In 1995 the Oxford University Press released Classics: A Very Short Introduction by Mary Beard and John Henderson. On July 24, 2018 Demography: A Very Short Introduction by Sarah Harper was published. In between, Oxford University Press has offered a Very Short Introduction to 568 topics ranging from The Koran to The History of Cinema to Sound and beyond.
Texas State University Libraries offers access to many, many of the entries to the collection – both physically and digitally. The digital editions are available through both ProQuest’s EBook Central and EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection.
An interim period is coming up in a few weeks allowing for a few moments of free reading, grab a couple copies from the A Very Short Introduction series and Come In and Find Out More.