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During this interesting and accomplished research, Greg Bankoff strains the historical past of typical dangers within the Philippines from the files stored through the Spanish colonisers to the 'Calamitous Nineties', and assesses the effectiveness of the relaxation mechanisms that experience advanced to deal with those occurrences. He additionally examines the correlation among this historical past of typical failures and the social hierarchy inside of Filipino society. The consistent possibility of catastrophe has been built-in into the schema of everyday life to such an volume 'culture of catastrophe' has been shaped.

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