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  • Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Respondersby Robert Burke

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 146.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. The information presented will assist you in responding to specific chemical spills, including identifying the exact chemicals involved and their individual... more...

  • Fire Protectionby Robert Burke

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 57.95

    The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with a wide array of building systems. Underscoring the... more...

  • Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Respondersby Robert Burke

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 62.95

    The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response personnel and puts it into understandable terms. The... more...

  • Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Respondersby Robert A. Burke

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 128.94

    Using the authors many years of experience in emergency services and his skills as a hazardous materials consultant, prepares the first responder to handle everything from re-establishing control and on-scene triage to investigating the crime. Including information on pre-incident and avoidance tactics, the author also discusses monitoring and detection... more...

  • Museum Security and Protectionby Robert Burke; David Liston

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.27

    The ICMS Handbook is acknowledged as the international standard text for basic security procedures. It was first published as A Basic Guide to Museum Security , and is now fully revised, enlarged and updated. The manual covers: general principles security, theft and burglary: security personnel; training; collection management and transport; disaster... more...

  • Experimentation in Improvised Jazzby Andrys Onsman; Robert Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Experimentation in Improvised Jazz: Chasing Ideas challenges the notion that in the twenty-first century, jazz can be restrained by a singular, static definition. The worldwide trend for jazz to be marginalized by the mainstream music industry, as well as conservatoriums and schools of music, runs the risk of stifling the innovative and challenging... more...

  • Shoeshine Girlby Clyde Robert Bulla; Jim Burke

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 3.75

    Who ever heard of a shoeshine girl? The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia. But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do. With no allowance and no fun to be had, Sarah Ida decides to look for a job. But who will hire a ten year old? Al, the shoeshine man,... more...

  • Opus Majus, Volumes 1 and 2by Roger Bacon; Robert Belle Burke

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc. 2016; US$ 79.95

    The Opus Majus of Roger Bacon (c.1214-92) is one of the most influential scientific and philosophical texts of its age and arguably the high point of medieval knowledge of the physical sciences. In the work Bacon makes a plea for the reform of education, emphasizing the rightful role of the sciences in the university curriculum and the interdependence... more...

  • Islam and World Historyby Edmund Burke; Robert J. Mankin

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 27.50

    Published in 1974, Marshall Hodgson’s The Venture of Islam was a watershed moment in the study of Islam. By locating the history of Islamic societies in a global perspective, Hodgson challenged the orientalist paradigms that had stunted the development of Islamic studies and provided an alternative approach to world history. Edited by Edmund Burke... more...

  • Supervisionby Peter J. Burke; Robert D. Krey

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 69.95

    The first edition of this book, titled A DESIGN FOR INSTRUCTIONAL SUPERVISION, provided a structural framework for an effective program of instructional supervision. The basic cognitive thrust of this second edition, SUPERVISION: A Guide to Instructional Leadership, remains the same as the first. What has changed is the attention to the detail surrounding... more...