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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

Elliot Ackerman

Memoirs; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Armed conflict

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In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq... [more]

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My Seditious Heart

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My Seditious Heart

Arundhati Roy

Literary essays; Politics & government

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In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati Roy's... [more]

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development of His Work

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development...

Alex Locascio, Michael Heinrich

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Marxism & Communism

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For over a century, Karl Marx's critique of capitalism has been a crucial resource for social movements. Now, recent economic... [more]

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A Twentieth-Century Crusade: The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe

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A Twentieth-Century Crusade: The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe...

Giuliana Chamedes

European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Politics & government

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Giuliana Chamedes offers the first comprehensive history of the Vatican's efforts to defeat the forces of secular liberalism... [more]

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China and Japan: Facing History

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China and Japan: Facing History

Ezra F. Vogel

History; Asian history; Political science & theory; International relations

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China and Japan have cultural and political connections that stretch back 1,500 years. But today they need to reset their... [more]

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The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America

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The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America

Jim Acosta

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government; Elections & referenda; Media, information & communication industries

Hardback

A New York Times bestseller.<br /><br />From CNN's veteran Chief White House... [more]

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We Had Such High Hopes: Student Activism and the Peace Movement 1949-1952

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We Had Such High Hopes: Student Activism and the Peace Movement 1949-1952...

Joyce Evans

History; Political activism

Hardback

Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia's land and its people, goes back... [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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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]

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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]

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Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency

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Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American...

Larry Diamond

History; Political structures: democracy

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Larry Diamond has made it his life's work both to study democracy and to advise dissidents fighting autocracy around the world.... [more]

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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]

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The State and Politics In Japan

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The State and Politics In Japan

Ian Neary

History; Political science & theory

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In this fully revised and updated second edition of his classic text, Ian Neary explores the dynamics of democracy in Japan,... [more]

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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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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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Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America

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Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America

Matthew Schoenbachler, Lawrence J. Nelson

History; European history; History of the Americas; The Cold War; Political leaders & leadership

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When Nikita Khrushchev toured America in 1959, the country was enjoying a period of unprecedented prosperity, just as the... [more]

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This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto

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This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto

Suketu Mehta

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Migration, immigration & emigration; Nationalism

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When today's immigrants are asked, `Why are you here?', they can justly respond, `We are here because you were there.' And... [more]

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Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black

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Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black

Dr Boule Whytelaw III, Nels Abbey

Fiction & Literature; Political correctness; Politics & government; Humour

Hardback

A bold, satirical humour book on how to achieve success like a Great White Male [more]

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The Solidarity Challenge: Poland 1980-81, an Australian Diary

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The Solidarity Challenge: Poland 1980-81, an Australian Diary

John Burgess

History; European history; Marxism & Communism

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Late in September 1980, John Burgess arrived in Poland to head up the Australian Embassy in Warsaw. Little did he realise... [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]

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

Paperback

In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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