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Arnold, John H. - History: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

History: A Very Short Introduction

Arnold, John H.

14,30€

John Arnold's Very Short Introduction is a stimulating essay about how we study and understand history. The book begins by inviting us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered

Beard, Mary - Classics: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Beard, Mary

11,00€

This Very Short Introduction to Classics links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture-from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur. We are all Classicists - we come into touch with the

Mitter, Rana - Modern China: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Modern China: A Very Short Introduction

Mitter, Rana

6,70€

This Very Short Introduction provides an accessible guide to why China looks the way it does today, and how it got there. - ;China today is never out of the news: from human rights controversies and the continued legacy of Tiananmen Square, to global coverage of the

Morales, Helen - Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Morales, Helen

5,25€

But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths in both

Morrill, John - Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Morrill, John

6,70€

First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Morrill's Very Short Introduction to Stuart Britain shows how in the Stuart century, a century of Revolution, political, religious, social, and economic changes came together. - ;First published as

Beller, Steven - Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction

Beller, Steven

7,20€

This Very Short Introduction examines and untangles the various strands of antisemitism seen throughout history, from medieval religious conflict to 'new' antisemitism in the 21st century. Steven Beller reveals how the phenomenon grew as a political and ideological

Bard, Kathryn A. - An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt, ebook

An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

Bard, Kathryn A.

33,00€

This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations.

• Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans,

Smith, S. A. - The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Smith, S. A.

16,50€

This Very Short Introduction provides an analytical narrative of the main events and developments in Soviet Russia between 1917 and 1936. It examines the impact of the revolution on society as a whole--on different classes, ethnic groups, the army, men and women, youth. Its central concern

McMahon, Robert J. - The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

McMahon, Robert J.

6,95€

But why did it last so long? And what impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, how did it affect the broader history of the second half of the twentieth century - what were the human and financial costs? This Very Short Introduction