French Revolution Very Short Introduction

The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Robert J. Allison
English | July 3rd, 2015 | ASIN: B00XWD6AOC, ISBN: 0190225068 | 160 pages | EPUB | 1.59 MB

Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States–the American Revolution.

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Timothy Beal
English | July 29th, 2008 | ASIN: B00JN66MLS, ISBN: 0195321073 | 145 pages | EPUB | 2.15 MB

It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want–whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty–a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current reality of religion in America, this Very Short Introduction is the go-to book they need.
Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria
English | January 13th, 2012 | ASIN: B00692U8SM, ISBN: 0199754918 | 150 pages | EPUB | 2.43 MB

This Very Short Introduction chronicles the trends and traditions of modern Latin American literature, arguing that Latin American literature developed as a continent-wide phenomenon, not just an assemblage of national literatures, in moments of political crisis.

Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Joseph Dan
English | November 1st, 2005 | ASIN: B00JC5UT5K, ISBN: 0195300343, 0195327055 | 144 pages | EPUB | 7.35 MB

In Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction, Joseph Dan, one of the world's leading authorities on Jewish mysticism, offers a concise and highly accurate look at the history and character of the various systems developed by the adherents of the Kabbalah.

Ritual: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Ritual: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Ritual: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Barry Stephenson
English | January 28th, 2015 | ASIN: B00Q54SP0C, ISBN: 0199943524 | 142 pages | EPUB | 0.75 MB

Ritual is part of what it means to be human. Like sports, music, and drama, ritual defines and enriches culture, putting those who practice it in touch with sources of value and meaning larger than themselves. Ritual is unavoidable, yet it holds a place in modern life that is decidedly ambiguous. What is ritual? What does it do? Is it useful? What are the various kinds of ritual? Is ritual tradition bound and conservative or innovative and transformational?

Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by David N. Myers
English | December 22nd, 2017 | ASIN: B06XP1DB3R, ISBN: 0199730989 | 161 pages | EPUB | 2.42 MB

How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. Many have attempted to explain this singular success as a result of divine intervention. In this engaging book, David N. Myers charts the long journey of the Jews through history.
Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Rolena Adorno
English | November 4th, 2011 | ASIN: B005OQH0X0, ISBN: 0199755027 | 167 pages | EPUB | 3.69 MB

A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in the New World.

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 18, 2018
Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Daniel K. Gardner
English | July 29th, 2014 | ASIN: B00L1BN6NA, ISBN: 0195398912 | 152 pages | EPUB | 1.98 MB

To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius would come to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics.

Kafka: A Very Short Introduction (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Jan. 17, 2018
Kafka: A Very Short Introduction (Repost)

Ritchie Robertson, "Kafka: A Very Short Introduction"
2005 | pages: 150 | ISBN: 0192804553 | PDF | 2,3 mb

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 13, 2018
Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Norman Solomon
English | August 28th, 2014 | ASIN: B00LXZTU3Y, ISBN: 0199687358 | 176 pages | EPUB | 2.48 MB

Normon Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. Demonstrating the diverse nature and ethnic origin of those with the Jewish faith, Solomon explores how the Jewish religion has developed in the 2,000 years since the days of the Bible.