Three new titles have been added in October

October 22, 2015

Three new titles have been added to Very Short Introductions this month. Find out more below, see the full list of titles, or (if you are a librarian) download MARC records.

Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

By Peter M. Higgins

Algebra: A Very Short Introduction explains algebra from scratch. Over the course of ten chapters, it offers a step by step approach for readers keen on developing their understanding of algebra. Using theory and example, it renews the reader’s acquaintance with school mathematics, before taking them progressively further and deeper into modern algebra, including groups, rings, fields, and vector spaces.
 

 

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction (new edition)

By Steven Beller

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction untangles the history of the phenomenon, from ancient religious conflict to ‘new’ antisemitism in the 21st century. This new edition brings this examination of the complex and controversial issue up to date with a discussion of antisemitism in light of the 2008 financial crash, the Arab Spring, and the on-going crisis between Israel and Palestine.
 

 

 Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

By Jens Zimmermann

Hermeneutics is the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation. Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction traces the history of hermeneutic theory, setting out its key elements, demonstrating how these key elements can be applied to a broad range of disciplines, and reveals the significance of hermeneutics in our current social and political landscape.

 

 


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