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Quarterly Essay #58: Blood Year - Terror and the Islamic State

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Quarterly Essay #58: Blood Year - Terror and the Islamic State

David Kilcullen

History; Terrorism, armed struggle; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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Last year was a 'red year' - massacres and beheadings, fallen cities, collapsed and collapsing states, the unravelling of... [more]

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The Truth About French Women

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The Truth About French Women

Marie-Morgane Le Moel

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

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In France, criticizing oneselves is a national sport, even more important than football. But there's one thing every foreigner... [more]

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Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes (#6 TED)

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Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes (#6 TED)

Margaret Heffernan

Social issues & processes; Business & Economics

Hardback

A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike, this book reveals how organisations can make huge changes with surprisingly... [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; Abbey's Double Rewards; 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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Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World

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Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World

Christina Lamb

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Terrorism, armed struggle

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From the award-winning co-author of 'I Am Malala', this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000... [more]

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The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (#2 TED)

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The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (#2 TED)

Pico Iyer

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes

Paperback

Esteemed essayist Pico Iyer explores why it is that the more ways we have to connect, the more many of us seem desperate to... [more]

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

Annabel Crabb

History; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships

Paperback

Crabb's call is for a ceasefire in the gender wars.  Rather than a shout of rage, The Wife Drought is the thoughtful, engaging... [more]

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The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice (#1 TED)

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The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice (#1 TED)

Zak Ebrahim, Jeff Giles

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Zak Ebrahim argues that the same disenfranchisement that often turns a person toward terrorism can also make them a tremendous... [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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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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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]

$57.95

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Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

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Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Pamela Williams

History; Media studies; Press & journalism

Hardback

An incisive, hard-hitting and utterly compelling exposé of media, powerful mates and multimillion-dollar deals. [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

Paperback

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

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Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

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Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

Jisheng Yang

History; Asian history; Society & culture: general; Marxism & Communism

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An estimated 36 million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during China's Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s... [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

Paperback

This book traces the office from origins among merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York and the space... [more]

$45.00  $10.00

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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

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]

$39.95

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The Dreaming and Other Essays

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The Dreaming and Other Essays

W.E.H. Stanner

History; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples

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W.E.H. Stanner's words changed Australia. Without condescension and without sentimentality, Stanner conveyed the richness... [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]

$65.95  $20.00

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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

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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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Becoming Human by Design

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Becoming Human by Design

Tony Fry

Product design; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Social impact of environmental issues

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The last in Tony Fry's trilogy of books published by Berg continues his radical rethinking of design. Becoming Human by Design... [more]

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An Introduction to Japanese Society

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An Introduction to Japanese Society

Yoshio Sugimoto

History; Cultural studies; Sociology

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An Introduction to Japanese Society challenges the traditional notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture. [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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