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[FMH]Contents Acknowledgements Introduction 1. King Agamemnon's Capital 2. How Earthquakes Happen 3. History, Myth, and the Reliability of the Written Record 4. Clues to Earthquakes in the Archaeological Record 5. Under the Rubble: Human Casualties of Earthquakes 6. Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Destruction That Preserves? 7. Expanding the Earthquake Record in the Holy Land 8. Earthquake Storms and the Catastrophic End of the Bronze Age 9. Rumblings and Revolutions: Political Effects of Earthquakes 10. Earthquakes and Societal Collapse Glossary References Index
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Archaeology and natural disasters.
Earthquakes -- History.
Earthquakes -- Social aspects.
Earthquakes -- Political aspects.
Earthquakes -- Economic aspects.
Social change -- History.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- History.