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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

Tim O'Reilly

Social forecasting, future studies; Business & Economics; Economics; Internet & WWW industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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`An indispensable guide.' Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn`Tech's most valuable teacher.' ForbesSilicon Valley's leading... [more]

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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian

General & world history; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Political activism

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'If I were a voter in Britain, I would vote for [Jeremy Corbyn]' - Noam Chomsky, 2017Global Discontents is an essential guide... [more]

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All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of the Wire(r)

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All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of the Wire(r)

Jonathan Abrams

Film, TV & Radio; Television; Popular culture

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The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others... [more]

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The New Russia

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The New Russia

Mikhail Gorbachev

History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; International relations

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After years of rapprochement, the relationship between Russia and the West is more strained now than it has been in the past... [more]

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To Beersheba 1917: With the Australian Light Horse

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To Beersheba 1917: With the Australian Light Horse

Ion Idriess, Guy Haydon

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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To help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba on October 31 1917, this... [more]

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

Douglas Preston

History; History of the Americas; Archaeology by period & region; Indigenous peoples; Expeditions

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A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A medical mystery. A journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest... [more]

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The Brain-Dead Megaphone

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The Brain-Dead Megaphone

George Saunders

Society & Social Sciences; Humour

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In the same vein as his much-loved weekly column for the Guardian Magazine, this is a hilarious and incisive collection of... [more]

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Samurai Armour: Volume I: The Japanese Cuirass

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Samurai Armour: Volume I: The Japanese Cuirass

Trevor Absolon

History; Asian history; Military history; Weapons & equipment

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The first of a two-part, exhaustively researched meditation on the astonishingly beautiful and intricate armour of the samurai.... [more]

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The Least of All Possible Evils: A Short History of Humanitarian Violence

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The Least of All Possible Evils: A Short History of Humanitarian Violence...

Eyal Weizman

Politics & government; Political activism

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Groundbreaking exploration of the philosophy underpinning Western humanitarian intervention. [more]

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On Practice and Contradiction

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On Practice and Contradiction

Mao Tse-Tung

Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Politics & government

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The writings that underpinned the Chinese revolution, introduced by Slavoj Zizek. [more]

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Terrorism and Communism: A Reply to Karl Kautsky

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Terrorism and Communism: A Reply to Karl Kautsky

Leon Trotsky

Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Written in the white heat of revolutionary Russia's Civil War, Trotsky's Terrorism and Communism is one of the most potent... [more]

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Virtue and Terror

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Virtue and Terror

Maximilien Robespierre

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Robespierre's defense of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political... [more]

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Collected Works, Volume 1

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Collected Works, Volume 1

V. I. Lenin

Russian Revolution; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Re launch of the Collected Works of the legendary revolutionary in paperback [more]

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed...

Nigel Cliff

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment; International relations

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Relates the story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by... [more]

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

Angus Konstam

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

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As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete... [more]

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Shrewsbury 1403: Struggle for a Fragile Crown

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Shrewsbury 1403: Struggle for a Fragile Crown

Dickon Whitewood

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 is one of the most important battles in English history. King Henry IV faced his erstwhile... [more]

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The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial

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The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial...

Lawrence Douglas

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Legal history

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In 2009, Harper's Magazine sent war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas to Munich to cover the last chapter of the lengthiest case... [more]

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

Mitchell S. Green

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge.... [more]

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The Fatimids: 1 - The Rise of a Muslim Empire

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The Fatimids: 1 - The Rise of a Muslim Empire

Shainool Jiwa

History; Islamic life & practice; Islamic studies

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Emerging from a period of long seclusion, the leader of the burgeoning community of Ismaili Shi'i Muslims was declared the... [more]

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Crow

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Crow

Boria Sax

Cultural studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A classic account of the crow, now available in B-format paperback. Boria Sax looks at the crow in myth, literature and life,... [more]

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

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Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

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Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Jasmin Mujanovic

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Revolutionary groups & movements

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A cool analysis of authoritarian tendencies among the Balkans' entrenched elites and the hollowness of existing 'democratisation'... [more]

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Learning ACT, 2nd Edition: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills-Training Manual for Therapists

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Learning ACT, 2nd Edition: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills-Training...

Jason B. Luoma, Steven C. Hayes, Robyn D. Walser

Psychology; Psychotherapy

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Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy and proven... [more]

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Freud: The Key Ideas: Psychoanalysis, dreams, the unconscious and more

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Freud: The Key Ideas: Psychoanalysis, dreams, the unconscious and more

Ruth Snowden

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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All the information you need about the life and work of Sigmund Freud, 'the father of psychoanalysis', in one book. [more]

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Widening Minds: The University of New South Wales and the education of Australia's defence leaders

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Widening Minds: The University of New South Wales and the education of Australia's...

Tom Frame

History; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Warfare & defence

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Since 1967 more than 25,000 students have graduated from UNSW after studying at Duntroon, HMAS Creswell, the RAAF College... [more]

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