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#Metoo: Stories from the Australian Movement

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#Metoo: Stories from the Australian Movement

Miriam Sved, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott, Natalie Kon-yu

Anthologies (non-poetry); Society & Social Sciences; Political activism

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Movement. Moment. Backlash. Tide. Presenting the first anthology charting the #MeToo movement in Australia full of real women's... [more]

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)...

Elaine Welteroth

Biography; Memoirs; Political activism; Press & journalism

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In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue... [more]

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Extinction Rebellion

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to... [more]

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

Walden Bello

Political activism; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

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Walden Bello, one of the leading figures of the anti-globalisation movement, reveals how an impending financial crash in China... [more]

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

DeRay Mckesson

Memoirs; Black & Asian studies; Police & security services; Politics & government; Human rights; Political activism

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Our work needs no more martyrs. You can fight these fights and live. [more]

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Mitchell Zuckoff

True stories; History; History of the Americas; Terrorist attack

Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting... [more]

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Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists

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Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists

Joan Smith

Society & Social Sciences; Domestic violence; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An urgent manifesto revealing the link between domestic violence and terrorism by seasoned journalist and human rights campaigner... [more]

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Dov Waxman (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University)

History; Middle Eastern history; Geopolitics; Armed conflict

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs To Know (R) offers an accessible and balanced guide to the world's most... [more]

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The Stonewall Reader

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The Stonewall Reader

Edmund White

Literary essays; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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28 June 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation... [more]

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Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

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Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

Eileen McNamara

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Politics & government; Political activism

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In this revelation of a biography (USA TODAY), a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice... [more]

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The Price of Paradise

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The Price of Paradise

Iain Overton

Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An urgent and pertinent exploration of how and why the suicide bomber has shaped the modern age, written by a multi-award... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Spring

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Spring

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Political activism

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Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The... [more]

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

Dinesh Mohan, Harsh Mander, Navsharan Singh, Pamela Philipose, Tapan Bose

History; Armed conflict

Paperback

What is happening inside the world's most militarised zone?<br /><br />This... [more]

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

David B. Edwards

History; Islam; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Terrorism, armed struggle

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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? In this... [more]

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

Elliot Ackerman

Memoirs; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Armed conflict

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In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq... [more]

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International...

Peter Britton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Since 1951 thousands of volunteers from all over Australia have worked in developing countries across the world.<br /><br... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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Advocates and Persuaders

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Advocates and Persuaders

Mark Sheehan

Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying

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The authors of Advocates and Persuaders aim to demystify the political practice of lobbying. They believe that lobbying has... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

Paperback

The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

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Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

Roxane Gay, Jason Baumann, Kay Tobin Lahusen, Diana Davies

Photographic reportage; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Gay & Lesbian studies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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These indelible images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library's archive of photographs of LGBT history... [more]

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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

Marisa McGlinchey, Lecturer in Irish Politics Kevin Bean (University of Liverpool)

History; Violence in society; Social groups; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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This book traces the political development of 'dissident' Irish republicanism from the beginnings of the peace process. Based... [more]

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women...

Jane Robinson

History; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

Paperback

'Inspiring and moving' - ObserverSet against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts... [more]

$24.99

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