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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

Billy Griffiths

History; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond... [more]

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Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days

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Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days

Witold Szablowski

Society & culture: general

Paperback

A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist... [more]

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from Soldier to Senator and Beyond

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from...

Jacqui Lambie

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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'You can't keep a bloody Lambie down' - Jacqui Lambie in a radio interview,... [more]

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Michael Wolff

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

Paperback

Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [more]

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Revolution

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Revolution

Emmanuel Macron

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Political manifestos

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The bestselling memoir by France's recently elected president, Emmanuel Macron. [more]

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism...

Peter Greste

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

Paperback

<strong>In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground.</strong><br /><br... [more]

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Society & Social Sciences

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At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Dora Carrington

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Illustration; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Gender studies: women

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Dora Carrington was considered an outsider to Bloomsbury. For over a decade she was the companion of gay writer Lytton Strachey,... [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism

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An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected... [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

<div><strong>A new approach to ideas about war, from one of the UK's leading strategic thinkers.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>In... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

Hardback

<div>Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation... [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

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Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

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Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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Trump in Asia: The New World Disorder: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 2

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Trump in Asia: The New World Disorder: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Economic forecasting; Political economy; Advocate - History

Paperback

<div>The second issue of Australian Foreign Affairs, Trump in Asia, examines the United States' sudden shift from the Asia... [more]

$22.99

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Hitler: Volume I: Ascent 1889-1939

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Hitler: Volume I: Ascent 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Fascism & Nazism; Advocate - History

Paperback

Selected as a Book of the Year by the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement and The TimesDespite his status as the most... [more]

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

Paperback

In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. The... [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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Alfred Busi, famed and beloved in his town for his music and songs, is now in his sixties, mourning the recent death of his... [more]

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Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

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Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

Charlie Corke

Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Personal & public health; Health systems & services; Advocate - Today's World

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`Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think - but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.' [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

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; The environment; Advocate - Today's World

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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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Korea: Where the American Century Began

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

History; International relations; Warfare & defence; Advocate - History

Paperback

This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated... [more]

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