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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; Advocate - Politics

Paperback

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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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; War & defence operations

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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]

$22.99

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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

Paperback

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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Who Bombed the Hilton?

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

Rachel Landers

History; History: specific events & topics; Terrorist attack

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Hardback

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

$55.00

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Paper: Paging Through History

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Paper: Paging Through History

Mark Kurlansky

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Material culture; Advocate - History

Hardback

From the The New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it... [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]

$59.95

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

Paperback

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

John Ferling

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Politics & government

Paperback

First U.S. edition published 2013. This paperback edition published 2014 --T.p. verso. [more]

$29.95  $10.00

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

Hardback

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and...

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]

$59.95

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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]

$59.95

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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

Paperback

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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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?...

Jared M Diamond

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

Hardback

Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity.... [more]

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

David Von Drehle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Von Drehle has chosen a critical year ('the most eventful year in American history' and the year Lincoln rose to greatness),... [more]

$44.00  $20.00

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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

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]

$39.95

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Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us

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Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us

Ferdinand Mount

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

A lively and witty exposition of the ways in which modern life recreates the Classical era [more]

$22.99  $12.00

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

Robert Jones

History; Medieval history; Military history; Military life & institutions

Hardback

The knight in shining armour charging across the battlefield has become an iconic figure of the medieval period. This book... [more]

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

Victor Davis Hanson

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

A master historian explores how war has shaped our societies--and how societies shape warfare--from Ancient Greece to the... [more]

$42.00  $15.00

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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

Paperback

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

$24.99

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The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers

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The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers

Richard Aldrich, Rory Cormac

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Central government; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

'The Black Door' explores the evolving relationship between successive British prime ministers and the intelligence agencies,... [more]

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