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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

Nicholas Shakespeare

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

Paperback

*** Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer and The Economist ***`A gripping story... [more]

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society...

Hugh Mackay

History; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes; Advocate - Today's World

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A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.... [more]

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Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre

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Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre

Jane Lydon, Lyndall Ryan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Indigenous peoples

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On the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek Massacre of 1838, acclaimed writers, historians, lawyers and artists explore the... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future

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Quarterly Essay #69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future

Mark McKenna

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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In this inspiring essay, Mark McKenna considers the frontier, the Anzac legacy and deep time.  [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

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Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

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Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms; Political activism; Advocate - History

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Naomi Klein - award-winning journalist, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, scourge... [more]

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Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment

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Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment

Yanis Varoufakis

Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; EU & European institutions; Business & Economics; International economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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'One of the greatest political memoirs of all time' (Guardian) -- The Sunday Times Number 1 BestsellerWhat happens when you... [more]

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Remaking the Middle East

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Remaking the Middle East

Anthony Bubalo

History; International relations; Advocate - History

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Not since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire has the Middle East been convulsed by so many events in such a short period of... [more]

$9.99

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Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion

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Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion

Michelle Dean

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women; Advocate - Biography

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Sharp tells the riveting stories of the fiercely intelligent, glamorous and iconoclastic twentieth-century women who made... [more]

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

Anne de Courcy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Cultural studies; Advocate - History

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A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.... [more]

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian Muslim Women

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian...

Nadia Jamal

History; Islamic life & practice; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

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Edge of Chaos

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Edge of Chaos

Dambisa Moyo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Economic growth; Political economy; Advocate - Politics

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Edge of Chaos sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed... [more]

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief...

Holly Tucker

Biography: general; True crime; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Crime & criminology

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Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world , the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder. [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

Paperback

'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

$29.99

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

$32.99

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Peter Wohlleben

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal ecology

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From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never... [more]

$19.99

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship...

Joan Beaumont, Allison Cadzow

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Civil rights & citizenship; Warfare & defence

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After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander... [more]

$39.99

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The Pen is Mightier than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World's Greatest Female Writers

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The Pen is Mightier than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World's...

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Feminism & feminist theory; Gift books

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The penis has ruled over our lives for far too long. It's time to celebrate the power of the (female) pen. [more]

$12.99

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The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice, Equality and Freedom

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The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice,...

Olympe De Gouges

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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Understand the history of feminism with these core treatises on women's rights. [more]

$19.99

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social, group or collective psychology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [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; Advocate - History

Hardback

From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration,... [more]

$59.99

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