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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation:  Quarterly Essay 73

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation: Quarterly Essay 73

Rebecca Huntley

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

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What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens... [more]

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

Michael Duffy, Nick Hordern

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Crime & criminology

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It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the... [more]

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences

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What's behind the rise of the mummy bullies?<br /><br />Coerced by the media,... [more]

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and Collaborate

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and...

David Allen, Tina Blythe, Alan Dichter, Terra Lynch

Secondary schools; Teaching skills & techniques

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Provides teachers with the tools to use discussion protocols to support students in developing crucial skills as readers,... [more]

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

Craig Blanch, Aaron Pegram

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour

Hardback

For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100  Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts... [more]

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [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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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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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [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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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule...

Preet Bharara

True crime; Crime & criminology; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Law & society; Advocate - History

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Multi-million-dollar fraud. Terrorism. Mafia criminality. Russian espionage. For eight years Preet Bharara, United States... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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'A treasure trove of information and good humour' CORDELIA FINE, author of Testosterone Rex Do you have a female brain or... [more]

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Natural disasters

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The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught... [more]

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

Guy Rundle

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

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Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia's... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

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'That's the way it is with us mob. We were brought up to talk kind of sideways. That's the respectful, true Aboriginal way.'... [more]

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Witches: What Women Do Together

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Witches: What Women Do Together

Sam George-Allen

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: work & labour; Advocate - Today's World

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Covens. Girl bands. Ballet troupes. Convents. In all times and places, girls and women have come together in communities of... [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

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

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*A TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR*WHAT CAUSED THE FALL OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE GOVERNMENT IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE,... [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia...

Dominic Kelly

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economics; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting...

Judith Brett

History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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It's compulsory to vote in Australia.<br /><br />We are one of a handful... [more]

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On Hate

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On Hate

Tim Soutphommasane

Literary essays; Political ideologies

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How is hate shaping our society? With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it's time... [more]

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