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Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the 19th Century (Groundbreaking ...
Michael Windelspecht

Greenwood, 2003

The 19th century is known as the modern era of science. Many of the ideas, theories, and inventions developed during this time are used everyday in today's society. Windelspecht investigates the century's tremendous discoveries, inventions, and inquiries in more than 60 alphabetical entries. This reference presents familiar subjects, such as the telephone and elevator, as well as those less frequently studied, such as the spectroscope and ...


Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden
Niki Jabbour

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2014

Vegetable gardens can be designed for flavor AND fun! Niki Jabbour, author of the best-selling The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, has collected 73 plans for novel and inspiring food gardens from her favorite superstar gardeners, including Amy Stewart, Amanda Thomsen, Barbara Pleasant, Dave DeWitt, and Jessi Bloom. You’ll find a garden that provides salad greens 52 weeks a year, another that supplies your favorite cocktail ingredients, one ...


A History of Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries
Douglas Palmer

Firefly Books, 2011

An illustrated survey of 100 key events in Earth's dramatic history. A History of Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries is a fascinating account of the discoveries that reveal why Earth is the one planet in our solar system that can support life. It surveys 100 key events in the evolutionary history of our planet, from its origins and geological formation 4.5 billion years ago to the astonishing diversity of flora and fauna in the ...


Autism Breakthrough: The Groundbreaking Method That Has Helped Families All Over the World
Raun K. Kaufman

St. Martin's Press, 2014

As a boy, Raun Kaufman was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and has become a passionate and articulate autism expert and educator with no trace of his former condition. So what happened? Thanks to The Son-Rise Program, a revolutionary method created by his parents, Raun ...


Never Fight Again . . . Guaranteed: Groundbreaking Practices for a Win-Win Marriage
David B. Hawkins

Abingdon Press, 2014

Never Fight Again Guaranteed If you could change one thing and never again fight with your spouse, would you? Google why couples fight and you’ll find the top responses are money, parenting, sex and family. But according to author and marriage expert Dr. David Hawkins, the truth is that couples can fight about anything. What he’s discovered is that the act of fighting is actually about tunnel vision—about getting what only one person ...


Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Science of Networks
Mark Buchanan

W. W. Norton & Company, 2003

As Chaos explained the science of disorder, Nexus reveals the new science of connection and the odd logic of six degrees of separation. "If you ever wanted to know how many links connect you and the Pope, or why when the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank sneezes the global economy catches cold, read this book," writes John L. Casti (Santa Fe Institute). This "cogent and engaging" ( Nature ) work presents the fundamental principles of the emerging ...


Modern Art: The Groundbreaking Moments
Brad Finger

Prestel, 2012

Chronologically arranged, each chapter focuses on a particular work or idea that changed modern art as we know it. Through beautiful spreads and with informative text, readers will discover how a painting such as Édouard Manet's Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe shocked the art establishment with its depiction of nude women alongside fully clothed men. The author explains how the work's striking visual quality and easy brushstrokes helped give birth to ...


Medical Ethics: Accounts of Ground-Breaking Cases
Gregory Pence

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2010

Now in its twentieth year of publication, this rich collection, popular among teachers and students alike, provides an in-depth look at major cases that have shaped the field of medical ethics. The book presents each famous (or infamous) case using extensive historical and contextual background, and then proceeds to illuminate it by careful discussion of pertinent philosophical theories and legal and ethical issues.


The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in ...
Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, Rebecca Jackson, ...

Perigee Trade, 2014

A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works – and what doesn’t Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of “screen time,” it’s hard for kids – and parents – to know what’s most essential. How can parents help their kids succeed – not just do well “on ...


Design: The Groundbreaking Moments
Nina Kozel

Prestel, 2013

This latest volume in Prestel's Groundbreaking Moments series explores great ideas and turning points in the history of design. The bentwood chair, Bauhaus furniture, Dieter Rams's designs for Braun, Apple computers, and IKEA furniture have made their way into homes and offices around the world, but all these objects signify major departures from those that came before--a new way of designing things that, in many cases, we now take for granted. ...


Photography: The Groundbreaking Moments
Florian Heine

Prestel, 2012

Chronologically arranged, each chapter focuses on a particular work or idea that changed the course of photography. Presented in beautiful spreads and with informative text, the book opens with photography's genesis in the form of the camera obscura. Centuries later, Daguerre, Niepce, and Talbot invented their own means of capturing light on paper. The book covers groundbreaking genres such as still life, landscape, portraiture, and nudes. ...


