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              Books in the Very Short Introductions series

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              Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blundell, Stephen J.

              • $18.99

              What is that strange and mysterious force that pulls one magnet towards another, yet seems to operate through empty space? This is the elusive force of magnetism. In this Very Short Introduction Stephen J. Blundell considers early theories of magnetism, the discovery that Earth i ...

              ISBN 9780199601202
              Published 27 August 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Ince, Darrel

              • $18.99

              Computers form a vital part of most people's lives. But what is the nature of the computer? How does it work? What will the next generations of computers look like? Darrel Ince looks at the basic concepts behind all computers; the range of their uses, the effects of computers in ...

              ISBN 9780199586592
              Published 6 December 2011 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Oldridge, Darren

              • $18.99

              The Devil has fascinated writers and theologians since the time of the New Testament, and inspired many dramatic and haunting works of art. Today he remains a potent image in popular culture. The Devil: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to the Christian Devil thr ...

              ISBN 9780199580996
              Published 15 June 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Australia: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Australia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Morgan, Professor Kenneth

              • $18.99

              In this Very Short Introduction, Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia; examining the main features of its history, geography, and culture and drawing attention to the distinctive features of Australian life and its indigenous popula ...

              ISBN 9780199589937
              Published 15 June 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Freeman, Daniel; Freeman, Jason

              • $18.99

              Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? In this Very Short Introduction we discover what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated. Looking at six major anxiety disorders, the authors introduce us to t ...

              ISBN 9780199567157
              Published 24 July 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

              • $18.99

              Objectivity is both an essential and elusive philosophical concept. This Very Short Introduction explores the theoretical and practical problems raised by objectivity, and also deals with the way in which particular understandings of objectivity impinge on social research, scienc ...

              ISBN 9780199606696
              Published 8 June 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Slack, Jonathan

              • $18.99

              There is much public interest in stem cells, but also much confusion and misinformation. In this Very Short Introduction, developmental biologist Jonathan Slack explains the biology behind stem cells; what they are, what scientists do with them, what stem cell therapies are avail ...

              ISBN 9780199603381
              Published 23 April 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Mongols: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Mongols: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Rossabi, Morris

              • $18.99

              The Mongols carved out the largest land-based empire in world history, stretching from Korea to Russia and from China to Syria. Although this book does not ignore the devastation and killings wrought by the Mongols, it also reveals their contributions to governance, arts, culture ...

              ISBN 9780199840892
              Published 6 June 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

              • $18.99

              Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. In this Very Short Introduction, David Blockley explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its sco ...

              ISBN 9780199578696
              Published 22 May 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Stedall, Jacqueline A.

              • $21.99

              In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the ...

              ISBN 9780199599684
              Published 6 March 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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