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Small earthquake in Chile

new, revised and expanded edition of the classic account of Allende"s Chile
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Horne, Alistair., Chile -- Description and travel., Chile -- Politics and government -- 1970-1973., South America -- Description and tr

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Chile, South Am

StatementAlistair Horne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF3064 .H67 1990b
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p., [20] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL1616967M
ISBN 100333517563
LC Control Number91159261

This book, however, is a dramatic outlier from his life's core achievements. As Horne indicates in his preface, the title is derived from a competition among the sub-editors of "The Times" (of London) to find the most boring headline, with the winner, "by a comfortable margin" being: "Small Earthquake in Chile; Not Many Dead."Cited by: 2.

Part history and current affairs, part travelogue, this is the story of a journey made by Alistair Horne and American politician/journalist, Bill Buckley through Colombia, Peru, Chile and Bolivia. They set off in Septemberjust after a Marxist government had come to power in a free election in Chile/5.

This book, however, is a dramatic outlier from his life's core achievements. As Horne indicates in his preface, the title is derived from a competition among the sub-editors of "The Times" (of London) to find the most boring headline, with the winner, "by a comfortable margin" being: "Small Earthquake in Chile; Not Many Dead."4/5(3).

Part history and current affairs, part travelogue, this is the story of a journey made by Alistair Horne and American politician/journalist, Bill Buckley through Colombia, Peru, Chile and Bolivia. They set off in Septemberjust after a Marxist government had come to power in a free election in : Small Earthquake in Chile New, Revised and Expanded Edition of the Classic Account of Allende's Chile (Book): Horne, Alistair.

This book, however, is a dramatic outlier from his life's core achievements. As Horne indicates in his preface, the title is derived from a competition among the sub-editors of "The Times" (of London) to find the most boring headline, with the winner, "by a comfortable margin" being: "Small Earthquake in Chile; Not Many Dead.".

Synopsis Part history and current affairs, part travelogue, this is the story of a journey made by Alistair Horne and American politician/journalist, Bill Buckley through Colombia, Peru, Chile and Bolivia. They set off in Septemberjust after a Marxist government had come to power in a free election in s: 2.

Part history and current affairs, part travelogue, this is the story of a journey made by Alistair Horne and American politician/journalist, Bill Buckley through Colombia, Peru, Chile and Bolivia.

They set off in Septemberjust after a Marxist government had come to power in a free election in Chile. It has been claimed that during his spell as a sub-editor on The Times, Cockburn and colleagues competed (with a small prize for the winner) to write the dullest printed headline.

Cockburn only once claimed the honours, with "Small Earthquake in Chile, Not many dead". Get this from a library.

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Small earthquake in Chile; Allende's South America. [Alistair Horne] -- "As a historian making a grand tour of major cities and savage hinterlands alike, Alistair Horne fortunately yields to the temptation to provide the essential background anecdotes.

The story opens at the moment of a fatally destructive earthquake, just as the young Spaniard Jeronimo Rugero is about to hang himself in prison.

Jeronimo despairs at the fate of. SMALL EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE: Allende's South America by Alistair Home | Kirkus Reviews In the company of William Buckley, who was sent to Chile in the spring of by the USIA, Home, a British historian and journalist, gathered broad impressions of the region and its politics.

Abstract. Prepared by the Chile Earthquake Investigation Team of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE.

On Februan earthquake of magnitude occurred off the coast of south-central Chile, causing intense shaking for as long as three minutes and generating a tsunami that spread across the Pacific Ocean.

The Latest Earthquakes application supports most recent browsers, view supported browsers. If the application does not load, try our legacy Latest Earthquakes application. The Chile earthquake (Spanish: Terremoto del 27F) occurred off the coast of central Chile on Saturday, 27 February at local time ( UTC), having a magnitude of on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes.

It was felt strongly in six Chilean regions (from Valparaíso in the north to Araucanía in the south), that together.

magnitude earthquake UTC at J UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from San Pedro de Atacama ( miles). Part history and current affairs, part travelogue, this is the story of a journey made by Alistair Horne and American politician/journalist, Bill Buckley through Colombia, Peru, Chile and Bolivia.

They set off in Septemberjust after a Marxist government had come to power i. Get this from a library. Small earthquake in Chile: new, revised and expanded edition of the classic account of Allende's Chile. [Alistair Horne].

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2 days ago  This book begins with an earthquake – something that everyone in Chile will experience if you live here long enough. The protagonist is an unnamed nine-year-old boy and while his neighbours camp. In his days on the staid old London Times of the s, Claud Cockburn won an in-house competition for the most boring headline by coming up with “Small Earthquake in Chile.

Small earthquake in Chile: new, revised and expanded edition of the classic account of Allende's Chile. [Alistair Horne] Small earthquake in Chile. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alistair Horne; Alistair Horne: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Statistics for earthquakes with M ≥ in Chile are detailed on the list below. The region, which is adjacent to the fast-moving Nazca Plate, has high tectonic keep the list manageable, only earthquakes with magnitude ≥ will be included, or if it has other notable features like the Pichilemu records for earlier centuries are apparently incomplete.

Small earthquake in Chile: no casualties. I was lucky enough to be going on a date last night; on the way there I made a diversion to a Chinese Take-Away for later collection on the way back. Driving down the road to the Take-Away, in the back of my mind, I was considering the best time to ask for the Chinese meal to be ready for.

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Earthquake, any sudden shaking of the ground caused by the passage of seismic waves through Earth’s rocks. Earthquakes occur most often along geologic faults, narrow zones where rock masses move in relation to one another. Learn more about the causes and effects of. The Earthquake in Chile (c.

By Heinrich von Kleist () Born in Prussia, Kleist served in the Prussian army, spent time in one of Napoleon’s prisons as an accused—probably wrongly—spy, and wrote a number of plays and stories.

He died by suicide, having been a serious writer for only a decade. This story is translated from. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Horne, Alistair. Small earthquake in Chile. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alistair Horne.

The Earthquake in Chile – Wikipedia Read more articles about books from Archipelago Press Moral Victories: Jeronimo sneaks into the garden of the nuns where he impregnates Josephe.

The twist in events makes people question whether there is an underlying reason earthqhake this natural event of the earthquake as well as what it has done to the.

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