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  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • Cutting It Outby Samuel G. Blythe

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 5.95

    FIRST off, let me state the object of the meeting: This is to be a record of sundry experiences centering round a stern resolve to get on the waterwagon and a sterner attempt to stay there. It is an entirely personal narrative of a strictly personal set of circumstances. It is not a temperance lecture, or a temperance tract, or a chunk of advice, or... more...

  • Wind Resistant Design of Bridges in Japanby Yozo Fujino; Kichiro Kimura; Hiroshi Tanaka

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    For long-span bridges, wind action is a dominant factor in their safety and serviceability. A large number of long-span bridges have been built in Japan over the past 30 years, and tremendous amounts of research and technical development have been accomplished in wind-resistant design. This book is a compilation of the results of active research and... more...

  • Natural Hazard Mitigation Policyby Daniel J. Alesch; Lucy A. Arendt; William J. Petak

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    The negative consequences of natural hazard events are staggering and growing. Governments are acting to increase community resilience, reduce losses, and facilitate recovery, but these actions do not always yield anticipated consequences. This book is a compelling interdisciplinary analysis of California's efforts to ensure that acute care hospitals... more...

  • Erschöpfte Familienby Ronald Lutz

    Springer 2011; US$ 39.99

    Ersch pfte Familien steht f r eine Innensicht auf Armut und Prekarisierung, die der These folgt, dass sozial benachteiligte Familien zwar ber Ressourcen und Bew ltigungsmuster verf gen, aber in unterschiedlicher Weise f hig sind, ihr Leben zu gestalten und Kinder zu f rdern, um Teilhabechancen zu erm glichen. Ersch pfung meint, dass es nachvollziehbare... more...

  • CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Eventsby Dan Kaszeta

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.95

    Sets forth what to do and what not to do to keep people and property safe Based on the author's more than two decades of managing core facets of emergency planning and response, this book enables readers to minimize the possibility of a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) disaster or a hazardous material (hazmat) incident at... more...

  • Hysterieby Alfried Längle

    facultas.wuv 2002; US$ 15.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Hysterisch ist ein Schimpfwort geworden - das Hysterische wird belächelt, nicht ernst genommen. Man schämt sich dafür, und niemand will es sein. Das Leiden bleibt - es versteckt sich hinter wechselnden Bildern. Da das Hysterische sich ständig entzieht, ist es schwer zu fassen. Einem Chamäleon gleich - heute hat es sogar den Namen... more...

  • Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962by Martina Heßler; Christian Kehrt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.24

    Im Februar 1962 traf eine Sturmflut die Stadt Hamburg. 315 Tote, 20.000 Evakuierte und über 60 Deichbrüche schockierten nicht nur die Stadt Hamburg, sondern auch die junge Bundesrepublik. Niemand hatte mit einer Naturkatastrophe gerechnet. Risikobewusstsein und Katastrophenschutz in modernen Gesellschaften stellen daher zentrale Themen des Bandes dar.... more...

  • Bootleggers and Bordersby Stephen T. Moore

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 40.00

    Between 1920 and 1933 the issue of prohibition proved to be the greatest challenge to Canada-U.S. relations. When the United States adopted national prohibition in 1920?ironically, just as Canada was abandoning its own national and provincial experiments with prohibition?U.S. tourists and dollars promptly headed north and Canadian liquor went south.... more...