Now available for the first time in more than a century, this unique book provides an insider's view of life inside a London workhouse in the 1880s. Originally published anonymously, a new preface by Peter Higginbotham uncovers the identity of the author and that of the workhouse he describes. The book, the only full-length account of workhouse life through an inmate's eyes, includes fascinating details of the characters who inhabited the institution and the sometimes nefarious practices engaged in by its staff.
<b>Investigation techniques and analytical methodologies for addressing microbial contamination indoors</b> <p> Microbial contamination indoors is a significant environmental and occupational health and safety problem. This book provides fundamental background information on fungal and bacterial growth indoors as well as in-depth, practical approaches to analyzing and remedying problems. The information helps investigators, laboratory managers, and environmental health professionals properly use state-of-the-science methods and correctly interpret the results. With chapters by expert microbiologists, mycologists, environmental professionals, and industrial hygienists, <i>Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms</i> is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive reference on advanced approaches, covering: <ul> <li>Microbiological problems in a water-damaged environment <li>Indoor construction techniques and materials that impact environmental microbiology <li>Microbial ecology indoors, airborne bacteria, genetic-based analytical methods, and statistical tools for microorganism analysis <li>Microbiological sampling approaches <li>Mold removal principles and methods, including specialized microbial remediation techniques for HVAC systems, legionellas and biofilms, and sewage contamination <li>A forensic approach toward the assessment of fungal growth in the indoor environment </ul> <p> A must-have guide for practicing professionals, including environmental health and safety personnel, public health officials, and building and construction engineers and architects, this is also a valuable reference for attorneys, home inspectors, water restoration personnel, mold remediation contractors, insurance adjusters, and others.
This book will serve as a good guide if you want to start growing some plants Indoors as a hobby. It will give you a good idea as to what you need to keep in mind while you start your indoor garden as well as guidelines to nurture them so that you can reap your benefits. This book also gives you the basic do's and don'ts while growing plants as well as what plants you can start off with and what plant you can avoid.