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
Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.
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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