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Yes to Europe!: The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain

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Yes to Europe!: The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain

Robert Saunders (Queen Mary University of London)

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; EU & European institutions

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Ranging widely across 1970s British society, from churches to terrorist organisations, this examination of the 1975 European... [more]

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Indonesia, 1947: Australia and the First United Nations Cease-fire Order

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Indonesia, 1947: Australia and the First United Nations Cease-fire Order...

Steven Farram

History; International relations

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Australia's contribution to Indonesia's independence struggle is broadly well-known and this book explores an important part... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller

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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Akala

British & Irish history; Social classes; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Politics & government

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The Sunday Times bestseller on race and class in the UK, from the MOBO award-winning musician Akala [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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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [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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Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

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Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Jacquelyn Arnold, Daniel Finn, Michael Fitzpatrick

History; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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A companion piece to 2014's Against the grain, this collection of essays explores trajectories in the British far left from... [more]

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

Alistair Cole

History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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This book looks at the period 2015-18 in French politics, which witnessed the emergence of a new political order centred on... [more]

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

David M. Lampton

History; Asian history; Social & cultural anthropology; Political structure & processes

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Tells the story of China's political elites from their own perspectives. Based on over five hundred interviews, this title... [more]

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

David B. Edwards

History; Islam; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Terrorism, armed struggle

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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? In this... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. [more]

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

Sir Christopher Mallaby

Memoirs; History; The Cold War; Diplomacy

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New paperback edition - An insider's account of the Cold War as seen by a key diplomat abroad and in London. A privileged... [more]

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The Woman's Hour

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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship

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The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional... [more]

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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

Richard Cooke

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Polarised, enraged and... [more]

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get him right

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get...

Mark Galeotti

History; Political leaders & leadership

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A The Times best book of 2019'In fewer than 150 pithy pages, Galeotti sketches a bleak, but convincing picture of the man... [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

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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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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia...

Dominic Kelly

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economics

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In the mid-1980s, Ray Evans and his boss at Western Mining Corporation, Hugh Morgan, became the pioneers of a new form of... [more]

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate...

Anthony McMichael

Geopolitics; Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

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In Climate Change and the Health of Nations, renowned epidemiologist and climate change expert Anthony McMichael presents... [more]

$38.95

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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]

$29.99

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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]

$19.95

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

Adrian Pabst

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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In this book, Adrian Pabst contends that liberal democracy is undemocratic: intolerant about the values of ordinary people... [more]

$31.95

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Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region

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Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region

David Walker

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Ethnic studies; International relations

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'David Walker's Stranded Nation is a recommended read for anyone, politicians and students alike, seeking to know the history... [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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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International...

Peter Britton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Since 1951 thousands of volunteers from all over Australia have worked in developing countries across the world.<br /><br... [more]

$39.95

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