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Updated with a new chapter on the Windsors, including the death of Diana, this reference offers a concise guide to the great dynasties of English royalty.
The lives of twenty composers and musicians, ranging from Vivaldi, Mozart, and Bach to Gershwin, Gilbert 6a Sullivan, and Woody Guthrie, are profiled in this eclectic, humorous, and informative collection.
Written toward the layperson, this is a recounting of a 2 year national study of hunger in America. The authors, plus multiple field teams, traveled America looking at the growing number of hungry people, their changing demographics and the causes of that hunger. The book includes an extensive index, useful for research purposes.
A book for everything magical in 2008 including moon phases, magical trends, sabbits, and much more.
Celebrate each season of the Witches' year with rituals, recipes, and crafts. Discover new and unique ways to follow the Wheel of the Year and enrich your spiritual life with this essential resource for celebrating the eight sacred Wiccan holidays. From seasonal crafts to time-honored customs, this handy almanac offers an abundance of meaningful ways to empower your own celebrations. Your favorite Wiccan and Pagan authors offer rituals, craft activities, history and lore, plus a variety of family-friendly ideas for discovering the gifts and lessons of each Sabbat and season: Simple recipes for tasty holiday appetizers, entrees, beverages, and desserts; Information on full and new moons and major planetary influences so you can easily plan rituals according to cosmic energies; A journal page for each Sabbat so you can keep a record of memorable events or insights gained Samhain 2010 to Mabon 2011.
Essays and commentaries on the amateur detective, the private investigator, and the police along with excerpts. Includes a list of annual awards for mystery fiction and a bibliography of critical essays and commentaries.
The Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values 2012: The Authoritative Source of Glycemic Index Values for Nearly 1,200 Foodsby Kaye Foster-Powell Jennie Brand-Miller
Whether you're grocery shopping, planning dinner, eating out, or meeting with your nutritionist or dietitian, the seventh annual edition of theShopper's Guide to GI Values-previous editions of which have sold more than 180,000 copies-is a must for anyone seeking healthier eating habits. Newly revised and updated, the convenient, at-a-glance tables make this the one necessary guide for people following a glycemic index (GI) diet to improve health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or PCOS; lose weight; or enhance their overall well-being and fitness. Shopper's Guide is the only annually updated book of GI values, featuring nearly 1,300 foods and their GI values as well as comprehensive nutritional data for calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, fiber, and sodium.
Do you know that one of old-time radio's best-known voices is heard as Cruella DeVille in Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians? You will find many interesting tidbits about the shows and the people who played in them.
Some time in the early 1960s, during the golden age of organized crime in America--the era that would inspire The Godfather; Goodfellas, and even The Sopranos--federal investigators pulled every known piece of information on more than 800 Mafia members worldwide into a thick, phone-book-sized directory. From old-school gangsters like Lucky Luciano and Mickey Cohen to young turks like Paul Castellano and Vinny "The Chin" Gigante, the guide offered at-a-glance profiles of small-time thugs and major dons alike... and was allegedly the book Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy used to investigate the mob. Recently discovered, and published for the first time in this facsimile edition, Mafia is a treasure trove of info on the underworld in mid-century America--a revelatory artifact and an irresistible read.
From the book: The newly revised and updated Making Life More Livable is the essential guide for adults experiencing vision loss and is an invaluable resource for their family and friends. Full of practical tips and illustrated by numerous photographs, this easy-to- use resource shows how people who are visually impaired can continue living independent, productive lives at home on their own. Useful general guidelines and room-by-room specifics provide simple and effective solutions for making homes accessible and everyday activities for individuals with visual impairments.
This guide offers accounts of all of Costa Rica's readily identifiable terrestrial and freshwater mammals. Descriptions include key identification features, range maps, local folklore and mythology, and information on natural history and conservation. The guide provides an entry point into a general study of tropical ecology and conservation for both first-time and experienced visitors to Costa Rica and the American tropics, as well as for naturalists, students, and researchers. Wainwright is a naturalist and instructor for tropical ecology courses in Costa Rica.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (7th edition)by Joseph M. Williams Kate L. Turabian Wayne C. Booth Gregory G. Colomb
This seventh edition of Turabian's "Manual" is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined-- while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
This book gives an overview on the marriage and divorce laws of the various countries of the world.
A new collection of hard-core curses, colorful colloquialisms, and streetwise slang never taught in Spanish class includes sample conversations, painless quizzes, tips on body gestures, and discussions of Spanish history, culture, and cuisine--complete with delightful cartoons.
