The Surgery-Free Makeover: All You Need to Know for Great Skin and a Younger Face
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The Surgery-Free Makeover

The calendar and mirror may say 40-something or 50, but the spirit inside says 30. Yet for many women, plastic surgery is too expensive, and most don't want to end up having that “Oscar-freeze” look. With more than fifteen years' experience, Dr. Irwin distills all her expertise to help women look their best with minimum fuss and expense. Most women have a finite list of issues they'd like to correct: undereye bags, upper lip lines, t...

Chris Ward, "Starting Out: Rook Endgames"
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Starting Out: Rook Endgames

Endgames with kings, rooks and pawns are by far the most common type - it is estimated that rook endgames are reached in nearly one in five of all chess games. It's clear that a firm understanding of them is required in order to become self-assured in this typical phase of the game. And yet it is exactly this area in which many players drop precious points or half-points through a lack of either technique or understanding. In this ea...

Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes: An Introduction to Brewing Craft Beer at Home
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Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes: An Introduction to Brewing Craft Beer at Home

“The Italian word for Chutzpah is audacia, but it might as well be Sam Calagione.” —Forbes magazine “Let one of the beer industry’s most irrepressible brewers lead you to extremes in your kitchen. Do try this at home—you’ll be glad you did.” —Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter, author of World Guide to Beer “Should inspire nonbrewing beer fans to start brewing and homebrewers or commercial brewers to push the envelope a bit.” —Northwes...

A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia
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A South You Never Ate

Nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and stretching from Hampton Roads to Assateague Island, Virginia's Eastern Shore is a distinctly southern place with an exceptionally southern taste. In this inviting narrative, Bernard L. Herman welcomes readers into the communities, stories, and flavors that season a land where the distance from tide to tide is often less than five miles. Blending personal observation, hist...

"Ferroelectrics and Their Applications" ed. by Husein Irzaman
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Ferroelectrics and Their Applications

This volume is dedicated to ferroelectrics and their applications. Ferroelectricity is a symptom of inevitable electrical polarization changes in materials without external electric field interference. Ferroelectricity is a phenomenon exhibited by crystals with a spontaneous polarization and hysteresis effects associated with dielectric changes when an electric field is given. Our fascination with ferroelectricity is in recognition o...

Common Calling: The Laity and Governance of the Catholic Church
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Common Calling: The Laity and Governance of the Catholic Church

The sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church has been exacerbated in the minds of many by the dismal response of church leadership. Uncovered along with the abuse of power were decisions that were not only made in secrecy, but which also magnified the powerlessness of the people of the church to have any say in its governance. Accordingly, many have left the church, many have withheld funding―others have vowed to work for change, ...

Forensic Science in Court: Challenges in the Twenty First Century
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Forensic Science in Court: Challenges in the Twenty First Century

The book offers a searching examination of some of the most sacred of the sacred cows in the scientific evidence field, including: fingerprints, firearms comparisons, psychiatric evaluation, and so on. Former trial lawyer and current judge Donald Shelton has successfully put together an overview of the scientific issues that demand attention in light of modern legal principles. Forensic Science in Court will be a uniquely useful work...

The Politics of Home: Belonging and Nostalgia in Europe and the United States
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The Politics of Home: Belonging and Nostalgia in Europe and the United States

This book addresses prominent debates in Western Europe and the United States on themes as seemingly diverse as national identity and nostalgia, migration and integration, gender relations and 'caring communities'. At the most fundamental level, all of these debates deal with the right to belong and the ability to 'feel at home'. The book examines what has happened to the 'home feelings' of the majority under the influence of the two...

Lean Implementation in Hospital Departments: How to Move from Good to Great Services
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Lean Implementation in Hospital Departments

Lean healthcare is waste elimination in every service area with the goal of reducing inventory, cycle time of service, and cost, so that high-quality patient care can be provided in a way that is as efficient, as effective, and as responsive as possible while retaining the financial integrity of a hospital. The Lean philosophy in healthcare demands a person’s attitude, in all aspects of care, understand the process which happens, obs...

Sectarian Order in Bahrain : The Social and Colonial Origins of Criminal Justice
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Sectarian Order in Bahrain : The Social and Colonial Origins of Criminal Justice

Sectarian Order in Bahrain connects the rise of colonial criminal justice in Bahrain and sectarianism, making detailed use of an archival cache of colonial criminal court cases in the British Library, and offering a critical analysis. Using primary and secondary historical documents, including ethnographic and anthropological accounts, the book links major themes in critical and cultural criminology, southern criminology, historical ...