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 ...
by Pierre Rosanvallon
by Kevin Passmore
What is fascism? Is it revolutionary? Or is it reactionary? Can it be both? Fascism is notoriously hard to define. How do we make sense of an ideology that appeals to streetfighters and intellectuals alike? That is overtly macho in style, yet ...
by Jonathan Franzen
Passionate, independent-minded nonfiction from the international bestselling author of 'The Corrections'. Passionate, independent-minded nonfiction from the international bestselling author of The Corrections. Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections ...
by University of California Press
by Nikolas Kompridis
The growing exploration of political life from an aesthetic perspective has become so prominent that we must now speak of an 'aesthetic turn' in political thought. But what does it mean and what makes it an aesthetic turn? Why now?
by University of California Press
by MacCallum Mungo
The Last Days of Robert Mugabe
by Peter Godwin
A caustic and highly emotional account of Zimbabwe under the tyranny of Mugabe's last days In mid-2008, after nearly three decades of increasingly tyrannical rule, Robert Mugabe, the eighty-four-year-old ruler of Zimbabwe, lost an election.
Why Australians Don't Trust Politics
by Pan Macmillan Australia
Australians once trusted the democratic process. While we got on with our lives, we assumed our politicians had our best interests at heart. Not anymore. That trust has collapsed. Mark Latham joined the Labor Party in the late 1970s hoping to ...
by Ian McPhedran
From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, many Australians have been awarded military honours for acts of selfless courage. Others have missed out. Bestselling author Ian McPhedran uncovers new stories of extreme bravery in action from WWII to today, and ...
by Peter/Frhling, Stephan/Taylor, Brendan Dean
Almost half a century ago, the Australian National University's TB Millar penned a seminal book on Australian defence policy in the lead up to the Vietnam War. Today, Australia's defence forces are returning from long conflicts overseas, while ...
by Quentin Bryce
Her Excellency's lecture series, 'Back to Grassroots', will comprise four 30 minute lectures titled: Joining the neighbourhood: a personal story of equal rights advocacy; Watching the women: the powerful role of Australian women; Australians at ...
by Yiannos Katsourides
by Keren Yarhi-Milo
by Chafets Zev
Roger Ailes is the quintessential man behind the curtain. He more or less invented modern political consulting and helped Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush win their races for the White House. Then he reinvented himself as the ...
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.
by Laurie Oakes
Laurie Oakes has been writing about politics, power and politicians for over forty years. Time and time again he has broken the biggest stories because of what he knows and who he knows - and his unique ability to get people to tell him what is ...
by Roland Perry
Bill was massive. He had power, intelligence and unmatched courage. In performance and character he stood above all the other 200,000 Australian horses sent to the Middle East in the Great War. But as war horses go he had one serious problem.