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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

Greg Barns

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these... [more]

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Tales From Boom Town: Western Australian Premiers from Brand to McGowan

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Tales From Boom Town: Western Australian Premiers from Brand to McGowan...

Peter Kennedy

History; Political leaders & leadership

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Revised and Updated, with analysis by the ABC's Antony Green.<br /><br />Veteran... [more]

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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy

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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy...

Peter Breen

Regional studies; History; Politics & government

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A serial candidate for election to state and federal parliaments for nearly 50 years, Peter Breen looks back on a political... [more]

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Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

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Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

George Packer

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Diplomacy

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From one of America's greatest non-fiction writers, an epic saga of the rise and fall of American power, from Vietnam to Afghanistan,... [more]

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

Nigel Hamilton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he... [more]

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Politics: Why It Matters

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Politics: Why It Matters

Andrew Gamble

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Politics frames everything we do. Right now humanity is in a race against itself, adjusting to new technologies that are destabilizing... [more]

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

Kamala D. Harris

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Politics & government

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By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and... [more]

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Love and Resistance - Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

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Love and Resistance - Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

Roxane Gay, Jason Baumann, Kay Tobin Lahusen, Diana Davies

Photographic reportage; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Gay & Lesbian studies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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These indelible images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library's archive of photographs of LGBT history... [more]

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian...

Rupert Wieloch

Memoirs; History; International relations; Prisoners of war

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The Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War from 1918-1920 forms the backdrop to this extraordinary story of the fate... [more]

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Against Hate

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Against Hate

Carolin Emcke

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Politics & government

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Racism, extremism, anti-democratic sentiment - our increasingly polarized world is dominated by a type of thinking that doubts... [more]

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The Future of British Foreign Policy: Security and Diplomacy in a World after Brexit

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The Future of British Foreign Policy: Security and Diplomacy in a World...

Christopher Hill

Politics & government; International relations

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Since 1945, Britain has had to cope with a slow descent from international primacy. The decline in global influence was intended... [more]

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Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain

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Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain

Fintan O'Toole

History; EU & European institutions

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A book about the delusions of Brexit, the threat it poses to economic prosperity, peace in Ireland and the tradition of British... [more]

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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

Marisa McGlinchey, Lecturer in Irish Politics Kevin Bean (University of Liverpool)

History; Violence in society; Social groups; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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This book traces the political development of 'dissident' Irish republicanism from the beginnings of the peace process. Based... [more]

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Shaped by the State: Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century

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Shaped by the State: Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century...

Brent Cebul, Lily Geismer, Mason B. Williams

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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This collection turns the emphasis of political history away from its traditional focus on moments of crisis and toward the... [more]

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The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas

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The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming...

Daniel W. Drezner

History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government

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Daniel W. Drezner's The Ideas Industry looks at how we have moved from a world of public intellectuals to today's thought... [more]

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific...

Michael J. Green

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Diplomacy

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In a history that spans the eighteenth century to the present, Michael J. Green follows the development of U.S. strategic... [more]

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women...

Jane Robinson

History; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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'Inspiring and moving' - ObserverSet against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts... [more]

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century...

Torben Iversen, David Soskice

Globalization; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Political economy

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A groundbreaking new historical analysis of how global capitalism and advanced democracies mutually support each other.<br/><br/>... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Alexander A. Cooley, John Heathershaw

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structure & processes; Political economy

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A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power... [more]

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Taxation

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Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed... [more]

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1983: The World at the Brink

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1983: The World at the Brink

Taylor Downing

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; International relations

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A tense, thrilling account of how, in 1983, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly caused global Armageddon.... [more]

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals...

Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt

History: theory & methods; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics

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Democracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx

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Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx

Stathis Kouvelakis

History; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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A remarkable history of the formation of Marxist thought [more]

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Central government policies; Defence strategy, planning & research; Nuclear weapons

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction... [more]

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