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  • Produktion und Logistikby Hans-Otto Günther; Horst Tempelmeier

    Springer 2005; US$ 29.95

    Dieses Lehrbuch vermittelt eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung in die industrielle Produktion und Logistik. Es behandelt die wichtigsten produktionswirtschaftlichen und logistischen Planungsprobleme und stellt die zu ihrer Lösung verfügbaren grundlegenden Methoden im Überblick dar. Das Buch behandelt Fragen des strategischen Produktionsmanagements,... more...

  • Deadly Desiresby Julie Lokis-Adkins

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 22.95

    During the fin-de-siecle, stories about hysterical women filled the air of Paris and the novels emerging during this era conveyed this hysteria and openly portrayed the symptoms of the women being treated at the Salpetiere. This book examines the emergence of hysterical discourse and its influence on women's writing, specifically focusing on the presentation... more...

  • Prohibition Gangstersby Marc Mappen

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Based on FBI and other government files, trial transcripts, and the latest scholarship, this book provides a lively narrative of shootouts, car chases, courtroom clashes, wire tapping and rub-outs in the 1920s, the 1930s, and beyond, acknowledging how the Prohibition generation?Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, and Dutch Schultz, among others?forever transformed... more...

  • 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...

  • The Prepper's Workbookby Scott B. Williams; Scott Finazzo

    Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 14.95

    A STEP-BY-STEP, DON'T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHE From earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes to floods, wildfires and even civil strife, disasters threaten your home and safety no matter where you live. Fortunately, The Prepper?s Workbook offers step-by-step instructions... 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...

  • Disaster Managementby Alejandro López-Carresi; Maureen Fordham; Ben Wisner; Ilan Kelman; Jc Gaillard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.98

    There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural... 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. Special emphasis is given to that most vexed category, 'complex emergencies', invloving entrapped or victimized civilian populations and a plethora of UN national military and NGO actors.While based on the full range of recent history, the... more...