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Abe, Kitao.  1977.   Panic No Shinri (Psychological Study of Panic).  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 64–65.   Reviewed by Shoji Watanabe and Seiichi Nakano.

Abe, Kitao.  1977.   Daijshin ni Kansuru Kitakuman no Inshiki-Chosa Tokyo-To Kita-Kuyakusho (A Survey about a Major Earthquake among the Citizens of Kita Borough, Tokyo).  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 64–65.   Reviewed by Shoji Watanabe and Seiichi Nakano.

Agency for International Development.  1978.   Guatemala: A.I.D. Disaster Relief Program and Reports on Post-Earthquake Distribution of Building Materials.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 268–269.  Reviewed by Anthony Oliver-Smith.

Aguirre, Benigno E.  1978.  Review of Armando Lares, La Conducta Humana en Los Desastres.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 269–270.

Anderson, William A.  1976.   Review of T. Joseph Scanlon and Brian Taylor, with Jack Graham, The Development of a Standby Research Team at Carleton University.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 173.

Anderson, William A.  1977.  Review of Kenneth N. Westgate and P. O’Keefe, Some Definitions of Disaster.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 271–272.

Anderson, William A.  1977.  Review of James Lewis, P. O’Keefe, and Kenneth N. Westgate, A Philosophy of Planning.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 271–272.

Ashley, Mary J.  1977.   Review of Solomon Garb and Evelyn Eng, Disaster Handbook.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 65–66.

Ayre, Robert.  1976.   Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 242–243.   Reviewed by Robert H. Simpson.

Baisden, Barbara S.  1977.  Review of Rudolf H. Moos (ed.), Human Adaptation: Coping with Life Crises.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 194–195.

Baker, Earl, and Joe McPhee.  1976.   Land Use Management and Regulation in Hazardous Areas.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 244–245.  Reviewed by Robert H. Simpson.

Barkun, Michael.  1975.   Disaster and the Millennium.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 82–84.   Reviewed by Martin H. Smith.

Best, Richard L.  1978.   Reconstruction of a Tragedy: The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire.   Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 188–190.  Reviewed by Corinne M. Black.

Black, Corinne M.  1977.  Review of Richard L. Best, Reconstruction of a Tragedy: The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 188–190.

Blanshan, Sue A.  1975.   Review of Anthony J. Mussari, Appointment with Disaster.  Volume I.  The Swelling of the Flood: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Before and After the Agnes Flood of June 23, 1971.   Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 81–82.

Blanshan, Sue A.  1976.   Hospitals in ‘Rough Waters’: The Effects of a Flood Disaster on Organizational Change.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 162–164.  Reviewed by S. Walter Poulshock.

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Bourque, Linda Brookover, et al.  1976.   The Unpredictable Disaster in a Metropolis: Public Response to the Los Angeles Earthquake of February 1971.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 169–170.  Reviewed by Robert A. Stallings.

Brictson, Robert C.  1976.   Review of Thomas R. Forrest, Structural Differentiation in Emergent Groups.   Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 165–166.

Brown, James.  1977.   Review of Gerald M. Stern, The Buffalo Creek Disaster.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 269–271.

Bryan, John L.  1977.  Review of Lars Lerup, People in Fires: A Manual for Mapping.  Vol. 3, No. 1 (March): 67.

Chandessais, Charles A.  1977.   Comportements Associés aux Catastrophes.  Tomes I & II.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 272–273.   Reviewed by J. Rick Ponting.

Cornell, James.  1978.  The Great International Disaster Book.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 193–194.   Reviewed by Jerry Waxman.

Daniel, Pete  1977.  Deep’n As It Comes: The 1927 Mississippi River Flood.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 272.   Reviewed by Verta A. Taylor.

Davis, Ian.  1978.  Shelter After Disaster.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 270.  Reviewed by Jack W. McGraw.

Duke, C. Martin.  1976.   Review of Peter Yanev, Peace of Mind in Earthquake Country.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 172.

