Entertaining America

Gangsters to Governors : The New Bosses of Gambling in America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Feb. 3, 2018
Gangsters to Governors : The New Bosses of Gambling in America

Gangsters to Governors : The New Bosses of Gambling in America
by David Clary
English | 2017 | ISBN: 081358454X | 344 Pages | PDF | 1.66 MB

Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 21, 2018
Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure

Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure by Susan Benjamin
English | March 15th, 2016 | ASIN: B0138NKJZG, ISBN: 1633881407 | 315 pages | EPUB | 9.14 MB

here's more to candy than its sugary taste. As this book shows, candy has a remarkable history, most of it sweet, some of it bitter. The author, a food historian and candy expert, tells the whole story—from the harvesting of the marshmallow plant in ancient Egypt to the mass-produced candy innovations of the twentieth century.

Conflicts of Fitness: Islam, America, and Evolutionary Psychology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Dec. 29, 2017
Conflicts of Fitness: Islam, America, and Evolutionary Psychology

Conflicts of Fitness: Islam, America, and Evolutionary Psychology by A.S. Amin
English | December 8, 2015 | ISBN: 1483442845 | EPUB | 154 pages | 0.3 MB

The Season: The Secret Life Of Palm Beach And America's Richest Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Dec. 29, 2017
The Season: The Secret Life Of Palm Beach And America's Richest Society

The Season: The Secret Life Of Palm Beach And America's Richest Society by Ronald Kessler
English | December 28, 2010 (1999) | ISBN: 0060193913, 0061098426 | EPUB | 336 pages | 9.8 MB

The House in Good Taste: Design Advice from America's First Interior Decorator  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Nov. 28, 2017
The House in Good Taste: Design Advice from America's First Interior Decorator

The House in Good Taste: Design Advice from America's First Interior Decorator by Elsie de Wolfe
English | October 23rd, 2017 | ASIN: B0775P4NQ4, ISBN: 0486819272 | 336 Pages | EPUB | 50.87 MB

"Good taste can be developed in anyone, just as surely as good manners are possible to anyone. And good taste is as necessary as good manners," declared Elsie de Wolfe, the "first lady" of American interior design. Although de Wolfe decorated the homes of wealthy, socially prominent clients, she always maintained that her vision of elegant but comfortable living is attainable to all.
Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia: The TV Hosts of America's Test Kitchen Share Their Favorite Recipes for Feeding Family

Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia: The TV Hosts of America's Test Kitchen Share Their Favorite Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends by America's Test Kitchen
English | October 31st, 2017 | ASIN: B01N6YSS49, ISBN: 1945256168 | 192 Pages | EPUB | 412.93 MB

For the first time, Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster, the beloved stars of America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Country public television shows, get personal and pull back the curtain on their lives, their families, and the recipes they like to cook when they are off camera.

Two Weeks Every Summer : Fresh Air Children and the Problem of Race in America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Feb. 23, 2018
Two Weeks Every Summer : Fresh Air Children and the Problem of Race in America

Two Weeks Every Summer :
Fresh Air Children and the Problem of Race in America

by Tobin Miller Shearer
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1501707450 | 263 Pages | PDF | 4.38 MB
Diseasing of America: How We Allowed Recovery Zealots and the Treatment Industry to Convince Us We Are Out of Control

Diseasing America P: How We Allowed Recovery Zealots and the Treatment Industry to Convince Us We Are Out of Control by Stanton Peele
English | 8 Jan. 1999 | ISBN: 0787946435 | 340 Pages | AZW3 | 845.69 KB
Fiscal and Welfare Impacts of Electricity Subsidies in Central America (Directions in Development)

Fiscal and Welfare Impacts of Electricity Subsidies in Central America (Directions in Development) by Marco Antonio Hernández Oré
English | Oct. 23, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811040 | 221 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Central American countries use approximately one percent of their aggregate gross domestic product to subsidize residential electricity consumption. This amount is comparable to what these countries spend on education and social assistance. The pressure that these electricity subsidies exert on government budgets is particularly high when international energy prices rise. Furthermore, electricity subsidies may have negative effects on the environment because of overconsumption of electricity and an increase in greenhouse gas emissions.
Toward More Efficient and Effective Public Social Spending in Central America (Directions in Development)

Toward More Efficient and Effective Public Social Spending in Central America (Directions in Development) by Pablo Acosta
English | May 30, 2017 | ISBN: 1464810605 | 149 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Central America has come a long way in terms of both economic and political stability. The region is increasingly focused on implementing productivity-enhancing reforms as well as supporting reductions in poverty and inequality. Toward More Efficient and Effective Public Social Spending in Central America analyzes trends in public social spending in Central America from 2007 to 2014, conducts international benchmarking, examines measures of the effectiveness and efficiency of social spending, and discusses the quality of selected institutions influencing this spending.