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United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, 2008 (Plum Book)

Publisher: Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Description: S.Prt. 110-36. Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the Plum Book, is published, alternately, by the Senate and the House. The Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the Federal Government. 110th Congress, 2d Session. This edition is dated November 12, 2008.

Year/Pages: 2008: 218 p.

Price: $38.00 Add To Cart

Civics Flash Cards for the New Naturalization Test, 2008

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., United States Citizenship and Immigratrion Services

Year/Pages: 2008: 1 box of flash cards.

Price: $13.00 Add To Cart

United States Government Manual 2008/09

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

Description: Provides information on the agencies of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the Federal government. Also includes details about: boards; commissions; committees; and quasi-official agencies and organizations in which the United States participates. Each agency entry contains: a summary of the agency's purpose and general role; a description of its programs and activities; names and titles of major officials; and a list of sources of information. Many entries also provide organization charts. Also contains a section on terminated or transferred agencies. Item 577.

Year/Pages: 2008: 705 p.; ill.

Price: $29.00 Add To Cart

The FBI: A Centennial History, 1908-2008 (Hardcover)

Publisher: Justice Dept., Federal Bureau of Investigation

Description: This coffee-table history of the FBI celebrates the agency's 100th anniversary. The book traces the FBI's journey from fledgling startup to one of the most respected and recognized names in national security. It takes you on a walk through the seven key chapters in FBI history: the early formative period; the gangster-driven crime wave of the 1920s and 30s; the anxious age of World War II and the Cold War; the turbulent 60s and its burgeoning civil rights movement; the systemic corruption of the Watergate years; the rise of global terror and crime; and the post 9/11 era. The book includes extensive photographs, including never-before-seen pictures from FBI files.

Year/Pages: 2008: 132 p.; ill.

Price: $30.00 Add To Cart

War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003-2007

Publisher: Defense Dept., Office of the Surgeon General, Borden Institute

Description: Specialty Volume of Textbooks of Military Medicine. TMM. Edited by Shawn Christian Nessen, Dave Edmond Lounsbury, and Stephen P. Hetz. Foreword by Bob Woodruff. Prepared especially for medical personnel. Provides the fundamental principles and priorities critical in managing the trauma of modern warfare. Contains concise supplemental material for for military surgeons deploying or preparing to deploy to a combat theater.

Year/Pages: 2008: 464 p.; ill.

Price: $71.00 Add To Cart

Reproducible Federal Tax Forms 2008

Publisher: Treasury Dept., Internal Revenue Service

Description: IRS Publication 1132. EST. DELIVERY DATE 12/31/08.

Price: $56.00 Add To Cart

Emergency Response Guidebook, 2008

Publisher: Transportation Dept., Research and Special Programs Administration

Description: Provides a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the materials involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident.

Year/Pages: 2008: 372 p.

Price: $8.00 Add To Cart

United States Government Printing Office Style Manual, 2000 (Clothbound)

Publisher: Government Printing Office

Description: 29th edition. Spine title reads: Government Printing Office Style Manual 2000. Also cited as GPO Style Manual. Issued by the Public Printer under authority of Section 1105 of Title 44, United States Code. Designed to achieve uniform word and type treatment and economy of word use in the form and style of Government printing. Edge indexed.

Year/Pages: 2000: 336 p.; revised ed.

Price: $29.00 Add To Cart

The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence (Pocket Edition)

Publisher: House

Description: House Document 110-51. In addition to the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, this edition includes: an index to the Constitution and its amendments; and a chronology of early dates to remember. 110th Congress, 1st Session.

Year/Pages: 2007: 50 p.

Price: $2.00 Add To Cart

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

Publisher: Defense Dept., United States Special Operations Command

Description: 2d edition. A comprehensive reference designed for Special Operations Forces (SOF) medics. Developed as a primary medical information resource and field guide for the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) this book defines the standard of health care delivery under adverSe and general field conditions. It is organized according to symptoms, organ syStems, specialty areas, operational environments and procedures. It emphasizes acute care in all its forms (including gynecology, general medicine, dentistry, poisonings, infestations, parasitic infections, acute infections, hyper and hypothermia, high altitude, aerospace, dive medicine, and sanitation.)

Year/Pages: 2008: 750 p.; ill.

Price: $59.00 Add To Cart

Civics Flash Cards for the New Naturalization Test, 2008 (Package of 10 Boxes of Flash Cards)

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Description: Sold in packages of 10 decks of flash cards under this stock number.

Year/Pages: 2008: 10 boxes of cards.

Price: $91.00 Add To Cart

The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages

Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., Office on Women's Health

Description: Foreword by Jill Dougherty. This comprehensive official women's health resource will cover a broad range of issues affecting women of all ages. From the Nation's leaders in women's health, the Guide covers topics ranging from violence against women to cancer and heart disease, providing easy-to-understand explanations as well as practical tips. Readers will also find personal health stories from women around the country, charts showing which medical tests are needed, and when, and ways to find more helpful information. As gatekeepers of their family's health, women will also find resources for caring for the men and children in their lives.

Year/Pages: 2008: 500 p.

Price: $24.00 Add To Cart

Nautical Almanac for the Year 2009

Publisher: Defense Dept., Navy, Naval Observatory, Nautical Almanac Office

Description: Contains the following data tabulated at hourly intervals to a precision of 0.1 arcminute: the Greenwich hour angle and declination of the Sun, Moon, and navigational planets; the Greenwich hour angle of Aries; positions of the navigational stars; rise and set times of the Sun and Moon for a range of latitudes; and other data. Each edition also contains a sight reduction table; sight reduction formulas; and various correction tables for sight reduction. There is a useful concise sight reduction form at the back of the book. The Nautical Almanac is available 9 months in advance of its edition date. Prepared in cooperation with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom.

