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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

Annabel Crabb

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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When New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced her pregnancy, the headlines raced around the world. But when... [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [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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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

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Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world? After a long investigation into Beijing's intelligence... [more]

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

Kate McClymont

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Politics & government

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Employing her insider status and trademark wit, pace and intelligence, Kate McClymont unravels the complex business relationships... [more]

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

Tim Watts

History; Politics & government

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A topical and provocative exploration of Australian identity by Federal MP and author Tim Watts. [more]

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

Jonathan Safran Foer

Food & society; Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Self-help & personal development

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Examining the central dilemma of our time in a surprising, creative, and urgent new way, the author asserts that the planet... [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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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and the Politics

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and...

Paddy Manning

History; Political parties; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

Paperback

A penetrating examination of the history and future of the Australian Greens The re-election of a Coalition government,... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

Ece Temelkuran

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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'This is essential' Margaret Atwood on Twitter `She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive... [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

Richard McGregor

History; Politics & government

Paperback

Xi Jinping has transformed China at home and abroad with a speed and aggression that few foresaw when he came to power in... [more]

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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence

Paperback

Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling <strong>The Road to Ruin</strong>, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled... [more]

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The Breakdown: Making Sense of Politics in a Messed Up World

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The Breakdown: Making Sense of Politics in a Messed Up World

Tatton Spiller

Politics & government

Paperback

A smart, entertaining handbook showing how we can understand - and feel better about - modern politics [more]

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly Essay 74

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly...

Erik Jensen

History; Politics & government

Paperback

What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign... [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

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The rights of First Nations peoples are `racist', left-wing activists are `fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics

Hardback

Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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