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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology; Advocate - History

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences

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What's behind the rise of the mummy bullies?<br /><br />Coerced by the media,... [more]

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and Collaborate

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and...

David Allen, Tina Blythe, Alan Dichter, Terra Lynch

Secondary schools; Teaching skills & techniques

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Provides teachers with the tools to use discussion protocols to support students in developing crucial skills as readers,... [more]

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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In This Time, Benjamin T. Jones charts a path to an independent future. He reveals the fascinating early history of the Australian... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

Proudly supported by Abbey's Bookshop

Indigenous peoples; Stationery items

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Simply add this to your order to help close the literacy gap. [more]

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi...

Anne Sebba

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso. [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

Paperback

In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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`Fascinating... compelling... [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the... [more]

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

David Crowe

History; Political parties

Paperback

A cracking account of the rivalries and hatreds that split the Liberal Party, brought down Malcolm Turnbull and propelled... [more]

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money for Nothing by Banks and Financial Advisers

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money...

Annelise Nielsen

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Personal finance

Paperback

Is financial advice riddled with scandals because there are just a few bad apples or is there an inherent conflict in the... [more]

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

Paperback

For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Laklak Burarrwanga, Ritjilili Ganambarr, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs, Banbapuy Ganambarr, Sarah Wright

History; Gender studies: women; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

Paperback

'We want you to come with us on our journey, our journey of songspirals. Songspirals are the essence of people in this land,... [more]

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and the Politics

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and...

Paddy Manning

History; Political parties; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Advocate - History

Paperback

A penetrating examination of the history and future of the Australian Greens The re-election of a Coalition government,... [more]

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

Bruce Pascoe

Prose: non-fiction; Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

<p>A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a... [more]

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Dissidents of the International Left

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Dissidents of the International Left

John Feffer

Politics & government; Political ideologies; International relations; Political control & freedoms; Civil rights & citizenship

Paperback

Dissidents of the International Left features interviews with progressives, leftists, liberals, leaders of social movements,... [more]

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

Russell J Hodge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Legal profession: general

Paperback

This is the story of Russell Hodge, a high-powered lawyer and family man and his struggle with mental illness, meaning and... [more]

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Women, Men and the Whole Damn Thing

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Women, Men and the Whole Damn Thing

David Leser

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

'How to find the right words to frame this horror? How to understand why men do what they do to women? How to comprehend... [more]

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

Antony Loewenstein

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Organised crime; Central government policies; International criminal law

Paperback

Like the never-ending war on terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight.... [more]

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The Art of Growing Up

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The Art of Growing Up

John Marsden

Education: care & counselling of students; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

A manifesto on all aspects of growing up - from parenting and education to the role of literature and imagination - by one... [more]

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