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Society & Social Sciences

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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A Monk's Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century

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A Monk's Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century

Gelong Thubten

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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A guide to meditation and mindfulness written by Buddhist monk Gelong Thubten. [more]

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Friedman Papers 2019

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Friedman Papers 2019

Nicola Wright

Politics & government; Political ideologies

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The Friedman Papers is a selection of essays, book chapters and op-eds from a handpicked selection of our top ALS Friedman... [more]

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates... [more]

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

Christopher Hope

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Politics & government; Travel writing

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From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]

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Dealing with Depression: Simple Ways to Get Your Life Back

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Dealing with Depression: Simple Ways to Get Your Life Back

Jan Marsh

Psychology; Coping with personal problems; Popular psychology

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A simple, easy to follow, non-judgmental and, above all, effective exploration of depression and how to manage it. Jan Marsh's... [more]

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Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation

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Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation

Faith G. Harper

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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You know those days when you just can't even? When everything is haywire and everyone, including yourself, seems to be against... [more]

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

Cathal J. Nolan

History; Military history; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Stretching from Antiquity to the Second World War, a major new work of history that examines how battles have been fought-and... [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful Game

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Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed...

Gemma Clarke

Biography: sport; Gender studies: women; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Bold and inspiring profiles of the pioneers, champions and future heroines of women's soccer around the world. [more]

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The Den

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The Den

Abi Maxwell

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Folklore, myths & legends

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A hypnotic story of youth, sex and power, and of two women cast out by the same community though separated by a hundred years... [more]

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Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need

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Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need...

Tracy Mccubbin

Psychology; Household hints

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Conquer clutter and discover emotional cleansing with the liberating guide that will encourage readers to take their power... [more]

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

Anna Fifield

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

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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]

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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

Vince Scappatura

History; Geopolitics

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Australian society and its leaders generally take for granted the importance and value of this nation's relationship with... [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

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Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

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How Democracy Ends

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How Democracy Ends

David Runciman

Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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'Scintillating ... thought-provoking ... one of the very best of the great crop of recent books on the subject.' - Observer... [more]

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

Billy Bragg

Literary essays; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government

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He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability - and the result is... [more]

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream in a Land of War

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream...

Mark Isaacs

History; Social issues & processes; Human rights

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A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

Steven J. Zaloga

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [more]

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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

Josephine Flood

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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The Original Australians tells the story of Australian Aboriginal history and society from its distant beginnings to the present... [more]

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Memory Craft: Improve Your Memory Using the Most Powerful Methods from Around the World

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Memory Craft: Improve Your Memory Using the Most Powerful Methods from Around...

Lynne Kelly

Psychology; Memory; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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Our brain is a muscle. Like our bodies, it needs exercise. In the last few hundred years, we have stopped training our memories... [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

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What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious... [more]

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Robert Weick

Marxism & Communism

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In The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Karl Marx and Friedrich... [more]

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