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              Diplomatic History: A Very Short Introduction

              Diplomatic History: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Siracusa, Joseph M.

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              Diplomatic history is the critical study of the management of relations between nation-states. Based on significant historical case studies - the American Revolution, the origins of the Great War and its aftermath, Versailles, the Iraq War, and diplomacy in the age of globalizati...on - this book locates the universal role of diplomatic negotiation.
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              ISBN 9780192893918
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

              Eugenics: A Very Short introduction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Levine, Philippa

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              A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond.

              ISBN 9780199385904
              Released NZ 26 Jan 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Freeman, Daniel; Freeman, Jason

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              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...his most ubiquitous and essential of emotions.
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              ISBN 9780199567157
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Ince, Darrel

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              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 ...the workplace, and novel forms such as quantum computers.
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              ISBN 9780199586592
              Released NZ 6 Dec 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              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...e, and art.
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              ISBN 9780199606696
              Released NZ 8 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Australia: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Australia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Morgan, Kenneth

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              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...tion and culture.
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              ISBN 9780199589937
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              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...pe, and its relationship with art, science, and technology.
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              ISBN 9780199578696
              Released NZ 22 May 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Numbers: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Numbers: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Higgins, Peter M.

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              In this Very Short Introduction Peter M. Higgins presents an overview of the number types featured in modern science and mathematics. Providing a non-technical account, he explores the evolution of the modern number system, examines the fascinating role of primes, and explains th...eir role in contemporary cryptography.
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              ISBN 9780199584055
              Released NZ 24 May 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Developmental Biology: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Developmental Biology: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Wolpert, Lewis

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              The development of a single fertilized egg into a fly, an elephant, or a human baby is one the most remarkable near-miracles achieved by nature. This Very Short Introduction, written by the distinguished developmental biologist Lewis Wolpert, gives a concise account of, and explo...res, one of the liveliest areas of scientific research.
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              ISBN 9780199601196
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
               

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

              By Stedall, Jacqueline

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              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 ...medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.
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              ISBN 9780199599684
              Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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