Drinking

Drinking Author Caroline Knapp
ISBN-10 044033408X
Release 1999-08-02
Pages 304
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Fifteen million Americans a year are plagued with alcoholism. Five million of them are women. Many of them, like Caroline Knapp, started in their early teens and began to use alcohol as "liquid armor," a way to protect themselves against the difficult realities of life. In this extraordinarily candid and revealing memoir, Knapp offers important insights not only about alcoholism, but about life itself and how we learn to cope with it.



The Science of Drinking

The Science of Drinking Author Amitava Dasgupta
ISBN-10 9781442204119
Release 2011-04-16
Pages 280
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Scientific research has clearly established that drinking in moderation has many health benefits, including maintaining a healthy heart. Yet, many people do not know that drinking red wine protects the heart more than white wine, while beer, margaritas, and hard liquor are less effective in providing such protection. And while alcoholism is a serious problem requiring medical and psychological treatment, for those who are not addicted, drinking alcohol is not necessarily a bad habit. The problem is to distinguish between drinking sensibly and drinking insensibly. Dasgupta clearly outlines what constitutes healthy drinking and its attendant health benefits, offers advice on how to drink responsibly, and provides insight into just how alcohol works on the brain and the body. After reading this book, readers will enjoy their next drink with a fuller and safer understanding of why they're enjoying it.



Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism

Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism Author Kenneth E. Leonard
ISBN-10 1572304103
Release 1999
Pages 467
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Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field. Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism. The volume's multidisciplinary approach also takes into account biological, pharmacological, and social factors, offering important insights into the development and escalation of drinking problems and the various approaches to treatment. Including significantly expanded coverage of developmental, social learning, and cognitive theories, the book features new chapters on genetics, neurobiology, and emotions.



Semiotics of Drink and Drinking

Semiotics of Drink and Drinking Author Paul Manning
ISBN-10 9781441137746
Release 2012-05-31
Pages 256
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A comparative study of how drinks and drinking, as embodied semiotic and material forms, mediate modern social life.



Drinking In America

Drinking In America Author Mark Edward Lender
ISBN-10 9780029185704
Release 1987-05-22
Pages 235
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Drinking In America has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Drinking In America also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Drinking In America book for free.



Fundamentals and Control of Nitrification in Chloraminated Drinking Water Distribution Systems M56

Fundamentals and Control of Nitrification in Chloraminated Drinking Water Distribution Systems  M56 Author AWWA Staff
ISBN-10 9781613000298
Release 2011-01-12
Pages 270
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This brand new manual was written because of the increased use of chloramine as a residual disinfectant in drinking water distribution systems and the ubiquitous presence of nitrifying bacteria in the environment. Chapters cover background information on the occurrence and microbiology of nitrification in various water environments and provide current practical approaches to nitrification prevention and response. This manual provides a compendium of the current state-of-the-art knowledge, however with quickly developing new advances in nitrification, more writings will be forthcoming. Each chapter can be read independently.



Drinking Patterns and Their Consequences

Drinking Patterns and Their Consequences Author Marcus Grant
ISBN-10 1560327189
Release 1998
Pages 305
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This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.



Control of Microorganisms in Drinking Water

Control of Microorganisms in Drinking Water Author Srinivasa Lingireddy
ISBN-10 0784475237
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 384
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Prepared by the Water Supply Engineering Technical Committee of the Infrastructure Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This report provides a comprehensive survey of the state of the art in drinking water treatment methods and technologies for controlling microorganisms. Academics, practicing engineers, and environmental scientists offer insight into the risks posed by microbes in drinking water and ,more importantly, their control through treatment and disinfection. The report supplies an overview of the subject for nonspecialists and becomes a valuable technical reference for experienced practitioners. Topics include: Ørisks posed by pathogens in drinking water; Ømicrobially-mediated corrosion and water quality deterioration; Øindicator concept and its application in water supply; Øremoval of organisms by flocculation/sedimentation; Øair stripping and aeration; Øslow sand filtration; Ørapid sand filtration; Øgranular activated carbon/biological activated carbon; Øcontrol of microorganisms in drinking water by pressure-driven membrane processes; Øgeneral kinetics of disinfection processes; Øchlorine and chloramines; Øchlorine dioxide in drinking water treatment; Øultraviolet disinfection; Øozone disinfection in drinking water; and Øemerging pathogens of concern in drinking water.



Algae Detection and Removal Strategies for Drinking Water Treatment Plants

Algae Detection and Removal Strategies for Drinking Water Treatment Plants Author Detlef R. U. Knappe
ISBN-10 1583213074
Release 2004
Pages 466
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With the many treatment and water quality problems associated with algae, this study presents its findings on: coagulation conditions, the utility of on-line in-vivo fluorescence, dissolved oxygen and pH measurements; effectiveness of conventional treatment; and effects of potassium permanganate preoxidatiion. Recommendations and treatment strategies are presented as well.



