Explore the newest books added to Very Short Introductions online:
- Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction, by Peter K Smith, provides a guide to the classical research that has informed our knowledge on adolescence, as well as the results of modern research into the contemporary adolescent experience.
- Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction, by Dane Kennedy, demonstrates that this process involved considerable violence and instability, highlighting three key themes.
- The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction, by Tod Linafelt, describes the Bible’s two primary literary modes, foregrounding the nuances of plot, character, metaphor, structure and design, and intertextual allusions.
- Isotopes: A Very Short Introduction, by Rob Ellam, provides an overview of the nature of stable and radioactive isotopes, considering their wide range of modern applications.