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Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 7

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Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 7

Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, Cathy Williams

Education; Educational material

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Engage students in mathematics using growth mindset techniques The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging... [more]

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Culture Smart Columbia: the Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

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Culture Smart Columbia: the Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

Kate Cathey

Sociology: customs & traditions; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

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Culture Smart! Colombia explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political... [more]

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

Ece Temelkuran

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Advocate - Politics

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'This is essential' Margaret Atwood on Twitter `She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive... [more]

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

Paul Collier

Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

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Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies- thriving cities versus the provinces,... [more]

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Samurai: A Concise History

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Samurai: A Concise History

Michael Wert (Associate Professor of East Asian History, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Marquette University)

History; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Military history; Special & elite forces

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Samurai: A Concise History provides a dynamic look at the life and times of the samurai. Although this warrior class comprised... [more]

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

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In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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Bordering

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Bordering

Nira Yuval-Davis, Georgie Wemyss, Kathryn Cassidy

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology & anthropology

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This book is a richly document account, based on original research, of how bordering has become dispersed into the interstices... [more]

$37.95

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Addressing Modern Slavery

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Addressing Modern Slavery

Dr Justine Nolan, Dr Martijn Boersma

Slavery & abolition of slavery; Society & Social Sciences

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An estimated 40 million people are modern-day slaves, more than ever before... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider (Fordham Law School)

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

$26.95

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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Three Women: THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

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Three Women: THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Lisa Taddeo

True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `A book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we... [more]

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Use It or Lose It

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Use It or Lose It

Paul McIntyre

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Health psychology; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

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In Use It or Lose It Paul McIntyre, host of ABC Radio's 'Medical Matters', sorts the fact from the fiction and reveals the... [more]

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Ka

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Ka

Roberto Calasso

Fiction & Literature; Hindu sacred texts; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

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Slowly, however, the strange becomes familiar and - as Ka folds and enfolds the world of the Deva and the Seven Seers, of... [more]

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research...

Jonathan Gershuny, Oriel Sullivan

Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Sociology: work & labour; Sociology: sport & leisure; Time management

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Are we spending more time at work than we would have done fifty years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the internet affected... [more]

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists,...

Stephanie Wood

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Gender studies: men; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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The Sunday Story Club

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The Sunday Story Club

Doris Brett, Kerry Cue

Psychology; Coping with personal problems; Family & relationships

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Real-life tales from Australian women about love, loss, trauma and resilience. [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

$29.99

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Beyond A Boundary

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Beyond A Boundary

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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'To say the best cricket book ever written is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian'Great claims have been made for [Beyond... [more]

$22.99

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