1Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, ...

Google previewRing of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes by Bethany D. Rinard Hinga Ph.D.

The Prince William Sound, Alaska, earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks, volume IIB and C (pp. 327–338). United States Coast and Geodetic Survey: United States Government Printing Office. National Information Service ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

Aftershocks usually have a lesser EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE than the main event, although this is not always the case. The devastating Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake of February 2011 (magnitude 6.2), in which 181 people died ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (2009)

by Alexander E. Gates, David Ritchie

Aftershocks can be determined only in retrospect. Typically, seismic events begin with foreshocks, followed by the main shock and finally aftershocks. For example, if a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurs after a series of foreshocks, it could be ...

Google previewDisasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mitchell Newton-Matza

Aftershocks are common with earthquakes. With the Alaska earthquake, these went on for as much as three weeks. The quake itself registered at 9.2, an incredible classification. The aftershocks themselves went as high as 6.2. It was noted ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

followed by a series of so -called aftershocks, which continue for months or even years. They are very ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

Smaller earthquakes either side of the mainshock are referred to as foreshocks and *aftershocks. mains voltage Low voltage power, defined as 240 volts in the UK and used, for example, to power household appliances. maintainability The ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Haiti (2012)

by Michael R. Hall

Over the next 12 days, 52 aftershocks measuring 4.5 or more hit the nation, affecting the lives of over 3.5 million people. The epicenter of the earthquake was the town of Léogane, located about 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince. Establishing ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of the Americas: An Encyclopedia (2013)

An Encyclopedia by James B. Minahan

Haiti: The Aftershocks ofHistory. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2012. Girard, Philippe. Haiti.' The Tumultuous History — From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, ...

Google previewMartial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation by Thomas A. Green, Joseph R. Svinth

and its aftershocks, to include the Indonesian National Revolution of 1945–1950 ...

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