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  • Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Managementby Milan Konecny; Sisi Zlatanova; Temenoujka L. Bandrova

    Springer 2010; US$ 269.00

    Cartography and geographic information (GI) are remarkably appropriate for the requirements of early warning (EW) and crisis management (CM). The use of geospatial technology has increased tremendously in the last years. ICT has changed from just using maps created in advance, to new approaches, allowing individuals (decision-makers) to use cartography... more...

  • Gefahrenabwehr im Katastrophenfall.by Henriette Sattler

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 74.29

    Hauptbeschreibung Henriette Sattler nimmt sich eines jüngst wieder aktuell gewordenen Themas an: Welche Vorgaben macht das Grundgesetz für die Bekämpfung von Naturkatastrophen? Welche Hilfskräfte und welche Maßnahmen stehen zur Verfügung? Welche Defizite weist das vorhandene Instrumentarium auf? Die Übertragbarkeit der Ergebnisse auf die Bekämpfung... more...

  • 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...