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Dynes, Russell R.  1977.   Review of Roger L. Wettenhall, Bushfire Disaster: An Australian Community in Crisis.   Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 62–63.

Eagleman, Joe R., Vincent U. Muirhead, and Nicholas Willems.   1977.  Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and Building Damage.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61.  Reviewed by Verta Taylor.

Erickson, Kai T.  1979.   Everything in Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood.  Vol. 4, No. 1 (March): 63–66.  Reviewed by Leonard Gordon.

Forrest, Thomas R.  1975.   Review of Charles T. Griffin, Charles L. Mulford, and Gerald E. Klonglan, An Analysis of Operating System Effectiveness: Focus on the Behavior of Local Coordinators.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.

Forrest, Thomas R.  1975.   Review of Gerald E. Klonglan, Charles L. Mulford, and Caroline S. Faisal, Problem Solution and Effectiveness: A Systems Analysis of Local Coordinators.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.

Forrest, Thomas R.  1975.   Review of Charles L. Mulford, Gerald E. Klonglan, and Joseph P. Kopachevsky, Securing Community Resources for Social Action.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.

Forrest, Thomas R.  1976.   Structural Differentiation in Emergent Groups.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 165–166.  Reviewed by Robert C. Brictson.

Frederick, Calvin.  1977.  Review of Howard Parad, H. L. P. Resnik, and Libbie G. Parad (eds.), Emergency and Disaster Management: A Mental Health Sourcebook.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 274–275.

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Friedman, Don G.  1976.   Computer Simulation in Natural Hazard Assessment.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 243–244.  Reviewed by Robert H. Simpson.

Fyffe, David E., and Ronald L. Rardin.   1977.  Evaluation of Policy-Related Research in Fire Protection Service Management.   Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61–62.  Reviewed by Verta Taylor.

Gane, Michael.  1976.   Report of Mission to Assess the Hurricane for Planning Purposes in Fifi.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 174.  Reviewed by Robert H. Simpson.

Garb, Solomon, and Evelyn Eng.   1977.  Disaster Handbook.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 65–66.  Reviewed by Mary J. Ashley.

Gibson, Geoffrey.  1977.  Review of Carl Jelenko and Charles F. Frey (eds.), Emergency Medical Services: An Overview.   Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 191–192.

Golec, Judith A.  1977.   Review of Jerri M.D. Laube, Response of the Health Care Worker to Family-Community Role Conflict and the Psychological Consequences of Resolution.  Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 129–130.

Gordon, Leonard.  1979.  Review of Ian Davis, Everything in Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood.  Vol. 4, No. 1 (March): 63–66.

Griffin, Charles T., Charles L. Mulford, and Gerald E. Klonglan.  1975.  An Analysis of Operating System Effectiveness: Focus on the Behavior of Local Coordinators.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.   Reviewed by Thomas R. Forrest.

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Gruntfest, Eve C.  1978.   What People Did During the Big Thompson Flood.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 195–197.   Reviewed by Patrick J. Gurney.

Gurney, Patrick J.  1977.  Review of Anthony J. Mussari, The Agnes Flood Disaster as an Agent of Community Change in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1972–76.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 187–188.

Gurney, Patrick J.  1977.  Review of Judith Ann Miller, Families in the Aftermath of Disaster: The Big Thompson Flood of 1976.   Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 194–195.

Gurney, Patrick J.  1977.  Review of Edith Hill Kimball, Recovery of the Older Survivors of the 1976 Big Thompson Flood.   Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 194–195.

Gurney, Patrick J.  1977.  Review of Eve C. Gruntfest, What People Did During the Big Thompson Flood.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 194–195.

Hannigan, John A.  1977.   Review of Joan Miller, Aberfan: A Disaster and Its Aftermath.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 66–67.

Harshbarger, Dwight.  1975.   Review of Tom Nugent, Death at Buffalo Creek.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 84–85.

Hewitt, Kenneth, and Ian Burton.  1976.   The Hazardousness of a Place: A Regional Ecology of Damaging Events.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 161–162.  Reviewed by Rodney M. Kueneman.

