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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

Various Authors

History; Politics & government

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Can a return to direct democracy reconnect a jaded electorate with an out-of-touch establishment? Would reforming Canberra's... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

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He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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Who were the Reds under the bed? Why did ASIO snoop on several members of this migrant family struggling to set up a new life... [more]

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The Power Of Hope

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The Power Of Hope

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Memoirs; History

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A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by... [more]

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

Dan Pfeiffer

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Media studies; Political leaders & leadership

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The Decade of Obama (2007-2017) was one of massive change that rewrote the rules of politics in ways we are only now beginning... [more]

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830...

Stephen Orr

True crime; History

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The open spaces and isolated places outside Australia's cities have unsettled us from first European settlement to today.... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

David Hogg, Lauren Hogg

History; Students & student organisations; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida. [more]

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global...

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Economic history

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The new bestseller that shows why everything we thought we knew about history... [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

Catherine Nixey

History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; The Early Church

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A gripping account of how the early Christians annihilated the art and teachings of the Classical world from a brilliant young... [more]

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This Dark Business: The Secret War Against Napoleon

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This Dark Business: The Secret War Against Napoleon

Tim Clayton

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars

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This Dark Business tells the riveting story of the British government's determination to destroy Napoleon Bonaparte by any... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes...

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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How did the banks run wild for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And how is it that arms manufacturers... [more]

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

Seth Hettena

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

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Uncovering the sordid history of the decades-long association between Donald Trump and Russia. [more]

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

Bruce Pascoe

History; The natural world, country life & pets

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‘Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ...... [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Political structure & processes

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It focuses on the global dimension of the Nazi phenomenon, as a part of a widespread reaction against a world order of triumphant,... [more]

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed modern warfare

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed...

Stephen Dando-Collins

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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July 4, 2018 will see the 100th anniversary of the World War One Battle of Hamel, fought on the Somme on American Independence... [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [more]

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

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Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [more]

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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal

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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal...

James Phelps

True crime; History; Advocate - History

Hardback

Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery.<br... [more]

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

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In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society...

Hugh Mackay

History; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

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A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.... [more]

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Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

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Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

Michael Kulikowski

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Imperial Triumph presents the history of Rome at the height of its imperial power. Beginning with the reign of Hadrian in... [more]

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Victory on Gallipoli: and Other What-ifs of Australian History

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Victory on Gallipoli: and Other What-ifs of Australian History

Peter Stanley

History

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The past is irreversible, but imagination is unlimited. With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a... [more]

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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies...

Michael V. Hayden

History; Political structures: democracy; International relations

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This critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with President Trump himself, outlines... [more]

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