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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

Glenn Morrison

History; Social groups

Paperback

Visitors to the Red Centre come looking for the real Australia. What they find is both beautiful and disturbing: wilderness,... [more]

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The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris

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The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked...

Tom Sancton

Biography: general; History; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Politics & government

Hardback

Heiress to the nearly forty-billion-dollar L’Oréal fortune, Liliane Bettencourt is the world’s richest... [more]

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New Views: The World Mapped Like Never Before

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New Views: The World Mapped Like Never Before

Alastair Bonnett

History; Society & culture: general; Geography

Hardback

NEW VIEWS IS A STUNNING COLLECTION OF FIFTY MAPS VISUALISING PHYSICAL, POLITICAL AND CULTURAL WORLD LIKE NEVER BEFORE [more]

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One Enchanted Evening

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One Enchanted Evening

Charlotte Smith

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Popular culture; Fashion & society

Hardback

Every woman has a dress that holds her precious memories of that one enchanted evening... Charlotte Smith owns literally thousands.... [more]

$35.00

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

Paperback

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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

Paperback

The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal tour,... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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Incorrigible Optimist: A Political Memoir

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Incorrigible Optimist: A Political Memoir

Gareth Evans

History; Politics & government

Hardback

A colourful and central figure in Australian politics for two decades, Gareth Evans has also been applauded worldwide for... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

Hardback

Why do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs... [more]

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world...

Chris Fitch

History; Society & culture: general; Geography; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

An intrepid journey through fearsome landscapes, feral environments, and the untouched and inhospitable wildernesses that... [more]

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms; Political activism

Paperback

Naomi Klein - award-winning journalist, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, scourge... [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; Famine; 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 Pivot of Power: Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership, 1949-2016

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The Pivot of Power: Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership,...

Paul Strangio

History; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Leadership turnover in recent years has seen more prime ministers in Australia rise and fall than at any time since the decade... [more]

$49.99

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

Paperback

The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

$29.99

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

$34.99

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

$32.00

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The Ladybird Book of Red Tape

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The Ladybird Book of Red Tape

Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

Fiction & Literature; Social interaction; Parodies & spoofs

Hardback

The Ladybird Book of Red Tape - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful... [more]

$19.99

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The Killing Season Uncut

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The Killing Season Uncut

Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

History; Political parties; Central government

Paperback

This is the book that goes behind the scenes of the series, candidly revealing the stories behind the interviews. [more]

$32.99  $10.00

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Nginingawila Ngirramini: Our Story

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Nginingawila Ngirramini: Our Story

Tiwi College Alalinguwi Jarrakarlinga

Indigenous peoples; Children's & Educational; True stories (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Nginingawila Ngirramini - Tiwi language for 'Our Story' - is a celebration of pride and a window into the lives of nine talented,... [more]

$14.99

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Deleuze and Guattari's 'What is Philosophy?': A Reader's Guide

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Deleuze and Guattari's 'What is Philosophy?': A Reader's Guide

Rex Butler (University of Queensland, Australia)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Paperback

Offers an introduction to What is Philosophy? - the last instalment of a remarkable twenty-year collaboration between the... [more]

$29.99  $10.00

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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Making Social Technologies Work: Leveraging the Power and Managing Perils of Social Technologies in Business

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Making Social Technologies Work: Leveraging the Power and Managing Perils...

Ronan Gruenbaum

Society & Social Sciences; Business communication & presentation; Office & workplace; Business applications

Paperback

Embracing social technologies at work is not just a blog from the CEO. It is about understanding all the opportunities where... [more]

$39.95  $12.00

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All in it Together: My Five Years as a political stalker

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All in it Together: My Five Years as a political stalker

Ann Treneman

History; Central government; Humour

Hardback

This is the true, unvarnished story of Britain's first coalition government since the Second World War told by parliamentary... [more]

$24.99  $8.00

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Children's Rights: From Philosophy to Public Policy

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Children's Rights: From Philosophy to Public Policy

Mhairi Cowden

Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues & debates; Age groups: children; Child welfare; Civil rights & citizenship; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

Despite the existence of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child there still exists a debate on whether children can... [more]

$142.95  $40.00

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