What are the best short introductions series by Oxford?

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    Arthur Smith
    Written on January 28, 2017
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      Kelly Shaw
      Written on April 26, 2018
      "This is a very interesting book for anyone who is interested in a variety of subjects and is curious in general. It is a perfect introduction to the concept of intelligence for the curious reader. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the science of intelligence and it provides beyond an introduction to the subject. It is a great read overall."
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      John Hunt
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "This book is great for learning history quickly. It gives you just the main points isn't so long-winded. It explores many historical topics and gets right to the point."
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      Jane Carlson
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "The Oxford short introductions series are great reads. I enjoyed Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction and it was the first of these I read. This introduction is worth a read. It may open up new interests for you."
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      Jane Robinson
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "This is a great short introduction from one of the most accomplished authors there is out there! A.C. Grayling's book will give you knowledge in the area of philosophy, logic, war, education, politics and sexual morality. You need to read this!"
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      Christine Griffin
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "My mom loves nonfiction and enjoys reading about politics. She has a few books published by Oxford and I wanted to get her a new one for her upcoming birthday. I saw this one online and thought it looked interesting and took a chance on it. Unfortunately, my mom didn't enjoy the book and said it was quite boring. She only read a few pages and was done with it. I definitely regret buying this book. I wouldn't recommend it!"
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      Melissa Ford
      Written on April 30, 2018
      "Modern Mathematics going beyond arithmetic. Shows examples of complex problems."
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      Catherine Guerrero
      Written on April 22, 2018
      "This short book, roughly 100 pages, is an excellent tool for giving a rundown of anglo-saxon era history. It would be perfect for use in a high school or college history course. A quick historical introduction that provides readers with all the information that they need to pursue deeper knowledge if they so desire."
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      Nathan Dunn
      Written on April 27, 2018
      "Very good book for anyone who wants to be introduced to what Silk Road was like. The book is short but well informed. It's easy to read and nice for anyone who wants to be more knowledgeable about silk road."
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      Lawrence Ellis
      Written on April 30, 2018
      "Wow this is a very short series but a very good one at that! It was published by Oxford University press and written by William Doyle, highly recommend it."
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      Austin Lucas
      Written on April 24, 2018
      "A book for the thinking individual, Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction looks into Nietzsche's works, the ambiguities and misconceptions of his work, among other things keep you thinking."

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    Best short introductions series by Oxford
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction Books 294 Paid
    2 History: A Very Short Introduction Books 254 Paid
    3 Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction Books 237 Paid
    4 Russell: A Very Short Introduction Books 228 Paid
    5 The European Union: A Very Short Introduction Books 211 Paid
    6 Algebra: A Very Short Introduction Books 195 Paid
    7 The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction Books 182 Paid
    8 The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction Books 176 Paid
    9 The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction Books 137 Paid
    10 Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction Books 8 Paid
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