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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; Advocate - History

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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]

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The Sex Factor: How Women Made the West Rich

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The Sex Factor: How Women Made the West Rich

Victoria Bateman

Feminism & feminist theory; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Why did the West become so rich? Why is inequality rising? How `free' should markets be? And what does sex have to do with... [more]

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Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

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Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

Helen Milroy

Indigenous peoples; Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA)

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From a falling star to a lonely whale, an entertaining lizard to an enterprising penguin, these Indigenous stories are full... [more]

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A Different Drummer

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A Different Drummer

William Melvin Kelley

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Slavery & abolition of slavery; Civil rights & citizenship

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A lost masterpiece, following in the footsteps of Suite Francaise, Alone in Berlin and Stoner. [more]

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Nathan Filer

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts, and with some extraordinary people who share their own stories... [more]

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The Ungrateful Refugee

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The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination

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A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience [more]

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

Marissa Orr

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Office & workplace

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Lean Out offers contrarian, often humorous insights to this critical global dialogue and provides a pathway for both individuals... [more]

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The Portal: How Meditation Can Save the World

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The Portal: How Meditation Can Save the World

Jacqui Fifer, Tom Cronin

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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From the forthcoming feature-length documentary about the power of meditation to change the planet, The Portal is An Inconvenient... [more]

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The Art of Teaching Science: A Comprehensive Guide to the Teaching of Secondary School Science

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The Art of Teaching Science: A Comprehensive Guide to the Teaching of Secondary...

Vaille Dawson, Grady Venville, Jennifer Donovan

Secondary schools; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Sciences, general science

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The Art of Teaching Science has proven itself to be one of the most popular introductory texts for Australian pre-service... [more]

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Your Guide to Public Speaking: Build Your Confidence, Find Your Voice, and Inspire Your Audience

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Your Guide to Public Speaking: Build Your Confidence, Find Your Voice, and...

Amanda Hennessey

Public speaking guides; Psychology; Business communication & presentation

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Are you part of the 73% of the population that experiences anxiety from public speaking? Face your fears with this valuable... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [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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Mind Kind: Your Child's Mental Health

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Mind Kind: Your Child's Mental Health

Joanna North

Child & developmental psychology; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

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Parents feeling lost or overwhelmed will appreciate these clear, values-based strategies to raise healthy minds. Research... [more]

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

Alana Piper, Ana Stevenson

History; Gender studies: women

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In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017...

Simon Reid-Henry

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structures: democracy; Advocate - History

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The first panoramic history of the Western world from the 1970s to the present day: Empire of Democracy is the story for those... [more]

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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

Sarah Churchwell

History; History: specific events & topics; History of ideas; Politics & government

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SELECTED AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, I-PAPER AND THE BIG ISSUE 'Enormously entertaining' SUNDAY... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

Sarah Edelman

Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Advocate - Today's World

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From the bestselling author of Change Your Thinking comes No Worries - the clear, compassionate and practical guide to understanding... [more]

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

Callie Shell

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

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Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency... [more]

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

Josephine Moon

Popular philosophy; Psychology

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For many years Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring... [more]

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum; Asylum law

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Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Warfare & defence

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The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

Pete Evans

Psychology; Popular medicine & health; Self-help & personal development

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Take charge of your life with these 101 simple, practical ways to be healthier and happier in today's world. [more]

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