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Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

True war & combat stories; Prose: non-fiction; History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

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Maralinga: The Chilling Expose of Our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal of Our Troops and Country

Maralinga: The Chilling Expose of Our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal...

Frank Walker

True stories; True war & combat stories; Prose: non-fiction; History; Military history; Nuclear weapons

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The facts are shocking. The treachery is chilling. The fallout ongoing. During the 1950s-60s, with the blessing of Prime Minister... [more]

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The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great Recession

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great...

Wayne Swan

Memoirs; History; Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political parties; Political economy

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A highly personal account of the Rudd and Gillard governments from the heart of the Cabinet and the real story of how Australia... [more]

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The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

Rob Oakeshott

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Politics & government

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From deep inside the last Parliament, Rob Oakeshott reveals the real story of being an independent during the Gillard government.... [more]

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Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Gareth Evans

History; Politics & government; Central government

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As good as it gets in Australian politics. That's how the Hawke-Keating Government is now widely regarded. [more]

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The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

Hannah Greig

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Material culture; Fashion & society

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The story of the world's first fashion-obsessed society in eighteenth-century London - and the colourful tales of extravagance,... [more]

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Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Pamela Williams

History; Media studies; Business & Economics; Press & journalism

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

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How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

Ben Grossblatt

Television; Language: history & general works; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Science fiction; Popular culture; Humour

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Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this hilarious and helpful sound guide! [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Cultural studies; 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

Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2012

National Museum of Australia

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

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

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PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

Russell Whitehead, Anne Williams, Marjorie Rosenberg, Paul Dummett, Colin Benn

ELT: learning material & coursework; Examinations & assessment; Languages & ESL

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This popular BEC series has been completely revised. PASS Cambridge BEC is a practical course for students who wish to gain... [more]

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The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad

The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad

Benson Bobrick

History; European history; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; International relations

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The story of Harun al-Rashid, the celebrated caliph from The Thousand and One Nights, who ruled the Islamic world when its... [more]

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Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

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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Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew America

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew...

Thomas L Friedman

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Political economy; Applied ecology; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Friedman's bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author... [more]

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Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Ian White

Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

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Part 1 in a new Indonesian series for junior secondary students. There is solid language content with full classroom and homework... [more]

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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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Fairfax: The Rise and Fall

Fairfax: The Rise and Fall

Colleen Ryan

Society & Social Sciences; Media, information & communication industries

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Fairfax - once a great Australian media company - faces a grim future. Newspapers worldwide are faltering in the face of competition... [more]

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The Gatekeepers: Lessons from Prime Ministers' Chiefs of Staff

The Gatekeepers: Lessons from Prime Ministers' Chiefs of Staff

R A W Rhodes, Anne Tiernan

History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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So, you want to be Chief of Staff to the Australian Prime Minister? The Gatekeepers provides the key lessons to equip you... [more]

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Nick Davies

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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Brings us the definitive, inside story of the whole scandal. This title discloses the extent of crimes committed by the corporation,... [more]

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The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Murder That Changed the World

The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Murder That Changed...

Greg King, Sue Woolmans

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political assassinations

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The tragic story behind 'the shot that rang around the world' - the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife... [more]

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Where is Daniel?

Where is Daniel?

Bruce Morcombe, Denise Morcombe

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Crime & criminology

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On 7 December 2003 Daniel Morcombe disappeared on the Sunshine Coast, while waiting for a bus. [more]

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The Hard Sell: The Tricks of Political Advertising

The Hard Sell: The Tricks of Political Advertising

Dee Madigan

History; Political campaigning & advertising

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In The Hard Sell, creative director Dee Madigan uses her trademark humour and down-to-earth approach to unveil the world of... [more]

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Hockey: Not Your Average Joe

Hockey: Not Your Average Joe

Madonna King

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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Will this man be Australia's next Prime Minister? The son of an immigrant and a Bondi beauty queen, Joe Hockey is one of Australia's... [more]

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1914: The Year the World Ended

1914: The Year the World Ended

Paul Ham

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; International relations

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Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria - Hungary, Russia,... [more]

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The Whitlam Mob

The Whitlam Mob

Mungo MacCallum

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties; Central government

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A delightful portrait gallery that evokes a turbulent time. In The Whitlam Mob, Mungo gives a sharp, witty and very personal... [more]

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