Avante Garde a Very Short Introduction

The Avant-Garde: A Very Short Introduction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Aug. 25, 2014
The Avant-Garde: A Very Short Introduction

David Cottington, "The Avant-Garde: A Very Short Introduction"
ISBN: 0199582734 | 2013 | EPUB/MOBI | 160 pages | 664 KB/1 MB

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

Posted by First1 at Jan. 23, 2018
Measurement: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Measurement: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by David J. Hand
English | September 29th, 2016 | ASIN: B01LLWC65M, ISBN: 0198779569 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB

Measurement is a fundamental concept that underpins almost every aspect of the modern world. It is central to the sciences, social sciences, medicine, and economics, but it affects everyday life. We measure everything - from the distance of far-off galaxies to the temperature of the air, levels of risk, political majorities, taxes, blood pressure, IQ, and weight.

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

Posted by First1 at Jan. 23, 2018
Modern China: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition

Modern China: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Rana Mitter
English | February 25th, 2016 | ASIN: B019O183SQ, ISBN: 0198753705 | 168 pages | EPUB | 2.01 MB

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, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity.

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

Posted by First1 at Jan. 23, 2018
Slang: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Slang: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Jonathon Green
English | February 25th, 2016 | ASIN: B019YI3VY0, ISBN: 0198729537 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.33 MB

Slang, however one judges it, shows us at our most human. It is used widely and often, typically associated with the writers of noir fiction, teenagers, and rappers, but also found in the works of Shakespeare and Dickens. It has been recorded since at least 1500 AD, and today's vocabulary, taken from every major English-speaking country, runs to over 125,000 slang words and phrases.

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

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

Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by James Binney
English | March 24th, 2016 | ASIN: B01BLYGOSA, ISBN: 0198752857 | 176 pages | EPUB | 2.07 MB

Astrophysics is the physics of the stars, and more widely the physics of the Universe. It enables us to understand the structure and evolution of planetary systems, stars, galaxies, interstellar gas, and the cosmos as a whole.

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

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

Depression: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Mary Jane Tacchi,‎ Jan Scott
English | December 22nd, 2017 | ASIN: B01N6ELCIQ, ISBN: 0199558655 | 152 pages | EPUB | 2.03 MB

What is depression? What is bipolar disorder? How are they diagnosed and how are they treated? Can a small child be diagnosed with depression and treated with antidepressants - and should they be?

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

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition

Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Susan Blackmore
English | December 22nd, 2017 | ASIN: B075KCDN55, ISBN: 0198794738 | 168 pages | EPUB | 1.59 MB

Consciousness, 'the last great mystery for science', remains a hot topic. How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an illusion?

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 4th Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 4th Edition

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 4th Edition by Manfred B. Steger
English | December 22nd, 2017 | ASIN: B06XNQ3BTQ, ISBN: 0198779550 | 176 pages | EPUB | 1.95 MB

'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. It is by its nature a dynamic topic. This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues.

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

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition

Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Eleanor Nesbitt
English | April 28th, 2016 | ASIN: B01EXC93N0, ISBN: 0198745575 | 176 pages | EPUB | 1.11 MB

The Sikh religion has a following of over 20 million people worldwide. However,events such as the verbal and physical attacks on Sikhs just after September 11, where Sikhs were being mistaken for Muslims, suggest that the Sikh faith still remains mysterious to many.

Circadian Rhythms: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Circadian Rhythms: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Circadian Rhythms: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Russell Foster,‎ Leon Kreitzman
English | December 22nd, 2017 | ASIN: B06XH2471J, ISBN: 0198717687 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.35 MB

The earth's daily rotation affects just about every living creature. From dawn through to dusk, there are changes in light, temperature, humidity, and rainfall. However, these changes are regular, rhythmic and, therefore, predictable. Thus, the near 24 hour circadian rhythm is innate: a genetically programmed clock that essentially ticks of its own accord.