Tag: Edge

New Edge of the Anvil: A Resource Book for the Blacksmith [Illustrated] (Paperback)

Review The is THE one book you need to get started as a blacksmith. The New Edge of the Anvil is a revised and expanded edition of Andrews’ earlier and most successful book. I urge all my students to buy, read, use and then reread this book. Clear words, excellent pictures, good explanations, tables, charts…all […]

The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation (Hardcover)

From Booklist Homeland Security expert Flynn examines the vulnerability of the U.S. to disaster–natural and man-made–and what the nation must do to fortify its security. By exploring several well-documented and frightening scenarios, Flynn exposes our weaknesses and the consequences of our failure to adequately plan for disaster. Among the scenarios he explores: an avian flu […]

Inviting Disaster: Lessons From the Edge of Technology (Paperback)

Amazon.com ReviewInviting Disaster, by technology and history writer James R. Chiles, is an unusual book: it appeals to the macabre desires that keep us riveted to highway accidents, while knowledgeably discoursing on the often preventable mistakes that caused them. At its heart are colorful stories behind more than 50 of the most infamous catastrophes that […]