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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

'We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which... [more]

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama

History; General & world history; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us. The story unfolds in Kerala and Mantua, the starlit hills... [more]

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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; Advocate - Science

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Acting as our interpreter of the animal world and of the fascinating science, Peter Wohlleben brings this new research to... [more]

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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

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London, early May 1940: Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard... [more]

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism...

Peter Greste

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

<strong>In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground.</strong><br /><br... [more]

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Political structure & processes

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In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised... [more]

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

Anna Broinowski

History; Politics & government

Paperback

<div><strong>&quot;I told her I did not agree with the vast majority of her views, and she trusted me enough to share intimate... [more]

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Devotion: Why I Write

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Devotion: Why I Write

Patti Smith

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

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From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism; Advocate - History

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An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected... [more]

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

David Siegel Bernstein

Literature: history & criticism; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

If you've ever wondered how much real science goes into movies like Gravity, novels like The Martian, and television shows... [more]

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The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate

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The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate...

Tanya Josev

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The term 'judicial activism' is seemingly ubiquitous in Australia and the US today. This book provides a history of the term... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

History; Military & naval ships; Advocate - History

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies; Advocate - Biography

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<div>Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation... [more]

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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<div><strong>The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious... [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

Hardback

<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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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

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<div><strong>A new approach to ideas about war, from one of the UK's leading strategic thinkers.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>In... [more]

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

Anne Applebaum

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Marxism & Communism

Hardback

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. [more]

$55.00

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Stephen Greenblatt

History of Art & Design Styles; History of religion; History of ideas

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Humans cannot live without stories. Stemming from a few verses in an ancient book, it became not just the foundation of three... [more]

$59.99

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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

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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]

$34.99

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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

Hardback

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]

$72.95  $20.00

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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

Paperback

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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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; Diplomacy; Political control & freedoms

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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]

$40.95  $12.00

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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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In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire

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In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire

Adrian Goldsworthy

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Warfare & defence

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The complete and definitive history of how Roman generals carved out the greatest and longest-lasting empire the world has... [more]

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