The Hazards of Life and All That: A look at some accidents and safety curiosities, past and present, Third Edition
CRC Press, 1 de gen. 1996 - 238 pàgines
A light-hearted look at an extremely serious subject, The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present, Third Edition presents numerous examples of accidents throughout history and around the world, drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources. Illustrated with high-quality cartoons, this historical anthology addresses important issues affecting humans while presenting them in a humorous, accessible style. The author relates anecdotes from the gentleman struck, even in death, by lightning to the ICI invention of WATER, a cheap resource for quenching fires. The anecdotes contain salutary reminders on the precautions one should take to secure a long and healthy life.
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And At Play
On the Move
Gunpowder Plots and Other Explosions
Precaution and Prevention
Chemists and Alchemists
The Best Laid Schemes
In Song and Verse
The One That Got Away
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