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Forests: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Forests: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Jaboury Ghazoul
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Since the dawn of human civilization, forests have provided us with food, resources, and energy. The history of human development is also one of forest loss and transformation, and yet even in our increasingly urbanized societies we remain surprisingly... (read more)

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Roman Britain: Very Short Introduction ((Rev)15 Edition)
Roman Britain: Very Short Introduction ((Rev)15 Edition)
by Peter Salway
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For four centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire, a political system stretching from Turkey to Portugal and from the Red Sea to the Tyne and beyond. Its involvement with Rome started long before the Conquest launched by the Emperor... (read more)

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Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Michael Freeden
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Liberalism is one of the most central and pervasive political theories and ideologies, yet it is subject to different interpretations as well as misappropriations. Its history carries a crucial heritage of civilized thinking, of political practice, and... (read more)

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Anchor and Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service
Anchor and Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service
by Kate Braestrup
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Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son. As a young mother Kate Braestrup discovered the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. In the intervening years... (read more)

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The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Robert J. Allison
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Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States--the American Revolution. Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically... (read more)

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The Byzantine Tarot: Wisdom from an Ancient Empire
The Byzantine Tarot: Wisdom from an Ancient Empire
by John Matthews
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The first tarot deck inspired by the Byzantine Empire, this sumptuous and evocative package will appeal to all those with an interest in history, ancient kingdoms, iconography and history of art. The Byzantine world, which lasted from 330 to 1453 CE... (read more)

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Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Joseph M. Siracusa
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Despite not having been used in anger since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the atomic bomb is still the biggest threat that faces us in the 21st century. As Bill Clinton's first secretary of defense, Les Aspin, aptly put it, "The Cold War is over, the Soviet... (read more)

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Corruption: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Corruption: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Leslie Holmes
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Corruption is one of the biggest global issues, ahead of extreme poverty, unemployment, the rising cost of food and energy, climate change, and terrorism. It is thought to be one of the principal causes of poverty around the globe. Its significance in... (read more)

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Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Marta L. Wayne
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As doctors and biologists have learned, to their dismay, infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways by which... (read more)

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Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty Kick
Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty Kick
by Ben Lyttleton
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Moneyball meets Freakonomics in this myth-busting guide to understandingand#151;and winningand#151;the most popular sport on the planet - now with a new afterword on the 2014 World Cup! Innovation is coming to soccer, and at the center of it all are the... (read more)

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Social Work: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Social Work: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Sally Holland
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Social workers spend their time trying to ease social suffering. They encounter the extreme casualties of social inequality: the victims of poverty, illness, addiction, and abuse; they work with abusers and offenders; and operate in the space between the... (read more)

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Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home
Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home
by Pope Francis
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Keri Smith's Adventure Lab: A Boxed Set of How to Be an Explorer of the World, Finish This Book, and the Imaginary World of . . .
Keri Smith's Adventure Lab: A Boxed Set of How to Be an Explorer of the World, Finish This Book, and the Imaginary World of . . .
by Keri Smith
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Impressionists Tarot Kit
Impressionists Tarot Kit
by Corrine Kenner
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