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              Geometry: A Very Short Introduction

              Geometry: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Dunajski, Maciej

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              This book provides a fresh modern introduction to geometry, an ancient branch of mathematics with important applications. It takes readers from Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries, to curved spaces, and the geometry of space-time inside a black hole, and outlines the role geom...etry plays in the broader context of science and art.
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              ISBN 9780199683680
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2022
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction

              Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback, New edition)

              By Tanner, Michael

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              For a century, Nietzsche has been among the most controversial of modern writers. Since his death in 1900, he has been appropriated as an icon by a diverse spectrum of people, whose interpretation of his philosophy have been equally varied. This work examines the ambiguities in i...s writings, traces his development, and explodes many misconceptions.
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              ISBN 9780192854148
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2001
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Devil: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Oldridge, Darren

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              The Devil has fascinated writers and theologians since the time of the New Testament, and inspired many dramatic and haunting works of art. Today he remains a potent image in popular culture. The Devil: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to the Christian Devil thr...ough the history of ideas and the lives of real people.
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              ISBN 9780199580996
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Korea: A Very Short Introduction

              Korea: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Seth, Michael J.

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              Korea, long in the shadows of its neighbours China and Japan, is now the object of considerable interest. This book focuses on answering several historical questions: what does it mean to be Korean? How did this nation evolve into today's sharply contrasting societies? And how do...es Korea fit into the larger narrative of world history?
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              ISBN 9780198830771
              Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Objectivity is both an essential and elusive philosophical concept. This Very Short Introduction explores the theoretical and practical problems raised by objectivity, and also deals with the way in which particular understandings of objectivity impinge on social research, scienc...e, and art.
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              ISBN 9780199606696
              Released NZ 8 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Freeman, Daniel; Freeman, Jason

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              Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? In this Very Short Introduction we discover what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated. Looking at six major anxiety disorders, the authors introduce us to t...his most ubiquitous and essential of emotions.
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              ISBN 9780199567157
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction
               

              The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Ince, Darrel

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              Computers form a vital part of most people's lives. But what is the nature of the computer? How does it work? What will the next generations of computers look like? Darrel Ince looks at the basic concepts behind all computers; the range of their uses, the effects of computers in ...the workplace, and novel forms such as quantum computers.
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              ISBN 9780199586592
              Released NZ 6 Dec 2011
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              Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blundell, Stephen J.

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              What is that strange and mysterious force that pulls one magnet towards another, yet seems to operate through empty space? This is the elusive force of magnetism. In this Very Short Introduction Stephen J. Blundell considers early theories of magnetism, the discovery that Earth i...s a magnet, and the importance of magnetism in modern technology.
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              ISBN 9780199601202
              Released NZ 27 Aug 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Australia: A Very Short Introduction
                

              Australia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Morgan, Kenneth

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              In this Very Short Introduction, Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia; examining the main features of its history, geography, and culture and drawing attention to the distinctive features of Australian life and its indigenous popula...tion and culture.
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              ISBN 9780199589937
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Human Resource Management: A Very Short Introduction

              Human Resource Management: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Wilkinson, Adrian

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              Adrian Wilkinson reviews the historical development of human resource management, showing how the changes in political, legal, and macroeconomic spheres have shaped how human resources are managed. Considering HRM in a global world, he considers how it is adapting to a very diffe...rent work landscape.
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              ISBN 9780198714736
              Released NZ 19 May 2022
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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