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Latham at Large

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Latham at Large

Mark Latham

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

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Mark Latham is, by his own admission, the most outspoken, rebellious, thoroughly uncontrollable former leader in Labor Party... [more]

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Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

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Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

George Friedman

History; European history; Geopolitics; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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The Emerging Crisis in Europe. Analysing the fault lines that have led to two world wars and dozens more conflicts, Friedman... [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

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

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

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The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia

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The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia...

Geoffrey Blainey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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The vast, ancient land of Australia was settled in two main streams, far apart in time and origin. The first stream of immigrants... [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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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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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

Geraldine Doogue

Biography; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Iconic journalist and television presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are... [more]

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Stand and Deliver: Celebrating 50 Years of the National Press Club

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Stand and Deliver: Celebrating 50 Years of the National Press Club

Steve Lewis

History; Media studies; Social groups: clubs & societies

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For the past half century, the National Press Club has stood at the centre of political and social debate in Australia. Leaders... [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

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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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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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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

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

Hardback

On Wednesday, 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, the author asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.... [more]

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The Spy Who Changed The World: Klaus Fuchs and the Secrets of the Nuclear Bomb

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The Spy Who Changed The World: Klaus Fuchs and the Secrets of the Nuclear...

Mike Rossiter

History; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Brilliant German physicist Klaus Fuchs worked on the Manhattan Project and developed many of the significant calculations... [more]

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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Michael Pelly

Biography; Biography: general; Legal skills & practice; Legal system: general

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Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation's top barrister and its leading judge. In a legal career spanning... [more]

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The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

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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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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

Paperback

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

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Empires Apart: A History of American and Russian Imperialism

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Empires Apart: A History of American and Russian Imperialism

Brian Landers

History; General & world history; European history; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; International relations

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A fresh, commanding, and thought-provoking narrative history of the competing Russian and American empires. [more]

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Obento Supreme 4th Edition Workbook & Audio CD & DVD

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Obento Supreme 4th Edition Workbook & Audio CD & DVD

Anne Fisher, Ayako Lyons, Kyoko Kusumoto, Jacqueline Brown

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Teachers' classroom resources & material; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum... [more]

$38.95

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

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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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Reclaiming Patriotism: Nation-building for Australian Progressives

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Reclaiming Patriotism: Nation-building for Australian Progressives

Tim Soutphommasane

History; Political science & theory; Nationalism

Paperback

Reclaiming Patriotism explores the intertwining concepts of patriotism and Australian national identity. [more]

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Them: Adventures with Extremists

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Them: Adventures with Extremists

Jon Ronson

Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Political activism

Paperback

The brilliant first book from the number one bestselling author, in stunning new livery. [more]

$24.99  $10.00

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