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Crossing the Line: Australia's Secret History in the Timor Sea

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Crossing the Line: Australia's Secret History in the Timor Sea

Kim McGrath

History; Geopolitics; Energy industries & utilities; Advocate - History

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It is fifty years since Australia unilaterally issued petroleum exploration permits in the Timor Sea. For fifty years the... [more]

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a...

Jim Robbins

Cultural studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

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The Wonder of Birds illuminates qualities unique to birds that demonstrate just how invaluable they are to humankind-both... [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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China Matters: Getting It Right for Australia

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China Matters: Getting It Right for Australia

Bates Gill, Linda Jakobson

International relations; Business & Economics; International economics

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Australia and China face a new era, but are we ready? [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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In March 1797, five British sailors and 12 Bengali seamen struggled ashore after their longboat broke apart in a storm. Their... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

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Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [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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Myths, Politicians and Money: The Truth Behind the Free Market

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Myths, Politicians and Money: The Truth Behind the Free Market

Bryan Gould

Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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Bryan Gould draws on his experience as a leading British politician and as a lawyer, academic, diplomat and television journalist... [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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America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy

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America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy

Sophia A. McClennen

Society & Social Sciences

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America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy post 9/11 argues that, in contrast to the anti-intellectualism, the... [more]

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Gender studies: women

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [more]

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Real-Time Diplomacy: Politics and Power in the Social Media Era

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Real-Time Diplomacy: Politics and Power in the Social Media Era

Philip Seib

Politics & government

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In light of the events of 2011, Real-Time Diplomacy examines how diplomacy has evolved as media have gradually reduced 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]

$75.95  $12.00

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Palgrave Advances: Global Governance

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Palgrave Advances: Global Governance

Jim Whitman

Globalization; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; International relations; International institutions; Political economy

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Palgrave Advances in Global Governance is an authoritative collection devoted to clarifying established understandings of... [more]

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Mass Media Law

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Mass Media Law

Pember, Clay Calvert

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Offers a look at the ever-changing landscape of media law. This book provides the foundation undergraduates need to understand... [more]

$177.95

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The Putin Interviews

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The Putin Interviews

Robert Scheer

History; Politics & government

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If Vladimir Putin is indeed the great enemy of the United States, then at least we should try to understand him. --Oliver... [more]

$28.99

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Taming Toxic People: The Science of Identifying and Dealing with Psychopaths at Work

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Taming Toxic People: The Science of Identifying and Dealing with Psychopaths...

David Gillespie

Abnormal psychology; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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Bestselling author David Gillespie turns his attention to a phenomenon that damages businesses, seeds mental disease and discomfort... [more]

$32.99

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

Noel Pearson

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Central government; Advocate - History

Paperback

The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia's original... [more]

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Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory

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Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory

Julian Thompson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Regiments; Advocate - History

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In May 1940, the small British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was sent to help the Belgians and French hold back the German army.... [more]

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Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan

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Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan

Mike Carlton

History; Military & naval ships; Advocate - History

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In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved... [more]

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Reboot: A Democracy Makeover to Empower Australia's Voters

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Reboot: A Democracy Makeover to Empower Australia's Voters

Richard Walsh

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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If you want real change, change the system. Reboot offers a tantalising glimpse of a better future, where politicians work... [more]

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

Glenn Morrison

History; Social groups; Advocate - History

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Visitors to the Red Centre come looking for the real Australia. What they find is both beautiful and disturbing: wilderness,... [more]

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It's Alive!: Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots

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It's Alive!: Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots...

Toby Walsh

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Artificial intelligence

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There are few other human inventions that are likely to have as large an impact on our lives as machines that can think...... [more]

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