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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

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  • Drunkardby Neil Steinberg

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99

    Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg loved his job, his wife, and his two young sons. But he also loved to drink. Drunkard is an unflinchingly honest account of one man's descent into alcoholism and his ambivalent struggle to embrace sobriety. Sentenced to an outpatient rehab program, Steinberg discovers that twenty-eight days of therapy... more...

  • Getting Wastedby Thomas Vander Ven

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Most American college campuses are home to a vibrant drinking scene where students frequently get wasted, train-wrecked, obliterated, hammered, destroyed, and decimated. The terms that university students most commonly use to describe severe alcohol intoxication share a common theme: destruction, and even after repeated embarrassing, physically unpleasant,... more...

  • Clara Bartonby Tamara Hollingsworth

    Shell Education 2011; US$ 8.99

    Clara Barton always wanted to help others. As a child, she nursed her brother who had fallen from a rooftop. As an adult, she took care of soldiers in the Civil War. Later, she brought the Red Cross to America. Thanks to Clara, people can get help from the Red Cross when disaster strikes! 32 pages more...

  • Addict In The Familyby Beverly Conyers

    Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95

    Witnessing the addiction of a family member or loved one is a heart-rending experience. But hope can prevail, as shown in this compelling new book. In Addict In The Family , the gripping stories of fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of addicts offer important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self care. 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...

  • Hysterieby Alfried Längle

    facultas.wuv 2002; US$ 15.41

    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...