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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [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; Advocate - Economics & Business

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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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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Tim Bouverie

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Diplomacy

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'Appeasing Hitler is an astonishingly accomplished debut. And we enter the drawing rooms and dining clubs of fading imperial... [more]

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

Julie Suares

Biography; Comparative politics; Political leaders & leadership

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Reveals the extraordinary convergence of worldviews of two fellow internationalists, former Australian Prime Minister JB Chifley... [more]

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

John Watson, Amanda Dunn

History; Politics & government

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Politics in Australia is in a dire state. We have the diagnosis, but what's the cure? In this collection of essays, the country's... [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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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation:  Quarterly Essay 73

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation: Quarterly Essay 73

Rebecca Huntley

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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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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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting...

Judith Brett

History; Politics & government

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It's compulsory to vote in Australia.<br /><br />We are one of a handful... [more]

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The Chaser Quarterly #15: The Official 2019 Election Guide

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The Chaser Quarterly #15: The Official 2019 Election Guide

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Elections & referenda; Humour

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Know your electorate. All the other guides will tell you the swings and demographics of the seats. Only The Chaser tells you... [more]

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest...

Lynne Olson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became... [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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On Hate

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On Hate

Tim Soutphommasane

Literary essays; Political ideologies

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How is hate shaping our society? With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it's time... [more]

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

Robert A. Caro

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Politics & government; Press & journalism

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Readers already familiar with Caro's work, meanwhile, will be thrilled at the revelations on offer, including how he discovered... [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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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 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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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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Dangerous

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Dangerous

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

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Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

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Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

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Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

$39.99  $20.00

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Avenue Of Spies

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Avenue Of Spies

Alex Kershaw

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris s hotbed of daring... [more]

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

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This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

$127.95  $15.00

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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]

$72.95  $8.00

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