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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Advocate - Science

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A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

Stan Grant

History; Politics & government

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In Quarterly Essay 64, Stan Grant  takes a deep and passionate look at Indigenous futures, in particular the fraught question... [more]

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Best Australian Political Cartoons 2016

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Best Australian Political Cartoons 2016

Russ Radcliffe

Fiction & Literature; Politics & government; Cartoons & comic strips

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The year in politics as observed by Australia's funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists. [more]

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Social issues & processes; Pressure groups & lobbying; Demonstrations & protest movements

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In What Do We Want! Clive Hamilton explores the colourful, enthralling and stirring forms of protest used in the big... [more]

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Living with the Locals: Early Europeans' Experience of Indigenous Life

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Living with the Locals: Early Europeans' Experience of Indigenous Life

Victoria Haskins, John Maynard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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Living with the Locals comprises the stories of 13 white men, boys and women who were taken in by the Indigenous people... [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’t believe it’s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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Pitched Battle: In the Frontline of the 1971 Springbok Tour of Australia

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Pitched Battle: In the Frontline of the 1971 Springbok Tour of Australia...

Larry Writer

History; Social discrimination; Human rights; Demonstrations & protest movements; Rugby football

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Pitched Battle recreates one of the most rancorous periods in modern Australian history, when the racially selected all-white... [more]

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

Nicola Tallis

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women; Advocate - History

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Crown of Blood is an important and significant retelling of an often misread tale, examining evidence that has never before... [more]

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The Optician of Lampedusa

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The Optician of Lampedusa

Emma-Jane Kirby

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Advocate - Politics

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From an award-winning BBC journalist, this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about... [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; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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In the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, the author envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a... [more]

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Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition

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Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent...

Gretchen Schultz, Lewis Seifert

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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The present volume contains thirty-five fairy tales by nineteen writers, presented chronologically by author --Introduction.... [more]

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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From the New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard, this is the gripping true story of one dramatic - and emblematic... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [more]

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Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

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Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

Elizabeth Tynan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Indigenous peoples; Nuclear issues

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In 1950 Australian prime minister Robert Menzies blithely agreed to atomic tests that offered no benefit to Australia and... [more]

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Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion

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Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion

Gareth Stedman Jones

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Marxism & Communism

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Gareth Stedman Jones returns Karl Marx to his nineteenth-century world, before later inventions transformed him into Communism's... [more]

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Norman Ohler

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping history reveals, the... [more]

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

Paul Ham

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; War & defence operations

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Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The images of this four-month battle,... [more]

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Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook

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Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook

Clive James

Television; Society & Social Sciences

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The world-renowned media and cultural critic offers insightful analysis of serial TV drama and the modern art of the small... [more]

$33.95

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

Ian Hancock

Biography; Biography: general; Legal profession: general

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For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family, was one of Australia's top barristers. From the... [more]

$59.95

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Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

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Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

Paul Dolan

Society & culture: general; Health & Self-Help

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As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, the author conducts original research into the measurement... [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]

$75.95  $12.00

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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

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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]

$41.50

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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

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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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International Development: Issues and Challenges

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International Development: Issues and Challenges

Damien Kingsbury, John McKay, Janet Hunt, Mark McGillivray, Matthew Clarke

Development studies; Politics & government; International relations

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Designed as a replacement for Key Issues in Development this text provides a critical interdisciplinary introduction to the... [more]

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