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Very Short Introductions

Product Description: 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. Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

Dates of Trial: September 20, 2016 through October 20, 2016

Vendor/Publisher: OUP

Contact person: James R. Fries, Reference Librarian

Special Access instructions: This resource is controlled by IP address; this means you must use a computer on the Dartmouth or DHMC networks. Instructions for off-campus access are available at

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