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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment: Now a Major BBC Series Starring Hugh Grant

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

$24.99

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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

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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

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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: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

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

John Safran

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

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<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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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living...

Mark Manson

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be... [more]

$29.99

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

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Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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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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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)

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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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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New...

Shelly Culbertson

Regional studies; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

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Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

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

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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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The Beach: An Australian Passion

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

Robert Drewe

History; Popular culture

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<p>From an Indigenous food source to a hedonistic playground, the beach has long been a national obsession. Robert Drewe‚??s... [more]

$39.99  $10.00

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Avenue Of Spies

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Avenue Of Spies

Alex Kershaw

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris s hotbed of daring... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

$132.95  $25.00

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today's World

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Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today's World...

W. Madsen, L. Costigan, S. McNicol, Roland Turner

Educational strategies & policy; Higher & further education, tertiary education

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The increasing development of partnerships between universities and communities allows the research of academics to become... [more]

$103.95  $25.00

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

Graham Riches, Tiina Silvasti

Poverty & unemployment; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

Paperback

Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First... [more]

$89.95  $18.00

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

$127.95  $40.00

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The Role of Strategic Intelligence in Law Enforcement: Policing Transnational Organized Crime in Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia

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The Role of Strategic Intelligence in Law Enforcement: Policing Transnational...

J. Coyne, Peter Bell

Sociology; Crime & criminology; Organised crime

Hardback

This book analyzes how strategic intelligence can support decision-makers in national policing organizations to anticipate... [more]

$113.95  $35.00

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Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

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Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

Margaret Alston

Social discrimination; Gender studies: women; Politics & government; Political activism

Hardback

A brutal gang-rape of a young woman in India in 2012 caused a global outcry... [more]

$276.95  $40.00

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

$534.95  $60.00

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

Finex Ndhlovu

Sociolinguistics; History; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new... [more]

$137.95  $40.00

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

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An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

$137.95  $35.00

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

$22.99  $10.00

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

A. Mann

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

Hardback

Alana Mann explores the food sovereignty campaigns of civil society organisations in Chile, Mexico and Spain in the context... [more]

$139.95  $25.00

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