Ball Complete Book Of Home Preserving

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Ball Blue Book of Canning and Preserving Recipes

Ball Blue Book of Canning and Preserving Recipes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Various Authors
Editor: Read Books Ltd
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Ball Blue Book of Canning and Preserving Recipes by Various Authors Summary

This early work is a fascinating guide to canning and preserving food. Its 56 pages are extensively illustrated with text and full page photographs. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness

The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jim Cobb
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 161243259X
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The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness by Jim Cobb Summary

PREPARE. SURVIVE. THRIVE. Is your survival plan complete from A to Z? Are you truly 100 percent prepared? Because if you overlook one vital area, fail to stock one critical supply or underestimate one potential danger, your whole plan could come crashing down. The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness guarantees you won’t miss a thing as you prepare for the most important moment in your life. This bible of prepping shows each and every life-saving step necessary to keep your family alive and well when the world around you is in chaos, including how to: • Efficiently store water and acquire additional fresh water after a collapse • Build a shelf-stable food stock and supplement it by harvesting edible wild plants • Strengthen the security of your home as well as have a back-up bug-out plan • Treat illness and stay healthy when there are no doctors or hospitals • Build a safe and secure survival retreat that allows for long-term off-the-grid living

The Natural Canning Resource Book

The Natural Canning Resource Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Rayner
Editor: Lifeweaver
ISBN: 0980060826
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The Natural Canning Resource Book - A guide to home canning with locally-grown, sustainably-produced and fair trade foods By Lisa Rayner Copyright (c) 2010 202 pages. 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. Color cover. Approx. 500 black and white illustrations. ISBN: 978-0-9800608-2-9 The local foods movement has made home canning popular once again! Farmer’s markets, Community Supported Agriculture projects, urban foraging collectives, permaculture guilds and community gardens are popping up like mushrooms. People who never learned how to preserve food growing up are teaching themselves and learning from old-timers how to can in boiling water baths and pressure canners. The Natural Canning Resource Book fills a major gap in the canning literature. Most published canning recipes require the use of non-organic, refined ingredients like distilled white vinegar, white sugar, corn syrup or commercial pectin containing chemical preservatives. This book explains the science behind USDA canning guidelines and explores how to can foods using healthy, natural ingredients you’ll find at your local farmer’s market, CSA and natural foods grocery, buying club or cooperative. Learn how to: --can fruit & pickles without sugar or sweetened with raw honey, agave syrup, maple syrup, brown rice syrup, barley malt, evaporated cane juice or other unrefined cane sugars. -- pickle vegetables with organic, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar or homemade vinegar. -- can wild and tropical fruits like Oregon grape, Juneberries, elderberries, paw paw & guava. -- gel jams and jellies with homemade pectin extracted from locally grown fruit. -- create your own jam, jelly, fruit butter, pickle, relish, chutney & salsa recipes. -- can foods using a solar cooker. -- create a community canning project or start a community kitchen. -- save money & energy with home canning. -- use European-style canning jars with glass lids & rubber gaskets. -- sell your canned goods at your local farmer’s market or CSA.CSA.

Mes confitures

Mes confitures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christine Ferber
Editor: Éditions Payot
ISBN: 222892671X
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Tous les gourmands connaissent Christine Ferber, la "fée des confitures". Cette maître pâtissier-confiseur, qui vit et travaille dans son village natal de Niedermorschwihr, en Alsace, a su conquérir, avec ses confitures et ses aigre-doux, les plus grands chefs : Alain Ducasse, la maison Troisgros, Pierre Gagnaire... Virtuose des saveurs, elle nous ouvre son cahier de recettes : confiture de griottes et de pommes à la menthe fraîche, gelée de pommes à la fleur d’acacia, cassis au pinot noir, châtaignes et noix... Plus de 200 créations, classiques ou audacieuses, toujours expliquées avec simplicité, qui feront le bonheur de tous les amateurs de douceurs.

