Category: Nonfiction

  • Art Therapy and Eating Disorders

    By Mury Rabin

    Art treatment and consuming Disorders is a step by step method of a brand new and intensely promising method for treating individuals with consuming disorders―children in addition to adults, female and male victims alike―that has confirmed to be a very important reduction to id, prevention, and intervention. Mury Rabin demonstrates how her award-winning paintings treatment approach, referred to as exceptional and Nonphenomenal physique photograph initiatives or "PNBIT," can be utilized through clinicians except artwork therapists and exhibits its effectiveness together with diversified healing options.

    Unlike conventional treatment courses that deal with indicators, this system makes a speciality of root explanations and involves a sequence of tasks―some exceptional: weight recording, reflect viewing, and physique measurement estimates; others now not: chromatic kinfolk line drawings and physique snapshot mandalas. The e-book comprises 5 case reports that illustrate how the PNBIT approach capabilities in practice.

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  • The Book of Ingenious Devices / Kitáb al-Hiyal: Kitáb al-Hiyal. By The Banú (sons of) Músà bin Shákir

    Expert in geometry, creative units (!lival), track and astronomy. in accordance with Ibn al-Nad!m and Ibn Khallikan their weakest topic used to be astronamy, yet this turns out to clash with the critiques of Ibn Yunus and al-BIrun!, hoth solid judges, who spoke hugely of the accuracy of the Banu Musa's astronomical observations. Mul)ammad, who was once the main influential of the brothers, specialized in gcomctry and astronomy, and excellcd Al)mad in the entire sciences other than within the building of inventive units. AI-l:Iasan was once a super geometrician with aretenlive memoryand nice powers of deduction. A rival onee attempted to discredit him in entrance of al-Ma'mun hy announcing that al- l:Iasan had learn merely six of the 13 books of Euclid's components. AI-l:Iasan answered via asserting that it was once pointless for him to learn the remaining simply because he may arrive on the solutions to any of Euclid's challenge s by way of deduction. AI-Ma'mun stated al-l:Iasan 's ability, yet didn't excuse him, announcing: "laziness has avoided you from 2 analyzing the complete ofit-it is to geometry because the Ictters a, b, t, 111 are to speech and writing. " (H. 264). AI-l:Iasan is never pointed out via identify in other places within the resources and should have most well-liked to dedicate his time to scholarship, while his brothers have been excited by a number of undertakings. on the time in their access into the home of knowledge the Banu Musil have been paar and needy (H.
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  • Äkta vara

    By Mats-Eric Nilsson

    Vad är det egentligen vi stoppar i oss? Frågan släpper inte taget om de tiotusentals svenskar som läst Den hemlige kocken - det okända fusket med maten på din tallrik, en bok som skakat livsmedelsindustrin i dess grundvalar. Runt middagsbord, i fikarum, på bloggar och i TV-kanalernas debattsoffor talas det som aldrig förr om den fejkade mat som vi varje dag lägger i kundvagnen. Vi konsumenter inser plötsligt att vi är grundlurade av de stora livsmedelskedjornas utbud, rikt på tillsatser males fattigt på råvaror. males vad ska guy då äta, är den givna följdfrågan från den omskakade matkunden. Och hur hittar guy de genuina och oförfalskade livsmedlen? Är majskycklingen verkligen bättre? Finns det någon skinka värd namnet? Varifrån får laxen sin färg och vad innehåller egentligen fiskpinnarna? Svaren på dessa frågor och många fler ger Mats-Eric Nilsson i sin nya bok Äkta vara. Här bjuder han på fler avslöjanden av det utbredda matfusket och tipsar samtidigt om mängder av goda alternativ. Denna shoppingguide är en detaljerad genomgång av 2 hundred livsmedel och förhoppningen är att den ska få följa med sina läsare ända in i butiken. Dessutom innehåller boken: - Så läser du en innehållsförteckning - Här är de vanligaste tillsatserna - Lär dig att genomskåda reklamspråket ("Naturligt", - "Hemlagat" etc.) - Vägvisare until eventually märkesdjungeln (Krav, Sigill, Nyckelhål etc.) - Så styr butiken dina inköp
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  • Windows Registry Troubleshooting

    By Mike Halsey, Andrew Bettany

    Whatever model of home windows you’re using--from Vista as much as home windows 8.1--the registry is on the center of your computing device event. software program installs and compatibility, operation and extra are controlled by way of a posh database of codes and numbers. whilst anything is going unsuitable it may appear most unlikely to diagnose and service the matter, and tougher nonetheless to avoid a recurrence or make the delicate alterations and tweaks required to mend the matter. during this ebook we’ll take you contained in the workings of the Registry, and educate you the way to fix, adjust and fresh it to maintain your desktops operating smoothly.

