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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

Homer

Elton T. E. Barker

Iran

Homa Katouzian

The Bible

Paula Gooder

Anti-capitalism

Simon Tormey

Life in the Universe

Lewis Dartnell

Renaissance Art

Tom Nichols

Feminism

Sally J. Scholz

Aesthetics

Charles Taliaferro

The Cold War

Merrilyn Thomas

Philosophy of Religion

Charles Taliaferro

Africa

Tom Young

Conservation

Paul Jepson

Philosophy of Science

Geoffrey Gorham

Engineering

Natasha McCarthy

Machiavelli

Cary J. Nederman

Mafia and Organized Crime

James O. Finckenauer

Opera

Alexandra Wilson

The Enlightenment

Kieron O'Hara

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