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Society & Social Sciences

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

Jonathan Davies

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Militaria, arms & armour

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The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326. This book explores the development of gunpowder,... [more]

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

Stephen Robinson

History; European history; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion,... [more]

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A Little Feminist History of Art

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A Little Feminist History of Art

Charlotte Mullins

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Gender studies: women

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This little book is a short and pithy introduction to some of the most important artworks borne out of this movement. Fifty... [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

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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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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

Bonney Djuric

Installation art; History; Child abuse

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Profiles the transformative artwork Parragirls , realised in collaboration with contemporary artists and communities since... [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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Equal: A story of women, men and money

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Equal: A story of women, men and money

Carrie Gracie

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Employment & unemployment; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Equal is an inspiring, personal and campaigning book about how we should and can fight for equal pay and other kinds of equality... [more]

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The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity - a book for anyone who has ever loved

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The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity - a book for anyone who has...

Esther Perel

Psychology; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Self-help & personal development

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Psychotherapist and TED talk speaker challenges us to understand infidelity, and how couples can survive it: a must-read for... [more]

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Vikings at War

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Vikings at War

Kim Hjardar, Vegard Vike

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Hobbies, quizzes & games

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A comprehensive account of the Viking art of war, weapons and the history of their conquests [more]

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

Amee Baird

Sexual behaviour; Medicine; Popular science

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What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little... [more]

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

Patricia Wiltshire

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Forensic science; The natural world, country life & pets

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In Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime... [more]

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

Peter Pomerantsev

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Internet & WWW industries

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Perhaps the most important global trend of the last few years has been the rise - and transformation - of information warfare.... [more]

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

Paddy Ashdown

History; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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From bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler.<br /><br... [more]

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All Things Consoled

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All Things Consoled

Elizabeth Hay

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Psychology of ageing; Coping with old age

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A poignant, complex and hugely resonant memoir about the shift from being a daughter to a guardian and caregiver, by Giller... [more]

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

David Goldblatt

Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports governing bodies; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The long-awaited follow-up to the seminal The Ball is Round, which continues with the global story of football in the twenty-first... [more]

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

Claire Askew

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Organised crime

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Dedicated cop Helen Birch faces a terrible choice - family or justice? - in the gripping second novel from the author of All... [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

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

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Brendan McCaffrie

History; Politics & government

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Is trust between the government and Australians broken? The country's leading institutions have been ranked among the least... [more]

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We, the Aborigines

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We, the Aborigines

Douglas Lockwood

History; Popular culture

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Stories of Aboriginal people & culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda, Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

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Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Zahra Hankir, Zahra Hankir

Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism; Cultural studies; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind... [more]

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Dead Blondes And Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power

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Dead Blondes And Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female...

Sady Doyle

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory

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Sady Doyle, hailed as smart, funny, and fearless by the Boston Globe, takes listeners on a tour of the female dark side,... [more]

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Win Fast: Quick Ways to Achieve More, Earn More and Be More

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Win Fast: Quick Ways to Achieve More, Earn More and Be More

Siimon Reynolds

Psychology; Business strategy; Business innovation; Self-help & personal development; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Win Fast is both the success book for our times, and for those who have... [more]

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money for Nothing by Banks and Financial Advisers

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money...

Annelise Nielsen

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Personal finance

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Is financial advice riddled with scandals because there are just a few bad apples or is there an inherent conflict in the... [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

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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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