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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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How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists

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How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists...

Sally Rugg

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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'Incisive, blistering and tender. Sally is one of our most valiant warriors.' - Clementine Ford, author of FIGHT LIKE A GIRL... [more]

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Sex and the Failed Absolute

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Sex and the Failed Absolute

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Social & political philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Marxism & Communism

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In the most rigorous articulation of his philosophical system to date, Slavoj Zizek provides nothing short of a new definition... [more]

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Brexit For Dummies

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Brexit For Dummies

Nicholas Wallwork

History; Politics & government

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Discover the history and events surrounding Brexit; Understand the personal and business impact of Brexit; Create a plan to... [more]

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Rousseau

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Rousseau

Celine Spector

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is one of the most controversial philosophers of the eighteenth century, and his groundbreaking work... [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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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

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The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

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The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

Dorian Lynskey

Prose: non-fiction; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & culture: general; Political ideologies

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In The Ministry of Truth, Dorian Lynskey charts the life of George Orwell's 1984: one of the most influential books of the... [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 and how has it evolved? Professor Roger Scruton delivers a critique of left-wing ideology today.... [more]

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How to be a conservative

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How to be a conservative

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Renowned philosopher Roger Scruton draws on his own experience as a counter-culture presence in public life to explain conservatism... [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Robert Weick

Marxism & Communism

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In The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Karl Marx and Friedrich... [more]

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