Homemade for Sale

Homemade for Sale Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Kivirist,John Ivanko
Editor: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925822
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Homemade for Sale by Lisa Kivirist,John Ivanko Summary

The authoritative guide for launching a successful home-based food enterprise, from idea and recipe to final product. From farm-to-fork and "Buy Local" to slow food and hand-made artisan breads, more people than ever are demanding real food made with real ingredients by real people. Widely known as "cottage food legislation," over forty-two states and many Canadian provinces have enacted recent legislation that encourages home cooks to create and sell a variety of "non-hazardous" food items, often defined as those that are high-acid, like pickles, or low moisture, like breads or cookies. Finally, "homemade" and "fresh from the oven" on the package can mean exactly what it says. Homemade for Sale is the first authoritative guide to conceiving and launching your own home-based food start-up. Packed with profiles of successful cottage food entrepreneurs, this comprehensive and accessible resource covers everything you need to get cooking for your customers, creating items that by their very nature are specialized and unique. Topics covered include: Product development and testing Marketing and developing your niche Structuring your business and planning for the future Managing liability, risk, and government regulations You can join a growing movement of entrepreneurs starting small food businesses from their home. No capital needed, just good recipes, enthusiasm, and commitment, plus enough know-how to turn fresh ingredients into sought-after treats for your local community. Everything required is probably already in your home kitchen. Best of all, you can start tomorrow! Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko are co-authors of Farmstead Chef , ECOpreneuring , and Rural Renaissance , and are innkeepers of the award-winning Inn Serendipity Bed & Breakfast (innserendipity.com).

Not Your Mama's Canning Book

Not Your Mama's Canning Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rebecca Lindamood
Editor: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624142672
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Not Your Mama's Canning Book by Rebecca Lindamood Summary

Are you interested in learning how to can food or to try new recipes for canning food? Do you enjoy both savory and sweet canned goods? Rebecca Lindamood has the recipes for you! Rebecca will not only teach you how to can food with basic recipes, but she will provide alternative versions to take your canned food flavors up a notch. She will also provide recipes that highlight these unique flavor combinations so you can make use out of every canned good! From jams, jellies and preserves to pickles and relishes to drunken fruit and pressure canning, this book has something for everyone. Some recipes will require the use of pressure canners, but not all. Make your mama proud but don't tell her you can can better than her!

The City Homesteader

The City Homesteader Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Scott Meyer
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0762442298
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The City Homesteader is the handbook for the world of self-sufficient living. It's about living tangibly in a virtual world. It's about being resourceful, saving money, reducing consumption, and increasing self-reliance. Join the many who are raising backyard chickens in the city and tilling their side yards: tapping into natural energy, managing homes more efficiently, and getting back to the earth. Explore the homesteading arts: gardening on small and large scales, raising dwarf fruit trees, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, grinding grains for flour, making cheese, making wine, cellaring, heating without fossil fuel, harvesting rainwater, composting, and much moreThe City Homesteader provides all the basics, including how to find supplies and step-by-step instructions that make it easy to follow along. Original illustrations throughout help you create your very own homestead on any piece of earth.

Well-Preserved

Well-Preserved Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eugenia Bone
Editor: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307885801
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Well-Preserved by Eugenia Bone Summary

A collection of 30 small batch preserving recipes and 90 recipes in which to use the preserved goods for anyone who's ever headed to their local farmers' market reciting the mantra "I will not overbuy" but has lumbered home with bags overflowing with delicious summer strawberries, zucchini blossoms, and tomatoes, or autumn apples, pears, and cauliflower. Preserving recipes like Marinated Baby Artichokes are followed by recipes for dishes like Marinated Artichoke and Ricotta Pie and Sausages with Marinated Baby Artichokes; a Three-Citrus Marmelade recipe is followed by recipes for Chicken Wings Baked with Three-Citrus Marmelade, Shrmp with Three-Citrus Marmelade and Lime, and Crepes with Three-Citrus Marmelade, and so on. In this book, Eugenia Bone, a New Yorker whose Italian father was forever canning everything from olives to tuna, describes the art of preserving in an accessible way. Though she covers traditional water bath and pressure canning in detail, she also shares simpler methods that allow you to preserve foods using low-tech options like oil-preserving, curing, and freezing. Bone clearly explains each technique so that you can rest assured your food is stable and safe. With Well-Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods, you will never again have a night when you open your cupboard or refrigerator and lament that there's "nothing to eat!" Instead, you'll be whipping up the seasons' best meals all year long.

Put 'em Up!

