American Revolution Very Short Introduction

The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Robert J. Allison
English | July 3rd, 2015 | ASIN: B00XWD6AOC, ISBN: 0190225068 | 160 pages | EPUB | 1.59 MB

Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States–the American Revolution.

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Timothy Beal
English | July 29th, 2008 | ASIN: B00JN66MLS, ISBN: 0195321073 | 145 pages | EPUB | 2.15 MB

It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want–whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty–a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current reality of religion in America, this Very Short Introduction is the go-to book they need.
Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria
English | January 13th, 2012 | ASIN: B00692U8SM, ISBN: 0199754918 | 150 pages | EPUB | 2.43 MB

This Very Short Introduction chronicles the trends and traditions of modern Latin American literature, arguing that Latin American literature developed as a continent-wide phenomenon, not just an assemblage of national literatures, in moments of political crisis.
Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Rolena Adorno
English | November 4th, 2011 | ASIN: B005OQH0X0, ISBN: 0199755027 | 167 pages | EPUB | 3.69 MB

A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in the New World.

Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Feb. 17, 2018
Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction by Siva Vaidhyanathan
English | March 9, 2017 | ISBN: 0195372778 | EPUB | 144 pages | 1 MB

Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Feb. 15, 2018
Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Christopher Butler
English | October 10th, 2002 | ASIN: B003CGNQ4G, ISBN: 0192802399 | 160 pages | EPUB | 3.05 MB

Postmodernism has been a buzzword in contemporary society for the last decade. But how can it be defined? In this Very Short Introduction Christopher Butler challenges and explores the key ideas of postmodernists, and their engagement with theory, literature, the visual arts, film, architecture, and music.

The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Feb. 10, 2018
The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction (Repost)

The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction By Matthew Restall, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
2012 | 128 Pages | ISBN: 0195392299 | EPUB + MOBI | 1 MB

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Feb. 9, 2018
Teeth: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Peter S. Ungar
English | March 27th, 2014 | ASIN: B00ICN2ZJQ, ISBN: 0199670595 | 153 pages | EPUB | 5.56 MB

Teeth are amazing - the product of half a billion years of evolution. They provide fuel for the body by breaking apart other living things; and they must do it again and again over a lifetime without themselves being broken in the process. This means that plants and animals have developed tough or hard tissues for protection, and teeth have evolved ways to sharpen or strengthen themselves to overcome those defences. And just as different jobs require different tools, animals with different diets have different shaped teeth to deal with the variety of foods that they eat.

Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Feb. 9, 2018
Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition

Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Charles Townshend
English | September 8th, 2011 | ASIN: B008R8KUA2, ISBN: 0199603944 | 171 pages | EPUB | 2.82 MB

Is one person's terrorist another's freedom fighter? Is terrorism crime or war? Can there be a 'War on Terror'?

The Body: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Feb. 9, 2018
The Body: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The Body: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Chris Shilling
English | January 28th, 2016 | ASIN: B018J13PUS, ISBN: 0198739036| 144 pages | EPUB | 0.92 MB

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 perception of them, are influenced by the social, cultural and material contexts in which humans live.