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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; Advocate - History

Paperback

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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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

Joby Warrick

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's... [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; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

The hidden history of the women who dared to write music in a man's world [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; Advocate - History

Paperback

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; Advocate - Politics

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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; Advocate - Politics

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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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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; Advocate - History

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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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Bolt: Worth Fighting for: Insights and Reflections

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Bolt: Worth Fighting for: Insights and Reflections

Andrew Bolt

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

Paperback

Andrew Bolt confronts the biggest issues dividing Australia. [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

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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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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

Leigh Straw

Biography; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Matriarch of the criminal underworld â?¦ or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney?The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydneyâ??s... [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

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

On 13 February 1978 a bomb exploded outside the Hilton Hotel in George Street, Sydney. [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; Advocate - Today's World

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

$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

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]

$39.95

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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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Reef and Rainforest: An Aboriginal Voice Through Art and Story

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Reef and Rainforest: An Aboriginal Voice Through Art and Story

Art Forms; History; Society & culture: general

Paperback

A coffee-table style book showcasing the Australian Aboriginal art of Munganbana. Includes over 200 artistic works accompanied... [more]

$45.00

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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The Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

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The Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

Geoff Andrews

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Marxism & Communism; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

First account of the man who influenced, recruited and manipulated the Cambridge spies. [more]

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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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