Drink in the Wild: Teas, Cordials, Jams and More
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Drink in the Wild: Teas, Cordials, Jams and More

An enticing book that opens up a whole world of wild plants for brewing tasty teas and refreshing drinks, plus fruity preserves—and more. In her trademark friendly and expert fashion, author and illustrator Hilary Stewart explains how to identify, harvest, dry and store the plant parts, then gives recipes for preparing sixty drinks and several jams. In addition, she adds practical and decorative ideas that use a number of these same ...

Food, Genes, and Culture: Eating Right for Your Origins
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Food, Genes, and Culture: Eating Right for Your Origins

"This exploration of the coevolution of communities and their native foods couldn't be more timely…Mixing hard science with personal anecdotes, Nabhan convincingly argues that health comes from a genetically appropriate diet inextricably entwined with a healthy land and culture."

Humanism: Essays on Race, Religion and Popular Culture
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Humanism: Essays on Race, Religion and Popular Culture

Who are the "Nones"? What does humanism say about race, religion and popular culture? How do race, religion and popular culture inform and affect humanism? The demographics of the United States are changing, marked most profoundly by the religiously unaffiliated, or what we have to come to call the "Nones". Spread across generations in the United States, this group encompasses a wide range of philosophical and ideological perspective...

Smart Methods for Environmental Externalities
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Smart Methods for Environmental Externalities (Urban Planning and Environment)

In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the development of some innovative practical instruments for aiding sustainable environmental spatial policy. This book discusses these new '...

Dr. Perricone's 7 Secrets to Beauty, Health, and Longevity: The Miracle of Cellular Rejuvenation
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Dr. Perricone's 7 Secrets to Beauty, Health, and Longevity: The Miracle of Cellular Rejuvenation

“Once again Dr. Perricone’s quest for successful and safe dietary interventions has taken the science of nutrition to another level. The seven secrets focuses on cellular rejuvenation beginning with the mitochondria, the energy producing part of the cell. Step-by-step, learn how to rebuild organ systems, rejuvenate aging skin, and eliminate body fat while maintaining muscle mass and rebuilding bone. Dr. Perricone continues to show, c...

Booker T. Washington in American Memory
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Booker T. Washington in American Memory

Since the 1960s, many historians have condemned Booker T. Washington as a problematic, even negative, influence on African American progress. This attitude dramatically contrasts with the nationwide outpouring of grief and reverence that followed Washington's death in 1915. Kenneth M. Hamilton describes how, when, where, and why Americans commemorated the life of Booker T. Washington. For months following his death, tens of thousands...

The Making of the Roman Army: From Republic to Empire
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The Making of the Roman Army: From Republic to Empire

This is a good guide for anyone who is interested in how the Roman army functioned and how it changed over time. For specialists, this book will seem simple but for advanced undergraduates or disinterested graduate students the book is wonderful and I highly recommend it for them. Non-students should find it readable but may wish to consult other sources as well. Advanced graduate students who are more interested in military history ...

Broken Markets: How High Frequency Trading and Predatory Practices on Wall Street are Destroying Investor Confidence and Your
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Broken Markets: How High Frequency Trading and Predatory Practices on Wall Street are Destroying Investor Confidence and Your

“In one of the most memorable scenes in motion picture history, before giving him the red pill, Morpheus says to Neo, ‘You’re here because you know something. What you know, you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life—that there’s something wrong with the world. You don’t know what it is, but it’s there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad.’ Although Arnuk and Saluzzi will not expose every dark corne...

Count Down: The Past, Present and Uncertain Future of the Big Four Accounting Firms
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Count Down: The Past, Present and Uncertain Future of the Big Four Accounting Firms

The second edition of Count Down is revised to include and discuss developments affecting the Big Four and their business model since the December 2015 release of the first edition. Brought into this updated narrative, for example, are: The Big Four's growth to collective global 2016 revenue of $128 billion, and the continued disparities in growth between their Audit and Advisory practices. The imposition of mandatory auditor rotatio...