Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions
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1. Which three types of person should read the Very Short Introductions according
to “A short introduction to Very Short Introductions”?
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2. How many VSIs are available on the subject of Music?
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3. Which titles are the most recent additions to the site?
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4. The image of which philosopher appears on page 46 of Education: A Short
Introduction? (Education)
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5. Who said, “I think I’m probably an atheist, but rather angry with God for not
existing”? (Religion)
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6. Which Very Short Introduction has the DOI
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7. Which field of study was pioneered by Svante Arrhenius
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8. Find a chapter on multilingualism. Save this chapter to your Personal Profile
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10. Where can you find a chart illustrating the composition of the Oxford English
Corpus? (Literature)
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5. Terry Pratchett
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