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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

Paperback

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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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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Reporter: A Memoir

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Reporter: A Memoir

Seymour M. Hersh

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Political structure & processes; Other warfare & defence issues; Press & journalism

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A memoir of renowned investigative journalist Seymour Hersh's life as a reporter -- [more]

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Jaron Lanier

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Technology: general issues; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists... [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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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

David McKnight

History; Political ideologies

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This timely and persuasive book exposes the failures of globalisation: greedy banks, predatory privatisation, corporate tax... [more]

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Looking Into The Abyss: Trump, Brexit & Beyond

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Looking Into The Abyss: Trump, Brexit & Beyond

Barry Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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COLLECTION OF REFLECTIVE ESSAYS ON TIMELY AND TIMELESS ISSUES THOUGHT-PROVOKING SOCIAL AND POLITICAL COMMENTARY This collection... [more]

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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On May 8 1945, forty-six-year-old Drum Major Jackson staggered towards his American liberators. Emaciated, dressed in rags,... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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You, Your Child and School

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You, Your Child and School

Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica, 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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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

Billy Griffiths

History; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples

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'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond... [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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The Boy from Baradine

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The Boy from Baradine

Craig Emerson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government; Economics

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From the bush of Baradine to the corridors of Canberra, this is Craig Emerson&rsquo;s story of triumph and courage over adversity.<br... [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

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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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship...

Bruce W. Jentleson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

Hardback

Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. [more]

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

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Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Marcia Langton

History; Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday guides

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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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game

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The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game

Ronald Kessler

History; Politics & government

Hardback

Includes an exclusive interview with President Trump --Cover. [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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The Little Book of Feminist Saints

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The Little Book of Feminist Saints

Julia Pierpont

Biography; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the... [more]

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

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Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

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Shell Shocked: The Social Response to Terrorist Attacks

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Shell Shocked: The Social Response to Terrorist Attacks

Gerome Truc

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Terrorist attack

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What is it that leaves us shell shocked in the face of the massacres carried out in New York on 9/11 or in Paris on 13 November... [more]

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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

Jim Al-Khalili

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with... [more]

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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