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  • Prohibitionby Edward Behr

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    From the bestselling author of The Last Emperor comes this rip-roaring history of the government?s attempt to end America?s love affair with liquor?which failed miserably. On January 16, 1920, America went dry. For the next thirteen years, the Eighteenth Amendment prohibited the making, selling, or transportation of ?intoxicating liquors,?... more...

  • The Disaster Preparedness Handbookby Arthur T. Bradley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place?storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family... more...

  • Surprise!by Dave Baiocchi; D. Steven Fox

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    This report relates what professionals believe creates surprise, how they respond to it, and how the effects of surprise can be mitigated. RAND researchers interviewed representatives from 13 diverse professions and identified some common coping strategies, such as relying on past experience and trying to reduce the level of chaos in the environment. more...

  • Positive Drinkingby Kevin Laye

    Hay House 2010; US$ 14.95

    Do you sometimes worry that you drink too much?Do you wonder why you rely on alcohol to relax or have fun?Think of what having control over this will do for both your health and your wealth!Most people wonder at some point if their relationship with alcohol is a positive one and feel guilty that 'just the one' more often turns into 'just... more...

  • Peacekeeping and the UN Agenciesby Jim Whitman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book is a long-overdue assessment of the role of the UN specialized Agencies in peacekeeping operations. more...

  • Crisis Information Managementby Christine Hagar

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated... more...

  • Ethics for Addiction Professionalsby Jennifer D. Berton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.00

    Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping... more...

  • Risks and Conflictsby Rajib Shaw; Andreas Neef

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    This book analyzes the role of local responses to natural disasters and conflict. Key issues such as the relationship between local and external knowledge in addressing disasters, the relevance of institutional and policy frameworks for community-based disaster response and the role of social capital and collective action are also addressed. more...

  • Bootleggers and Beer Barons of the Prohibition Eraby J. Anne Funderburg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Bootleggers and Beer Barons is an accurate, wide-ranging, and entertaining account of the illegal liquor traffic during the Prohibition Era (1920 to 1933). Based on FBI files, legal documents, old newspapers and other sources, the author offers a coast-to-coast survey of Volstead crime--outrageous stories of America's most notorious liquor lords,... more...