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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies...

Michael V. Hayden

History; Political structures: democracy; International relations

Hardback

This critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with President Trump himself, outlines... [more]

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

Lee Fratantuono

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Military tactics

Hardback

Caligula is a household name but usually only known as one of the most depraved and debauched of Roman emperors. This is a... [more]

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Marcia Langton

History; Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

This book is essential for anyone travelling around Australia who wants to learn more about the culture that has thrived here... [more]

$39.99

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

Paperback

Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

$35.00

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship...

Bruce W. Jentleson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

Hardback

Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. [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; Politics & government

Hardback

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

The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [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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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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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational

Hardback

100 new bedtime stories inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary... [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]

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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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Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

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Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

Sir Rodric Braithwaite

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Nuclear weapons

Hardback

Nuclear weapons exist and so does the possibility of worldwide annihilation. How did we reach this terrifying reality?<br... [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]

$24.99

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Syria: Descent into the Abyss

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Syria: Descent into the Abyss

Robert Fisk, Patrick Cockburn, Kim Sengupta

History; Middle Eastern history; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

This remarkable anthology chronicles more than three years of spiralling violence and despair in Syria: atrocity heaped upon... [more]

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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

Paperback

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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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Psychology; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [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]

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World...

William Egginton (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Cultural studies

Hardback

`In 1605 a crippled, greying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. That book,... [more]

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Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet, 1940-1945

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Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet, 1940-1945

Jonathan Schneer

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Central government

Paperback

An enthralling portrait of a coalition government coming together in the face of the greatest possible crisis [more]

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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)

Paperback

Nginingawila Ngirramini - Tiwi language for 'Our Story' - is a celebration of pride and a window into the lives of nine talented,... [more]

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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

Hardback

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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