What's new in February 2020

February 20, 2020

Three Introductions have been published this month, including two new editions. Find out more:

  • Albert Camus: A Very Short Introduction, by Oliver Gloag, explores the life and work of a man full of contradictions, who occupied an ambiguous position in troubled and conflicted times. Following a broad chronological framework, it explores the major philosophical and literary works of Camus and analyses how these works are connected with contemporary issues.
  • Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by Jim Fraser, introduces the concept of forensic science and explains how it is used in the investigation of crime. This new edition takes into account developments in areas such as DNA and drug analysis, and the growing field of digital forensics.
  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by Philip V. Mladenov, explores the marine environment and the nature of life in the oceans, emphasizing their significance to our planet. The new edition updates the discussion of the impacts of human activities on ocean life, including overfishing, plastic pollution, and more.

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