Test-takers can use Peterson's ebook to obtain their best high school entrance exam score and get into the secondary school of their choice. Readers will find sections on high school entrance exam basics, vocabulary review, verbal ability review, reading review, mathematics review, writing sample review, SSAT and ISEE practice tests, and a Parent's Guide to Private Schools. Peterson's Master the SSAT & ISEE provides students with detailed strategies to help maximize their test scores AND assists parents with guidance on selecting, applying to, and paying for private school.
Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition is a fun, engaging first step on your journey toward a successful healthcare career. Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions in small, easy-to-follow learning segments, followed by exercises and review questions that test your understanding. Apply your knowledge using realistic case studies and patient records, or take your learning beyond the book with interactive games and exercises on the companion website.
Used in conjunction with the corresponding client workbook, this therapist guide offers effective treatment strategies that follow an empirically-supported treatment approach. It provides clinicians with effective means of teaching clients skills that have been scientifically tested and shown to help adults cope with ADHD. The step-by-step, session-by-session descriptions are a practical resource for therapists who deliver the treatment to clients with ADHD. Together, the therapist guide and client workbook contain all of the information and materials necessary to delivery this treatment in the context of individual outpatient cognitive behavioral therapy.
Specific, student- and instructor-tested features of The McGraw-Hill Handbook equip today's students with tools for learning, writing, researching, and editing. The book also provides students and teachers with access to powerful online resources.
Media and Communication Research Methods: An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches 3rd editionby Arthur Asa Berger
The new edition combines insightful discussions of qualitative and quantitative media and communication research methods as it covers each topic thoroughly in a fun-to-read style. Ideal for beginning research students at both the graduate and undergraduate level, this proven book is clear, concise, and accompanied by just the right number of detailed examples, useful applications, and valuable exercises that are sure to get your students to want to understand, and master, media and communication research.
Medical Language is a medical terminology text that truly immerses readers within the language of medicine, so that students can apply their vocabulary within a real-world context. As opposed to fostering rote memorization, this book engages students in an interactive learning experience that will give them a vital tool and inspire them to become truly proficient in medical language.
Now in its Third Edition,Medical Language has touched the lives of more people than any other medical terminology book. This intensely visual, powerfully relevant book is organized to promote exceptionally effective instruction and maximum student success. Fully updated to cover the field's newest terminology, this edition retains a deep focus on word building, and enhances teaching and learning in many ways -- including a state-of-the-art immersive online study experience. Its appealing, uncluttered design contains hundreds of rich images and plenty of white space for easy reading and note taking. Student learning is promoted through an unsurpassed quantity and variety of exercises, more colorful, interesting, and large illustrations, and - as requested by most instructors - an intuitive organization around medical specialties. In addition to content updates throughout, this edition is complemented by a brand new set of Dynamic Lectures: comprehensive audio/visual learning experiences narrated by the author.
"Do you know what's really good for you?" In this age of countless miracle cures, it's vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical truths you need. TRUTH: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries. TRUTH: Tossing and turning at night may shorten your life. TRUTH: Boring jobs can kill you. Get the information you need to revitalize your body, maintain your longevity, manage your health care, and possibly even save a life--yours.
The purpose of this book is to teach you the basic design of medical terminology and how to easily remember the meanings of 350 Latin and Greek word parts or elements.
Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, 7e by Barbara Janson Cohen uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages: the Key Terms sections list the terms most commonly used; more specialized terms are included in a later section entitled "Supplementary Terms."<P> The current edition includes a robust student ancillary package delivered under the PASSport to Success brand, with assessment exercises, chapter quizzes, and searchable text online, and a complete suite of instructor resources. The addition of PrepU as a packaging option provides a powerful value to students - the online study experience helps them to understand and retain course information and helps instructors to better assess what their students may be struggling with.
This is a great course for beginners, the experienced, and everyone in between! This course teaches what we call Word Building, which is the knowledge of how all medical words are structured. It's a quick, efficient and amazingly easy way for anyone to learn medical terminology. You learn how to recognize the meaning of a medical term by dividing the word into its three basic component parts: the prefix, root and suffix. By knowing the meanings of the prefixes, suffixes, and root words, you can easily make sense of a medical term. This course is designed for the healthcare claims biller, the medical insurance claims adjuster, the medical office worker, or anyone wanting to learn medical terminology. The course takes the average person 3 weeks or less to complete based on a study time of 1-2 hours per day.