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Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon at War

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Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon at War

James Curran

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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In the early 1970s, two titans of Australian and American politics, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and President Richard Nixon,... [more]

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The Gillard Project: My Thousand Days of Despair and Hope

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The Gillard Project: My Thousand Days of Despair and Hope

Michael Cooney

History; Politics & government

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Julia Gillard was prime minister for three tumultuous years. Here, Michael Cooney, her speechwriter and a longtime Labor staffer,... [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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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

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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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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

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

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte...

Tom Reiss

Autobiography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Literary studies: general; History; European history; Black & Asian studies; Warfare & defence

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Born to a black slave mother and a fugitive white French nobleman in present-day Haiti, Alex Dumas was briefly sold into bondage... [more]

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Wicked Company: Freethinkers and Friendship in Pre-revolutionary Paris

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Wicked Company: Freethinkers and Friendship in Pre-revolutionary Paris

Philipp Blom

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; History of ideas

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Dazzling recreation of the world of radical free-thinkers in 18th-century France. [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]

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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]

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The Mind's Eye

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The Mind's Eye

Oliver Sacks

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Perception; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Describes how we experience the visual world. In this book, the author writes about the myriad ways in which we experience... [more]

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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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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]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

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Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

Paul Dolan

Psychology: emotions; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Health & Self-Help

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As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, the author conducts original research into the measurement... [more]

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The Dragon's Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan

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The Dragon's Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan

Bunty Avieson

Reportage & collected journalism; Cultural studies; Media studies; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

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Tucked between Tibet and India in the Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most isolated and beautiful countries... [more]

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The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern Tragedy

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The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern Tragedy

Masha Gessen

Biography; Terrorism, armed struggle; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Biography

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On April 15, 2013, two home made bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding... [more]

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Governomics: Can We Afford Small Government?

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Governomics: Can We Afford Small Government?

Ian McAuley, Miriam Lyons

Public administration; Business & Economics; Political economy; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Unpacks the economic role of government for people who are fed up with dumbed-down debates on important public issues. Appealing... [more]

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Biography

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The impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir of one of our most remarkable and accomplished physicians. [more]

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'What Do We Want?': A Political History of Aboriginal Land Rights in New South Wales

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'What Do We Want?': A Political History of Aboriginal Land Rights in New...

Heidi Norman

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Land rights; Advocate - History

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Today the network of land councils in New South Wales is the largest Aboriginal representative body in the country with more... [more]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Queensland but Were Afraid to Ask

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Queensland but Were Afraid to Ask...

Mark Bahnisch

History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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Everyone has heard the cliches about Queensland politics: Queensland is 'different'. It's the 'Deep North'. Its state elections... [more]

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Boycotting Israel is Wrong: The Progressive Path to Peace Between Palestinians and Israelis

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Boycotting Israel is Wrong: The Progressive Path to Peace Between Palestinians...

Nick Dyrenfurth, Philip Mendes

History; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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Argues that the BDS movement (boycott, divestment and sanctions) is the wrong way to broker peace in the Israeli-Palestinian... [more]

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Copyfight: Talking About Copyright

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Copyfight: Talking About Copyright

Phillipa McGuinness

Society & Social Sciences; Copyright law; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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What rights do artists and creators have in a world where everything is free? [more]

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Human Rights & Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism

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Human Rights & Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism

Colin Tatz

Biography: historical, political & military; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Politics & government; Human rights

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Many domains are black and cruelly white. In this book Colin Tatz, a world authority on racial conflict and abuse, a key figure... [more]

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