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Quarterly Essay #66: The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock

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Quarterly Essay #66: The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate...

Anna Krien

History; Geopolitics; Advocate - Today's World

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The Great Barrier Reef is dying and extreme weather is becoming all too familiar. Yet when it comes to action on climate change,... [more]

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The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany

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The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany...

David King

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Advocate - History

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The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi... [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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Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution

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Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution

Mike Rapport

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Urban communities

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A brilliant historical narrative of London, Paris and New York in the Age of Revolution, just as they were transforming into... [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Criminal investigation & detection

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has brought to light horrific stories. Questions about what... [more]

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Autobiography: general; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples

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I don’t believe it’s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

Frank Bongiorno

History; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies

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It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America's Cup and the Bicentenary. It was perhaps the most controversial... [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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Deleuze and Guattari's What is Philosophy?: A Reader's Guide

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Deleuze and Guattari's What is Philosophy?: A Reader's Guide

Rex Butler

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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Offers an introduction to What is Philosophy? - the last instalment of a remarkable twenty-year collaboration between the... [more]

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Interest Representation in the European Union

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Interest Representation in the European Union

Justin Greenwood

Politics & government; EU & European institutions

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The fully revised third edition of this highly-acclaimed book provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the... [more]

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Lenin on the Train

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Lenin on the Train

Catherine Merridale

History; Russian Revolution; First World War; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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A gripping account of how Lenin's 1917 train ride to Petrograd ignited the Russian Revolution. [more]

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The Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

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The Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

John Man

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Folklore, myths & legends; Advocate - History

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Following decades of research and a series of groundbreaking archeological discoveries. In this book, the author travels to... [more]

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Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion

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Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion

Gareth Stedman Jones

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

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Gareth Stedman Jones returns Karl Marx to his nineteenth-century world, before later inventions transformed him into Communism's... [more]

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

Considers the important question: What inspires us to terrible deeds and what might help foster our best behaviour? Why do... [more]

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The Optician of Lampedusa

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The Optician of Lampedusa

Emma-Jane Kirby

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration

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'Poetically written, absorbing, harrowing' The Times 'The raw and emotional account of an optician whose family fishing trip... [more]

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures; Advocate - Science

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We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we... [more]

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Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements; Advocate - History

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Mussolini was not only ruthless: he was subtle and manipulative. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins went too far,... [more]

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

States of consciousness; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

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A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the Year What happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass... [more]

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted...

Giles Milton

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Advocate - History

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The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War. [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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The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World's Most Successful Political Idea

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The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World's Most Successful Political...

Bill Emmott

Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Advocate - Politics

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When faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding... [more]

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Talking to My Country

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Talking to My Country

Stan Grant

History; Cultural studies; Social discrimination; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

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An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture and national identity by one of Australia's leading journalists.... [more]

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We are, and Who We Can be

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We are, and Who We Can...

Dexter Dias

Prose: non-fiction; Law & society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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An examination of human nature. It looks at the best and worst that human beings are capable of, and asks why. It explores... [more]

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The Strength Switch: How the New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Helps Your Child and Teen to Flourish

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The Strength Switch: How the New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Helps...

Lea Waters

Sociology: family & relationships; Health & Self-Help

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This game-changing book reveals the extraordinary results of focusing on our children’s strengths rather than always... [more]

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