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The Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune

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The Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune

Andrew Leigh

History; Politics & government; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Politics

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A delightful look at chance and outrageous fortune. In 1968, John Howard missed out on winning the state seat of Drummoyne... [more]

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Riddledom: 101 Riddles and Their Stories

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Riddledom: 101 Riddles and Their Stories

David Astle

History of ideas; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Why are ladies like arrows? When is a bird not a bird? What do you call a nun with a washing machine on her head? [more]

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Betsy and the Emperor: The True Story of Napoleon, a Pretty Girl, a Regency Rake, and an Australian Colonial Misadventure

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Betsy and the Emperor: The True Story of Napoleon, a Pretty Girl, a Regency...

Anne Whitehead

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars; Battles & campaigns; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, he was sent into exile on St Helena. He became an 'eagle in... [more]

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When We Were Young and Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd and Other Reprobates

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When We Were Young and Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony...

Greg Sheridan

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Abbey's Double Rewards

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By chance, Greg Sheridan's early life saw him become intimate friends and colleagues with a fascinating list of people who... [more]

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Children's Wellbeing in the Media Age: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the Harvard-Australia Symposium

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Children's Wellbeing in the Media Age: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from...

Elizabeth Handsley, Colin MacDougall, Michael Rich

Media studies; Age groups: children; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Health & Self-Help

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The book is a multidisciplinary conversation about children's media use and wellbeing. It explains how a range of disciplines... [more]

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Preventing Violence in Australia: Policy, Practice and Solutions

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Preventing Violence in Australia: Policy, Practice and Solutions

Andrew Day, Ephrem Fernandez

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology & anthropology; Psychology; Systems of law

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This book has been written by experts in violence prevention, whether they be forensic, clinical and developmental psychologists,... [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air

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Australia and the War in the Air

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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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Ray Kurzweil PhD

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Artificial intelligence

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The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain. Kurzweil... [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

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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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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2012

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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2012

National Museum of Australia

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

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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Cartoons is a celebration... [more]

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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor

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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor

Adrian Fort

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Politics & government

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A new biography of Nancy Astor, American socialite and social crusader who blazed a trail through British society amid two... [more]

$43.95  $15.00

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The Office: A Hardworking History

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The Office: A Hardworking History

Gideon Haigh

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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This book traces the office from origins among merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York and the space... [more]

$45.00  $10.00

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Enemies: A History of the FBI

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Enemies: A History of the FBI

Tim Weiner

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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The first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the... [more]

$49.95  $20.00

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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

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

$42.00  $15.00

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Up from the Mission: Selected Writings

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Up from the Mission: Selected Writings

Noel Pearson

Memoirs; History; Social issues & processes; Indigenous peoples; Politics & government

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Up from the Mission charts the life and thought of Noel Pearson, from his early days as a native title lawyer to his position... [more]

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

P J O'rourke

History; Politics & government

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P.J. O'Rourke turns his attention to what is these days the ultimate foreign mystery, America's foreign policy. Here he sets... [more]

$25.00  $8.00

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Hao Ji Le!: Activities for Beginners - Chinese

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Hao Ji Le!: Activities for Beginners - Chinese

Margaret Fuary, Deborah Kessler

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

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Restless Continent: Wealth, Rivalry and Asia's New Geopolitics

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Restless Continent: Wealth, Rivalry and Asia's New Geopolitics

Michael Wesley

History; Geopolitics; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Politics

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An essential road-map for a region in transition. The world has never seen economic development of the speed and scale of... [more]

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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China

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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China

Evan Osnos

History; Politics & government

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Tells stories of a young army captain who risked execution to swim from free-market Taiwan to Communist China, a barber who... [more]

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The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command

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The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command

Andrew Gordon

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Naval forces & warfare; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Winner of the Longman's History Today Book of the Year Award and the inaugural Westminster Medal for Military Literature,... [more]

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The Wikileaks Files: The World According to US Empire

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The Wikileaks Files: The World According to US Empire

WikiLeaks, Julian WikiLeaks

Society & Social Sciences; International relations; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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What the Wikileaks cables tell us about the scope of US foreign policy around the world. [more]

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives and Men Need Lives

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives and Men Need Lives

Annabel Crabb

History; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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'I need a wife' It's a common joke among women juggling work and family. But it's not actually a joke. Having a spouse who... [more]

$22.99

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Warrior Elite: Australia's Special Forces Z Force to the SAS Intelligence Operations to Cyber Warfare

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Warrior Elite: Australia's Special Forces Z Force to the SAS Intelligence...

Robert Macklin

History; Special & elite forces

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compelling account of Australia's intelligence organisations and special forces - from the early days of the commandos during... [more]

$35.00

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The Battle for Lone Pine: Four Days of Hell at the Heart of Gallipoli

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The Battle for Lone Pine: Four Days of Hell at the Heart of Gallipoli

David W. Cameron

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Most Australian have heard of Lone Pine. Too few know why. Over four days in August 1915, Australians and Turks were thrown... [more]

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