Year/Pages: 2008: 355 p.; ill.

Price: $36.00 Add To Cart

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 2: Indians in Contemporary Society

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

Description: Garrick A. Bailey, Volume Editor, William C. Sturtevant, General Editor. This Vol. 2 is the 15th of a 20 volume set planned to give an encyclopedic summary of what is know about the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal peoples of North America north of the urban civilizations of central Mexico. This volume provides a basic reference work on Indians and Arctic peoples as a continuing element in a changing and sometimes difficult environment responding to the social forces around them, making such accommodations as circumstances require, but remaining identifiably Indian in a contemporary society.

Year/Pages: 2008: 591 p.; ill.

Price: $64.00 Add To Cart

Civics and Citizenship Toolkit: A Collection of Educational Resources for Immigrants

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., Citizenship and Immigration Services

Description: Contains a comprehensive collection of official U.S. government publications designed to help new permanent residents prepare for the naturalization process. Includes: Welcome to the United States; Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos; Civics Flash Cards; Learn About the United States, Quick Civics Lessons; the Citizen's Almanac; the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution pocket edition; A Promise of Freedom, Introduction to U.S. History ... (2 disc set); and Library Services for Immigrants. Most of these titles are also available separately under other stock numbers. Sold as a set only under this stock number.

Year/Pages: 2007: Kit.

Price: $52.00 Add To Cart

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, August 2006 (Book)

Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Education and Information Division

Description: DHHS NIOSH Publication No. 2005-149. Provides a concise source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. Presents key information and data in abbreviated tabular form for 677 chemicals or substance groupings commonly found in the work environment. Assists users to recognize and control occupational chemical hazards.

Year/Pages: 2005: 454 p.

Price: $39.00 Add To Cart

Census Atlas of the United States (Hardcover)

Publisher: Commerce Dept., Census Bureau

Description: Census 2000 Special Report. By Trudy A. Suchan, et al. Includes maps, figures, and text selected and organized to enhance public understanding of population and housing characteristics of the United States. The Census Atlas is a high-quality reference book, a systematic collection of information emphasizing spatial distribution and patterns from 1790 to 2000. The book takes advantage of the full range of topics from Census 2000, plus historical data that provide temporal context for Census 2000 population and housing results. This is the first general population and housing statistical atlas published by the U.S. Census Bureau since the 1920s.

Year/Pages: 2007: 314 p.; ill.

Price: $173.00 Add To Cart

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 (Hardcover)

Publisher: House, Office of the Clerk, Office of History and Preservation

Description: House Document 108-224. 3d edition. Edited by Matthew Wasniewski. Provides a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress. Written for a general audience, this book contains a profile of each African-American Member, including notables such as Hiram Revels, Joseph Rainey, Oscar De Priest, Adam Clayton Powell, Shirley Chisholm, Gus Hawkins, and Barbara Jordan. Individual profiles are introduced by contextual essays that explain major events in congressional and U.S. history. Illustrated with many portraits, photographs, and charts.

Year/Pages: 2008: 803 p.; ill.

Price: $54.00 Add To Cart

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005

Publisher: Agriculture Dept., Human Nutrition Information Service and Heralth and Human Services Dept.

Description: Provides sicence-based advice to promote health and to reduce risk for major chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. Oriented toward policymakers, nutrition educators, nutritionists, and healthcare providers. Summarizes and synthesizes knowledge regarding individual nutrients and food components into recommendations for a pattern of eating that can be adopted by the public. Key Recommendations are grouped under nine inter-related focus areas.

Year/Pages: 2005: 80 p.; ill.

Price: $12.00 Add To Cart

The Woody Plant Seed Manual (Hardcover)

Publisher: Agriculture Dept., Forest Service

Description: Agriculture Handbook 727.

Year/Pages: 2008: 1233 p.

Price: $103.00 Add To Cart

U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook, 2006

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., Coast Guard

Description: COMDTPUB P3120.17A. August 2006. Publication measures 7 x 4 in. Assists Coast Guard personnel in response to oil spills, search and rescue operations and other emergency situations. .

Year/Pages: 2006: 364 p.

Price: $23.00 Add To Cart

Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings

Publisher: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Cultural Resources Preservation Assistance Division

Description: Publication measures 11 x 9 in. Enhances overall understanding of basic preservation principles. Shows specific examples of appropriate treatments and the consequences of inappropriate treatments. Includes list of technical guidance publications. Item 648-A.

Year/Pages: 1992: 134 p.; ill.

Price: $17.00 Add To Cart

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 13, Plains, Pt. 1-2 (Two Books)

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

Description: William C. Sturtevant, General Editor; Raymond J. DeMallie, Volume 13 editor. Describes the prehistory, history, and culture of the aboriginal peoples who lived in the region of tall-grass prairies and short-grass high plains of North America. Note: Preface indicates mistakenly that this is the twelfth volume in a 20 volume set. 2 parts in two books, sold as a set.

Year/Pages: 2001: 2 bks. (1392 p.) ill.

Price: $111.00 Add To Cart

United States Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual: Supplement To Appendix C

Publisher: United States Sentencing Commission

Description: Contains amendments to the Guidelines Manual effective November 1, 2004 Through November 1, 2007.

Year/Pages: 2007: 246 p.

Price: $48.00 Add To Cart

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