Dirty Secrets

Our ASIO files

by Meredith Burgmann

Well-known Australians mavericks, activists, movers and shakers reflect on their own ASIO files.In this moving, funny and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state's security apparatus said about ...

ISBN: 9781742231402

Binding: Paperback


Hard Sell, The The tricks of political advertising

by Dee Madigan

In The Hard Sell, creative director Dee Madigan uses her trademark humour and down-to-earth approach to unveil the world of political advertising. Drawing on real-life stories from her own recent Federal and State campaigns, she gives us ...

ISBN: 9780522866308

Binding: Paperback


Australian Moment The

by Megalogenis George

ISBN: 9780670075218

Binding: Paperback


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 ...

ISBN: 9780732290238

Binding: Paperback


The Inner Enemies of Democracy

by Tzvetan Todorov

The political history of the twentieth century can be viewed as the history of democracy’s struggle against its external enemies: fascism and communism. This struggle ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet ...

ISBN: 9780745685748

Binding: Hardback


Civic Culture Revisited

by Almond G and Verba S

ISBN: 9780803935600

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

Binding: Paperback


For the Homeland: the 31st Waffen-ss Volunteer Grenadier Division in World War Ii


Composed of Ethnic Germans living in Hungary, the 31st Waffen-SS Volunteer Grenadier Division fought against the Red Army in Hungary starting in late 1944. Early next year, it was sent to Silesia for the final battle southeast of Berlin, where ...

ISBN: 9780811735827

Binding: Paperback


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


Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

by Jennifer Mitzen

ISBN: 9780226060118

Binding: Paperback


Philosophical Anarchism and Political Obligation

by Magda Egoumenides

Political obligation refers to the moral obligation of citizens to obey the law of their state and to the existence, nature, and justification of a special relationship between a government and its constituents. This volume in the Contemporary ...

ISBN: 9781441144119

Binding: Paperback


Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla

by Kilcullen David

In his third book, David Kilcullen takes us out of the mountains: away from the remote, rural guerrilla warfare of Afghanistan, and into the marginalised slums and complex security threats of the world's coastal cities, where almost 75 per cent ...

ISBN: 9781922070678

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

Binding: Paperback


Dive Bomber! Aircraft, Technology, and Tactics in World War Ii


For many, it is a dive bomber that conjures the most dramatic, quintessential image of World War II: a screaming German Stuka hurtling toward the ground as part of the frightening blitzkrieg that opened the war. In this illustrated history of ...

ISBN: 9780811734547

Binding: Paperback


Gestapo and Ss Manual, The


The word Gestapo has become synonymous with the terrible brutality of the Nazi regime in World War II. The Gestapo came into existence in 1933 and was given the job of investigating and combating all tendencies dangerous to the state. It was ...

ISBN: 9780873648752

Binding: Paperback


Imperial Subjects Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

by Colin Mooers

This highly original work posits that the changes in the nature of citizenship caused by neoliberal globalization must be understood as the result of an ongoing imperial project.Although they may seem admirable, policies such as humanitarian and

ISBN: 9781441192516

Binding: Paperback


Bill the Bastard The story of Australia''s greatest war horse

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. No

ISBN: 9781743312629

Binding: Paperback


Marx''s Capital Illustrated

An Illustrated Introduction

by David N. Smith

This beginners guide to Capital illustrates the key concepts, humour, and immense vitality to be enjoyed in Marx's great work. ...

ISBN: 9781608462667

Binding: Paperback


Cruel Hunters: SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger Hitlers Most Notorious Anti-Partisan Unit


This is a brutal story - but, from the safety of fifty years distance in time - it is an extremely compelling one. It is also an enduring lesson that a military unit, formed under an evil ideology, led by a social outcast and composed of vicious

ISBN: 9780764304835

Binding: Hardback


To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge toFix Problems that Don''t Exist

by Morozov Evgeny

Our world is at a crossroads. Personal gadgets are getting smarter, and technology is increasingly shaping public life too - logging everything from crime figures to how much we recycle, pollution levels to politicians' voting records. But what ...

ISBN: 9780241957707

Binding: Paperback