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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

Stan Grant

History; Politics & government

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In Quarterly Essay 64, Stan Grant  takes a deep and passionate look at Indigenous futures, in particular the fraught question... [more]

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Social issues & processes; Pressure groups & lobbying; Demonstrations & protest movements

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In What Do We Want! Clive Hamilton explores the colourful, enthralling and stirring forms of protest used in the big... [more]

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Pitched Battle: In the Frontline of the 1971 Springbok Tour of Australia

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Pitched Battle: In the Frontline of the 1971 Springbok Tour of Australia...

Larry Writer

History; Social discrimination; Human rights; Demonstrations & protest movements; Rugby football

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Pitched Battle recreates one of the most rancorous periods in modern Australian history, when the racially selected all-white... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Autobiography: general; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples

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I don’t believe it’s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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Shady Acres: Power and Vested Interests in the Government of New South Wales and the Shaping of Sydney

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Shady Acres: Power and Vested Interests in the Government of New South Wales...

Lesley Muir

History; Political structure & processes; Political corruption; Urban & municipal planning

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A richly illustrated expose of development scandals and political corruption... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [more]

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Norman Ohler

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping history reveals, the... [more]

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

Paul Ham

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

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Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The images of this four-month battle,... [more]

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Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President

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Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President...

Don Fulsom

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership

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While Richard Nixon left the White House as the nation's most disgraced president, the American people never knew the full... [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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Interest Representation in the European Union

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Interest Representation in the European Union

Justin Greenwood

Politics & government; EU & European institutions

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The fully revised third edition of this highly-acclaimed book provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the... [more]

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Understanding Global Media

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Understanding Global Media

Terry Flew

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Globalization

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Understanding Global Media offers a comprehensive overview of global media production and circulation. The book analyzes media... [more]

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Making Globalisation

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Making Globalisation

R.J. Holton

Sociology & anthropology; Politics & government

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This book offers a clear and concise account of the key debates in the globalization literature, serving as an accessible... [more]

$71.95  $15.00

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Mass Media Law

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Mass Media Law

Don R. Pember, Clay Calvert

Media studies

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Offers a look at the ever-changing landscape of media law. This book provides the foundation undergraduates need to understand... [more]

$177.95

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Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949

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Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949

David Cesarani

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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A brilliant reexamination of the Holocaust from one of our leading historians [more]

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

Frank Bongiorno

History; Popular culture; Advocate - History

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It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America's Cup and the Bicentenary. It was perhaps the most controversial... [more]

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My Life on the Road

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My Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem

Biography; Cultural studies; Advocate - Biography

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The first book chosen in Emma Watson's 'Our Shared Shelf Book Club' [more]

$22.99

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Advocate - Science

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science... [more]

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Letters to a Young Muslim

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Letters to a Young Muslim

Omar Saif Ghobash

Religion & beliefs; Islamic theology; Islamic studies

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In a series of personal letters to his sons, Omar Saif Ghobash offers a short and highly readable manifesto that tackles our... [more]

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Kampong Australia: The Raaf at Butterworth

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Kampong Australia: The Raaf at Butterworth

Matthew Radcliffe

History; Military life & institutions

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Home to the majority of Australian airpower for over three decades, the Royal Australian Air Force base at Butterworth was... [more]

$39.99

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The Unknown Courier: The True Story of Operation Mincemeat

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The Unknown Courier: The True Story of Operation Mincemeat

Ian Colvin

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The Unkown Courier tells the true story of the events that inspired Ben MacIntyre's bestselling Operation Mincemeat. When... [more]

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

Karin Wieland

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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This magisterial dual biography illuminates two complex lives that began alike but were on opposite sides of the Second World... [more]

$26.95

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of...

Thomas L. Friedman

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Environmental economics; Political economy; Impact of science & technology on society

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From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining... [more]

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Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

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Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley, Alain de Botton, Malcolm Gladwell

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Society & culture: general

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In a world driven by technology and ever-closer global networks, is humanity approaching a Golden Age, or is the notion of... [more]

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