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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

Paperback

Prominent political commentator, author and columnist for The Australian, Niki Savva, reveals the ruinous behaviour of former... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal...

George Megalogenis

History; Politics & government; Political economy

Paperback

Malcolm Turnbull says we need to be agile citizens, and that there has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian.... [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

Hardback

It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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My Life on the Road

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My Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem

Biography; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

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From journalist, activist and international icon Gloria Steinem comes her first book in twenty years, an all-new memoir of... [more]

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

John Ferling

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Politics & government

Paperback

First U.S. edition published 2013. This paperback edition published 2014 --T.p. verso. [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and...

Michael Molkentin

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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Drawing on archival records in Australasia, Europe and North America, Australia and the War in the Air provides a fresh perspective... [more]

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [more]

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Obento Supreme Student Book 4th Edition

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Obento Supreme Student Book 4th Edition

Anne Fisher, Ayako Lyons, Kyoko Kusumoto, Jacqueline Brown

Teachers' classroom resources & material; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum... [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

David Von Drehle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Von Drehle has chosen a critical year ('the most eventful year in American history' and the year Lincoln rose to greatness),... [more]

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Obento Supreme 4th Edition Workbook & Audio CD & DVD

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Obento Supreme 4th Edition Workbook & Audio CD & DVD

Anne Fisher, Ayako Lyons, Kyoko Kusumoto, Jacqueline Brown

Teachers' classroom resources & material; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum... [more]

$39.95

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

Robert Jones

History; Medieval history; Military history; Military life & institutions

Hardback

The knight in shining armour charging across the battlefield has become an iconic figure of the medieval period. This book... [more]

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

Victor Davis Hanson

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

A master historian explores how war has shaped our societies--and how societies shape warfare--from Ancient Greece to the... [more]

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Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother

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Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother

Susannah McFarlane, Robin Leuba

Biography; Memoirs; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption & fostering

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In 1965, Robin, unmarried and pregnant, comes to Melbourne to give birth and give her baby up for adoption, then returns to... [more]

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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Yeonmi Park

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Human rights; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free.... [more]

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The Ice Age: A Journey into Crystal Meth Addiction

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The Ice Age: A Journey into Crystal Meth Addiction

Luke Williams

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

Paperback

A topical, insightful investigation into a drug that has taken a ferocious grip on societies around the world - told by a... [more]

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

Richard Watson

Social forecasting, future studies; Economic forecasting; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

Paperback

From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world... [more]

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Kim Barker

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; International relations; Terrorism, armed struggle

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A true-life Catch-22 set in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, by one of the region's longest-serving correspondents.... [more]

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The Libertarian Alternative: How Freedom and Markets Can Rejuvenate Australia

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The Libertarian Alternative: How Freedom and Markets Can Rejuvenate Australia...

Chris Berg

History; Political ideologies; Public administration; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History; Advocate - Politics

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Libertarianism - the philosophy of government which pairs free market economics with social liberalism - presents a vigorous... [more]

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The Trust Deficit

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The Trust Deficit

Sam Crosby

Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Politics

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Drawing on contemporary political stories and examples, The Trust Deficit shows us how faith in our politicians has been eroded... [more]

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

Hope Jahren

Biography; Memoirs; Abnormal psychology; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Biography

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in... [more]

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Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force

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Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most...

Colin Dillon

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Indigenous peoples; Police & security services; Political corruption; Abbey's Double Rewards; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The powerful true story of the first police officer to lift the lid on police corruption in Queensland and what then happened... [more]

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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

Dennis Altman, Sean Scalmer

History; Elections & referenda

Paperback

Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, The Greens... [more]

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