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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

Richard McGregor

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics

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The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all,... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Logical Family: A Memoir

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Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Gay studies (Gay men)

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In this funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, one of the world's best-loved storytellers explains how he evolved... [more]

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

Various Authors

History; Politics & government

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Can a return to direct democracy reconnect a jaded electorate with an out-of-touch establishment? Would reforming Canberra's... [more]

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Run for Your Life

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Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

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

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Most political memoirs are boring.<br /><br />Bob Carr tears up the rules.... [more]

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

Dan Pfeiffer

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Media studies; Political leaders & leadership

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From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes an entertaining and enlightening... [more]

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The Digital Ape: How to Live (in peace) with Smart Machines

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The Digital Ape: How to Live (in peace) with Smart Machines

Nigel Shadbolt, Roger Hampson

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Technology: general issues; Artificial intelligence

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How smart machines are transforming us all - and what we should do about it. [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller...

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Beevor's inimitable and gripping narrative style expounds on much more than a single dramatic battle. It looks into the very... [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [more]

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1918: How the First World War Was Won

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1918: How the First World War Was Won

Julian Gen Thompson

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

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Produced in association with Imperial War Museums, and illustrated beautifully with contemporary photographs and full-colour... [more]

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Australia: Enemies Within and Without

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Australia: Enemies Within and Without...

Kevin Donnelly

History; Politics & government

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<p><strong>A powerful and thoughtful response to the threat posed by the cultural left to Western civilisation.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>... [more]

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

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In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Information technology industries

Paperback

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [more]

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Reading Marx

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Reading Marx

Slavoj Zizek, Frank Ruda, Agon Hamza

Philosophy; Marxism & Communism; Political economy

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Marx's critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its... [more]

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership

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'Brilliant' - Sunday Times How does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society...

Hugh Mackay

History; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

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A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.... [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

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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]

$19.99

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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 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

Hardback

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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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

Hardback

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

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

Paperback

Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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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]

$39.99

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