Put 'em Up! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sherri Brooks Vinton
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603423724
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Put 'em Up! by Sherri Brooks Vinton Summary

With simple step-by-step instructions and 175 delicious recipes, this book will have even the timidest beginners filling pantries and freezers in no time! Put ’em Up! includes complete how-to information for every kind of preserving: refrigerating, freezing, air- and oven-drying, cold- and hot-pack canning, and pickling. Sherri Brooks Vinton includes recipes that range from the contemporary and daring — Wasabi Beans and Salsa Verde — to the very best versions of tried-and-true favorites, including Classic Crock Pickles and Orange Marmalade.

À quelques milles du reste du monde

À quelques milles du reste du monde Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pat Conroy
Editor: Le Nouveau Pont
ISBN: 2956012169
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À quelques milles du reste du monde by Pat Conroy Summary

1969. Dans une Amérique agitée par le mouvement pour les droits civiques, Pat Conroy accepte un poste d’enseignant sur une petite île isolée. L’endroit est envoûtant, presque désert et séparé du reste de la Caroline du Sud par un bras de mer. On ne peut s’y rendre qu’en bateau. Une poignée de familles afro-américaines vit ici mais l’île n’a plus d’avenir à offrir à ses enfants. Or le jeune professeur idéaliste découvre avec stupeur que ses élèves sont des laissés-pour-compte du système scolaire, que le niveau est dramatiquement bas et que les châtiments corporels ont toujours cours dans cette école. Pat s’acharne alors à faire rimer apprentissage avec plaisir et à donner à ces enfants une véritable ouverture sur le monde. Mais dans un Sud qui n’en a pas fini avec le racisme, il se heurte sans arrêt à l’immobilisme et au déni d’une administration qui fera tout pour le renvoyer. Dans son style enlevé et plein d’humour, Pat Conroy nous raconte son coup de cœur pour cette île à la beauté sauvage et pour dix-huit enfants qui avaient soif d’apprendre. L’année qui a changé sa vie. « Je devais écrire ce livre pour expliquer ce qui s’était passé et à quel point cela m’avait affecté. » Par le célèbre auteur du Prince des Marées, d’après une histoire vraie.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Preserving Food

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Preserving Food Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen K. Brees, Ph.D.
Editor: Penguin
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Preserving Food by Karen K. Brees, Ph.D. Summary

You can preserve just about everything-from soup to nuts. Food contamination scandals, the rising cost of food, organic eating, and better nutrition-all these factors contribute to the upsurge in interest in food preservation. While there are many books on canning, freezing, and pickling foods, few are as comprehensive as The Complete Idiot's Guide to Preserving Food, in which readers learn how easy and beneficial food preservation can be with detailed, step-by-step instructions. -The sales of jars for preservation have jumped 28% in the past year, indicating a strong increase in interest in preserving food -The author is a Master Food Preserver with over 40 years of expertise -Advice on preserving for special needs diets is unique to this book -Provides instructional photos

Pourparlers. 1972-1990

Pourparlers. 1972-1990 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gilles Deleuze
Editor: Minuit
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Pourparlers. 1972-1990 by Gilles Deleuze Summary

Pourquoi réunir des textes d’entretiens qui s’étendent presque sur vingt ans ? Il arrive que des pourparlers durent si longtemps qu’on ne sait plus s’ils font encore partie de la guerre ou déjà de la paix. Il est vrai que la philosophie ne se sépare pas d’une colère contre l’époque, mais aussi d’une sérénité qu’elle nous assure. La philosophie cependant n’est pas une Puissance. Les religions, les États, le capitalisme, la science, le droit, l’opinion, la télévision sont des puissances, mais pas la philosophie. La philosophie peut avoir de grandes batailles intérieures (idéalisme – réalisme, etc.), mais ce sont des batailles pour rire. N’étant pas une puissance, la philosophie ne peut pas engager de bataille avec les puissances, elle mène en revanche une guerre sans bataille, une guérilla contre elles. Et elle ne peut pas parler avec elles, elle n’a rien à leur dire, rien à communiquer, et mène seulement des pourparlers. Comme les puissances ne se contentent pas d’être extérieures, mais aussi passent en chacun de nous, c’est chacun de nous qui se trouve sans cesse en pourparlers et en guérilla avec lui-même, grâce à la philosophie. (G. D.) Ce recueil est paru en 1990.

