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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy

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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy...

Peter Breen

Regional studies; History; Politics & government

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A serial candidate for election to state and federal parliaments for nearly 50 years, Peter Breen looks back on a political... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

Robert Browning

Regional studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided... [more]

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace...

Geir Lundestad

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History: specific events & topics; Politics & government

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The first-ever account of the world's leading prize written by a prominent insider in the Nobel system. [more]

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Theory of the Hashtag

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Theory of the Hashtag

Andreas Bernard

Communication studies; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies

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Theory of the Hashtag traces the young and spectacular career of the humble hashtag, shining a bright light on a small but... [more]

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

Jean Baudrillard

Semiotics & semiology; Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Consumerism

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A material analysis of the sign which deepens Marx's critique of political economy for spectacular times. [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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The Trouble with Taiwan: History, the United States and a Rising China

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The Trouble with Taiwan: History, the United States and a Rising China

Kerry Brown, Kalley Wu Tzu Hui

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Asian history; International relations; Diplomacy; Geopolitics

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Explores Taiwan's critical place in a rapidly changing world as a key flash-point between the United States and China [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

Frederic Wehrey

Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government; International relations

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A riveting, beautifully crafted account of Libya after Qadhafi. [more]

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

Michael S. Neiberg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; European history; First World War; Treaties & other sources of international law

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This book presents an introduction to one of the most important treaties ever written, the Treaty of Versailles, which formally... [more]

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

Mike Shatzkin , Robert Paris Riger

Communication studies; Economic history; Publishing industry; Information technology industries

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Many of us read books every day, either electronically or in print. We remember the books that shaped our ideas about the... [more]

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Conflicts: A Better Way to Resolve Them

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Conflicts: A Better Way to Resolve Them

Edward de Bono

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Psychology; Popular psychology

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Think, don't fight.<br /><br />Conflicts argues that instead of our age... [more]

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

Samuel Greene, Graeme Robertson

Regional studies; History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government

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A fascinating, bottom-up exploration of contemporary Russian politics that sheds new light on why Putin's grip on power is... [more]

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

Alan Dowty

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political science & theory

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From Mark Twain to Theodor Herzl, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, Ezer Weizman, Ehud Barak, Marwan Barghouti,... [more]

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir...

Gene Tunny

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Economic history

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Gene Tunny is a Brisbane-based economist and former Australian Treasury official. During the late 2000s financial crisis,... [more]

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

Olivier van Beemen

Development studies; History; Multinationals; Food manufacturing & related industries

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'Precisely and rigorously ticks off Heineken's excesses and tribulations in Africa.' - Le Monde [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

Patrick Morgan

Regional studies; Australasian & Pacific history; Religion & beliefs; Politics & government

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The Mannix Era covers the main actors, organizations, events and issues in the archdiocese from 1920-1970. The narrative has... [more]

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Cuarta Espada

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Cuarta Espada

Santiago Roncagliolo

Regional studies; History of the Americas; Marxism & Communism; Languages & ESL

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La cuarta espada es una... [more]

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Libya

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Libya

Jacob Mundy

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; International relations; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Libya is teetering on the edge of collapse, having become a new safe haven for transnational terrorist organizations and the... [more]

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Fayke Newes: The Media vs the Mighty, From Henry VIII to Donald Trump

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Fayke Newes: The Media vs the Mighty, From Henry VIII to Donald Trump

Derek J. Taylor

Communication studies; History; Social & cultural history; Media, information & communication industries

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When social media has put mass communication in the hands of anyone with a smartphone - from US Presidents to any crook, liar... [more]

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