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Very Short Introductions #54: The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #54: The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
by William Doyle
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Colonial America: a Very Short Introduction (13 Edition)
Colonial America: a Very Short Introduction (13 Edition)
by Alan Taylor
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In the traditional narrative of American colonial history, early European settlements, as well as native peoples and African slaves, were treated in passing as unfortunate aberrations in a fundamentally upbeat story of Englishmen becoming freer and more... (read more)

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American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by G. Edward White
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Law has played a central role in American history. From colonial times to the present, law has not just reflected the changing society in which legal decisions have been made-it has played a powerful role in shaping that society, though not always in... (read more)

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Tibetan Buddhism a Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Tibetan Buddhism a Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Matthew T. Kapstein
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The Tibetan Buddhist tradition has known over thirteen centuries of continuous development. During that time, it has spread among the neighboring peoples - the Mongol, Himalayan, and Siberian peoples, Manchus and Chinese. At its height is has been... (read more)

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The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Martin Loughlin
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Beginning with the Magna Carta in 1215, a number of documents--not one single document as in the United States--have constituted the British constitution. What are the main characteristics of Britain's peculiar constitutional arrangements? How has the... (read more)

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Archaeology: a Very Short Introduction (2ND 12 Edition)
Archaeology: a Very Short Introduction (2ND 12 Edition)
by Paul Bahn
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In this revised and updated edition of Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction, Paul Bahn presents an engaging introduction and a superb overview of a field that embraces everything from the cave art of Lascaux to the great stone heads of Easter Island... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #282: Global Economic History
Very Short Introductions #282: Global Economic History
by Robert C. Allen
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Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, global income differences were small, but disparities have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. In this Very Short Introduction, Robert C. Allen shows how the interplay of geography... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #98: Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #98: Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction
by Robert J C Young
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Robert Young is one of the leading figures in postcolonial studies and here he explores globalization, the internet and mass media. 10 b/w illus.... (read more)

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Fascism (2ND 14 Edition)
Fascism (2ND 14 Edition)
by Kevin Passmore
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What is fascism? Is it revolutionary? Or is it reactionary? Can it be both? Fascism is notoriously hard to define. How do we make sense of an ideology that appeals to streetfighters and intellectuals alike? That calls for a return to tradition while... (read more)

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The Cell: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The Cell: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Terence Allen
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In this Very Short Introduction, Terrence Allen and Graham Cowling offer an illuminating account of the nature of cells--their basic structure, forms, division, signaling, and programmed death. Allen and Cowling start with the simple "prokaryotic" cell... (read more)

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Socialism: A Very Short Introduction
Socialism: A Very Short Introduction
by Michael Newman
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Today, most people think of socialism as an outdated ideology. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Newman seeks to place the idea of socialism in a modern context for today's readers. He explains socialist ideas in the framework of its historical... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #39: Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #39: Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction
by Ian Deary
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For people with little or no knowledge of the science of human intelligence, this volume takes readers to a stage where they are able to make judgments for themselves about the key questions of human mental ability. Each chapter addresses a central... (read more)

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Reality: a Very Short Introduction (11 Edition)
Reality: a Very Short Introduction (11 Edition)
by Jan Westerhoff
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Is matter real? Are persons real? Is time real? This Very Short Introduction discusses what, if anything, is "real" by looking at a variety of arguments from philosophy, physics, and cognitive science. Jan Westerhoff shows that the question "what is real?... (read more)

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Food: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Food: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by John Krebs
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In this Very Short Introduction, Prof Lord John Krebs provides a brief history of human food, from our remote ancestors 3 million years ago to the present day. By looking at the four great transitions in human food - cooking, agriculture, processing, and... (read more)

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Global Catastrophes (Very Short Introductions)
Global Catastrophes (Very Short Introductions)
by Bill Mcguire
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Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Norman Solomon
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Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Klaus Dodds
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African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Charles Sheppard
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Landscape Architecture (Very Short Introductions)
Landscape Architecture (Very Short Introductions)
by Ian H. Thompson
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