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News for July, 2015

July 27, 2015

A royal foxhunt: The abdication of Mary Queen of Scots

Rab Houston, author of Scotland: A Very Short Introduction, explores the life of Mary Stewart ...

July 23, 2015

Discover the new Very Short Introductions

From the ancient Byzantine Empire to the tumult of the American Revolution, discover the five newest Very Short Introductions now online

July 13, 2015

Carefully constructed: the language of Franz Kafka

Ritchie Robertson, author of Kafka: A Very Short Introduction, looks at the emotion in Kafka's writing ...

July 6, 2015

The history of American women

How familiar are you with the women who shaped America as we know it today? Take this quiz to find out ...