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Very Short Introductions (Oxford)

Description Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
Subjects Anthropology, Art & Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biography, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Ebooks, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environment, Film and Television, Forest Biology, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Greek and Roman, Health Information, History, Indigenous Studies, Journalism, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Microbiology, Music, Neuroscience, Newspapers, Nursing, Pacific and Asian, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Reference, Religion, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Theatre, Women's Studies
Publisher Oxford University Press
Subscription Subscription
Alumni Access No
Open Access No

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