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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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A Wary Embrace: What the China-Russia Relationship Means for the World

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A Wary Embrace: What the China-Russia Relationship Means for the World

Bobo Lo

Politics & government; Geopolitics; Advocate - Politics

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With Western countries consumed by domestic problems, will it be China and Russia that now define the rules of global politics?... [more]

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Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism

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Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism

Susan Carland

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies

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The Muslim community that is portrayed to the West is a misogynist's playground; within the Muslim community, feminism is... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #65: David Marr on Politics and Prejudice

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Quarterly Essay #65: David Marr on Politics and Prejudice

David Marr

History; Politics & government

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Most Australians despise what Pauline Hanson stands for, yet politics in this country is now orbiting around One Nation. [more]

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Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011 - 2015

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Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011...

Mark Beeson, Shahar Hameiri

History; International relations

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This volume continues the Australia in World Affairs (AIWA) series and is the twelfth edition since 1950. It focuses on Australias... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Autobiography: general; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples

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I don&rsquo;t believe it&rsquo;s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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Turnbull Gamble

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Turnbull Gamble

Wayne Errington, Peter Van Onselen

History; Politics & government

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The nation breathed a sigh of relief when Malcolm Turnbull achieved his lifelong dream to become prime minister. Yet months... [more]

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The Killing Season Uncut

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The Killing Season Uncut

Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

History; Political parties; Central government

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This is the book that goes behind the scenes of the series, candidly revealing the stories behind the interviews. [more]

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The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

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The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods

Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Dogs as pets

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Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, offers revolutionary new... [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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Interest Representation in the European Union

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Interest Representation in the European Union

Justin Greenwood

Politics & government; EU & European institutions

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The fully revised third edition of this highly-acclaimed book provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the... [more]

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences

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Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong,... [more]

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI...

David Grann

Biography; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection

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A masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI, a thrilling investigative account... [more]

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East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

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East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity...

Philippe Sands

Memoirs; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; War crimes; International human rights law

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A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and... [more]

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The Good Girl Stripped Bare

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The Good Girl Stripped Bare

Tracey Spicer

Television; Biography; Memoirs; Social discrimination; Press & journalism

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From bogan to boned and beyond - a full-frontal 'femoir' by one of Australia's best-loved journalists From bogan to boned... [more]

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Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney

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Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney

Paul Irish

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> &mdash;&mdash; A fascinating look at how aboriginal people in coastal... [more]

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Bomber Boys: The Hair-Raising Adventures of a Group of Airmen Who Escaped the Japanese and Became the RAAF's Celebrated 18th Squadron

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Bomber Boys: The Hair-Raising Adventures of a Group of Airmen Who Escaped...

Marianne Van Velzen

History; Air forces & warfare

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The unknown story of a unique RAAF squadron, its men and its mission to halt the Japanese advance in the Pacific [more]

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth...

Frank Trentmann

History; Social & cultural history; Consumerism; Economic history; Advocate - History

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What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as... [more]

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The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea

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The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea

Michael Breen

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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In the course of a couple of generations, South Koreans took themselves out of the paddy fields and into Silicon Valley, establishing... [more]

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

Hisham Matar

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [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; Advocate - History

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In 1570, when it became clear she would never be gathered into the Catholic fold, Elizabeth I was excommunicated by the Pope.... [more]

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Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours

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Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Refugees & political asylum; Terrorism, armed struggle; Advocate - Philosophy

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Today, hundreds of thousands of people, desperate to escape war, violence and poverty, are crossing the Mediterranean to seek... [more]

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Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the World Since 1942

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Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the World Since 1942

Allan Gyngell

History; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

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Everything Australia wants to achieve as a country depends on its capacity to understand the world outside and to respond... [more]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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