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

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Dirty Secrets

Our ASIO files

by Meredith Burgmann

In this moving, funny and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state's security apparatus said about them. Writers from across the political spectrum including Mark Aarons, Phillip Adams, Nadia ...

ISBN: 9781742231402

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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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From Solidarity to Sellout: The Restoration of Capitalism in Poland

by Tadeusz Kowalik

ISBN: 9781583672969

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How to be Alone

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 ...

ISBN: 9780007153589

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My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize

by University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520270251

Binding: Hardback


The Aesthetic Turn in Political Thought

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?

ISBN: 9781441148346

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

by University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520281219

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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 courage.

ISBN: 9780732290238

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Australia's Defence Towards a New Era?

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 ...

ISBN: 9780522866070

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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

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History of the Communist Party in Cyprus: Colonialism, Class and the Cypriot Left

by Yiannos Katsourides

ISBN: 9781780761749

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Roger Ailes: Off Camera

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 ...

ISBN: 9781595231086

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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

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The Procedure of the UN Security Council

by Loraine Sievers & Sam Daws

The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for nearly 40 years. This comprehensively revised edition contains over 450 pages of new material documenting ...

ISBN: 9780199685295

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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.

ISBN: 9781743312629

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Getting India Back on Track

by Brookings Institution Press

India has fallen far and fast from the runaway growth rates it enjoyed in the first decade of the twenty-first century. In order to reverse this trend, New Delhi must seriously reflect on its policy choices across a wide range of issue areas.

ISBN: 9780870034251

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The Secret World of Oil

by Ken Silverstein

The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilization... But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting- ground of fixers, gangsters, dictators, competing governments, and multinational corporations, and until now, no book has ...

ISBN: 9781781687833

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by Max Lambert

'Just another name, another place, another time for dying.' From hunting U-boats over the heaving waters of the cold Atlantic to dropping supplies for the Resistance and towing the gliders carrying paratroopers and weapons at Normandy, Arnhem and ...

ISBN: 9781775540434

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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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