Groundbreaking Murder: A Darling Valley Cozy Mystery with Female Sleuths Olivia M. Granville and Tuesday

HCP Publishing, 2014

Revised and edited. The women sleuths Olivia M. Granville (OMG) and her best friend Tuesday are back with the second Darling Valley Cozy Mystery. Olivia had worked for months on the groundbreaking ceremony for Charles Bacon’s Bacon-Paatz Classic Car and Fine Art Museum. She had obsessed over every detail to make sure the day went off without a hitch. The success of the museum could put her at the center of the international design scene. ...


The Second Brain: A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Intestine
Michael Gershon

Harper Perennial, 1999

Dr. Michael Gershon has devoted his career to understanding the human bowel (the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, and colon). His thirty years of research have led to an extraordinary rediscovery: nerve cells in the gut that act as a brain. This "second brain" can control our gut all by itself. Our two brains -- the one in our head and the one in our bowel -- must cooperate. If they do not, then there is chaos in the gut and misery in the ...


StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution
Marcus Buckingham

Thomas Nelson, 2011

StandOut , the revolutionary new book and online assessment tool from Marcus Buckingham, is the result of extensive research, statistical testing, and analysis of the world's top performers.  From the coauthor of Now , Discover Your Strengths and the recognized leader of the strengths movement, StandOu t unveils your top two Strength Roles and offers sharp, practical ideas that professionals and managers in any organization can use to find ...


Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease
Joanne Koenig Coste

Mariner Books, 2004

More than four million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and as many as twenty million have close relatives or friends with the disease. Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer’s, Joanne Koenig Coste offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in their own reality. Her accessible and comprehensive method, which she calls habilitation, works ...


The Keeler Migraine Method: A Groundbreaking, Individualized Treatment Program from theRenownedHeadache Clinic
Robert Cowan

Avery Trade, 2008

A revolutionary and scientifically backed prevention and rescue treatment plan for migraine attacks . More than 30 million people suffer from debilitating headaches. Yet our understanding of the science behind migraines is still in its in-fancy. At the Keeler Center for the Study of Headache, Dr. Robert Cowan and his team of specialists conduct some of the most cutting-edge research in the field. Their treatment program, which combines the ...


The Physique 57(R) Solution: The Groundbreaking 2-Week Plan for a Lean, Beautiful Body
Tanya Becker, Jennifer Maanavi

Grand Central Life & Style, 2012

What if you could achieve your best body starting now? THE PHYSIQUE 57 SOLUTION, celebrity praised and widely loved, is designed to systematically sculpt your muscles to create a lean, beautiful shape. This unique, effective workout combines interval training, isometric exercises, and orthopedic stretches to rapidly and dramatically transform your body. No matter your level of fitness, the Physique 57 technique will keep you challenged, ...


Disconnected Kids: The Groundbreaking Brain Balance Program for Children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and ...
Dr. Robert Melillo

Perigee Trade, 2010

The proven, drug-free program to treat the cause-not just the symptoms-of autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. Each year, an estimated 1.5 million children-one out of every six-are diagnosed with autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Dr. Robert Melillo brings a fundamentally new understanding to the cause of these conditions with his revolutionary Brain Balance Program(tm). It has ...


Ground-Breaking: How the commercial property market got off the ground 1950-75
Mr Vivian Linacre

Linacre Communications Limited, 2014

Ground-Breaking brings to life the birth of the commercial property market in the UK. Full of insights for today’s practitioners, it provides a unique first-hand account of how the commercial property market got off the ground in the ¼ century 1950-75. Here is a chronicle of that pioneering period, creating an industry that became global and affects everyone’s daily life. Without this title we might never know how the whole business ...


Twenty Ads That Shook the World: The Century's Most Groundbreaking Advertising and How It Changed Us All
James B. Twitchell

Broadway Books, 2001

James Twitchell takes an in-depth look at the ads and ad campaigns—and their creators—that have most influenced our culture and marketplace in the twentieth century. P. T. Barnum’s creation of buzz, Pepsodent and the magic of the preemptive claim, Listerine introducing America to the scourge of halitosis, Nike’s “Just Do It,” Clairol’s “Does She or Doesn’t She?,” Leo Burnett’s invention of the Marlboro Man, Revlon’s ...



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