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Regional studies

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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

Paperback

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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The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

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The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

Arkady Ostrovsky

Regional studies; History; European history; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Atlantic Books. [more]

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

Robert Browning

Regional studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

Frederic Wehrey

Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government; International relations

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A riveting, beautifully crafted account of Libya after Qadhafi. [more]

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

Samuel Greene, Graeme Robertson

Regional studies; History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government

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A fascinating, bottom-up exploration of contemporary Russian politics that sheds new light on why Putin's grip on power is... [more]

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir...

Gene Tunny

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Economic history

Paperback

Gene Tunny is a Brisbane-based economist and former Australian Treasury official. During the late 2000s financial crisis,... [more]

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

Patrick Morgan

Regional studies; Australasian & Pacific history; Religion & beliefs; Politics & government

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The Mannix Era covers the main actors, organizations, events and issues in the archdiocese from 1920-1970. The narrative has... [more]

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Cuarta Espada

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Cuarta Espada

Santiago Roncagliolo

Regional studies; History of the Americas; Marxism & Communism; Languages & ESL

Paperback

La cuarta espada es una... [more]

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

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Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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How to Read Donald Duck: Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic

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How to Read Donald Duck: Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic

Ariel Dorfman, Armand Mattelart

Literary theory; Literary studies: general; Regional studies; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Censored and condemned, this is a highly controversial Marxist critique of how our favourite cartoons are vehicles for capitalist... [more]

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the Future

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the...

Peter Hendy

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Economic history

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Australia is in danger of sleepwalking into the future. For decades Australia slept through a period of high tariff protection... [more]

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The Forgotten People: Updated

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The Forgotten People: Updated

Paul Ritchie

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

Paperback

Robert Menzies' famous Forgotten People speeches captured the hopes of Australians as they looked forward to a better life... [more]

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Information technology industries

Paperback

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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

Anu Partanen

Regional studies; Sociology; Politics & government; Comparative politics

Paperback

Includes a reading group guide with an author interview, biography, and discussion questions. [more]

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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie

Biography: historical, political & military; Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

An electrifying and timely book by a leading Russian expert that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives... [more]

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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

Anja Manuel

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Constitution: government & the state; International relations; Geopolitics

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In This Brave New World, Anja Manuel shows us we can bring China and India along as partners, rather than alienating one or... [more]

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The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine

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The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine...

Nathan Thrall

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government

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In a myth-busting analysis of the world's most intractable conflict, a star of Middle East reporting, one of the most important... [more]

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Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Riordan Roett (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins-SAIS)

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Regional geography

Paperback

Brazil is one of the largest economies in the world. Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know evaluates the progress that has... [more]

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Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days

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Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days

Eric Trager

Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government

Hardback

How did Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood win power so quickly after the dramatic Arab Spring uprising that ended President Hosni... [more]

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The Italians

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The Italians

John Hooper

Regional studies; History; European history

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Sublime and maddening, fascinating yet baffling, Italy is a country of endless paradox and seemingly unanswerable riddles.... [more]

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New...

Shelly Culbertson

Regional studies; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

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Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Stathis Kalyvas (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Yale University)

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Political economy

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Modern Greece is the go-to resource for understanding both the present turmoil and the deeper past that has brought the country... [more]

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Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Miguel Tinker Salas

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

Paperback

A concise book on Venezuela, told through the lens of oil on the country's politics, economy, culture, and international relations... [more]

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Ten African Cardinals

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Ten African Cardinals

Sally Ninham

Biography: religious & spiritual; Regional studies; African history; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Politics & government

Paperback

While the Catholic Church is languishing in much of the West, by contrast it flourishes across Africa. Despite this, most... [more]

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