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

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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The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great Recession

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great...

Wayne Swan

Memoirs; History; Politics & government; Political economy

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A highly personal account of the Rudd and Gillard governments from the heart of the Cabinet and the real story of how Australia... [more]

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Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

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The Book of Paul: The Wit and Wisdom of Paul Keating

The Book of Paul: The Wit and Wisdom of Paul Keating

Russell Marks

Fiction & Literature; Political leaders & leadership

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Presenting the one and only Mr Paul Keating - at his straight-shooting, scumbag-calling, merciless best. Paul lets rip - on... [more]

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Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Gareth Evans

History; Politics & government; Central government

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As good as it gets in Australian politics. That's how the Hawke-Keating Government is now widely regarded. [more]

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The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

Rob Oakeshott

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Politics & government

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From deep inside the last Parliament, Rob Oakeshott reveals the real story of being an independent during the Gillard government.... [more]

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How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

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

Society & Social Sciences; Lifetyle & personal style guides; Fashion & style guides; Gift books

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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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The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

Hannah Greig

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Material culture; Fashion & society

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The story of the world's first fashion-obsessed society in eighteenth-century London - and the colourful tales of extravagance,... [more]

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How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

Ben Grossblatt

Television; Language: history & general works; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Science fiction; Popular culture; Humour

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Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this hilarious and helpful sound guide! [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Cultural studies; 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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PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

Russell Whitehead, Anne Williams, Marjorie Rosenberg, Paul Dummett, Colin Benn

ELT: learning material & coursework; Examinations & assessment; Languages & ESL

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This popular BEC series has been completely revised. PASS Cambridge BEC is a practical course for students who wish to gain... [more]

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Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

Barbara Demick

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Cultural studies

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North Korea, run by a mad dictator, is cut off from the rest of the world, unknown and unknowable. But North Korea is also... [more]

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I Sank the  Bismarck

I Sank the Bismarck

John Moffat

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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In the early hours of 27th May, 1941, Fleet Air Arm pilot, John Moffat, took to the air in his open cockpit bomber. Along... [more]

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew America

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew...

Thomas L Friedman

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Political economy; Applied ecology; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Friedman's bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author... [more]

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Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Ian White

Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

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Part 1 in a new Indonesian series for junior secondary students. There is solid language content with full classroom and homework... [more]

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World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History

World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History...

Henry A. Kissinger

History; International relations

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America views itself as a 'city on a hill', a beacon to the world, whose values have universal validity. How have these attitudes... [more]

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Naomi Klein

Political ideologies; Mathematics & Sciences

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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is... [more]

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TED #1: The Terrorist's Son - A Story of Choice

TED #1: The Terrorist's Son - A Story of Choice

Zak Ebrahim

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Zak Ebrahim argues that the same disenfranchisement that often turns a person toward terrorism can also make him a tremendous... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and... [more]

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Hooked: The Secrets of a High-Class Call Girl

Hooked: The Secrets of a High-Class Call Girl

Samantha X

Biography; Erotic confessions & true stories; Ethical issues: prostitution & sex industry; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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Samantha X is not your typical hooker. She's the wrong side of 35, has two kids and counts a wild night out dining at her... [more]

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Class Act: Ending the Education Act

Class Act: Ending the Education Act

Maxine McKew

History; Educational strategies & policy; Schools

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Maxine McKew makes the case for a considered examination of the transformation that's now underway in some of Australia's... [more]

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The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

Brendan I. Koerner

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Brendan I. Koerner presents the fascinating true story of how young couple Roger Holder and Cathy Kerkow pulled off the longest-distance... [more]

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Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia

Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia

Agnieszka Sobocinska

History; Cultural studies; Social interaction

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A million Australians went to Bali last year, following the millions of others who have made their way across Asia over the... [more]

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships

Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships...

Jennifer L. Verdolin

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Animal behaviour; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships. A specialist in animal... [more]

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The Fall

The Fall

Amy Dale

Biography; True crime; Courts & procedure

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A terrified woman runs for the door, her final effort to escape a cruel and controlling fiance. [more]

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