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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman...

Laura Tingle

History; Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

In this crisp and timely essay, Laura Tingle examines political leadership in general - some profiles in courage, and cunning... [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; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons... [more]

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On Rape

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On Rape

Germaine Greer

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

Paperback

Rape statistics remain intractable: one woman in five will experience sexual violence. Very few rapes find their way into... [more]

$14.99

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Central government policies; International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Astrophysics; Space science

Hardback

An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

$39.95

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

$69.99

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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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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Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

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Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

Hugh Bicheno

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; War & defence operations

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Second volume of a rip-roaring, two-part history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated as a medieval 'game... [more]

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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

Sam Willis

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American War of Independence; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

In unprecedented and gripping detail, one of Britain's foremost naval historians explores a crucial period in the making of... [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]

$29.99

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A Short History of Drunkenness

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A Short History of Drunkenness

Mark Forsyth

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Food & society; Alcoholic beverages

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Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place... [more]

$22.99

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Advocate - History

Paperback

The unforgettable oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in... [more]

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Untrue: why nearly everything we believe about women and lust and infidelity is untrue

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Untrue: why nearly everything we believe about women and lust and infidelity...

Wednesday Martin

Sociology: family & relationships; Sociology: sexual relations; Sexual behaviour; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advocate - Today's World

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A jaw-dropping re-evaluation of everything we thought we knew about men, women, and sex. [more]

$32.99

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

Graeme Davison

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

His book The Political Sciences was hailed by the Times Literary Supplement as 'a work of near genius.' His Ideas for Australian... [more]

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

Peter Mares

History; Society & culture: general; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

More than a million lower-income households in Australia pay above the affordability benchmark for their housing costs. More... [more]

$32.99

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine; Advocate - History

Paperback

A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilisation began. [more]

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

Greg Raffin

History; First World War; Mutiny; Advocate - History

Paperback

On 21 September 1918, with retreating German forces on their last legs, the 1st Battalion of the AIF was ordered to return... [more]

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

Dan Pfeiffer

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Media studies; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

Paperback

From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes an entertaining and enlightening... [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; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

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

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

Tim Dunlop

Politics & government; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Politics

Paperback

We are in the middle of the greatest technological revolution in history. Its epicentre lies in Silicon Valley, but its impacts... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

Paperback

Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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Asian Waters

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Asian Waters

Humphrey Hawksley

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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Few territories are as hotly contested as the western Pacific Ocean. Across the 1.5 million square mile expanse of the East... [more]

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial...

Patrick Nunn

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular science; Historical geology; Global warming; Advocate - History

Paperback

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