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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Securityby Liesbet Heyse; Andrej Zwitter; Rafael Wittek; Joost Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book presents a new framework of analysis to assess natural and man-made disasters and humanitarian crises, and the feasibility of interventions in these complex emergencies. The past half-century has witnessed a dramatic increase in such crises - such as in Haiti, Iraq and Sudan - and this volume aims to pioneer a theory-based, interdisciplinary... more...

  • Humanitarian Logisticsby Martin Christopher; Peter Tatham

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 70.00

    Humanitarian Logistics examines the key challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in the most difficult of situations. This multi-contributor title includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in humanitarian logistics. It examines key issues including, warehousing, procurement and funding.With particular... more...

  • CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Eventsby Dan Kaszeta

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.95

    Sets forth what to do and what not to do to keep people and property safe Based on the author's more than two decades of managing core facets of emergency planning and response, this book enables readers to minimize the possibility of a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) disaster or a hazardous material (hazmat) incident at... more...

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Shortsby Tessie Regan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95

    Blunt, witty and honest, Tess Regan's collection of short stories, poems and illustrations tell a personal tale of alcoholism, Asperger's syndrome and an unusual spiritual journey. They will be invaluable reading for anyone on the autism spectrum dealing with alcoholism or mental illness, their friends, family and the associated professionals. more...

  • Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962by Martina Heßler; Christian Kehrt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.06

    Im Februar 1962 traf eine Sturmflut die Stadt Hamburg. 315 Tote, 20.000 Evakuierte und über 60 Deichbrüche schockierten nicht nur die Stadt Hamburg, sondern auch die junge Bundesrepublik. Niemand hatte mit einer Naturkatastrophe gerechnet. Risikobewusstsein und Katastrophenschutz in modernen Gesellschaften stellen daher zentrale Themen des Bandes dar.... more...

  • Urban Emergency Survival Planby Jim Cobb

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 17.99

    Stay Safe in the City Here's the book that won't advise you to flee the city and set up a homestead to avoid potential disasters. With many other survival-planning resources emphasizing that approach, urban dwellers that plan to stay put in the city, no matter the circumstances, have been overlooked. Not only do 58 percent of Americans live in cities,... more...