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

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Australian Moment The

by Megalogenis George

ISBN: 9780670075218

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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

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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 regime. ...

ISBN: 9780745685748

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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Cruel Britannia A Secret History of Torture

by Ian Cobain

The official line is clear: the UK does not 'participate in, solicit, encourage or condone' torture. And yet, the evidence is irrefutable: when it comes to dealing with potential threats to our national security, the gloves always come off. As ...

ISBN: 9781846274893

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Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

by Hunter S Thompson

Stylish reissue of a classic first published in the 1970s: Hunter S Thompson's ether-fuelled, savage journey to the heart of the American Dream. ‘We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take ...

ISBN: 9780007204496

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Discovering the World A Sentimental and Political Education

by Luciana Castellina

Luciana Castellina is one of Italy's most prominent left intellectuals and a cofounder of the newspaper Il Manifesto. In this coming-of-age memoir, based on her diaries, she recounts her political awakening as a teenage girl in Fascist Italy - ...

ISBN: 9781781682869

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Railway Man, The

by Eric Lomax

A naive young man, a railway enthusiast and radio buff, was caught up in the fall of the British Empire at Singapore in 1942. He was put to work on the 'Railway of Death' - the Japanese line from Thailand to Burma. Exhaustively and brutally ...

ISBN: 9780099582311

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Dictionary of Globalization

by Andrew Jones

The Dictionary of Globalization provides a critical overview of the contemporary globalization debate, bringing together all the disparate elements of a vast and ever-growing literature. Framed by a lively introductory chapter which examines the

ISBN: 9780745634418

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World Until Yesterday The

by Diamond Jared

Over the past 500 years, the West achieved global dominance, but do Westerners necessarily have better ideas about how to raise children, care for the elderly, or simply live well? In a sweeping journey around the globe, Jared Diamond explores ...

ISBN: 9780141024486

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Art of War: Popular Penguins The

by Tzu Sun

Offering ancient wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent, this bestselling 2000-year-old military manual is still worshipped by soldiers on the battlefield and managers in the boardroom as the ultimate

ISBN: 9780141045276

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What Would Gandhi Do?: Penguin Special

by Kirby Michael

Regarded as the Father of the Nation in India and globally as the most successful exponent of nonviolent civil disobedience, Mahatma Gandhi is known as a symbol of wisdom and compassion. Former High Court Justice Michael Kirby, himself a ...

ISBN: 9780143570707

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What's Wrong with the Wto and How to Fix It

by Rorden Wilkinson

We need a world trade organization. We just don't need the one that we have. By pitching unequally matched states together in chaotic bouts of negotiating the global trade governance of today offers - and has consistently offered - developed ...

ISBN: 9780745672465

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