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Beginners Guides give expert analysis on a vast range of topics. Affordable, accessible and fascinating, titles in the list feature the most in-depth introductions available for anyone curious about the way the world works and the big ideas of our time.

‘Few readers can fail to come away armed with invaluable knowledge after dipping into Oneworld’s Beginners Guides series. Insightful and informative, they make mind-boggling concepts simple and stimulate further inquiry.’ Sunday Times

‘Oneworld’s Beginner’s Guides are thought-provoking yet accessible introductions to a myriad of subjects, providing an engagingly written starting point for curious readers while also being substantial enough to challenge those who know more.’ James Crabtree, author of The Billionaire Raj

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All titles from Beginner's Guides

The English Civil Wars

Dr. Patrick Little

Epistemology

Robert M. Martin

The Roman Empire

Philip Matyszak

The Russian Revolution

Abraham Ascher

The New Testament

W. R. Telford

Reductionism

Alastair I. M. Rae

Animal Behavior

John A. Byers

Nutrition

Sarah Brewer

The Bible

Paula Gooder

Anti-capitalism

Simon Tormey

Homer

Elton T. E. Barker

Iran

Homa Katouzian

The Beat Generation

Christopher Gair

Medieval Philosophy

Sharon M. Kaye

Democracy

David Beetham

Classical Music

Professor Julian Johnson

Descartes

Harry M. Bracken

Journalism

Sarah Niblock

Racism

Alana Lentin

Biodiversity

John Spicer

The United Nations

Norrie MacQueen

Paul

Morna D. Hooker

Judaism

Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

Bioterror and Biowarfare

Malcolm R. Dando

NATO

Jennifer Medcalf

Volcanoes

Rosaly M. C. Lopes

Climate Change

Emily Boyd

Dyslexia

Nicola Brunswick

Lacan

Lionel Bailly

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