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Asian Waters

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Asian Waters

Humphrey Hawksley

History; Politics & government

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Few territories are as hotly contested as the western Pacific Ocean. Across the 1.5 million square mile expanse of the East... [more]

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Women Kind: Unlocking the Power of Women Supporting Women

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Women Kind: Unlocking the Power of Women Supporting Women

Kirstin Ferguson, Catherine Fox

Gender studies: women; Business & Economics; Business & management

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Women Kind is a reminder that brilliant things happen when smart women get fed up. [more]

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

Grahame Wilson

Fiction & Literature; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

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This story takes you on a journey, in and around Australia during World... [more]

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial...

Patrick Nunn

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular science; Historical geology; Global warming

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In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found... [more]

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Hunter Wine: A History

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Hunter Wine: A History

Julie McIntyre, John Germov

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; Viticulture; Wines

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Australian winegrowing is as old as European Australia. While the Hunter Valley is not the ideal place to grow grapes climatically,... [more]

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Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

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Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

Frank Bongiorno, Benjamin T. Jones, John Uhr

History; Politics & government

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In a world of fake news and populist politics, elections can seem like theatre. With growing rates of informal votes and a... [more]

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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI

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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout...

Neal Bascomb

History; First World War; Prisoners of war

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The tale of the three daredevil World War I pilots held in Germany's most infamous POW prison, their organisation of the greatest... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables...

John Safran

History; Society & culture: general

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No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure he gets among... [more]

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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Society & Social Sciences; Regulation of medicines & medical devices; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!'<br... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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2062: The World that AI Made

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2062: The World that AI Made

Toby Walsh

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

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Comprehensive discussion of where AI will be in 40 years and the questions we all need to be asking now to shape the future.... [more]

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

Brendan Taylor

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations

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A timely and authoritative account of the four most troubled hotspots in the world's most combustible region. [more]

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The Battle of Milne Bay

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The Battle of Milne Bay

Nicholas Anderson

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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By 1942 the formidable Japanese military had conquered swathes of territory across south-east Asia and the Pacific Ocean.... [more]

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Hannibal

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Hannibal

Patrick N. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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The Football Solution: How Richmond's premiership can save Australia

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The Football Solution: How Richmond's premiership can save Australia

George Megalogenis

Politics & government; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

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A sport unlike any other in the world, football has always been Australia's bellwether. But at a time when politics is increasingly... [more]

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [more]

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The Mere Wife

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The Mere Wife

Maria Dahvana Headley

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Folklore, myths & legends

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New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley's fierce, feminist retelling of the classic tale of Beowulf. [more]

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Rendezvous with Oblivion

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Rendezvous with Oblivion

Thomas Frank

History; Social classes; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political parties

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From the acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal and What's the Matter with Kansas? comes a scathing collection of his incisive... [more]

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence...

John Fahey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The compelling true story of espionage conducted by secret intelligence missions in Australia following the country's Federation... [more]

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Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States

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Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States...

Bradley W. Hart

History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Public opinion & polls; Advocate - History

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Hitler's American Friends details the US antagonists who sought to protect and promote Hitler during WWII. [more]

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

Selwyn E. Phipps, Harry and Zanna Goldhawk , Helen Dardik, Jonny Leighton

Fiction-related items; Folklore, myths & legends; Humour

Hardback

After centuries of mystery, the mythical Magical Unicorn Society has published its official handbook. [more]

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Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition

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Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition...

Francis Fukuyama

Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - Politics

Hardback

The bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order and The End of History offers a provocative examination of modern... [more]

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