Earthquakes can be one of the most devastating natural hazards on earth. Historical and instrumental earthquakes should be well investigated with a scientific approach to understand this behavior of the earth. Consequently, there are many books, reports, and articles about earthquakes. This book, After the Earth Quakes, by Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham, deals with the large and sometimes devastating historical and instrumental earthquakes and their impacts on individuals and societies, along with the development of earthquake science. The theme of the book focuses mainly on societal response to earthquake disasters. Additionally, the book informs the reader...

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