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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

Sarah Churchwell

History; History: specific events & topics; History of ideas; Politics & government

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SELECTED AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, I-PAPER AND THE BIG ISSUE 'Enormously entertaining' SUNDAY... [more]

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Capital: A Critique of Political Economy

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Capital: A Critique of Political Economy

Karl Marx

Politics & government; Political economy

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Marx's classic of political economics constitutes a work of tremendous influence. In addition to its critique of private property,... [more]

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

Callie Shell

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency... [more]

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017...

Simon Reid-Henry

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structures: democracy

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The first panoramic history of the Western world from the 1970s to the present day: Empire of Democracy is the story for those... [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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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes...

Paul Sagar

European history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state What is the modern state? Conspicuously... [more]

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

Candida R. Moss, Joel S. Baden

History; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts; Political science & theory

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How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a Bible nation The... [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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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

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Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to... [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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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future...

Pete Buttigieg

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

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'The best American political biography since Obama's Dreams from My Father' Guardian NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A mayor's... [more]

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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Paris 1919

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Paris 1919

Margaret MacMillan

History; European history; First World War; Diplomacy

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The story of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, when for six extraordinary months the city was at the centre of world government... [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

Hardback

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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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

'Brilliant' Sunday TimesHow does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

Nandini Sundar

History; Indigenous peoples; Marxism & Communism

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The war between Maoists and the state in the heart of India [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious... [more]

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