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Targeting Top Terrorists: Understanding Leadership Removal in Counterterrorism Strategy

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Targeting Top Terrorists: Understanding Leadership Removal in Counterterrorism...

Bryan C. Price

Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Bryan C. Price offers a data-driven examination of leadership decapitation tactics in counterterrorism. Analyzing hundreds... [more]

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century...

Torben Iversen, David Soskice

Globalization; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Political economy

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A groundbreaking new historical analysis of how global capitalism and advanced democracies mutually support each other.<br/><br/>... [more]

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Feminism Is...

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Feminism Is...

DK

Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational; Educational: History; Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's&YA)

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A lively and accessible book for teens on the history, pioneers, theories, questions, arguments, and daily reality of feminism... [more]

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Parkland

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Parkland

Dave Cullen

Biography; Street & gun crime; Secondary schools; Political control & freedoms; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Exclusive story of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the March for Our Lives campaign for gun control run by teen... [more]

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Azad Cudi, Alex Perry

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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The incredible inside story of a Kurdish sniper in the battle against ISIS [more]

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

Edward Burman

Oriental art; History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Memorials & rolls of honour; Advocate - History

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A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what we still do not know and... [more]

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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

Greg Barns

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Advocate - Today's World

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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these... [more]

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Is Just War Possible?

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Is Just War Possible?

Christopher Finlay

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Theory of warfare & military science; Advocate - Politics

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Main Description The idea that war is sometimes justified if certain moral criteria are met if a war is just is... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Jill Abramson

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business competition; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Today's World

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Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account... [more]

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

Francisco Cantu

Biography; Memoirs; Migration, immigration & emigration

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An electrifying memoir from a Mexican-American US Border Patrol guard. Haunted by nightmares, Cantu abandons the Patrol for... [more]

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On Fairness

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On Fairness

Sally McManus

Social discrimination; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Why do we have creeping inequality in the land? The answer lies in stagnant wage rises, gender pay inequity, insecure work... [more]

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The Change Makers: 25 leaders in their own words

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The Change Makers: 25 leaders in their own words

Shaun Carney

Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership; Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Now more than ever we need leaders who can be strong yet humble, bold and assertive when it counts but have the capacity to... [more]

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Fridays with my Folks: Stories on Ageing, illness and How We Deal with Them

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Fridays with my Folks: Stories on Ageing, illness and How We Deal with Them...

Amal Awad

Psychology; Family & health; Advocate - Today's World

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Amal Awad's life changed when her father was diagnosed with kidney failure. It was a shock to see the impact it had on him,... [more]

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On Hate

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On Hate

Tim Soutphommasane

Literary essays; Political ideologies

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How is hate shaping our society? With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it's time... [more]

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On Merit

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On Merit

Paula Matthewson

Literary essays; Political parties

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Merit has very little to do with the increasing dominance of men in the modern in the Liberal Party. Yet Liberal women continue... [more]

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda - Milne Bay - the Beachhead Battles

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda...

Jan Mcleod

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The Australian Army was woefully unprepared to fight a medical war in Papua and the soldiers paid the price. [more]

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'...

Jeremy Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Computer security; Computer fraud & hacking; Advocate - Today's World

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Hackers know everything about us. We know almost nothing about them. Until now. [more]

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living...

Brock Bastian

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In Western culture, we have become addicted to positivity. We try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves... [more]

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father...

Andrew Louth

Popular philosophy; Christian prayer; Christian spirituality & religious experience; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular psychology

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'Here, see my belongings- a bag of dry crusts on my back and the Holy Bible in my breast pocket; that's it' In 1884 a slim... [more]

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China's Dream: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of its Power

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China's Dream: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of...

Kerry Brown

History; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership

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China's Dream is the first book to explore the Communist Party as a cultural, rather than a political, entity. Kerry Brown... [more]

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The Melody

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The Melody

Jim Crace

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Poverty & unemployment; Psychology of ageing; Advocate - Fiction

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From the Man Booker shortlisted author of Harvest, a novel about love and grief, music and myth, and about the way society... [more]

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Troll Hunting: Inside the world of online hate and its human fallout

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Troll Hunting: Inside the world of online hate and its human fallout

Ginger Gorman

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Social issues & processes; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Advocate - Today's World

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Topical and gripping, Troll Hunting is an extraordinary first-person investigation of a disturbing new online reality that... [more]

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of...

Chris Christie

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, Chris Christie stunned the political world by becoming the first major official... [more]

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Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy

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Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy

Dahl Joanne

Social services & welfare, criminology; Psychology

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The Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy shows therapists how to help their clients discover and commit to their core... [more]

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