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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation...

Edward Humes

Society & Social Sciences; Transport industries; Motor cars: general interest

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today... [more]

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War Paint: Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein: Their Lives, their Times, their Rivalry

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War Paint: Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein: Their Lives, their Times,...

Lindy Woodhead

Biography: business & industry; Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Fashion & society; Fashion & beauty industries; Cosmetics, hair & beauty

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From the author of MR SELFRIDGE, the glittering story of two remarkable women - Miss Elizabeth Arden and Madame Helena Rubinstein... [more]

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Platform Papers #51 - Missing in Action: The ABC and Australian Screen Culture

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Platform Papers #51 - Missing in Action: The ABC and Australian Screen Culture...

Kim Dalton

Society & Social Sciences; Media, information & communication industries

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Kim Dalton, OAM, is a long-respected broadcast and public policy professional, who as CEO of the Australian Film Commission... [more]

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The Wobblies at War: A History of the Iww and the Great War in Australia

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The Wobblies at War: A History of the Iww and the Great War in Australia...

Frank Cain

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Trade unions

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Good Girl Stripped Bare

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Good Girl Stripped Bare

Tracey Spicer

Television; Biography; Memoirs; Social discrimination; Press & journalism

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From bogan to boned and beyond - a full-frontal 'femoir' by one of Australia's best-loved journalists From bogan to boned... [more]

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The Paula Principle: how and why women work below their level of competence

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The Paula Principle: how and why women work below their level of competence...

Tom Schuller

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Personnel & human resources management; Industrial relations

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A thoughtful analysis of how we can make the world of work fairer for women, for fans of Sheryl Sandberg. [more]

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The Dog's Last Walk (and other pieces)

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The Dog's Last Walk (and other pieces)

Howard Jacobson

Press & journalism

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This is my second selection of columns from the Independent --Introduction. [more]

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat - in bite-sized pieces

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat - in bite-sized pieces...

Philip Lymbery

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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<b>Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.</b> [more]

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Keep the Presses Running: The Australian Printing Industry in the Twentieth Century

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Keep the Presses Running: The Australian Printing Industry in the Twentieth...

Benjamin Thorn

History; Printing, packaging & reprographic industry; Printing & reprographic technology

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A Powerful Influence on Australian Affairs: A New History of the AWU

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A Powerful Influence on Australian Affairs: A New History of the AWU

Nick Dyrenfurth

History; Trade unions

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In this new history of the Australian Workers' Union, prominent author Nick Dyrenfurth traces the fortunes of the nation's... [more]

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Remembering Anita Cobby

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Remembering Anita Cobby

Mark Morri

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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John Cobby finally tells his story, 30 years after the murder of his wife, Anita. On 4 February 1986, John Cobby's life imploded.... [more]

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Jeedara: One Alliance, One Ancient People and an Expedition for the Great Australian Bight

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Jeedara: One Alliance, One Ancient People and an Expedition for the Great...

Sea Shepherd Australia

Photographs: collections; Social & cultural history; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Operation Jeeedara was an expedition to showcase to the world what we would all lose if BP were allowed to drill for oil in... [more]

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Green Bans, Red Union: The saving of a city

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Green Bans, Red Union: The saving of a city

Meredith Burgmann, Verity Burgmann

History; Trade unions

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At the height of the building boom in the 1970s, a remarkable campaign stopped billions of dollars worth of indiscriminate... [more]

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

Dieter Helm

Business & Economics; Energy industries & utilities; Global warming; Fossil fuel technologies

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An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change... [more]

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Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World

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Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World

Alistair Lawrence

Music; Music recording & reproduction; Biography: arts & entertainment; Music industry

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The first photographic celebration of the most famous recording studio in the world with a foreword by Sir George Martin.... [more]

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Akubra Handcrafted History

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Akubra Handcrafted History

Akubra

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & beauty industries

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There are 162 steps in the hat making process. Each hat passes through 50 pairs of hands. And there is 1 book that tells the... [more]

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Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

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Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

Bartow J. Elmore (Ohio State University)

Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Food manufacturing & related industries

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Citizen Coke demostrate[s] a complete lack of understanding about ... the Coca-Cola system-past and present. -Ted Ryan, the... [more]

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Pour Me: A Life

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Pour Me: A Life

Adrian Gill

Biography; Autobiography: general; Press & journalism

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Shortlisted for the 2016 PEN Ackerley Prize, this is a compulsive memoir of the days lost to addiction by A. A. Gill, 'by... [more]

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We Chose to Speak of War and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent

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We Chose to Speak of War and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent...

John Simpson

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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<b>From distinguished foreign correspondent John Simpson, a fascinating history of what it is to risk life and limb to bring... [more]

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No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

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No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

Jane F. McAlevey (Post Doctoral Fellow, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School)

Sociology: work & labour; Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying; Trade unions

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Today's progressives have given up on organizing and now work for professional organizations more comfortable with the inside... [more]

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [more]

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The Return of Print?: Contemporary Australian Publishing

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The Return of Print?: Contemporary Australian Publishing

Aaron Mannion, Emmett Stinson

Publishing industry

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This collection of essays by established and emerging scholars of Australian publishing examines the industry in the wake... [more]

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We Hope You Have Enjoyed the Show: The Story of Rock and Pop on British Television

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We Hope You Have Enjoyed the Show: The Story of Rock and Pop on British...

Jeff Evans

Television; Music; Rock & Pop music; Popular culture; Radio & television industry

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The first comprehensive history of rock and pop on British television, from the early days of Oh Boy and Ready Steady Go!,... [more]

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Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of The New Yorker

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Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden...

Thomas Vinciguerra

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Press & journalism

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Exuberant ... elegantly conjures an evocative group dynamic. -Sam Roberts, New York Times [more]

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

Karin Wieland

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women; Cinema industry

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This magisterial dual biography illuminates two complex lives that began alike but were on opposite sides of the Second World... [more]

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