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Introducing Oceanography

David C. Thomas, David N. Bowers

Introducing Oceanography has been written by two leading oceanographers. The initial chapters describe the oceans and the forces etc...

Introducing Meteorology

Jon Shonk

Introducing Meteorology provides a succinct overview of the science of the. The initial chapters describe the development of the etc...

Understanding Sikhism

W. Owen Cole

One of the world’s major faiths with more than 20 million adherents, Sikhism is a religion which most people, including academics etc...

Understanding Islam

Cafer S. Yaran

Islam is can be one of the most misunderstood religions. For some people it is a religion of war, whilst for the others it is a r etc...

The Human Nature of the Singing Voice

Peter T. Harrison

Peter Harrison starts from the holistic principle that human beings are ‘designed’ to sing and believes that through our voices w etc...

Introducing Tectonics, Rock Structures and Mountain Belts

Graham Park

Explains the key concepts of tectonics and rock structures to those without a strong mathematical background. The study of geolog etc...

Understanding Chinese Religions

Joachim Gentz

Chinese religions are often presented as a unity with each tradition possessing features typical of a Chinese religious system. F etc...

Introducing Geomorphology

Adrian Harvey

Adrian Harvey introduces the varying geomorphological forces and differing timescales which combine to shape the surface of the e etc...

Understanding Christianity

Gilleasbuig Macmillan

The Very Reverend Gilleasbuig Macmillan responds to the questions likely to be asked by an interested person wishing to know how etc...

Understanding the Brahma Kumaris

Frank Whaling

The Brahma Kumaris are a new spiritual tradition. The movement began in 1936 and has overa million adherents world-wide. In this etc...

Doing Philosophy

Gerald Rochelle

Doing Philosophy presents the basics of how to do philosophy—what philosophy is, how we can think, the nature of logic, some spec etc...

Understanding Judaism

Jeremy Rosen

Rabbi Rosen presents a serious and concise overview of Jewish history, theology and practice from Judaism’s biblical origins to t etc...

Understanding Hinduism

Frank Whaling

The Hindu tradition can claim to be the world’s oldest religion. It has evolved in India over the past three thousand years. It d etc...

Understanding the Baha'i Faith

Wendi Momen, Moojan Moomen

The Baha’i Faith is the youngest of the world’s independent religions and the second most widespread after Christianity. Dating f etc...

The Making of Language

Mike Beaken

The Making of Language presents an alternative to the prevalent view of language as the product of human genetics. It argues inst etc...
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