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Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

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Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

Jonathan Miller

Biography; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of the Philippines in 2016. In his first 18 months in office, 12,000 people were murdered... [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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Square Eyes: Children, Screen Time and Fun

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Square Eyes: Children, Screen Time and Fun

Emily Booker

Cultural studies; Health & Self-Help

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If our toddlers had been outside playing in the ‘fresh air’, speaking words precociously or giggling with delight... [more]

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Eggshell Skull

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Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment; Gender & the law; Criminal justice law

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A fiercely intelligent, heartbreakingly honest memoir and feminist call... [more]

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing True Story of Misconduct, Fraud and Hoaxing

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing...

Marianne Van Velzen

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War; Memorials & rolls of honour

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By the end of World War I, 45,000 Australians had died on the Western Front. Some bodies had been hastily buried mid-battle... [more]

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Edge of Chaos

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Edge of Chaos

Dambisa Moyo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Economic growth; Political economy; Advocate - Politics

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Edge of Chaos sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed... [more]

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence...

Ronan Farrow

History; International relations; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

A book for anyone interested to know more about how the world really works by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow.<br... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship...

Joan Beaumont, Allison Cadzow

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Civil rights & citizenship; Warfare & defence

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After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander... [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

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From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never... [more]

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The Pen is Mightier than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World's Greatest Female Writers

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The Pen is Mightier than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World's...

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Feminism & feminist theory; Gift books

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The penis has ruled over our lives for far too long. It's time to celebrate the power of the (female) pen. [more]

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social, group or collective psychology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations; Advocate - History

Hardback

From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration,... [more]

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You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

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You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica

Moral & social purpose of education; School community relations & school home relations; Health & Self-Help

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Parents everywhere are deeply concerned about the education of their children, especially now, when education has become a... [more]

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

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Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [more]

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from Soldier to Senator and Beyond

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from...

Jacqui Lambie

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

Paperback

'You can't keep a bloody Lambie down' - Jacqui Lambie in a radio interview,... [more]

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The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice, Equality and Freedom

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The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice,...

Olympe De Gouges

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Understand the history of feminism with these core treatises on women's rights. [more]

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Absolute Power: How the Pope Became the Most Influential Man in the World

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Absolute Power: How the Pope Became the Most Influential Man in the World...

Paul Collins

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian theology; Religious & spiritual leaders; Political ideologies; Advocate - Religion

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The fascinating and sensational story of the last two centuries of the papacy and a vital call for the reevaluation and reimagination... [more]

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Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days

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Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days

Witold Szablowski

Society & culture: general

Paperback

A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist... [more]

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Judith Brett

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Alfred Deakin -- scholar, spiritualist, prime minister -- was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography... [more]

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Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

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Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia...

Marcia Langton

History; Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday guides; Advocate - History

Hardback

This book is essential for anyone travelling around Australia who wants to learn more about the culture that has thrived here... [more]

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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

Gillian Ward

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Botanical art; Political activism; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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This beautiful selection of flower paintings by colourful and feisty Australian figure Olive Pink are a striking, if little... [more]

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Has Democracy Failed Women?

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Has Democracy Failed Women?

Drude Dahlerup

Gender studies: women; Politics & government

Paperback

Why are women still under-represented in politics? Some argue that we are on the right track to full gender equality in politics,... [more]

$21.95

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