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              Books in the Very Short Introductions series

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              Dementia: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Dementia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Taylor, Kathleen

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $18.99
              • In Stock UK

              Kathleen Taylor offers a clear guide to dementia, covering its history and its definition, different types and their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and the underlying science. She also explains why we still have no cure for dementia, and looks at current research which could ...soon change that.
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              ISBN 9780198825784
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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              Albert Camus: A Very Short Introduction

              Albert Camus: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gloag, Oliver

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $18.99
              • In Stock At Publisher

              Albert Camus is one of the best known philosophers of the twentieth century, as well as a widely read novelist. This book contextualises Camus in his troubled and conflicted times, and analyses the enduring popularity of his major philosophical and literary works in connection wi...th contemporary political, social, and cultural issues.
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              ISBN 9780198792970
              Released NZ 7 Nov 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Racism: A Very Short Introduction

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

              By Rattansi, Ali

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.59
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              Racism is ever present today, and it has become common now to refer to a variety of racisms, from biological to cultural, colour-blind, and structural racisms. Ali Rattansi explores the history of racism and illuminates contemporary issues in this controversial subject, from inte...rsectionality to cultural racism, to the debate over whiteness.
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              ISBN 9780198834793
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Viruses: A Very Short Introduction

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

              By Crawford, Dorothy H.

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $21.99
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              From modern pandemics such as HIV, Ebola, and Zika, to stories of vaccination and antiviral drugs, this Very Short Introduction charts our struggle against viruses. Outlining their origins, structure, and method of infection, Dorothy Crawford explores the vast variety of viruses,... and asks if we can live in harmony with them in the future.
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              ISBN 9780198811718
              Released NZ 5 Apr 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              The Sun: A Very Short Introduction

              The Sun: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Judge, Philip

              • RRP: $21.99
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              Without the Sun, our planet - and life on it - would not exist. As our nearest star, the Sun is also important for astronomers and still presents many puzzles. Philip Judge explains what we know about the Sun's structure and evolution, solar phenomena, and the impact of solar act...ivity on the Earth.
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              ISBN 9780198832690
              Released NZ 7 May 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

              Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Knapp, Liza

              • RRP: $18.99
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              Leo Tolstoy is one of the greatest novelists ever to have lived, whose books have stood the test of time to remain widely recognised as literary masterpieces today. This Very Short Introduction explores his celebrated novels and nonfiction writings to reveal the core themes and t...hought at the heart of Tolstoy's work.
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              ISBN 9780198813934
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction
                

              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Oldridge, Darren

              • Imp. $31.50
              • $31.50
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              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...ough the history of ideas and the lives of real people.
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              ISBN 9780199580996
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Refugees: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Refugees: A Very Short Introduction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Loescher, Gil

              • RRP: $21.99
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              • Pub Date
                28 May 21

              Refugees are one of the great contemporary challenges the world is confronting, and the international community struggles to provide adequate responses to refugee needs. Gil Loescher explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary refugee crisis for both sending and rece...iving states, for global order, and for refugees themselves.
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              ISBN 9780198811787
              Released NZ 28 May 2021
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

              Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Bayne, Tim

              • RRP: $18.99
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              Philosophy of religion contains some of our most burning questions about the role of religion in the world, and the relationship between believers and God. Tim Bayne considers the core debates surrounding the concept of God; the relationship between faith and reason; and the prob...lem of evil, before looking at reincarnation and the afterlife.
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              ISBN 9780198754961
              Released NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Mladenov, Philip V.

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Philip Mladenov examines the nature and variety of life in the oceans, and its importance to us and to the planet. He considers the human impact on these complex ecosystems, through overfishing, pollution, and climate change, and the actions needed to establish a more sustainable... relationship, to protect them for future generations.
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              ISBN 9780198841715
              Released NZ 12 Mar 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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