La bête qui meurt

La bête qui meurt Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip Roth
Editor: Editions Gallimard
ISBN: 2072452155
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«Un nu aux seins opulents, légèrement évasés, pour lequel elle aurait pu poser elle-même. Un nu aux yeux clos, défendu comme elle par sa seule puissance érotique et, comme elle, à la fois primaire et élégant. Un nu mordoré mystérieusement endormi sur un gouffre noir velouté que, dans mon humeur du moment, j'associais à celui de la tombe. Fuselée, ondulante, elle t'attend, la jeune fille, immobile et muette comme la mort.» À l'orée de la vieillesse, David Kepesh, esthète attaché à sa liberté et séducteur exigeant, rencontre parmi ses étudiantes Consuela Castillo, vingt-quatre ans, fille de riches émigrés cubains, «émerveillée» par la culture. Et découvre la dépendance sexuelle... C'est le roman d'un envoûtement dans une Amérique bien loin des joyeuses bacchanales des années soixante, chères au Professeur de désir..; Et au tournant du millénaire, cet alter ego de l'auteur, naguère héros du Sein, est confronté non seulement à son propre vieillissement mais à la mort qui rôde en chacun de nous. Après La tache, Philip Roth nous offre à la fois un précis amoureux, une radiographie de notre temps et une méditation sur la condition humaine. Un nouveau chef-d'œuvre, d'une perfection lapidaire.

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rudyard Kipling
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The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated) by Rudyard Kipling Summary

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Land and Sea Tales Debits and Credits Thy Servant a Dog Limits and Renewals Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between Other Poems Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen The Irish Guards in the Great War I & II Travel Collections: American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 – 1913 Souvenirs of France Brazilian Sketches: 1927 How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Autobiographies: A Book of Words Something of Myself Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

Rudyard Kipling: The Complete Novels and Stories (Book Center)

Rudyard Kipling: The Complete Novels and Stories (Book Center) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rudyard Kipling
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Rudyard Kipling: The Complete Novels and Stories (Book Center) by Rudyard Kipling Summary

Here you will find the complete novels and stories of Rudyard Kipling in the chronological order of their original publication. - Plain Tales from the Hills (a collection of 40 short stories) - Soldiers Three (a collection of 9 short stories) - The Story of the Gadsbys (a collection of 8 short stories) - In Black and White (a collection of 8 short stories) - Under the Deodars (a collection of 8 short stories) - The Phantom Rickshaw and other Tales (a collection of 4 short stories) - Wee Willie Winkie and Other Child Stories (a collection of 4 short stories) - Life's Handicap (a collection of 27 short stories) - The Light That Failed (a novel) - The Naulahka: A Story of West and East (a novel) - Many Inventions (a collection of 14 short stories) - The Jungle Book (a collection of 7 short stories) - The Second Jungle Book (a collection of 8 short stories) - Captains Courageous (a novel) - The Day's Work (a collection of 13 short stories) - Stalky & Co. (a collection of 9 short stories) - Kim (a novel) - Just So Stories for Little Children (a collection of 13 short stories) - Traffics and Discoveries (a collection of 11 short stories) - Puck of Pook's Hill (a collection of 10 short stories) - Actions and Reactions (a collection of 8 short stories) - Rewards and Fairies (a collection of 11 short stories) - A Diversity of Creatures (a collection of 14 short stories) - The Eyes of Asia (a collection of 4 short stories)

Science, Politics and Business in the Work of Sir John Lubbock

Science, Politics and Business in the Work of Sir John Lubbock Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Patton
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317058909
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Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913), first Lord Avebury, was a leading figure in the scientific, political and economic world of Victorian Britain, and his life provides an illuminating case study into the ways that these different facets were interlinked during the nineteenth century. Born into a Kent banking family, Lubbock's education was greatly influenced by his neighbour, Charles Darwin, and after the publication of The Origin of Species, he was one of his most vocal supporters. A pioneer of both entomology and archaeology and a successful author, Lubbock also ran the family bank from 1865 until his death in 1913, and served as a Liberal MP from 1870 until his ennoblement in 1900. In all these roles he proved extremely successful, but it is the inter-relations between science, politics and business that forms the core of this book. In particular it explores the way in which Lubbock acted as a link between the scientific worlds of Darwin, Huxley and Tyndall, the political world of Gladstone and Chamberlain and the business world of Edison and Carnegie. By tying these threads together this study shows the important role Lubbock played in defining and popularising the Victorian ideal of progress and its relationship to society, culture and Empire.

