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The Great Quake Debate

The Crusader, the Skeptic, and the Rise of Modern Seismology

Susan Hough

Hardcover

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University of Washington Press, 9780295747361, 328pp.

Publication Date: July 23, 2020



About the Author

Susan Hough is a research seismologist in Pasadena, California. Her popular-science books include Earthshaking Science: What We Know (and Don't Know) about Earthquakes and Richter's Scale: Measure of an Earthquake, Measure of a Man.