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Korea: Where the American Century Began

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

History; International relations; Warfare & defence

Paperback

This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated... [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

Paperback

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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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; Political science & theory

Hardback

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

Paperback

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

A short, brilliant account of the birth of the RAF for the centenary of its founding The dizzying pace of technological... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

Paperback

Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [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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The End of the Liberal Order?

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The End of the Liberal Order?

Niall Ferguson, Fareed Zakaria

Society & culture: general; Politics & government

Paperback

Is it time to reaffirm our liberal values? Or are we seeing the birth-pangs of a new era? Two great thinkers debate the question... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

Hardback

In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Geoffrey Robertson... [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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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

Matt Taibbi

History; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Police & security services; Crime & criminology; Demonstrations & protest movements

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The incredible story of the death of Eric Garner, the birth of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and the new fault lines of... [more]

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Rogue Nation: Essential reading about Australian politics from the author of the bestselling THE DEATH OF HOLDEN

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Rogue Nation: Essential reading about Australian politics from the author...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Demonstrations & protest movements

Paperback

Reporting from the backrooms and corridors of Parliament House in Canberra to the streets of post-industrial Burnie in Tasmania,... [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

Paperback

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

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

Tom Frame

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Central government

Paperback

In the first of four volumes on the Howard Government's nearly 12 years in office, The Ascent to Power covers the 1996 election... [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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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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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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Popular culture; DIY: general

Paperback

At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

$35.00

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

George Megalogenis

History; Migration, immigration & emigration

Paperback

How Australia was already made great again, and how we can remain so in the Time of Trump. [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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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]

$22.99

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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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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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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

History of ideas; Social theory; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of...

Andrew Harding (National University of Singapore)

Biography: general; Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government

Paperback

In The Mayor of Mogadishu, one of the BBC's most experienced foreign correspondents, Andrew Harding, reveals the tumultuous... [more]

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