Hole in One!

Hole in One! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chris Rodell
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
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The golfer lines up the shot. It's a long one, and the chances of acing it are nil. He says a prayer, swings, and - hallelujah! - he scores a hole in one. Many golfers confess to murmuring earnest prayers that they, too, may join the 42,000 people a year who catch lightning in a bottle and score a hole in one. It's an excitement that many lucky golfers say they remember with more clarity than their first kiss. That's because nothing in the grand old game is as mysterious yet mundane as the ace. Scott Hoch has had 26; fellow pro Fred Couples just two. Blind men and women have hit them, as have first-time golfers, three-year-old toddlers, and hundred-year-old widows. Richard Nixon is the only president to have scored one and he said it was a greater thrill than winning an election. Filled with fun facts and anecdotes, Hole in One! is a comprehensive clearinghouse of unusual stories involving the aura and accomplishment of scoring an ace. Readers will find out how duffers call upon unusual good luck charms and customs from foreign countries to ensure their swinging success. Hole in One! is the perfect book for all golfers who love the game, whether they're accomplished players or rank amateurs.

Pediatric Primary Care - E-Book

Pediatric Primary Care - E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine E. Burns,Ardys M. Dunn,Margaret A. Brady,Nancy Barber Starr,Catherine G. Blosser,Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks
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Pediatric Primary Care - E-Book by Catherine E. Burns,Ardys M. Dunn,Margaret A. Brady,Nancy Barber Starr,Catherine G. Blosser,Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks Summary

Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.

The Great Astronomers

The Great Astronomers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert S. Ball
Editor: Essential Library
ISBN: 1401017851
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Meet some of the greatest scientific minds of the ages: Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Issac Newton. Unearth the origins of astronomy with Ptolemy and the ancient Greeks. Explore the moon with Tycho Brahe. Help Edmund Halley discover the greatest comet of all time. All these astronomers and many more are part of the captivating saga of man´s eternal quest to master the heavens. This heirloom edition is part of an entertaining collection of hard-to-find works of non-fiction. Visit www.EssentialLibrary.com to see all the titles in this series.

Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame

Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame Pdf/ePub eBook Author: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
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ISBN: 1451676727
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Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame by National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Summary

Featuring more than 200 full-color photographs, Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame brings to vivid life the greatest treasures of baseball’s shrine, most of them rarely if ever displayed to visitors. For any baseball fan, a trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, is the thrill of a lifetime—no matter how many times you visit. But whether you go only once in your lifetime or make the pilgrimage annually, you’ll never be able to see every treasure in the museum’s collections. With Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame, readers can go behind the scenes to see seldom- or never-displayed items from among the 40,000 treasures in Cooperstown, in addition to some of the most important and popular items on exhibit at the museum—all gorgeously photographed in color. Captions written by Hall of Fame experts explain each object’s significance and relate unique stories associated with it. Here are just a few highlights from the nearly 200 objects in this beautiful book: -An 1887 ball-strike indicator from the only season when it took five balls to walk and four strikes to strike out -Pitcher Harvey Haddix’s glove from the 1959 game when he pitched 12 perfect innings—and lost 1–0 in the 13th -Shoeless Joe Jackson’s shoes -The Wonderboy bat and trombone case that Robert Redford used in The Natural -Rube Waddell’s glove from his 4–2, 20-inning victory over Cy Young on July 4, 1905 -A promissory note from the sale of Babe Ruth by Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee to New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert -The bat Joe Carter used to hit his 1993 World Series–ending home run -The oldest known photograph of two baseball teams, the New York Knickerbockers and the Brooklyn Excelsiors, taken on a ball field in 1859 Whether you’re a dedicated student of the game’s history or a newcomer to our National Pastime, Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame will fascinate you. You’ll find a surprising photograph or a story you didn’t know, complete with new insight into America’s game and culture. Take the trip of a lifetime inside baseball’s national museum and discover the game’s fabulous history—or reawaken beloved memories.