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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

Vince Scappatura

History; Geopolitics

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Australian society and its leaders generally take for granted the importance and value of this nation's relationship with... [more]

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

Nick Holdstock

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Geopolitics; Political oppression & persecution

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Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [more]

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

Naomi Wolf

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Advocate - Economics & Business

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The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story...

Jacky Colliss Harvey

Literary essays; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Domestic animals & pets

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A fascinating, heart-warming, and often humorous historical and cultural exploration of our universal human need for the companionship... [more]

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare; Advocate - History

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Advocate - History

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

Anna Fifield

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

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What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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Management of Savagery: How Americas National Security State Fueled Rise of Al Q

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Management of Savagery: How Americas National Security State Fueled Rise...

Max Blumenthal

History

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The Management of Savagery tells the story of the parallel rise of international jihadism and Western ultra-nationalism. [more]

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream in a Land of War

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream...

Mark Isaacs

History; Social issues & processes; Human rights

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A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

History; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

Alana Piper, Ana Stevenson

History; Gender studies: women

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In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum; Asylum law

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Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley and William Goffe

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley...

Matthew Jenkinson

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; English Civil War; American War of Independence

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After the Restoration the men who signed Charles I's death warrant fled to New England, becoming folk heroes for America's... [more]

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests...

Robert Kaplan

History; Politics & government

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In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

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In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

Peter Hessler

History

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An intimate account of the Arab Spring, and Egypt's past and present, seen through the eyes of a wide range of Egyptians:... [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 Cars

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in...

Joel Wakely

History; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

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To mark the manufacture of the very last Australian Holdens in 2017, Joel Wakely gathered together dozens of fascinating... [more]

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast...

Donald E. Weatherbee

History; Asian history; International relations

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This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]

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