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Housner, George M.  1977.  Review of Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation: A Comparison of Current Knowledge.  Volume 3.  Seismological Aspects.   Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 190.

Insurance Information Institute.  1975.   The Tornadoes of April: A Public Evaluation of the Insurance Industry’s Performance.   Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 78–79.  Reviewed by Howard Kunreuther.

Jelenko, Carl, and Charles F. Frey (eds.).  1978.   Emergency Medical Services: An Overview.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 191–192.   Reviewed by Geoffrey Gibson.

Kates, Robert W. (ed.).  1978.   Managing Technological Hazards: Research Needs and Opportunities.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 267–268.  Reviewed by Burke Stannard.

Kimball, Edith Hill.  1978.   Recovery of the Older Survivors of the 1976 Big Thompson Flood.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 195–197.  Reviewed by Patrick J. Gurney.

Klonglan, Gerald E., Charles L. Mulford, and Caroline S. Faisal.  1975.  Problem Solution and Effectiveness: A Systems Analysis of Local Coordinators.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.  Reviewed by Thomas R. Forrest.

Kreps, Gary A.  1976.   Review of Dennis S. Mileti, A Normative Causal Model Analysis of Disaster Warning Response.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 168–169.

Kueneman, Rodney M.  1976.   Review of Kenneth Hewitt and Ian Burton, The Hazardousness of a Place: A Regional Ecology of Damaging Events.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 161–162.

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Kueneman, Rodney A.  1976.   Review of Robert A. Olson, Individual and Organizational Dimensions of the San Fernando Earthquake.  Volume II.  San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9, 1971.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 166–167.

Kunreuther, Howard.  1975.   Review of Insurance Information Institute, The Tornadoes of April: A Public Evaluation of the Insurance Industry’s Performance.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 78–79.

Laffoon IV, Polk.  1977.   Tornado.  Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 130–131.   Reviewed by Kathleen J. Tierney.

Lares, Armando.  1978.  La Conducta Humana en Los Desastres.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 269–270.  Reviewed by Benigno E. Aguirre.

Laube, Jerri M.D.  1977.   Response of the Health Care Worker to Family-Community Role Conflict and the Psychological Consequences of Resolution.  Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 129–130.  Reviewed by Judith A. Golec.

Lerup, Lars.  1978.   People in Fires: A Manual for Mapping.  Vol. 3, No. 1 (March): 67.   Reviewed by John L. Bryan.

Lewis, James.  1976.   Review of Christian Mosgarrd, Logistic Planning of Disaster Relief.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 164–165.

Lewis, James, P. O’Keefe, and Kenneth N. Westgate.   1977.  A Philosophy of Planning.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 271–272.   Reviewed by William A. Anderson.

Linusson, Elisabeth.   1977.  An Evaluation of Three Types of Swedish Emergency Foods for Supplementary Feeding During the Famine in Mauritania, West Africa.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 63–64.  Reviewed by John Seaman.

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McGraw, Jack W.  1978.  Review of Ian Davis, Shelter After Disaster.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 270.

Mileti, Dennis S.  1976.   A Normative Causal Model Analysis of Disaster Warning Response.   Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 168–169.  Reviewed by Gary A. Kreps.

Mileti, Dennis S.  1976.   Natural Hazard Warning Systems in the United States: A Research Assessment.   Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 174–176.  Reviewed by Robert A. Stallings.

Miller, Joan.  1977.   Aberfan: A Disaster and Its Aftermath.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 66–67.   Reviewed by John A. Hannigan.

Miller, Judith Ann.  1978.   Families in the Aftermath of Disaster: The Big Thompson Flood of 1976.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 195–197.  Reviewed by Patrick J. Gurney.

Moos, Rudolf H. (ed.).  1978.   Human Adaptation: Coping with Life Crises.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 194–195.   Reviewed by Barbara S. Baisden.

Mosgaard, Christian.  1976.   Logistic Planning of Disaster Relief.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 164–165.   Reviewed by James Lewis.

