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Australia Under Surveillance

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Australia Under Surveillance

Frank Moorhouse

History; Political control & freedoms

Paperback

ASIO has kept a file on Frank Moorhouse since he was seventeen. Now Frank has decided it is time to report on ASIO. [more]

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Quartley Essay #56: Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer

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Quartley Essay #56: Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer

Guy Rundle

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

Paperback

Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer and the Palmer United Party. Clive Palmer is the wildcard of Australian politics. [more]

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ...if you can handle the truth. Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world?... [more]

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Private Bill: In Love and War

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Private Bill: In Love and War

Barrie Cassidy

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The private battles of Barrie Cassidy's father, who was a WW2 prisoner of war for 1500 days and his mother who, for many months... [more]

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust; War crimes

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A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of... [more]

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Best Australian Political Cartoons 2014

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Best Australian Political Cartoons 2014

Russ Radcliffe (ed)

Fiction & Literature; Politics & government; Cartoons & comic strips

Paperback

The year in politics as seen by Australia's funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists. [more]

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Triumph and Demise: The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation

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Triumph and Demise: The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation

Paul Kelly

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable... [more]

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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

James Ward

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

We are surrounded by stationery: half-chewed Cristal Bics and bent paper clips, rubber bands to fiddle with or ping, blunt... [more]

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Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

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Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

Susan Mitchell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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This is the compelling story of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, his wife Margaret and their 70-year relationship personal... [more]

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True Light and Shade: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art

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True Light and Shade: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art

John Maynard

Colonial art; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

True Light and Shade is filled with beautiful images by convict artist Joseph Lycett that powerfully capture in intimate detail... [more]

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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With fascinating detail on the battle plans, weaponry and human drama of Agincourt, this is a gripping evocation of a historical... [more]

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The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

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The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

John Kampfner

History; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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From the Orwell Prize shortlisted author of Freedom for Sale, The Richis the fascinating history of how economic elites from... [more]

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Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's Remains

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Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's...

Craig Cormick

History; Forensic science

Paperback

Tells the fascinating behind-the-scenes stories of the science used in analysing Ned Kelly's remains. [more]

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The Art of Belonging

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The Art of Belonging

Hugh Mackay

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Social groups

Paperback

An uplifting account of how we can enrich and add meaning to our lives by connecting with our communities. [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

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A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete Commonwealth

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Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete...

Noel Pearson

History; Indigenous peoples; Constitution: government & the state; Civil rights & citizenship

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Over the next two years, Australians will decide if and how Aboriginal people will be recognised in the Constitution. Professor... [more]

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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

David Stevens

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Written by Australia’s foremost naval historian, In All Respects Ready presents the most comprehensive and authoritative... [more]

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Australia on Horseback: The Story of the Horse and the Making of a Nation

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Australia on Horseback: The Story of the Horse and the Making of a Nation...

Cameron Forbes

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Animals & society; Horses & ponies

Hardback

One of Australia's most respected history writers is back with a book that looks at the role of the horse in all aspects of... [more]

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Gallipoli

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Gallipoli

Peter FitzSimons

History; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain... [more]

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Last Woman Hanged: The Terrible, True Story of Louisa Collins

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Last Woman Hanged: The Terrible, True Story of Louisa Collins

Caroline Overington

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Gender studies: women; Human rights

Hardback

One woman. Two husbands. Four trials. One bloody execution. The last woman hanged in NSW. [more]

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Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918

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Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918

Alexander Watson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; War & defence operations

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For the empires of Germany and Austria-Hungary the Great War - which had begun with such high hopes for a fast, dramatic outcome... [more]

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How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

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How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

Sophie Mas, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, Anne Berest

Society & Social Sciences; Fashion & style guides

Hardback

How to Be a Parisian brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion and attitude. Unlike other books... [more]

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How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

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How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

Peter Conrad

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

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Tells the story of the spectacular rise and subsequent waning of American influence across the world since 1945. [more]

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

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

Michael Molkentin

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

Hardback

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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The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

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The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

David Horner

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

With unprecedented access to their hitherto sealed records, this is the first volume of a remarkable official history of ASIO... [more]

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