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Ever wanted to know what happened during the Spanish Civil War? What the Koran really says? Or why Plato's ideas still matter today?

Ideal for train journeys, holidays, and as a quick catch-up for busy people who want something intellectually stimulating, Very Short Introductions combine authoritative analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable.

These books can change the way you think about the things that interest you, and are the perfect introduction to subjects you previously knew nothing about. Because of this, they have proven to be extremely popular with general readers, as well as undergraduate students and their lecturers.

So, where's the gap in your knowledge? ...


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