Mulford, Charles L., Gerald E. Klonglan, and Joseph P. Kopachevsky.  1975.  Securing Community Resources for Social Action.   Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 75–76.  Reviewed by Thomas R. Forrest.

Mussari, Anthony J.  1975.   Appointment with Disaster.  Volume I.  The Swelling of the Flood: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Before and After the Agnes Flood of June 23, 1971.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 81–82.  Reviewed by Sue A. Blanshan.

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Mussari, Anthony J.  1978.   The Agnes Flood Disaster as an Agent of Community Change in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1972–76.   Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 187–188.  Reviewed by Patrick J. Gurney.

Nash, Jay Robert.  1977.   Darkest Hours: A Narrative Encyclopedia of Worldwide Disasters from Ancient Times to the Present.   Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 131–132.  Reviewed by E. L. Quarantelli.

National Association of Broadcasters.  1976.   A Broadcaster’s Guide to Planning for a Natural Disaster.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 171.  Reviewed by T. Joseph Scanlon.

Nugent, Tom.  1975.   Death at Buffalo Creek.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 84–85.  Reviewed by Dwight Harshbarger.

Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator.   1978.  Disaster Prevention and Mitigation: A Comparison of Current Knowledge.   Volume 3.  Seismological Aspects.  Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 190.   Reviewed by George M. Housner.

Oliver-Smith, Anthony  1978.  Review of Agency for International Development, Guatemala: A.I.D. Disaster Relief Program and Reports on Post-Earthquake Distribution of Building Materials.  Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 268–269.

Olson, Robert A.  1976.   Individual and Organizational Dimensions of the San Fernando Earthquake.   Volume II.  San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9, 1971.   Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 166–167.  Reviewed by Rodney M. Kueneman.

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Parad, Howard, H. L. P. Resnik, and Libbie G. Parad (eds.).   1977.  Emergency and Disaster Management: A Mental Health Sourcebook.   Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 274–275.  Reviewed by Calvin Frederick.

Pauls, J. L.  1977.  Review of Fred I. Stahl and John Archea, An Assessment of the Technical Literature on Emergency Egress from Buildings.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 192–193.

Ponting, J. Rick.  1975.   Review of James B. Taylor, Louis A. Zurcher, and William H. Key, Tornado: A Community Response to Disaster.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 76–78.

Ponting, J. Rick.  1977.  Review of Charles A. Chandessais, Comportements Associés aux Catastrophes  Tomes I & II.   Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 272–273.

Poulshock, S. Walter.  1976.   Review of Sue A. Blanshan, Hospitals in ‘Rough Waters’: The Effects of a Flood Disaster on Organizational Change.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 162–164.

Quarantelli, E. L.  1977.   Review of Jay Robert Nash, Darkest Hours: A Narrative Encyclopedia of Worldwide Disasters from Ancient Times to the Present.  Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 130–131.

Ross, G. Alexander.  1975.   Review of Cristiane Vigneron-Larosa, and Charles A. Chandessais, Rapport sur l’Analyse de Films (Report on the Analysis of Films).  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 79–80.

Scanlon, T. Joseph.  1976.   Review of National Association of Broadcasters, A Broadcaster’s Guide to Planning for a Natural Disaster.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 171.

Scanlon, T. Joseph and Brian Taylor, with Jack Graham.  1976.  The Development of a Standby Research Team at Carleton University.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 173.  Reviewed by William A. Anderson.

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Seaman, John.  1977.  Review of Elisabeth Linusson, An Evaluation of Three Types of Swedish Emergency Foods for Supplementary Feeding During the Famine in Mauritania, West Africa.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 63–64.

Simpson, Robert H.  1976.   Review of Michael Gane, Report of Mission to Assess the Hurricane for Planning Purposes in Fifi.   Vol. 1, No. 3 (February): 174.

Simpson, Robert H.  1976.   Review of Gilbert F. White, Flood Hazard in the United States.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 241–242.

Simpson, Robert H.  1976.   Review of Robert Ayre, Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 242–243.

