Russia's Place in the World : The Struggle for Survival

Prof. Kreutz presents a concise geopolitical and historical background of Russia and the major predicaments that currently hamper its full international integration and acceptance. He outlines the negative and potentially dangerous aspects of the existing situation. In the author's view the Russian Federation, which is a successor state of the Soviet Union and the previous Russian Empire, should not now be treated as a defeated natio...

An Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata, Third Edition

Unlike some glorified manuals available in the market, this book is a genuine text for an introductory course in survival analysis using Stata. This book is also an excellent supplement for a graduate-level survival analysis course as well as a reference book for a data analyst dealing with survival data. The book presents the essential models, formulas, background, and relevant references in a compact and adequate manner, and then c...

Rich Johnson's Guide to Wilderness Survival

This is an excellent book for someone who is intersted in learning the skills of survival. The book is full of useful information, and makes a great companion to other books you might have read on the subject. I have yet to see a book that has everything that one needs to know, but this one comes close. After reading this book I feel I am well prepared to adventure off the beaten path on my varied exploring adventures. Mr. Johnson ha...

The Hidden Children of France, 1940-1945: Stories of Survival

“The Hidden Children of France documents the stolen childhoods of eighteen Holocaust survivors who are among the last witnesses of the Nazi era. During this time The New School’s University in Exile brought to safety over 180 great scholars whose very lives, just like these children, were threatened by National Socialism and the evil of Hitler. It is through the stories of survivors that we preserve the truth and history of the past ...

Backpacker The Survival Hacker's Handbook

Backpacker The Survival Hacker’s Handbook provides detailed instruction on how to use everyday items to survive in extraordinary circumstances. Sure, the quirk is here. For instance, learn how to make a fishhook out of a beer can, start a fire with hand sanitizer, or purify water with bleach. But it goes beyond the quirk to identify real solutions for real scenarios—with real items you carry with you. The book includes useful tips an...

The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide

Based on the hit AMC television series, this cookbook is packed with life-saving tips and unique recipes inspired by The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guidedetails the skills and recipes you need to survive (while avoiding being eaten) during a walker apocalypse. Inspired by the hit AMC television series, the book features recipes for meals featured on the show, plus food and drinks inspired by ke...

Home-Built Claymore Mines: A Blueprint For Survival

Until recently, the technology for building claymores was inaccessible to the general public. But Uncle Ragnar has managed to put the pieces together, and here he presents a step-by-step guide to assembling them from basic over-the-counter supplies. For information purposes only!

The Gondi: Family Strategy and Survival in Early Modern France

One of the most striking features of French government in the second half of the sixteenth century was the influence of Italians. Notwithstanding widespread French admiration for Italian culture, Italian influence at the heart of French government aroused xenophobic antagonism amongst many in French society. This study throws light on this complex relationship by offering the first detailed examination of the Gondi, one of the most i...

Das Survival-Buch: Überleben in Extremsituationen

Das unverzichtbare Handbuch für alle kritischen Lebenslagen – in neuer Ausstattung. Die Survival-Experten Joshua Piven und David Borgenicht bieten Schritt-für-Schritt- Anleitungen zur ersten Hilfe, wenn: • ein Hai naht • ein Alligator angreift • der Fallschirm sich nicht öffnet • eine Lawine Sie überrollt • Sie aus einem fahrenden Auto springen müssen … und für zahllose andere Extremsituationen. Seien Sie bereit!

Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants, Second edition

An array of abundant wild foods is available to hikers, campers, foragers, or anyone interested in living closer to the earth. Written by a leading expert on wild foods and a well-known teacher of survival skills, Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants is more than a listing of plant types—it teaches how to recognize edible plants and where to find them, their medicinal and nutritional properties, and their growing cycles. This new ed...