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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

Iran

Homa Katouzian

The Bible

Paula Gooder

Anti-capitalism

Simon Tormey

Homer

Elton T. E. Barker, Joel P. Christensen

Heidegger

J. Jeremy Wisnewski

Engineering

Natasha McCarthy

Machiavelli

Cary J. Nederman

Mafia and Organized Crime

James O. Finckenauer

Opera

Alexandra Wilson

The Enlightenment

Kieron O'Hara

Magic

Robert Ralley

Anarchism

Ruth Kinna

Critical Thinking

Sharon M. Kaye

The Baha’i Faith

Moojan Momen

Marx

Andrew Collier

Christianity

Keith Ward

Global Terrorism

Leonard B. Weinberg

The Beat Generation

Christopher Gair

Medieval Philosophy

Sharon M. Kaye

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