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Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

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Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

Paul Mason

Geopolitics; Business & Economics; Economic systems & structures; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Explores how past societies have collapsed or changed, and provides a powerful critique of why our present system of financial... [more]

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

James Jinks, Peter Hennessy

History; Naval forces & warfare; Advocate - History

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'The Ministry of Defence does not comment upon submarine operations' is the standard response of officialdom to enquiries... [more]

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Somme: Into the Breach

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Somme: Into the Breach

Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

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

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Rescuing from history the heroes on the front line whose bravery has been overlooked, and giving voice to their bereaved relatives... [more]

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

James Holland

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

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In February 1944, a rag-tag collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, muleteers, and other base troops, stiffened by a few dogged... [more]

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

Russ Radcliffe

Biography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Political leaders & leadership; Cartoons & comic strips; Advocate - Today's World

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My Brilliant Career is an unauthorised, unbalanced, and unlikely political biography of Malcolm Turnbull - presently Prime... [more]

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Breaking the Ice: How We Will Get Through Australia's Methamphetamine Crisis

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Breaking the Ice: How We Will Get Through Australia's Methamphetamine Crisis...

Matt Noffs

Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Medicine; Advocate - Today's World

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'The so-called war on drugs has been a colossal failure, and this book offers further proof that we must treat drug use as... [more]

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

Karl James

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; War & defence operations

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During the Second World War, in the mountains and jungles of Timor, Bougainville and New Guinea, Australian commando units... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #62: James Brown on Going to War

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Quarterly Essay #62: James Brown on Going to War

James Brown

History; Politics & government; War & defence operations

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Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with the Islamic... [more]

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The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret

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The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on...

Catherine Hewitt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Fashion & society

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A fantastically readable biography of a 19th-century Parisian courtesan who harbours an incredible secret [more]

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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

Annabel Crabb

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

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Malcolm Turnbull has quite a job ahead of him as leader of the Liberal Party. How is he going so far? What can we expect in... [more]

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

David Marr

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

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Who is Bill Shorten? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and... [more]

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Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru

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Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru

Madeline Gleeson

History; Refugees & political asylum; Political control & freedoms

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What has happened on Nauru and Manus since Australia began its most recent offshore processing regime in 2012?This essential... [more]

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Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music

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Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music

Anna Beer

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Gender studies: women

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The hidden history of the women who dared to write music in a man's world [more]

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For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia's Future

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For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia's Future

Bill Shorten

History; Political leaders & leadership

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In this thoughtful narrative, Bill Shorten provides a unique insight into how a Labor government will shape Australia's future... [more]

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Migration: Multiculturalism & Its Metaphors

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Migration: Multiculturalism & Its Metaphors

William Dalrymple

Society & Social Sciences; Migration, immigration & emigration

Paperback

Theodore Dalrymple pulls no punches when it comes to political correctness and culture... and why should he? These selected... [more]

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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

Dennis Altman, Sean Scalmer

History; Elections & referenda

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Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, The Greens... [more]

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Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet

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Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet...

Peter Willcox

Biography; Political activism

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Action-packed and full of danger, Captain Peter Willcox's memoir reads like a real-life thriller. [more]

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

Rachel Landers

History; History: specific events & topics; Terrorist attack

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On 13 February 1978 a bomb exploded outside the Hilton Hotel in George Street, Sydney. [more]

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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Prominent political commentator, author and columnist for The Australian, Niki Savva, reveals the ruinous behaviour of former... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal...

George Megalogenis

History; Politics & government; Political economy

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Malcolm Turnbull says we need to be agile citizens, and that there has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian.... [more]

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The World as 100 People: A Visual Guide to 7 Billion Humans

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The World as 100 People: A Visual Guide to 7 Billion Humans

Aileen Lord, Eileen Lord

Reference; Society & culture: general; Population & demography

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Fascinating facts about the 7 billion people that inhabit our planet [more]

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Jane Austen's England

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Jane Austen's England

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins

Literary studies: general; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

First published in Great Britain as 'Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England' by Little, Brown --Title page verso. [more]

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Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and  the Making of Today's Middle East

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Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and the Making of Today's Middle East

Gwynne Dyer

History; Religion & politics; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Terrorist attack

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The entity known (in one of many variants) as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has come to feature regularly in... [more]

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This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

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This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

Jerry Brotton

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Islamic studies; International relations

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Shows how England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable, than we have ever appreciated,... [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

Hardback

It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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