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NEW : Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions are a great way to find out about a new subject, consider study options, or revise a topic. The University of Birmingham now offers full access online to all 579 titles covering a broad range of subjects across many disciplines.

  • If you are looking for a specific title, you can search for it on Findit@Bham as you would any other book eg African Politics: Very Short Introduction
  • If you want to explore the whole collection, or a subject area, you can enter the search 'Very Short Introductions' on Findit@Bham

Using the Very Short Introductions website you can:

  • Browse by subject area to find books and chapters
  • Search across the whole range of titles to find books and chapters
  • Set up an free personalized account so that you can save a list of your favourite books and chapters and notes on your reading

 

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