Simpson, Robert H.  1976.   Review of Don G. Friedman, Computer Simulation in Natural Hazard Assessment.   Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 243–244.

Simpson, Robert H.  1976.   Review of Earl Baker and Joe McPhee, Land Use Management and Regulation in Hazardous Areas.   Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 244–245.

Smith, Martin H.  1975.   Review of Michael Barkun, Disaster and the Millennium.  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 82–84.

Stahl, Fred I., and John Archea.  1978.   An Assessment of the Technical Literature on Emergency Egress from Buildings.   Vol. 3, No. 2 and 3 (September): 192–193.  Reviewed by J. L Pauls.

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Stallings, Robert A.  1976.   Review of Linda Brookover Bourque, et al., The Unpredictable Disaster in a Metropolis: Public Response to the Los Angeles Earthquake of February 1971.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 169–170.

Stallings, Robert A.  1976.   Review of Dennis S. Mileti, Natural Hazard Warning Systems in the United States: A Research Assessment.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 174–176.

Stannard, Burke  1978.  Review of Robert W. Kates (ed.), Managing Technological Hazards: Research Needs and Opportunities.   Vol. 3, No. 4 (December): 267–268.

Stern, Gerald M.  1977.   The Buffalo Creek Disaster.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 269–271.   Reviewed by James Brown.

Taylor, James B., Louis A. Zurcher, and William H. Key.  1975.  Tornado: A Community Response to Disaster.   Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 76–78.  Reviewed by J. Rick Ponting.

Taylor, Verta.  1977.  Review of Joe R. Eagleman, Vincent U. Muirhead, and Nicholas Willems, Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and Building Damage.   Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61.

Taylor, Verta.  1977.  Review of Kenneth Westgate, Flixborough: An Analysis of Human Response.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61.

Taylor, Verta.  1977.  Review of David E. Fyffe, Ronald L. Rardin, Evaluation of Policy-Related Research in Fire Protection Service Management.   Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61–62.

Taylor, Verta A.  1977.  Review of Pete Daniel, Deep’n As It Comes: The 1927 Mississippi River Flood.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 272.

Tierney, Kathleen J.  1977.   Review of Polk Laffoon IV, Tornado.  Vol. 2, No. 2 (June): 130–131.

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Vigneron-Larosa, Cristiane, and Charles A. Chandessais.  1975.  Rapport sur l’Analyse de Films (Report on the Analysis of Films).  Vol. 1, No. 1 (October): 79–80.  Reviewed by G. Alexander Ross.

Watanabe, Shoji, and Seiichi Nakano.  1977.   Review of Kitao Abe, Panic No Shinri (Psychological Study of Panic).   Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 64–65.

Watanabe, Shoji, and Seiichi Nakano.  1977.   Review of Kitao Abe, Daijshin ni Kansuru Kitakuman no Inshiki-Chosa Tokyo-To Kita-Kuyakusho (A Survey about a Major Earthquake among the Citizens of Kita Borough, Tokyo).  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 64–65.

Waxman, Jerry.  1977.  Review of James Cornell, The Great International Disaster Book.  Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3 (September): 193–194.

Westgate, Kenneth.  1977.  Flixborough: An Analysis of Human Response.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 61.  Reviewed by Verta Taylor.

Westgate, Kenneth N., and P. O’Keefe  1977.   Some Definitions of Disaster.  Vol. 2, No. 4 (December): 271–272.   Reviewed by William A. Anderson.

Wettenhall, Roger L.   1977.  Bushfire Disaster: An Australian Community in Crisis.  Vol. 2, No. 1 (March): 62–63.  Reviewed by Russell R. Dynes.

White, Gilbert F.  1976.   Flood Hazard in the United States.  Vol. 1, No. 3 (July): 241–242.   Reviewed by Robert H. Simpson.

Yanev, Peter.  1976.   Peace of Mind in Earthquake Country.  Vol. 1, No. 2 (February): 172.  Reviewed by C. Martin Duke.