Drinking

Drinking Author I. de Garine
ISBN-10 1571813152
Release 2001
Pages 248
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Over the last decades quite a few studies have been devoted to drinking. Most of these were concerned with alcohol and written by social anthropologists. This book presents multidisciplinary aspects of the ingestion of liquids at large, addressing many of the overt and covert meanings of drinking: from satisfying biological needs to communicating with humans and the hereafter, attempting to reach a differential emotional state or seeking good health and longevity through the ingestion of appropriate beverages. It includes papers from both biological and social scientists and covers a fair range of societies from rural and urban environments, and in continents and countries ranging from Europe, Africa, and Latin America to Malaysia and the Pacific.



Constructive Drinking

Constructive Drinking Author Mary Douglas
ISBN-10 9781134557783
Release 2013-10-16
Pages 302
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First published in 1987, Constructive Drinking is a series of original case studies organized into three sections based on three major functions of drinking. The three constructive functions are: that drinking has a real social role in everyday life; that drinking can be used to construct an ideal world; and that drinking is a significant economic activity. The case studies deal with a variety of exotic drinks



Drinking

Drinking Author Susanna Barrows
ISBN-10 0520070852
Release 1991
Pages 454
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A collection of essays examine the social histories of drinking in Europe, America, and Africa



Drinking

Drinking Author Hazel Green
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002282544
Release 1989-11-28
Pages 38
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Drinking has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Drinking also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Drinking book for free.



Drinking and Sobriety Among the Lakota Sioux

Drinking and Sobriety Among the Lakota Sioux Author Beatrice Medicine
ISBN-10 0759105715
Release 2007
Pages 155
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Whereprevious studies have focused primarily upon drinking styles among Indian populations, Beatrice Medicine develops an indigenous model for the analysis of alcohol abuse, promoting a tribal-specific approach to addiction. This new ethnography of the Lakota examines patterns of alcohol consumption and strategies by individuals to achieve sobriety. Her book is essential for medical anthropologists and health professionals concerned with Native American health issues and alcohol abuse.



The Drinking Man s Diet Das Kultbuch

The Drinking Man s Diet   Das Kultbuch Author Robert W. Cameron
ISBN-10 9783104035154
Release 2015-10-08
Pages 96
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******Ein Mann. Ein Drink – Der Klassiker für alle, die mit Genuss, Stil und Humor abnehmen möchten. Seit über 50 Jahren Kult!*** Sie wollen abnehmen, dabei aber auf nichts verzichten? Vor 50 Jahren erstmalig in den USA erschienen, ist ›The Drinking Man's Diet‹ heute Kult. Statt mühsam Kalorien zu zählen und auf Partys schlechtgelaunt am Mineralwasser zu nippen, gibt es nur eine Regel: Nicht mehr als 60 Gramm Kohlenhydrate pro Tag, ansonsten ist alles erlaubt. Gin Tonic, Mai Thai, Dry Martini, Old fashioned, Tom Collins, Scotch, Bourbon, Champagner, Wein, ein gutes Steak, der Käseteller, das Rührei am Morgen. Witzig geschrieben, stylish illustriert – und mit frappierender Wirkung! Nicht nur »Mad Men«-Fans werden dieses Buch lieben. Das perfekte Geschenk für Männer mit Stil!



The Complete Book of Beer Drinking Games

The Complete Book of Beer Drinking Games Author Andy Griscom
ISBN-10 9781461750116
Release 1999-07-27
Pages 144
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The book that has intoxicated a generation—and has sold over 500,000 copies—is back!



Drinking in America

Drinking in America Author Susan Cheever
ISBN-10 1455513857
Release 2016-10-11
Pages 272
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In DRINKING IN AMERICA, bestselling author Susan Cheever chronicles our national love affair with liquor, taking a long, thoughtful look at the way alcohol has changed our nation's history. This is the often-overlooked story of how alcohol has shaped American events and the American character from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Seen through the lens of alcoholism, American history takes on a vibrancy and a tragedy missing from many earlier accounts. From the drunkenness of the Pilgrims to Prohibition hijinks, drinking has always been a cherished American custom: a way to celebrate and a way to grieve and a way to take the edge off. At many pivotal points in our history-the illegal Mayflower landing at Cape Cod, the enslavement of African Americans, the McCarthy witch hunts, and the Kennedy assassination, to name only a few-alcohol has acted as a catalyst. Some nations drink more than we do, some drink less, but no other nation has been the drunkest in the world as America was in the 1830s only to outlaw drinking entirely a hundred years later. Both a lively history and an unflinching cultural investigation, DRINKING IN AMERICA unveils the volatile ambivalence within one nation's tumultuous affair with alcohol.