Australian Moment The

by Megalogenis George

'Likely to become the essential short work on modern Australia' Don Watson 'Megalogenis is Australia's best explainer ...... A brilliant read' Annabel Crabb Winner of the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award, 2012 Walkley Book Award, and ...

ISBN: 9780670075218

Binding: Paperback


How to be a Minister

by John Hutton & Leigh Lewis

"It's no crime in our system, and not remotely a rarity either, to end up as the Head of a Department that you know almost nothing about, feel almost no natural affinity with and rather wish you were somewhere else." All ministerial careers end ...

ISBN: 9781849547321

Binding: Hardback


Too Bold to Die: The Making of Australian War Heroes

by Ian McPhedran

An unputdownable account of the courage and bravery under fire of our Australian soldiers on the frontline - from WWII to Afghanistan. From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, many Australians have been awarded military honours for acts of selfless courage.

ISBN: 9780732290238

Binding: Paperback


Boyer Lectures 2013: Back to Grassroots

by Quentin Bryce

Her Excellency, The Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, shares her thoughts on contemporary Australia. Her Excellency's lecture series, 'Back to Grassroots', will comprise four 30 minute lectures ...

ISBN: 9780733332593

Binding: Paperback


Ypres 1914: Messines


These three Battleground Europe books on Ypres 1914 mark the centenary of the final major battle of the 1914 campaign on the Western Front. Although fought over a relatively small area and short time span, the fighting was even more than usually ...

ISBN: 9781781592014

Binding: Paperback / softback



by Robert Gates

'As I look back, there is a parallel theme to my years at war: love. By that I mean the love - there is no other word for it - I came to feel for the troops, and the overwhelming sense of personal responsibility I developed for them.

ISBN: 9780753555545

Binding: Paperback


Useful Enemies: When Waging Wars Is More Important Than Winning Them

by Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300205435

Binding: Paperback


British Culture and the First World War Experience, Representation and Memory

by Toby Thacker

The First World War has been mythologized since 1918, and many paradigmatic views of it - that it was pointless, that brave soldiers were needlessly sacrificed - are deeply embedded in the British consciousness. More than in any other country, ...

ISBN: 9781441180742

Binding: Paperback


Horrie the War Dog The story of Australia's most famous dog

by Roland Perry

In the harsh Libyan desert in the middle of the second world war, Private Jim Moody, a signaller with the First Australian Machine Gun Battalion, found a starving puppy on a sand dune. Moody called the dog Horrie. Much more than a mascot, ...

ISBN: 9781743317990

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Antonio Gramsci

by Carl Levy

ISBN: 9780745614878

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VCs on the Western Front 1914-1915


The research for this book commenced in 1988 while the author was serving in the Army. In the years since, numerous sources have been consulted, but career imperatives left insufficient time to complete the project until retirement from the military.

ISBN: 9781783030439

Binding: Hardback


Blue Urbanism

Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

by Timothy Beatley

What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? This book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the ...

ISBN: 9781610914055

Binding: Paperback


Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America

by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691163611

Binding: Paperback


1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe (New and Revised Edition)

by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691163710

Binding: Paperback


Siege: Trapped Inside the Taj Hotel. Run or Hide? The

by Levy Adrian & Scott-Clark Cathy

Mumbai, 26 November, 2008. Evening. A group of Pakistani terrorists land by boat and storm the elite Taj Mahal Hotel. For three days the world looks on as the terrorists run amok, hunting down guests and staff. This is the account of those ...

ISBN: 9780670922598

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The Correspondence of Stephen Fuller, 1788-1795

Jamaica, the West India Interest at Westminster and the Campaign to Preserve the Slave Trade

by Mccahill

The Correspondence of Stephen Fuller, 1788-1795, offers a much-needed accounting of how slavery supporters in Britain managed to preserve the slave trade in Jamaica during the last two decades of the 18th century. Represents the best single ...

ISBN: 9781118932124

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Europe's Path to Crisis: Disintegration via Monetary Union

by Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719096044

Binding: Paperback


Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh The

by Baru Sanjaya

In 2004 Sanjaya Baru left a successful career as chief editor of the Financial Express to join Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his media adviser in UPA 1. Singh offered him the job with the words, 'Sitting here, I know I will be isolated from ...

ISBN: 9780670086740

Binding: Hardback


Second World War's Military Legacy


The Atomic Bomb and Much More 'Necessity is the mother of invention' and nothing is more necessary than victory in war. Driven by the need to defeat Hitler's Nazis and Japanese Imperial ambitions, the period 1939 - 1945 saw huge and unprecedented ...

ISBN: 9781781593189

Binding: Hardback


Somme Campaign


A concise, account of each stage of the Somme battles, whether a set piece attack or a minor action. The emphasis of the book would be to explain the art of waging trench warfare during the Somme campaign. This book concentrates on the British ...

ISBN: 9781783030514

Binding: Hardback