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How Political Correctness is Destroying Education and Your Child's Future

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Education and Your Child's Future...

Kevin Donnelly

History; Politics & government

Paperback

There's no doubt that political correctness has undermined and weakened Australia's education system and made it almost impossible... [more]

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On Rape

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On Rape

Germaine Greer

Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; Sexual abuse & harassment; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Rape statistics remain intractable: one woman in five will experience sexual violence. Very few rapes find their way into... [more]

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [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

Paperback

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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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Mary Beard

Language teaching theory & methods; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation; Teaching skills & techniques

Paperback

Despite their removal from England's National Curriculum in 1988, and claims of elitism, Latin and Greek are increasingly... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [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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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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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

Paperback

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

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

Intellectual. Feminist. Polemicist. Provocateur. [more]

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

Simon Garfield

Society & Social Sciences; Material culture; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

A delightful and illuminating exploration of the human instinct to make things small, from the bestselling author of Just... [more]

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Unfettered and Alive: A Memoir

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Unfettered and Alive: A Memoir

Anne Summers

Biography; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

The inspiring autobiography of one of Australia's most influential women, from journalist to policy maker to change agent... [more]

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A Tudor Christmas

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A Tudor Christmas

Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions

Hardback

Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking `to drive the cold winter away'. Carol-singing,... [more]

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [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

Paperback

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

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

Hardback

An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition.... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

Hardback

As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [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

Hardback

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

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Illustrated Edition) (Harry Potter)

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Illustrated Edition) (Harry Potter)

J. K. Rowling

Fantasy; Folklore, myths & legends; General fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA)

Hardback

A spectacular full-colour illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling&rsquo;s fairytale classic The Tales of Beedle the Bard, with... [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]

$19.99

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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

Hardback

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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Fear: Trump in the White House

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Fear: Trump in the White House

Bob Woodward

History; Politics & government

Hardback

The definitive insight into President Trump's White House from Bob Woodward. [more]

$45.00

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