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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • Temperance And Racismby David M. Fahey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    One hundred twenty years ago, the Independent Order of Good Templars was the world's largest, most militant, and most evangelical organization hostile to alcoholic drink. Standing in the forefront of the international temperance movement, it was recognized worldwide as a potent social and moral force. Temperance and Racism restores the Templars,... more...

  • Megaquakeby Tetsuo Takashima; Robert D. Eldridge

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 27.95

    In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to rebuild. Megaquake: How Japan and the World Should Respond , by the prolific and award-winning writer Tetsuo... more...

  • Information Systems for Emergency Managementby Bartel Van De Walle; Murray Turoff; Starr Roxanne Hiltz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    This book provides the most current and comprehensive overview available today of the critical role of information systems in emergency response and preparedness. It includes contributions from leading scholars, practitioners, and industry researchers, and covers all phases of disaster management - mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.... more...

  • Handbook of Critical Incident Analysisby Richard W Schwester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    Critical incidents all too often explode onto the social conscious and challenge our sense of security. This comprehensive handbook brings together a range of experts who provide a foundation for the field of critical incident analysis by examining specific incidents9/11, the Virginia Tech massacre, the H1N1 pandemic, the BP oil spill, and more--through... more...

  • The Resilience Dividendby Judith Rodin

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 20.00

    New York. Athens. Wenzhou. Boston. Oslo. Dhaka. New Orleans. Nairobi. In recent years, dozens of cities across the globe have been hit by large-scale catastrophes of every kind: natural disaster, geopolitical conflict, food shortages, disease and contagion, terrorist attacks. If you haven't been directly touched by one of these cataclysms... more...

  • Der Steuerversteherby Hans W. Fröhlich

    Stiftung Warentest 2014; US$ 8.53

    Es gibt 1000 und einen Steuertipp, mindestens. Aber der, den man gerade sucht, ist nur selten zur Hand. Dieses praktische, kleine Buch öffnet einen anderen Weg. Hier sind die wichtigsten Begriffe und Tipps für "Otto Normalsteuerzahler" übersichtlich und in alphabetischer Reihenfolge versammelt. Von A wie "Abfindung kassieren" bis... more...

  • Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disastersby Lucy A. Arendt; Daniel J Alesch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating housing to replace that which has been lost. While restoring the built environment of a disaster area is essential,... 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...

  • Achieving Disaster Resilience in U.S. Communitiesby Stephanie Sanok Kostro; Garrett Riba

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 44.99

    This report examines the disaster resilience efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government and public-private partnerships. more...

  • Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern Englandby Mark Hailwood

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Representing a history of drinking 'from below', this book explores the role of the alehouse in seventeenth-century English society. more...