The Practical Guide To Practically Everything

Author: Peter Bernstein
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 9780375750298
Size: 77.31 MB
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Brief articles provide information on money, health, sexuality, education, careers, home life, travel, sports, entertainment, cars, computers, and the world

A Practical Guide To Racism

Author: C. H. Dalton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592404308
Size: 30.34 MB
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A whimsical and irreverent evaluation of the world's diverse populations, written pseudonymously by the fictional son of an elitist family, argues in support of supremacist belief systems while diminishing the sufferings of minority groups. Reprint.

The New York Times Guide To Essential Knowledge

Author: The New York Times
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429950854
Size: 23.12 MB
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A COMPLETE REVISION AND THOROUGH UPDATING OF THE ULTIMATE REFERENCE FROM THE NEWSPAPER OF RECORD. A comprehensive guide offering insight and clarity on a broad range of even more essential subjects. Whether you are researching the history of Western art, investigating an obscure medical test, following current environmental trends, studying Shakespeare, brushing up on your crossword and Sudoku skills, or simply looking for a deeper understanding of the world, this book is for you. An indispensable resource for every home, office, dorm room, and library, this new edition of The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge offers in-depth explorations of art, astronomy, biology, business, economics, the environment, film, geography, history, the Internet, literature, mathematics, music, mythology, philosophy, photography, sports, theater, film, and many other subjects. This one volume is designed to offer more information than any other book on the most important subjects, as well as provide easy-to-access data critical to everyday life. It is the only universal reference book to include authoritative and engaging essays from New York Times experts in almost every field of endeavor. The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge provides information with matchless accuracy and exceptional clarity. This new revised and expanded third edition covers major categories with an emphasis on depth and historical context, providing easy access to data vital for everyday living. Covering nearly 50 major categories, and providing an immediate grasp of complex topics with charts, sidebars, and maps, the third edition features 50 pages of new material, including new sections on * Atheism * Digital Media * Inventions and Discoveries * Endangered Species * Inflation * Musical Theater * Book Publishing *Wikileaks *The Financial Crisis *Nuclear Weapons *Energy *The Global Food Supply Every section has been thoroughly updated, making this third edition more useful and comprehensive than ever. It informs, educates, answers, illustrates and clarifies---it's the only one-volume reference book you need.

The Practical Guide To Practically Everything

Author: Christopher Ma
Publisher: Random House (NY)
ISBN:
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This extensive, one-volume personal library offers a better way of getting the facts one needs to live safety, easily, inexpensively, and enjoyably in complicated times. In a lively style, The Practical Guide to Practically Everything covers such consumer issues as health care, money matters, buying a car, safety on airlines and in airports, strategies for getting better pay, and more. Graphs, tables, charts & illustrations.

Boomer Basics

Author: Walter T. Burke
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780071355704
Size: 73.31 MB
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The term Baby Boom Generation has been coined to describe the more than 78 million people born between 1946 and 1964. This is a comprehensive reference that addresses the challenges and intergenerational concerns of boomers. Within each part, the book provides information, advice, and leads for more information (for instance, key government web addresses and publications) on the major personal, financial, and health issues surrounding children (from infancy to college), parents (from estate planning to elder health care) and themselves (from professional life to money management to health).

The New York Times Presents Smarter By Sunday

Author: The New York Times
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 142993140X
Size: 74.15 MB
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A handy, smaller, and more focused version of our popular New York Times knowledge books—organized by weekends and topic Fell asleep during history class in high school when World War II was covered? Learned the table of elements at one time but have forgotten it since? Always wondered who really invented the World Wide Web? Here is the book for you, with all the answers you've been looking for: The New York Times Presents Smarter by Sunday is based on the premise that there is a recognizable group of topics in history, literature, science, art, religion, philosophy, politics, and music that educated people should be familiar with today. Over 100 of these have been identified and arranged in a way that they can be studied over a year's time by spending two hours on a topic every weekend.

Radiology Sourcebook

Author: Douglas P. Beall
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1592592872
Size: 35.76 MB
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Douglas P. Beall, MD, summarizes the early experiences of established clinicians to create a compendium of everything you need to know during your formative years in radiology. Written for radiology residents and fellows and newly minted radiologists, the Radiology Sourcebook provides vital professional information and sound guidance on such critical issues as resident employment, Board examinations and test results, review courses, fellowships, and CAQs, as well as practical advice on finding a job and what you should know about your professional contract. The book also offers the radiology trainee a proven framework for performing basic procedures in general radiology, understanding the tools and instruments essential to those procedures, obtaining the images needed to make a diagnosis, and reporting the examination once they have been obtained.

How To Restore Repair Practically Everything

Author: Lorraine Johnson
Publisher: Mercury Books
ISBN: 9781904668466
Size: 19.36 MB
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An indispensable source of information on subjects ranging from restoring stained-glass panels to rethreading pearls, this superbly illustrated bookQdesigned and written for amateursQis the revised and expanded edition of the classic guide to restoration which was first published in 1977. Each section includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations, plus a list of suppliers.

Mood Disorders

Author: S. Nassir Ghaemi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781767637
Size: 35.97 MB
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Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Chapters review the pharmacology of all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics in current use and point out these drugs' advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical problems such as depression, mania, and ADHD in children and the conundrum of schizoaffective disorder. The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.