Private Zone Dayee 1982 Another book for parents and kids to keep them all nice and safe. Not bad, but certainly not great. Since this book was published in the early 1980s, most people believed that sexual assault was the
The Dangers of Strangers Vogel and Goldner 1983 Stranger Danger was all the rage in the 80s. I think this particular book takes the cake in victim blaming and scaring the crap out of any kid and adult. (I slept
Intruder in Your Home: How to Defend Yourself Legally With a Firearm Cruit 1983 Submitter: I found this book on my local urban public library. I think it was a good purchase for 1983. A bit scary, but that’s one way to
Surviving Hostage Situations Spear & Moak 1989 Submitter: Given the cover photo, I was surprised that it wasn’t older. You can read this book to learn how to attack your kidnapper, escape safely from captivity, deal with a hijacker on
Home Firearm Safety National Rifle Association of America 1990 Submitter: Uncanniest book cover… ever? Note the passive man in the recliner staring at a blank TV screen, the stains on the carpet, and that menacing, satisfied look on the gun
Atomic Bombing How to Protect Yourself Davis, Ed Science Service 1950 My generation was told that we could hide from nuclear holocaust from underneath our school desk. Fortunately, I never had the opportunity to see this safety tip in action.
Drownproofing: The Original Explanation of This Revolutionary Water Safety and Survival Technique Lanoue 1963 Submitter: We’d like to submit a lovely tome we unearthed in our library collection as we were shelf-browsing for kayak-related material. This just solidifies that, after
A First Book of Safety Bolian and Hinds 1970 Safety books have been finding their way to me lately. I am fascinated by the change in emphasis over time. Strangers are the big deal in the 1980s, while the 60s