Ten Count, Vol. 3 (Yaoi Manga)

Author: Rihito Takarai

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 1421595745

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 187

View: 9679


While out on the town with Kurose, Shirotani daydreams about the younger man kissing him. His desire quickly overcomes his phobia of human touch, and he gives himself over to his counselor’s hands for relief. Watch as the relationship between the corporate secretary and his counselor continues to boil over in this story of love and therapy. -- VIZ Media

Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Vol. 3)

Author: Sumita Mehta, Shalini Rajaram, Neerja Goel


ISBN: 9350900653


Page: 296

View: 9725


The book was conceived with a purpose of updating practicing gynecologists in the ever-changing field of medicine. We hope this book refreshes the readers on a wide variety of topics. The book for the first time brings to the readers the concept of obstetric High Dependency Unit and Intensive Care Unit. Although this has been the practice in the west, this concept needs to be introduced in many countries to optimally manage high-risk obstetric patients. The definition and management of placenta previa have changed over the years with more focus on conservative management and a greater emphasis.

The Holstein Papers: Volume 3, Correspondence 1861-1896

The Memoirs, Diaries and Correspondence of Friedrich Von Holstein 1837-1909

Author: Holstein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521053188

Category: History

Page: 682

View: 3942


The third volume of Friedrich von Holstein's work, Bismarck's subordinate at the German Foreign Office, containing his correspondence, 1861-1896.

Food Quality And Standards - Volume III

Author: Radomir Lasztity

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 190583943X

Category: Cooking

Page: 358

View: 9304


Food Quality and Standards is a component of Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Food Quality and Standards is so organized that it starts first the necessity of food quality control and food legislation and standards is explained and focuses on problems of food safety and connection between adequate nutrition and health. This is continued with food safety aspects which are strongly connected with good agricultural practice (GAP) and good manufacturing practice (GMP) and also prevention of food-borne diseases. The system and organization of food quality control at government -, production- and private (consumer) level is treated. Methods of quality control and trends of their development are also briefly discussed. Quality requirements of main groups of food with special aspects of functional foods, foods for children and specific dietary purposes are overviewed. Finally some international institutions involved in this work are presented. For readers interested in specific details of this theme an overview is given about microbiology of foods ( including industrial use of microorganisms in food production and food-borne pathogens) and food chemistry ( focused on nutrients and some biologically active minor food constituents). These three volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3, Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth

Author: Joseph Needham

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521058018

Category: History

Page: 877

View: 7523


After two volumes mainly introductory, Dr Needham now embarks upon his systematic study of the development of the natural sciences in China. The Sciences of the Earth follow: geography and cartography, geology, seismology and mineralogy. Dr Needham distinguishes parallel traditions of scientific cartography and religious cosmography in East and West, discussing orbocentric wheel-maps, the origins of the rectangular grid system, sailing charts and relief maps, Chinese survey methods, and the impact of Renaissance cartography on the East. Finally-and here Dr Needham's work has no Western predecessors-there are full accounts of the Chinese contribution to geology and mineralogy.

A History of the Peninsular War Vol.3 (of 7)

Sep. 1809 - Dec. 1810. Ocaña, Cadiz, Bussaco, Torres Vedras

Author: Charles Oman




Page: 368

View: 1264


This, the third volume of the History of the Peninsular War, covers a longer period than either of its predecessors, extending over the sixteen months from Wellington’s arrival at Badajoz on his retreat from Talavera (Sept. 3, 1809) to the deadlock in front of Santarem (Dec. 1810), which marked the end of Masséna’s offensive campaign in Portugal. It thus embraces the central crisis of the whole war, the arrival of the French in front of the Lines of Torres Vedras and their first short retreat, after they had realized the impossibility of forcing that impregnable barrier to their advance. The retreat that began at Sobral on the night of Nov. 14, 1810, was to end at Toulouse on April 11, 1814. The armies of the Emperor were never able to repeat the experiment of 1810, and to assume a general and vigorous offensive against Wellington and Portugal. In 1811 they were on the defensive, despite of certain local and partial attempts to recover their lost initiative. In 1812 they had to abandon half Spain—Andalusia, Estremadura, Asturias, La Mancha, and much more,—despite of Wellington’s temporary check before Burgos. In 1813 they were swept across the Pyrenees and the Bidassoa; in 1814 they were fighting a losing game in their own land. Rightly then may Masséna’s retreat to Santarem be called the beginning of the end—though it was not for a full year more that Wellington’s final offensive commenced, with the investment of Ciudad Rodrigo on Jan. 8, 1812. The campaign of Bussaco and Torres Vedras, therefore, marked the turning-point of the whole war, and I have endeavoured to set forth its meaning in full detail, devoting special care to the explanation of Wellington’s triple device for arresting the French advance—his combination of the system of devastation, of the raising of the levée en masse in Portugal, and of the construction of great defensive lines in front of Lisbon. Each of these three measures would have been incomplete without the other two. For the Lines of Torres Vedras might not have saved Portugal and Europe from the domination of Napoleon, if the invading army had not been surrounded on all sides by the light screen of irregular troops, which cut its communications, and prevented it from foraging far afield. Nor would Masséna have been turned back, if the land through which he had advanced had been left unravaged, and if every large village had contained enough food to subsist a brigade for a day or a battalion for a week. The preparations, the advance, and the retreat of Masséna cover about half of this volume. The rest of it is occupied with the operations of the French in Northern, Eastern, and Southern Spain—operations which seemed decisive at the moment, but which turned out to be mere side-issues in the great contest. For Soult’s conquest of Andalusia, and Suchet’s victories in Aragon, Catalonia, and Valencia only distracted the imperial generals from their central task—the expulsion of Wellington and his army from the Peninsula. Most readers will, I think, find a good deal of new information in the accounts of the siege of Gerona and the battle of Ocaña. The credit due to Alvarez for the defence of the Catalonian city has never been properly set forth before in any English history, nor have the details of Areizaga’s miserable campaign in La Mancha been fully studied. In particular, the composition and strength of his army have never before been elucidated, and Appendices V, VI of this volume consist of absolutely unpublished documents. To be continue in this ebook...