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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

Annabel Crabb

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

Paperback

When New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced her pregnancy, the headlines raced around the world. But when... [more]

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

David Marr

Memoirs; History; Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Society & culture: general

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Tyson Yunkaporta

History; Sociology & anthropology; Advocate - History

Paperback

What happens when global systems are viewed from an Indigenous perspective? How does it affect the way we see history, money,... [more]

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

Brian Toohey

History; Human rights & civil liberties law; Government powers; Advocate - History

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Australia is less secure than it has ever been, and the greatest threat comes from our elected government. Conspiracy? Paranoia?... [more]

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

Bruce Pascoe

Prose: non-fiction; Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general

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<p>A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a... [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

Hardback

This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and Collaborate

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and...

David Allen, Tina Blythe, Alan Dichter, Terra Lynch

Secondary schools; Teaching skills & techniques

Paperback

Provides teachers with the tools to use discussion protocols to support students in developing crucial skills as readers,... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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Age of Discovery: Navigating the Storms of Our Second Renaissance

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Age of Discovery: Navigating the Storms of Our Second Renaissance

Ian Goldin, Chris Kutarna

History of ideas; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics

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The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

Proudly supported by Abbey's Bookshop

Indigenous peoples; Stationery items

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Simply add this to your order to help close the literacy gap. [more]

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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement...

Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey

Society & Social Sciences; Sexual abuse & harassment; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism

Paperback

From the Pulitzer-prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse comes the thrilling... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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Fixed It: Violence and the Representation of Women in the Media

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Fixed It: Violence and the Representation of Women in the Media

Jane Gilmore

Society & Social Sciences; Domestic violence; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Advocate - Today's World

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On average, at least one woman is murdered by a current or former partner every week in Australia. Far too many Australian... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

Paperback

In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

Tom Frame

History; Political control & freedoms; Advocate - History

Paperback

In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre of April 1996, John Howard moved swiftly to revolutionise Australia's gun control... [more]

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Advocate - Today's World

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`Fascinating... compelling... [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the... [more]

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [more]

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world? After a long investigation into Beijing's intelligence... [more]

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Dissidents of the International Left

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Dissidents of the International Left

John Feffer

Politics & government; Political ideologies; International relations; Political control & freedoms; Civil rights & citizenship

Paperback

Dissidents of the International Left features interviews with progressives, leftists, liberals, leaders of social movements,... [more]

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