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

$32.99

Exceptional Socialists

by Macmillan Science & Educ. UK

ISBN: 9780230282278

Binding: Hardback

$149.95

Triumph and Demise The broken promise of a Labor generation

by Paul Kelly

Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures. It is the inside account of the hopes, achievements and bitter failures of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013.

ISBN: 9780522862102

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Geopolitics

by Klaus Dodds

Geopolitics is a way of looking at the world: one that considers the links between political power, geography, and cultural diversity. In certain places such as Iraq, Lebanon, or Israel, moving a few feet either side of a territorial boundary can ...

ISBN: 9780199676781

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$15.95

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

$29.99

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

$19.99

Networks of Domination

by Paul MacDonald

In the nineteenth century, European states conquered vast stretches of territory across the periphery of the international system. Much of Asia and Africa fell to the armies of the European great powers, and by World War I, those armies ...

ISBN: 9780199362165

Binding: Hardback

$89.95

Duty

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

$34.99

Fascism

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 ...

ISBN: 9780199685363

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$15.95

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.

ISBN: 9781743312629

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$27.99

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

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$45.99

Deserter: A Hidden History of the Second World War

by Charles Glass

The extraordinary story of the deserters of the Second World War. Who were they? What made them run? And what happened once they made the decision to flee? During the Second World War, the British lost 100,000 troops to desertion, and the ...

ISBN: 9780007345939

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$22.99

Drone Warfare

by Sarah Kreps & John Kaag

One of the most significant and controversial developments in contemporary warfare is the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones. In the last decade, US drone strikes have more than doubled and their deployment is ...

ISBN: 9780745680989

Binding: Hardback

$94.95

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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$27.99

SIPRI Yearbook 2014

by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

The 45th edition of the SIPRI Yearbook analyses developments in 2013 in Security and conflictsMilitary spending and armamentsNon-proliferation, arms control and disarmament The SIPRI Yearbook contains extensive annexes on the implementation of ...

ISBN: 9780198712596

Binding: Hardback

$205.95

The New Middle East The World After the Arab Spring

by Paul Danahar

For the past forty years the images flashing across our television screens from the Middle East have provoked anger, outrage and, sometimes, military action from the international community. But the stories behind them were rarely understood.

ISBN: 9781408840603

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$19.99

Massacres and Morality Mass Atrocities in an Age of Civilian Immunity

by Alex J. Bellamy

Why does the mass killing of civilians persist? Why do the perpetrators often escape criticism and punishment despite violating our most deeply held moral beliefs? Is the protection of civilians from these heinous crimes strengthening or weakening?

ISBN: 9780198714767

Binding: Paperback

$50.95

Obama Power

by Jeffrey C. Alexander & Bernadette N. Jaworsky

What is the source of Obama's power? How is it that, after suffering a humiliating defeat in the 2010 mid-term elections, Obama was able to turn the situation around, deftly outmaneuvering his opponent and achieving a decisive victory in the ...

ISBN: 9780745681993

Binding: Hardback

$35.95

Story of Billy Young The

by Hill Anthony

Billy Young was a boy of fifteen when he joined the AIF in 1941. He was an orphan - hungry, broke, with nowhere to sleep - and the army offered him a feed, a blanket and five shillings a day. Then the army sent him to Malaya where he became a POW ...

ISBN: 9780143569138

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$22.99

The Craft of Governing The contribution of Patrick Weller to Australian political science

by Glyn;Rhodes, R.A.W. Davis

'Bargaining and puzzling; power and thought; dealing and agonising; compromise and commitment. These are two sides of political practitioners whether politician, public servant or campaigner. Understand the interplay and we can, just sometimes, ...

ISBN: 9781743319307

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$45.00