The Assassination of William McKinley : Anarchism, Insanity, and the Birth of the Social Sciences
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The Assassination of William McKinley

In this remarkable and original study, political scientist Cary Federman, examines the rise of the social sciences through the story of McKinley’s assassin, Leon Czolgosz, and vice versa, he shows how the social sciences gave life to Czolgosz. What results is a fascinating rumination on understandings of criminal behavior, moral responsibility, and free will that is still relevant in the present day. (Amy Louise Wood, author of Lynch...

Safer Beaches
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Safer Beaches

Safer Beaches: Planning, Design, and Operation offers a systematic, practical approach to planning, designing, renovating, and operating all types of beaches. This authoritative reference covers the broad topics that beach managers, lifeguards, administrators, and beach enthusiasts need to know, such as safety for nonswimming beaches and swimming beaches, water quality and beach maintenance, and funding. And it delves into the finer ...

Gun Digest Guns for Personal Defens
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Gun Digest Guns for Personal Defens

Personal protection is a hot topic today, and current, complete information on the handguns used for it is in great demand. This Gun Digest new release provides just that. Handgun enthusiasts or anyone looking to find out about handguns for personal defense will find everything they need to know in that pages of this comprehensive guide and reference. Readers will learn the basics of selection and use of handguns for personal defense...

A perfect driving handbook for beginners for all types of cars
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A perfect driving handbook for beginners for all types of cars

Every parent dreads the moment when his or her child gets behind the wheel for the first time. We wonder if they will make the right decisions, embrace safety rules, and look out for others. But with the right kind of driver's education comes knowledge that can last a lifetime. ANTHONY jONES is a certified driving instructor who has taught thousands of teenagers and adults both in the classroom and behind the wheel for over twenty-fi...

Muslims in a Post-9/11 America : A Survey of Attitudes and Beliefs and Their Implications for U.S. National Security Policy
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Muslims in a Post-9/11 America

Muslims in a Post-9/11 America examines how public fears about Muslims in the United States compare with the reality of American Muslims' attitudes on a range of relevant issues. While most research on Muslim Americans focuses on Arab Muslims, a quarter of the Muslim American population, Rachel Gillum includes perspectives of Muslims from various ethnic and national communities—from African Americans to those of Pakistani, Iranian, o...

Network Security Through Data Analysis: Building Situational Awareness
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Network Security Through Data Analysis: Building Situational Awareness

Traditional intrusion detection and logfile analysis are no longer enough to protect today’s complex networks. In this practical guide, security researcher Michael Collins shows you several techniques and tools for collecting and analyzing network traffic datasets. You’ll understand how your network is used, and what actions are necessary to protect and improve it. Divided into three sections, this book examines the process of collec...

Web Applications (Hacking Exposed)
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Web Applications (Hacking Exposed)

There is an unofficial time cycle called an ohnosecond, which is the amount of time between when you realize you left your keys in the car, and when the car door locks. While its frustrating paying the locksmith $100.00 to open the car door, it is also exasperating to the person paying the $100.00 that a good locksmith can open the car door in under a minute. While a car door is a entrance to one's automobile, web servers are portals...

Innovating in a Secret World : The Future of National Security and Global Leadership
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Innovating in a Secret World

“Night-vision scopes, speech-to-text algorithms, and ultra-quiet helicopters are just some of the examples of technologies critical to our national security that are discussed in this book. As the rate of innovation of commercial ventures outpaces government-funded classified R&D, we need to ask some hard questions. This book provides a fascinating and provocative perspective that is grounded in rigorous research and deep industr...

From Russia with Code: Programming Migrations in Post-Soviet Times
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From Russia with Code: Programming Migrations in Post-Soviet Times

“From Russia with Code is a deeply informative book about the diaspora of talented Russian computer scientists who now are working in other countries: the United States, Israel, Germany, and elsewhere. It reveals the interaction between Russian computer culture and that of other countries. But it is much more than that: it tells us that computer science is not a single thing, but a skill that blossoms differently in different environ...