The death of old Yokohama in the great Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923.
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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Yokohama-shi (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Yokohama-shi.

Subjects:

  • Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923.,
  • Earthquakes -- Japan -- Yokohama-shi.,
  • Yokohama-shi (Japan) -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS897.Y6 P6
The Physical Object
Pagination3-135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5676236M
ISBN 100049520032
LC Control Number68140161
OCLC/WorldCa467952

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It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1 st when the first sway of one of the world’s most destructive earthquakes was felt. The first great shock lasted for four minutes and in that time every building in the city was destroyed, together with , of its Japanese inhabitants and one eighth of its foreign : Hardcover. The date was September 1, , and the event was the Great Kanto Earthquake, at the time considered the worst natural disaster ever to strike quake-prone Japan. The initial jolt Author: Joshua Hammer. Book Description. It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1 st when the first sway of one of the world’s most destructive earthquakes was felt. The first great shock lasted for four minutes and in that time every building in the city was destroyed, together with , of its Japanese inhabitants and one eighth of its foreign . 1. Poole, Otis Manchester, The Death of Old Yokohama in the Great Japanese Earthquake of September 1, , London, George Allen and Unwin, Ltd, , large 12mo, red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, dust jacket, frontispiece photograph of the author, 14 black and white halftone plates each reproducing photographs, 2 maps/plans (Yokohama, & The .

Poole, O. M. , The death of old Yokohama in the great Japanese earthquake of September 1, / Otis Manchester Poole George Allen & Unwin London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The Death of Old Yokohama | It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1st when the first sway of one of the world's most destructive earthquakes was felt. The first great shock lasted for four minutes and in that time every building in the city was destroyed, together with , of its Japanese inhabitants and one eighth of .   Buy The Death of Old Yokohama: In the Great Japanese Earthquake of (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) 1 by Poole, Otis M (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.2/5(1). Read "The Death of Old Yokohama In the Great Japanese Earthquake of " by Otis M Poole available from Rakuten Kobo. It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1st when the first sway of one of the Brand: Taylor And Francis.

  The Great Kanto Earthquake, sometimes called the Great Tokyo Earthquake, rocked Japan on September 1, The city of Yokohama was hit even worse than Tokyo was, although both were devastated. It was the deadliest earthquake in Japanese history. Great Kanto earthquake and the Second World War (–) Much of Yokohama was destroyed on September 1, by the Great Kantō earthquake. The Yokohama police reported casualties at 30, dead injured, out of a pre-earthquake population of ,Country: Japan. Miss Coutts, who with a woman friend was holidaying at Dzushi, some twenty miles from Yokohama, gave a dramatic eye-witness account of the earthquake when she arrived in Shanghai on September 8. She was among survivors - of whom were British and American-rescued and transported into safety by the Empress of Australia.   Unfortunately, the people of Yokohama had nowhere to run or hide when the earthquake occurred shortly before noon on September 1, It happened at the worst time because overturned hibachi grills, Thought provoking account of events in Yokohama and Tokyo before, during, and after an earthquake that struck Japan in the early s/5.