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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact on everyday Australians

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Economic history; Mining industry

Paperback

The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [more]

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Adani and the War Over Coal

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Adani and the War Over Coal

Quentin Beresford

Economics of industrial organisation; Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock its politics into the fossil fuel age. This... [more]

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

Tor Hundloe

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

Paperback

On 3 April 2016 the Queensland government announced that it had granted coal leases to Adani. They are in Banjo Paterson country,... [more]

$19.95

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

Bradon Ellem

History; Mining industry; Industrial relations; Arid zones, deserts; Soil & rock mechanics

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The Pilbara has become central to the Australian economy and imagination. With millions of tonnes of iron ore being shipped... [more]

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th Century

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th...

John P. Hamilton

Australasian & Pacific history; Mining industry; Legal history; Civil procedure, litigation & dispute resolution

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Deals with the inception and development of adjudication systems on the gold fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the... [more]

$135.00

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft...

Tom Burgis

History; Mining industry; Petroleum & oil industries

Paperback

Overseas Press Club Award Winner 2016 A shocking investigative journey into the way the resource trade wreaks... [more]

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Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars

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Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars

Sam Vincent

Society & Social Sciences; Fisheries & related industries; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

Confrontations between Japanese whalers and Sea Shepherd activists make for exciting news reports during the Australian summer.... [more]

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

$27.50  $2.00

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know

Robert Paarlberg

Social issues & processes; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important... [more]

$26.95

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Breaking the Sheep's Back

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Breaking the Sheep's Back

Charles Massy

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; Political economy; Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

Tells the story of one of Australia's biggest business disasters, which involves government complicity, and is a political... [more]

$39.95

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Wood in Australia

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Wood in Australia

Keith R. Bootle

Forestry & related industries

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A complete textbook and reference book that summarises the main aspects of wood utilisation for the student and the timber... [more]

$82.95

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Daniel Florance, Emma Burns, David Lindenmayer

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainable agriculture

Paperback

Featuring best practice approaches to restoration based on 19 years of long-term research. [more]

$39.99

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Agriculture: A Very Short Introduction

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Agriculture: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Brassley, Dr Richard Soffe

History; Agriculture & related industries; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

From the large corporation using enormous machines in the USA, to the woman with her hoe and her plot of cassava in Mozambique,... [more]

$16.95

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The Fundamentals of Horticulture: Theory and Practice

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The Fundamentals of Horticulture: Theory and Practice

Chris Bird

Primary industries; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Essential reading for all those studying horticulture and keen gardeners. This clear introduction to the principles underlying... [more]

$67.95

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Stuffed And Starved: From Farm to Fork: The Hidden Battle For The World Food System

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Stuffed And Starved: From Farm to Fork: The Hidden Battle For The World...

Raj Patel

Geopolitics; Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

A FULLY UPDATED AND REVISED NEW EDITION that reveals the hidden complexities and terrifying simplicities of a planet squeezing... [more]

$18.95

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Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities

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Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities...

Rie Makita (Gakushuin University, Japan), Tadasu Tsuruta (Kindai University, Japan)

Development economics; Environmental economics; Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly... [more]

$73.99

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Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India: Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity

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Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India: Challenges...

Surendra Singh (North-Eastern Hill University, India), Prem Chhetri (RMIT University, Australia)

Development studies; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Agricultural science

Paperback

Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously... [more]

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Forest Governance and Management Across Time: Developing a New Forest Social Contract

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Forest Governance and Management Across Time: Developing a New Forest Social...

Erland Marald (Umea University, Sweden), Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden), and Others

Forestry & related industries; Deforestation; Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques

Paperback

The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given... [more]

$77.99

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Agribusiness: An International Perspective

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Agribusiness: An International Perspective

Julian Roche (The University of Western Australia, Australia)

Corporate finance; Investment & securities; Purchasing & supply management; Agriculture & related industries; Agricultural science

Paperback

Agribusiness offers a unique introduction to the business of agriculture: what agribusiness is, why it matters, what the role... [more]

$94.99

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Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty

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Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food...

Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

Agriculture & related industries; Biodiversity

Paperback

Revised edition of: Nature's matrix: linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty. 2009. [more]

$77.99

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Ground Characterization and Structural Analyses for Tunnel Design

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Ground Characterization and Structural Analyses for Tunnel Design

Benjamin Celada (Geocontrol S.A., Spain), Z.T. Bieniawski

Mining industry; Soil & rock mechanics

Hardback

This practical and design-oriented book focuses on ground characterization and structural calculation, as part of the active... [more]

$263.00

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Agribusiness: An International Perspective

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Agribusiness: An International Perspective

Julian Roche (The University of Western Australia, Australia)

Corporate finance; Investment & securities; Purchasing & supply management; Agriculture & related industries; Agricultural science

Hardback

Agribusiness offers a unique introduction to the business of agriculture: what agribusiness is, why it matters, what the role... [more]

$252.00

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Property Rights and Governance in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Critical Approaches

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Property Rights and Governance in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Critical...

Chris Huggins (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Politics & government; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Mining industry; Land & real estate law

Hardback

Disputes and dispossession of property rights in the mining sector are causes of injustice, violence, and forced resettlement... [more]

$242.00

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Politics and Poverty: A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Politics and Poverty: A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization...

John Abbott

Politics & government; Political economy; Agriculture & related industries; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Originally published in 1992. At its foundation FAO was conceived as an organization that would bring together health and... [more]

$189.00

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World Population and World Food Supplies

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World Population and World Food Supplies

E. John Russell

Economic history; Agriculture & related industries; Human geography

Hardback

Originally published in 1954. This great work surveys the distribution of the world's population and the food production of... [more]

$263.00

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