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The Very Short Introductions Podcast

By: Oxford University Press
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  • A concise and original introduction to a wide range of subjects—from Public Health to Buddhist Ethics, Soft Matter to Classics, and Art History to Globalization—by the expert authors of the Very Short Introductions series. For wherever your curiosity may take you.
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  • Ancient Greek and Roman Science – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 79
    Dec 14 2023
    In the last episode of Season 7, Liba Taub introduces the science of ancient Greece and Rome and details the link between poetry, philosophy, and science. A PDF transcript for this episode can be found here: https://oxfordacademic.blubrry.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/VSI-Ep-79-Ancient-Greek-and-Roman-Science-transcript.pdf Learn more about Ancient Greek and Roman Science: A Very Short Introduction here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/ancient-greek-and-roman-science-a-very-short-introduction-9780198736998 Liba Taub is Professor of … Continue reading Ancient Greek and Roman Science – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 79 →
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    11 mins
  • Napoleon – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 78
    Dec 7 2023
    In this episode, David A. Bell introduces Napoleon Bonaparte and his revolutionary life and career. A PDF transcript for this episode can be found here: https://oxfordacademic.blubrry.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/VSI-Ep-78-Napoleon-transcript.pdf Learn more about “Napoleon: A Very Short Introduction” here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/napoleon-a-very-short-introduction-9780199321667 David A. Bell is the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the Department of History at Princeton. He is … Continue reading Napoleon – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 78 →
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    15 mins
  • Condensed Matter Physics – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 77
    Nov 30 2023
    In this episode, Ross H. McKenzie introduces condensed matter physics, the field which aims to explain how states of matter and their distinct physical properties emerge. A PDF transcript for this episode can be found here: https://oxfordacademic.blubrry.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/VSI-Ep-77-Condensed-Matter-Physics-transcript.pdf Learn more about “Condensed Matter Physics: A Very Short Introduction” here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/condensed-matter-physics-a-very-short-introduction-9780198845423 Ross H. McKenzie is an Emeritus … Continue reading Condensed Matter Physics – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 77 →
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    15 mins

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