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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation:  Quarterly Essay 733

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation: Quarterly Essay 733

Rebecca Huntley

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens... [more]

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's...

Sinclair McKay

Espionage & secret services; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books

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Pit your wits against the greatest minds of our time with brain bogglers, puzzles and hidden codes inspired by the secret... [more]

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [more]

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

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Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Political structure & processes; Advocate - History

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*A TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR*WHAT CAUSED THE FALL OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE GOVERNMENT IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE,... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [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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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

Greg Barns

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

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Antisemitism: Here and now

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Antisemitism: Here and now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Jewish studies; Political ideologies

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A timely analysis of the new antisemitism, by the historian who defeated Holocaust denier David Irving in court. [more]

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; International relations

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<div>The latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia's struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances... [more]

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals...

Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt

History: theory & methods; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics

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Democracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

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

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas... [more]

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Humour

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It was the year that our Deputy Prime Minister confessed he'd been drunk for the past three years, our biggest bank admitted... [more]

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

Richard Flanagan

Social & cultural history; Politics & government

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Australia is not a fixed entity, a collection of outdated bigotries and reactionary credos, but rather an invitation to dream,... [more]

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Sleeping Generation Awakens

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Sleeping Generation Awakens

Samuel Hansen

Politics & government

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

David Rosenberg

History; Military history; International relations; Military intelligence

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A key inspiration for the major ABC/Netflix TV series Pine Gap - fully revised edition with new material. [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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The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [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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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

$69.99

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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