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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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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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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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

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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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson

Reference works; History; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Sociology: customs & traditions; Home & house maintenance

Hardback

Tells about the history of the way we live. [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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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

Paperback

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

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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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Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence

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Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian...

John Connor

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

The story behind the man central to how Australia planned for, and fought in, WWI. [more]

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The Classical Tradition

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The Classical Tradition

Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis

Anthologies (non-poetry); General encyclopaedias; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Popular culture

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The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, resisted, misunderstood, and reworked by every culture that followed.... [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]

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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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The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

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The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

Rick Atkinson

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

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The magnificent conclusion to Atkinson's monumental and highly acclaimed trilogy about the Liberation of Europe in the Second... [more]

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Commandos: Heroic and Deadly ANZAC Raids in World War II

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Commandos: Heroic and Deadly ANZAC Raids in World War II

Frank Walker

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Australian and New Zealand special forces are renowned for their bravery, their skill and their sense of duty - so much so... [more]

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Secret Warriors: Key Scientists, Code Breakers and Propagandists of the Great War

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Secret Warriors: Key Scientists, Code Breakers and Propagandists of the...

Taylor Downing

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A fresh, new take on the Great War that uncovers how wartime research laid the foundations for much scientific progress in... [more]

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The Labouring Men: Studies in the History of Labour

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The Labouring Men: Studies in the History of Labour

Eric Hobsbawm

History; Social & cultural history; Sociology: work & labour; Labour economics

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A study into the history of working class labour organisations and their effectiveness, by one of the great Marxist historians... [more]

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Kin: The Real Story of Who We are

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Kin: The Real Story of Who We are

Nick Brodie

History; Society & culture: general; Sociology: family & relationships

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When author and historian Nick Brodie traced his own family tree, he began to see the pattern of European settlement in Australia.... [more]

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The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism (Updated Edition)

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The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism (Updated Edition)

Anne Manne

Popular culture; Psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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Far from being the work of a madman, Anders Breivik's murderous rampage  in Norway was the action of an extreme narcissist.... [more]

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Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power

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Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power

Joel Deane

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

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Power is the only measure of a politician that matters. How they win power. How they wield power. How they lose power. Catch... [more]

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Heroes of the Skies

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Heroes of the Skies

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; Air forces & warfare; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Every veteran has a story. Sometimes these stories become part of family folklore. Sometimes they are too terrible to speak... [more]

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The War on Journalism: Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom

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The War on Journalism: Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom...

Andrew Fowler

Society & Social Sciences; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Press & journalism; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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Racked by public distrust, cowed by government surveillance and powerful corporations, the mainstream media is in crisis.... [more]

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An Economy is Not a Society: Winners and Losers in the New Australia

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An Economy is Not a Society: Winners and Losers in the New Australia

Dennis Glover

History; Social issues & processes; Economic growth; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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In modern Australia, productivity is all that matters, our leaders tell us. Economic growth above all else. But is this really... [more]

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The Money Men: Australia's Twelve Most Notable Treasurers

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The Money Men: Australia's Twelve Most Notable Treasurers

Chris Bowen

History; Politics & government; Public finance; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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How much do we know about the second most important office in the nation? Who was Australia's first treasurer? Who resigned... [more]

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Older and Bolder: Life After 60

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Older and Bolder: Life After 60

Renata Singer

Society & Social Sciences; Coping with old age; Retirement; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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For the first time in history, women can expect to live well from their sixties for another three decades. A drab existence... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost its Way

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The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost its Way

Nick Bryant

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Popular culture; Political science & theory; Economic systems & structures; Advocate - Politics

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A forensic look at the Lucky Country, from the inside and outside. Never before has Australia enjoyed such economic, commercial,... [more]

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State

Glenn Greenwald

History; Espionage & secret services; Civil rights & citizenship

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Offers an account of the events documented in Laura Poitras Citizenfour. This book reveals the truths about the extent to... [more]

$24.99

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