Category: Reference

The Harlem Renaissance

Oxford University Press | June 15, 2016 | 160 pages
"This Very Short Introduction offers an overview of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. Cheryl A. Wall brings readers to the Harlem of 1920s to identify the cultural themes and issues that engaged writers, musicians, and visual artists... More Info

The Times Quick Crossword Book 20

Collins | March 1, 2016 | 192 pages
Give your memory a workout, stimulate your brain and hone your general knowledge with 8 definition-only puzzles from the Times.  More Info

Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | January 1, 2016 | 144 pages
Environmental politics has many faces and operates at multiple scales: it preoccupies individuals as well as governments, drives local agreements as well as international treaties, results in minor business changes as well as wholesale business decisions, and fluctuates between a politics of... More Info

Medieval Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | January 1, 2016 | 152 pages
For many of us, the term 'medieval philosophy' conjures up the figure of Thomas Aquinas, and is closely intertwined with religion. In this Very Short Introduction John Marenbon shows how medieval philosophy had a far broader reach than the thirteenth and fourteenth-century universities of Christian... More Info

Modern China: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | February 1, 2016 | 168 pages
China today is never out of the news: from international finance to human rights controversies, global coverage of its rising international presence, and the Chinese 'economic miracle'. It seems to be a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities,... More Info

The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | January 1, 2016 | 144 pages
The Mexican Revolution defined the sociopolitical experience of those living in Mexico in the twentieth century. Its subsequent legacy has provoked debate between those who interpret the ongoing myth of the Revolution and those who adopt the more middle-of-the-road reality of the regime after 1940.... More Info

The Body: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | January 1, 2016 | 144 pages
The human body is thought of conventionally as a biological entity, with its longevity, morbidity, size and even appearance determined by genetic factors immune to the influence of society or culture. Since the mid-1980s, however, there has been a rising awareness of how our bodies, and our... More Info

Introducing Logic

Icon Books | June 20, 2018 | 175 pages
Looks at the historical development of logic, decoding its symbols and methods, and highlighting the influence it has had on the sciences and philosophy.  More Info

Introducing Nietzsche

Icon Books | June 20, 2018 | 175 pages
Looks at the important theories of the famous philosopher, including his thoughts about existentialism, psychoanalysis, semiotics, and postmodernism.  More Info

Introducing Slavoj Žižek

Icon Books | June 20, 2018 | 176 pages
A unique graphic introduction to Zizek - the Elvis of Philosophy - one of the world's most maverick current thinkers.  More Info
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Introducing Chomsky. John Maher and Judy Groves

Icon Books | November 1, 2011 | 176 pages
Compact INTRODUCING guide to the seminal linguist and irrepressible critic of right-wing America.  More Info
$12.50

Introducing Baudrillard

Icon Books | July 19, 2011 | 175 pages
Unique graphic introductions to big ideas and thinkers, written by experts in the field.  More Info
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Introducing Bertrand Russell

Icon Books | December 20, 2011 | 176 pages
A graphic celebration of Bertrand Russell's life and work.  More Info

The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary, 6th Edition

Pocket Books | April 30, 2013 | 592 pages
The newly updated, pocket-sized edition of the most popular Spanish-English dictionary. Designed for a wide range of users, including travelers, business people, students, teachers, and professionals, the new Dictionary is the essential first resource for speakers of Spanish and English—from... More Info

Introducing Artificial Intelligence

April 4, 2012 | 176 pages
Unique graphic guide to the fascinating developments in AI and their philosophical implications  More Info

Introducing the Freud Wars Graph

Icon Books | December 11, 2012 | 176 pages
A witty, graphic glimpse behind the demonised myths to the heart of a red-hot debate.  More Info

Introducing Infinity

Icon Books | December 11, 2012 | 176 pages
A unique graphic introduction to the mathematical concept of infinity, by Inflight Science author Brian Clegg.  More Info

Introducing Self-Esteem

July 17, 2012 | 224 pages
A Practical Guide to how you can improve your self-esteem  More Info

Introducing Psychology of Relationships

July 17, 2012 | 224 pages
A Practical Guide to using psychological techniques to improve your relationships  More Info