|Title:||The Johnstown Flood|
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|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition (March 18, 1968)|
Also by david mccullough. The Path Between the Seats. A Touchstone book) Bibliography: p. 1. Johnstown. 2. Johnstown (P. -History.
Johnstown Flood by David McCullough - The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told b. .
In The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough gives you all as well as the heart and soul of this heinous catastrophe. Behind the numbers and stats, and even the human tragedy, there is an evil lurking here. This horror probably wouldn't have happened if not for a "let them eat cake" attitude by an elite few who wanted to maintain their Summer-fun pleasure palaces on a dammed lake perched precariously above a small town in a narrow valley below. The book on the whole reads like a newspaper feature article or Op-Ed piece that comes out a few weeks after a contentious event where more.
Graced by David McCullough's remarkable gift for writing richly textured, sympathetic social history, The Johnstown Flood is an absorbing portrait of life in nineteenth-century America, of overweening confidence, of energy, and of tragedy. This is a powerful historical lesson for our century and all times: the danger of assuming that because people are in positions of responsibility they are behaving responsibly.
You hear the stories of the survivors and the rescuers. He literally puts you in the moment to the point that you can imagine what you yourself might do faced with such a situation.
Johnstown Flood - David McCullough. Today, the lessons to be learned from the Johnstown Flood are more relevant than ever. Indifference to or ignorance of the realities of nature, in combination with inexcusable irresponsibility, not only continue but on even larger scales, as do the inevitable consequences we are left to face. One of the most important of all the many lessons to be learned from history is to learn from our mistakes.
Электронная книга "Johnstown Flood", David McCullough. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Johnstown Flood" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. Despite repeated warnings of possible danger, nothing was done about the dam.
by David McCullough From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. The bestselling author of Truman and J.