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


Warships of the Napoleonic Era: Design, Development and Deployment


The wars of 1793-1815 are widely regarded as the apogee of the sailing man-of-war. Many seapowers became involved in the conflict, and at some point virtually all aligned themselves against Great Britain. Thanks to its superiority, the Royal ...

ISBN: 9781848321083

Binding: Hardback


Sea Eagles, the Luftwaffe''s Maritime Operations: Luftwaffe at War Volume 17


This exciting on-going series covers every aspect of the Luftwaffe in World War II and charts the rise and fall of this mighty force. Each volume makes use of over a hundred rare and valuable photographs, many of them taken by Luftwaffe ...

ISBN: 9781853674426

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


Vought F7u Cutlass: A Developmental History


The Vought F7U Cutlass would be host to the following first time achievements for any naval aircraft: the first swept wing jet propelled fighter to operate from a carrier deck; the first to use an all-hydraulic irreversible flight control ...

ISBN: 9780764335297

Binding: Hardback


Civic Culture Revisited

by Almond G and Verba S

ISBN: 9780803935600

Binding: Paperback


SS Uniforms, Insignia and Accoutrements: A Study in Photographs


This new work explores in detailed color the complex subject of Allgemeine and Waffen-SS uniforms, insignia, and accoutrements. Hundreds of authentic items are extensively photographed in close-up to enable the reader to examine and study. 800 ...

ISBN: 9780764300462

Binding: Hardback


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


Slim: Unofficial History


Like most members of the professional military freemasonry, Slim came to admire "all the soldiers of different races who have fought with me and most of those who have fought against me." Among the most likable of his enemies were the Wazirs of ...

ISBN: 9781844157914

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


Guide to Military History on the Internet


There are thousands of websites devoted to all aspects of military history from ancient Greece to the modern Gulf. This unique book helps you find the ones that will help with your research whether you are checking out a soldier ancestor or an ...

ISBN: 9781844156061

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