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Unions Inc.: Power, Greed and Unions

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Unions Inc.: Power, Greed and Unions

Brad Norington

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt... [more]

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

Karl James

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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During the Second World War, in the mountains and jungles of Timor, Bougainville and New Guinea, Australian commando units... [more]

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

James Jinks, Peter Hennessy

History; Naval forces & warfare

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'The Ministry of Defence does not comment upon submarine operations' is the standard response of officialdom to enquiries... [more]

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

James Holland

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

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In February 1944, a rag-tag collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, muleteers, and other base troops, stiffened by a few dogged... [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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Freeing Peter

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Freeing Peter

Juris Greste, Lois Greste

Biography; Ethical issues: censorship

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<strong>ABBEY'S CHOICE SEPTEMBER 2016</strong> ----- Freeing Peter tells the extraordinary true story of how an ordinary Australian... [more]

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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

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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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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

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

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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

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Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor&nbsp;Party; increasingly, The Greens... [more]

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [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

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

Hardback

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

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Talking to My Country

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Talking to My Country

Stan Grant

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples

Hardback

An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture and national identity. [more]

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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

Munganbana Norman Miller

Art Forms; History; Society & culture: general

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

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Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy

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Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy

Stephen Fitzgerald

Memoirs; History; Diplomacy

Paperback

Modern Australia was in part defined by its early embrace of China. A turning from the White Australia Policy of the 1950s... [more]

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

Stephen Loosley

Memoirs; History; Politics & government

Paperback

Does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political world? In his tell-all memoir he writes about defending the... [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

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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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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House

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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House

Robert Dallek

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Central government

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Deals with John F Kennedy, the man and the leader. This title looks at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes... [more]

$54.99  $15.00

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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

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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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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]

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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]

$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]

$39.99  $20.00

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Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge

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Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge

William A. Haviland, Dana Walrath, Bunny McBride, Harald Prins

Philosophy; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Offering photos, examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, this text presents... [more]

$134.95

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