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  • Choreography: The Basics

    By Erica Stanton

    Paperback – 2016-07-14 
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  • Psychology: The Basics

    By Matt Jarvis

    Psychology: The Basics is a concise and balanced guide which separates the facts from the fiction in this popular area of study. Introducing the key ideas, issues and debates affecting students of psychology today, it answers such questions as: What is psychology? Is there a difference between…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
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  • Men and Masculinity: The Basics

    By Nigel Edley

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
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  • World Theatre: The Basics

    By E.J Westlake

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
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  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    Paperback – 2016-06-29 
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  • Art History: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
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  • Religion in America: The Basics

    By Michael Pasquier

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
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  • Global Justice: The Basics

    By Huw Williams, Carl Death

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
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  • Sociology: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ken Plummer

    Paperback – 2016-05-30 
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  • Gerontology: The Basics

    By Harry R Moody, Jennifer Sasser

    Gerontology: The Basics is a vibrant and compelling introduction to the human aging process. Examining the complex issues which surround the study of adult development and aging in a clear and accessible way, it introduces the reader to the socially constructed life-course stages of mid- and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
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  • Environmental Hazards: The Basics

    By Robert McCulloch

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
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  • Hinduism: The Basics

    By Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 
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  • Accounting: The Basics

    By Nicholas Apostolides

    Accounting skills are vital for all graduates to ensure employability in most business roles. This concise textbook provides non-specialist students with an understanding of how managers control resources using the appropriate financial tools and techniques to inform strategic business decisions.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 
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  • Modern Russia: The Basics

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Modernism: The Basics

    By Laura Winkiel

    Modernism: The Basics provides an accessible overview of the study of Modernism in its global dimensions. Examining the key concepts, history and varied forms of modernism it guides the reader through the major approaches to the study of Modernism, outlining key debates, to answer such questions as…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Middle East Conflicts: The Basics

    By Khalil Marrar

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Literary Analysis: The Basics

    By Celena Kusch

    Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms. Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Critical Thinking: The Basics

    By Stuart Hanscomb

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Sexuality: The Basics

    By Kari Lerum

    Sexuality: The Basics is an introductory guide to the diverse and ever changing field of sexuality studies and its intersection with gender, women’s and queer studies. Drawing on the humanities, social sciences and health sciences, this text examines the key concepts and issues within this field of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-27 
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  • Tourism Studies: The Basics

    By Pau Obrador Pons, Michael A Crang

    Tourism Studies: The Basics is an engaging, critical introduction to the essential theory and practice of tourism, how it started and how it has developed. Examining the major themes from a range of perspectives, this text answers key introductory questions including: What is tourism and who are…

    Paperback – 2016-02-13 
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  • Folklore: The Basics

    By Simon Bronner

    Folklore: The Basics is an engaging guide to the the practice and interpretation of folklore. Taking examples from around the world, it explores the role of folklore in expressing fundamental human needs, desires, and anxieties that often are often not revealed through other means. Providing a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
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  • Film Theory: The Basics

    By Kevin McDonald

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
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  • Roman Catholicism: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Walsh

    From the most basic terms to the structures and practices of the Church, this book offers a plain-speaking introduction to Roman Catholicism. Now in a second edition, it contains new sections on relations with other faiths, coverage of recent controversies in the Church and an expanded section on…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
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  • Religion: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Malory Nye

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
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  • British Politics: The Basics

    By Bill Jones

    Over the last two decades British politics has undergone a remarkable transformation. While some components of the system have dwindled, such as voter turnout and membership of the big parties, other parts have flourished, such as nationalist parties and the insurgent UKIP, as well as the new media…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 
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  • Classical Mythology: The Basics

    By Richard Martin

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
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  • Narrative: The Basics

    By Bronwen Thomas

    Providing an up-to-date and accessible overview of the essentials of narrative theory, Narrative: The Basics guides the reader through the major approaches to the study of narrative, using contemporary examples from a wide range of narrative forms to answer key questions including: What is…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
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  • The Bible and Literature: The Basics

    By Norman W. Jones

    The Bible and Literature: The Basics provides an interpretive framework for understanding the significance of biblical allusions in literature—even for readers who have little prior knowledge of the Bible. In doing so, it surveys the Bible’s influence on a broad range of English, American, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
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  • Contemporary India: The Basics

    By Rekha Datta

    Contemporary India: The Basics provides readers with a clear and accessible guide through the richness, diversity and complexity of 21st Century India. The book explores the political, social, cultural and economic landscape of India and addresses key questions such as: How has India risen to be…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
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  • Poetry: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey Wainwright

    Now in its third edition Poetry: The Basics remains an engaging exploration of the world of poetry. Drawing on examples ranging from Chaucer to children's rhymes, Cole Porter to Carol Ann Duffy, and from around the English-speaking world, it shows how any reader can understand and gain more…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
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  • Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Janice Wearmouth

    Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics has been fully updated in light of the 2014 Children and Families Act in England and now also includes a focus and discussion of legislation across the whole UK. Providing an engaging and complete overview, it examines the fundamental principles…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
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  • Sport Management: The Basics

    By Rob Wilson, Mark Piekarz

    Sport Management: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to sport management which considers a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters as they impact on this growing field. Drawing links between academic theory and practice, it explores the current…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
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  • Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to understanding the modern world. Capitalism:…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
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  • Finance: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Erik Banks

    Now in its third edition, Finance: The Basics is a clear and practical introduction to the world of finance. It thoroughly explains essential financial statements, tools and concepts; fundamental financial instruments and transactions; and global financial participants, markets and systems. This…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06 
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  • Forensic Psychology: The Basics

    By Sandie Taylor

    This text provides an engaging overview to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, guiding the reader through this exciting and popular discipline. Combining a discussion of theory with information about the role of a professional forensic psychologist, it addresses such key issues as:…

    Paperback – 2015-06-28
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  • Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
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  • Archaeology: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Now in an updated third edition, Archaeology: The Basics provides a straightforward and engaging introduction to the world of Archaeology. This book answers key questions about how and why we practice archaeology and examines the theories and themes underpinning the subject. Fully updated, this new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
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  • Christian Theology: The Basics

    By Murray Rae

    Christian Theology: The Basics is a concise introduction to the nature, tasks and central concerns of theology – the study of God within the Christian tradition. Providing a broad overview of the story that Christianity tells us about our human situation before God, this book will also seek to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-19
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  • Anthropology of Religion: The Basics

    By James S Bielo

    Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face. This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what is studied by anthropologists of religion, but how…

    Paperback – 2015-03-22
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  • Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
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  • Food Ethics: The Basics

    By Ronald Sandler

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally…

    Paperback – 2014-10-12
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  • Politics: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey

    Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and concise coverage of a range of issues and addresses fundamental questions such as: • Why…

    Paperback – 2014-09-21
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  • Genocide: The Basics

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how…

    Paperback – 2014-09-14
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  • Economics: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Tony Cleaver

    Now in its third edition, Economics: The Basics continues to provide an engaging and topical introduction to the key issues in contemporary economics. Fully updated to take into account the global recession, ongoing problems in Eurozone economies, changing patterns in world trade, housing and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
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  • Sustainability: The Basics

    By Peter Jacques

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2014-08-11
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  • Body Studies: The Basics

    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks

    Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
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  • Christianity: The Basics

    By Bruce Chilton

    Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-09
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  • Sport Psychology: The Basics

    By David Tod

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory…

    Paperback – 2014-05-28
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  • Greek History: The Basics

    By Robin Osborne

    Greek History: The Basics is a concise and compelling introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age to rule by Rome. With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece’s ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
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