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  • Bordeaux: A Consumer's Guide to the World's Finest Wines

    By Robert M. Parker

    Wine drinkers around the globe check with Robert M. Parker, Jr.'s Bordeaux easily as "The Bible."
    First released in 1985, this landmark client consultant introduced essentially the most illustrious careers in wine feedback. Robert Parker's venture, in his publication The Wine Advocate and his many bestselling books, has continually been to offer wine drinkers sincere, trained recommendation approximately which wines are worthy their funds, and which wines will not be.
    The fourth version of Bordeaux offers an entire advisor to vintages among 1961 and 2001. This newest quantity brings readers updated at the abundance of recent manufacturers in France's most crucial wine sector and for the 1st time comprises greater than seven-hundred wine labels. Parker has retasted and reevaluated a lot of Bordeaux's best wines -- and changed their rankings hence -- so readers of his earlier variations will realize herein a wealth of latest fabric.
    Parker starts off with an summary of every yr, which include perception into starting to be stipulations and yields, notes on expected adulthood, common rate levels, and lists of top wines. the center of the booklet is the bankruptcy "Evaluating the Wines of Bordeaux," within which he meticulously stories wine manufacturers of each appellation. equipped geographically, the chateaux are indexed in alphabetical order, and entries contain touch info, winery measurement, information about the wine-making kind, and a common assessment of the chateau's wines. better of all, every one access contains large tasting notes on very important vintages, them all that includes Parker's celebrated ranking process -- within which each wine is classed on a scale starting from 50 to a hundred. In later chapters, he additionally bargains crucial information regarding the weather of an exceptional Bordeaux wine, sensible go back and forth information regarding the sector, a thesaurus of wine phrases, and extra.
    a useful advisor for shoppers, Robert M. Parker, Jr.'s Bordeaux presents the entire info amateurs and connoisseurs alike may be able to want of their look for that ideal bottle.
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  • A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America

    By Ernest Drucker

    When Dr. John Snow first traced an epidemic of cholera to a water pump within the Soho district of London in 1854, the sector of epidemiology was once born. Ernest Drucker’s A Plague of Prisons takes an analogous ideas and instruments of public wellbeing and fitness that experience effectively tracked epidemics of flu, tuberculosis, and AIDS to make the case that our present remarkable point of imprisonment has develop into a pandemic. Drucker passionately argues that imprisonment—originally conceived as a reaction to the crimes of individuals—has develop into mass incarceration: a destabilizing strength, a virulent disease upon our physique politic, that undermines households and groups, harmful the very social buildings that hinder crime.

    Described as a “towering success” (Ira Glasser) and “the clearest and so much intelligible case for a reevaluation of ways we view incarceration” (Spectrum Culture), A Plague of Prisons bargains a state of the art standpoint on legal justice in twenty-first-century the United States that “could support to disgrace the U.S. public into tough remedial motion” (The Lancet).
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  • Signs: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro (Picker's Pocket Guide)

    By Eric Bradley

    Observe what the professionals understand with this hands-on, how-to advisor to choosing ads symptoms. study what professional creditors search for and what they price during this easy-to-follow and integral pocket guide.

    YOU'LL UNCOVER:
    • the simplest different types of indicators: beer, Coca-Cola, petroliana, food and drinks, farm and enforce, domestic and backyard, and neon signs
    • sensible techniques from most sensible purchasers and sellers
    • What to appear for and the place to discover it
    • tips on how to turn the symptoms you pick
    • universal fakes and reproductions

    Whether for excitement or revenue, the Picker's Pocket advisor is a true locate.
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  • How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family

    A compelling portrait of cultural transition and assimilation through the saga of 1 Acoma Pueblo Indian family

    Born in 1861 in New Mexico’s Acoma Pueblo, Edward Proctor Hunt lived a tribal existence nearly unchanged for hundreds of years. yet after attending executive faculties he broke together with his people’s historic codes to turn into a shopkeeper and debatable dealer among Indian and white worlds. As a Wild West express Indian he travelled in Europe together with his relations, and observed his sons turn into silversmiths, painters, and specialists on Indian Lore. In 1928, in a life-culminating adventure, he recited his model of the beginning delusion of Acoma Pueblo to Smithsonian establishment scholars.

    Nabokov narrates the interesting tale of Hunt’s lifestyles inside a multicultural and old context. Chronicling Pueblo Indian lifestyles and Anglo/Indian relatives over the past century and a part, he explores how this entrepreneurial relations capitalized at the nation’s ardour for Indian tradition. during this wealthy booklet, Nabokov dramatizes how the Hunts, like immigrants all through background, confronted anguishing judgements over staying positioned or notable out for financial independence, and skilled the pivotal passage from culture to modernity.
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  • Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

    By Richard Heinberg

    The swift unfold of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has quickly boosted US normal gasoline and oil production... and sparked an enormous environmental backlash in groups around the nation. The fossil gas is attempting to promote fracking because the largest power improvement of the century, with slick supplies of yankee power independence and merits to neighborhood economies. SNAKE OIL casts a severe eye at the oil-industry hype that has hijacked America's power dialog. this is often the 1st booklet to examine fracking from either financial and environmental views, trained by way of the main thorough research of shale fuel and oil drilling facts ever undertaken. Is fracking the miracle cure-all to our strength ills, or a expensive distraction from the required paintings of decreasing our fossil gasoline dependence?
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  • Once Upon a Time . . . A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tale Illustrations (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

    By Jeff A. Menges

    This captivating gallery transports audience to a fairy story international — an ageless fable realm inhabited through characters from favourite folktales and depicted by way of popular artists. Lovingly reproduced from infrequent early variants, greater than one hundred eighty illustrations painting scenes from tales by means of the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and different resources, together with historical Celtic and Norse legends. Breathtaking artwork, courting from 1882 to 1923, captures the genius of 23 illustrators, together with Arthur Rackham, Gustave Doré, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Warwick Goble, and Walter Crane.
    The creative interpretations comprise vignettes from "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Puss in Boots," "The Snow Queen," and rankings of alternative typical and lesser-known stories. The illustrations, a lot of that are brilliantly coloured, full-page photos, seem with a caption that comes with the artist's identify, the tale from which it truly is drawn, and a descriptive line or direct citation from the story. ebook fanatics of every age will have a good time during this treasury and its satisfied marriage of excellent paintings and fairy tales.
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