The final chapter is on applications. This means fusion reactors and "space physics"; what he really means is naturally occurring plasmas, which, since they constitute ~99% of "normal" matter, makes them of great scientific interest.
A brief excursion into the realms of plasma instrumentation - exactly how does one measure what the density, temperature or electromagnetic field is in a plasma? Fairly superficial coverage but better than nothing.
You may have seen MbD's posts on the new nonfiction book club and the suggestions for future reads floating down the dashboard in the last couple of days:
There's now a list containing all the books that have been suggested so far:
The discussion group is currently still named for the buddy read that inspired it, "The Invention of Nature" -- the group page is here:
-- and the corresponding book club page is here:
Do take a look and see if you'd be interested in joining!
In no order whatsoever (except "as I thought about it"):
Nonfiction Science Bookclub on booklikes is at http://booklikes.com/book-clubs/90/buddy-read-for-the-invention-of-nature