A short narrative of antislavery struggles in the 18th century Anglo-American world.
Surveys key activists and moments in the antislavery struggle
Written by an expert who has also taught Natio ... Read more
Examines the key concepts and the main types of accounting work
Traces the development of accounting over the centuries
Examines the building blocks of financial reports, such as assets and lia ... Read more
Introduces Adam Smith through an overview of his writings and moral philosophy
Provides a non-technical, accessible account of Smith's central ideas in The Wealth of Nations
Outlines Smith ... Read more
Defines what adolescence is and when it occurs
Considers adolescence as a life stage - encompassing puberty, cognitive changes, and the search for identity; relationship changes; leisure activiti ... Read more
Addresses the question most frequently asked by the public and students in relation to this subject - how does advertising work?
Explores the many different ways in which campaigns work (or fail ... Read more
Offers a concise history of air warfare, analysing its influence on wars, campaigns and conflicts from the pre-WW1 period to today and beyond
Considers how military operations from the air impact ... Read more
Introduces aesthetics, a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste
Looks beyond traditional artistic experiences to show how more everyday experiences such as the pl ... Read more
Explores the history and circumstances of African American religion through: conjure, African American Christianity, and African American Islam
Focuses on how religious communities and experience ... Read more
There is no other short book that explains African history and historiography.
Concrete histories and stories are used to build a picture of both the continent's past and how that past has been i ... Read more
Introduces African politics, providing an overview of the different states and their systems
Explores the contemporary and historical influences on African politics, such as colonialism
Explain ... Read more