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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Larry Siedentop

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Political science & theory

Paperback

Asks us to rethink the evolution of the ideas on which modern societies and government are built, and argues that the core... [more]

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

Antony Beevor

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes. He believed... [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

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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

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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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Does Cooking Matter? Penguin Specials

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Does Cooking Matter? Penguin Specials

Rebecca Huntley

Food & society

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Rebecca Huntley, determined to answer if and why cooking still matters to Australians, talks to MasterChef judges, men learning... [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

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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

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

$57.95

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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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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

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The story behind the man central to how Australia planned for, and fought in, WWI. [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; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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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]

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

Anthony Barnosky, Elizabeth Hadly

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Global warming; Advocate - Science

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Will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity's future rather than its past? The grand challenge of the 21st century... [more]

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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being

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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being...

William Davies

Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Economic systems & structures; Advocate - Today's World

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Why are we so interested in measuring happiness? [more]

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What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China and the UK

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What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China...

Kerry Brown

History; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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Traditional methods of diplomacy are fast becoming antiquated. Secrecy, pomp and elitism may have dictated diplomatic strategy... [more]

$9.99

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Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies

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Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies

Gordon Corera

History; History: specific events & topics; Espionage & secret services; Computer fraud & hacking; Advocate - History

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From Bletchley Park to cyber-attacks in the twenty-first century, this is the untold story of computers and spies: past, present... [more]

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The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

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The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

Bourne Joel

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

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Introducing a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When Malthus famously... [more]

$35.00

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Nick Davies

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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Drawing on dozens of exclusive interviews with private investigators, journalists, politicians, police officers and Murdoch... [more]

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The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo

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The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Battles & campaigns

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At the small Belgian village of Waterloo two large, hastily mobilized armies faced each other to decide the future of Europe.... [more]

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How the French Won Waterloo (Or Think They Did)

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How the French Won Waterloo (Or Think They Did)

Stephen Clarke

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; War & defence operations

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Two centuries after the Battle of Waterloo, the French are still in denial. If Napoleon lost on 18 June 1815 (and that's a... [more]

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Across the Seas: Australia's Response to Refugees - A History

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Across the Seas: Australia's Response to Refugees - A History

Klaus Neumann

History; History: specific events & topics; Refugees & political asylum; Politics & government

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Australia's response to asylum-seeking 'boat people' is a constant star in the political news cycle. But the daily reports... [more]

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On Palestine

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On Palestine

Noam Chomsky, Ilan Pappe

History; Geopolitics

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What is the future of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement directed at Israel? Which is more viable, the binational... [more]

$14.99

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The Spy's Son: The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia

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The Spy's Son: The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted...

Bryan Denson

True stories; History; Espionage & secret services

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The riveting, true story of the father-and-son co-conspirators who sold U.S. national secrets to Russia. Jim Nicholson was... [more]

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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM

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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM

Waris Dirie

Biography; Memoirs; Ethical issues & debates; Gender studies: women

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From the bestselling author of Desert Flower: the true story of saving a young girl from FGM. [more]

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Online Gravity: The Digital Giants Driving the Way You Live, Earn and Learn

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Online Gravity: The Digital Giants Driving the Way You Live, Earn and Learn...

Paul X. McCarthy

Popular culture; Business & Economics; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

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The Freakonomics of the digital economy, offers startling insights into the new rules shaping the world of business, education,... [more]

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Joh for PM: The Inside Story of an Extraordinary Political Drama

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Joh for PM: The Inside Story of an Extraordinary Political Drama

Paul Davey

Biography; History; Australasian & Pacific history; International relations

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In 1987, the premier of Queensland, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, launched an audacious bid to enter federal politics. But what really... [more]

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