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Political control & freedoms

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Permanent Record

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Permanent Record

Edward Snowden

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Information technology industries; Privacy & data protection

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Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first... [more]

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Dissidents of the International Left

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Dissidents of the International Left

John Feffer

Politics & government; Political ideologies; International relations; Political control & freedoms; Civil rights & citizenship

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Dissidents of the International Left features interviews with progressives, leftists, liberals, leaders of social movements,... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

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The Power of Nonviolent Resistance: Selected Writings

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The Power of Nonviolent Resistance: Selected Writings

Mohandas Gandhi

Literary essays; Political structure & processes; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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In time for the 150th anniversary of his birth comes a specially curated collection of Mahatma Gandhi's writings on nonviolent... [more]

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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent

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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent...

Nesrine Malik

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Political correctness; Political ideologies; Political manifestos; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Advocate - Today's World

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A radical and thought-provoking polemic which examines the foundational myths at the centre of current culture wars [more]

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

Tom Frame

History; Political control & freedoms; Advocate - History

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In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre of April 1996, John Howard moved swiftly to revolutionise Australia's gun control... [more]

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Patricia Fara

Social & cultural history; First World War; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both... [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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The Holocaust: The Basics

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The Holocaust: The Basics

Paul R. Bartrop (Florida Gulf Coast University, USA)

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Ethnic studies; Human rights

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The Holocaust: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of this seismic event in mid twentieth-century human history.<br... [more]

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If George Orwell Were Alive Today...: On Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Thrust of Orwellian Satire

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If George Orwell Were Alive Today...: On Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Thrust...

John Dale

Political control & freedoms

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Great writers engage with the changing times and by using their imaginations transform their ideas and environments into fiction.... [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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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [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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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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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [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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The Mueller Report

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The Mueller Report

The Washington Post

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political campaigning & advertising

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April 30, 2019 is the expected publication date for The Mueller Report trade paperback. The ebook will be published on April... [more]

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North Korea: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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North Korea: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Patrick McEachern (Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, Wilson Center)

History; Asian history; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political control & freedoms; Economic history

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Diplomatic expert Patrick McEachern unpacks the contentious and tangled relationship between the two Koreas in an approachable... [more]

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I Will Never See the World Again

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I Will Never See the World Again

Ahmet Altan

Biography; Memoirs; Prisons; Human rights

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First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2019. [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights

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A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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The Woman's Hour

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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship

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The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional... [more]

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Parkland

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Parkland

Dave Cullen

Biography; Street & gun crime; Secondary schools; Political control & freedoms

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Exclusive story of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the March for Our Lives campaign for gun control run by teen... [more]

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Unfreedom of the Press

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Unfreedom of the Press

Mark R. Levin

Politics & government; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Press & journalism

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From six-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, FOX News star, and radio host Mark R. Levin comes a groundbreaking and... [more]

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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924

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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities,...

Benny Morris, Dror Ze'evi

History; Historiography; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political oppression & persecution

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From 1894 to 1924 three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities. Benny Morris... [more]

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