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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

Jane R. Goodall

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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With insight, passion and an eye on history, Jane Goodall argues that as the ravages of neo-liberalism tear ever more deeply... [more]

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Islam; Political science & theory

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Harris and Nawaz invite readers to join an urgently needed... [more]

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The Great Betrayal

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The Great Betrayal

Rod Liddle

History; EU & European institutions; Humour

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The Great Betrayal tells the story of a failed Brexit and a betrayal of the British people, drawn from interviews with those... [more]

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

Paul Collier

Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies- thriving cities versus the provinces,... [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 United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

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The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67:...

Joseph Heller

History; The Cold War; Jewish studies; International relations

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This book presents a comprehensive history of the modern Middle East and Arab-Israeli conflict through the Cold War, focusing... [more]

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism...

Catherine Fieschi

Politics & government; Political economy

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Catherine Fieschi examines why populism and populist parties have become a feature of our politics. Populism's appeal, she... [more]

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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 Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

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The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course...

Andrew Clark, Sarah Fleche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, George Ward

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Social, group or collective psychology; Regional government policies; Economics

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Drawing on a range of evidence using large-scale data from various countries, the authors consider the key factors that affect... [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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Sontag: Her Life

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Sontag: Her Life

Benjamin Moser

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Political activism

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Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant, serious mind combined with her striking image, her rigorous... [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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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies

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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies...

Paul Starr

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic history; Advocate - Politics

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An investigation into the foundations of democratic societies and the ongoing struggle over the power of concentrated wealth... [more]

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II...

Helen Fry

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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A history of the elaborate and brilliantly sustained World War II intelligence operation by which Hitler's generals were tricked... [more]

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

Mungo MacCallum

History; Politics & government

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Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty - seven politicians have run the... [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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Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

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Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream...

Nicholas Lemann

History; History of the Americas; Central government policies; Political economy

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Over the last generation, the U.S. has undergone seismic changes. Lemann explains the country's--and the world's--great transformation... [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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The Chaser Quarterly #16: The Chaser's Book of Modern Fairy Tales

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The Chaser Quarterly #16: The Chaser's Book of Modern Fairy Tales

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Politics & government; Humour

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Written by one of Australia's leading satirists, Charles Firth ( The Chaser ), each tale investigates a current topic that... [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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The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe

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The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear...

George Beebe

History; International relations

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A former head of CIA's Russia analysis shows how Washington and Moscow may be headed toward nuclear annihilation. [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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Machiavelli's profound political essay from the sixteenth century, with an afterword by Oliver Francis. [more]

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Rip Gop: How the New America is Dooming the Republicans

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Rip Gop: How the New America is Dooming the Republicans

Stanley B. Greenberg

History; Political parties

Hardback

A leading pollster and adviser to America's most important political figures explains why the Republicans will crash in 2020.... [more]

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