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Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press

Very Short Introductions is a series of non-fiction expository texts on a variety of academic subjects. Produced by the Oxford University Press and written by a range of experts in their fields, these books provide a general audience with a foundational understanding of a huge number of topics. With over 500 books already published in this popular series, readers can learn about a vast array of subjects such as mathematics, philosophy, literature and psychology. No prior knowledge or understanding of academic process is necessary, as these books are written with the intention of making such information accessible to a wider audience. Penned with a combination of factual information and analysis, along with the expert’s natural enthusiasm for the topic, this series provides an excellent jumping-off point for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of the world.

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Gandhi: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was one of the few men in history to fight simultaneously on...

Jung: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

In this concise introduction, Anthony Stevens explains clearly the basic concepts of Jungian...

Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Rousseau was both a central figure of the European Enlightenment and its most formidable critic. In...

Indian Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

India has a long, rich, and diverse tradition of philosophical thought, spanning some two and a half...

Hegel: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Many people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence...

Kant: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult. Roger...

Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature, the book will explore the place and...

The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
8,62 €

Beginning with a discussion of familiar images of the French Revolution, garnered from Dickens,...

Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2003)
8,62 €

Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating...

Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2003)
8,62 €

This highly readable exploration of the central issues and debates about Northern Ireland sets these...