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  • Key Concepts in Military Ethics by Deane-Peter Baker
    Key Concepts in Military Ethics (English, Paperback) Deane-Peter Baker

    Based on a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) designed for both military personnel and non-specialists across the globe, Key Concepts in Military Ethics is structured as a series of "mini-chapters" that cover a huge range of topics and issues: moral dilemmas, military and civilian interactions, freedom of the press, peacekeeping, terrorism and humanitarian intervention.

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  • The Secret Life of Whales by Micheline Jenner
    The Secret Life of Whales (English, Paperback) Micheline Jenner

    Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, has swum through orange golfball-sized pygmy blue whale poo to uncover a feeding spot, and is one of very few people to witness a humpback whale giving birth. In The Secret Life of Whales she reveals the unknown world of these giants of the deep and shares insights from her work with humpback, blue and...

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  • Painting by Numbers by David Mabberley
    Painting by Numbers (English, Hardback) David Mabberley

    Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. This fascinating new study of Bauer's work includes reproductions of never-before-published works from collections in Europe and Australia. Written by one of the world's foremost botanical scholars, Painting by Numbers reveals Bauer's innovative colour-coding technique for the first time.

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  • Signs of Australia by Brady Michaels
    Signs of Australia (English, Paperback) Brady Michaels, Dale Campisi

    Once upon a simpler time, hand-painted and hand-crafted signs brought color and vibrancy to Australian towns and cities ? advertising everything from dining rooms, milk bars, and CWA halls to Peter's ice cream, oatmeal, stout, Chinese restaurants, and Shelley's famous drinks. Now faded and slowly disappearing, they tell the story of life over two centuries, recording a distinctly Australian...

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  • Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo by Professor Ian Harris
    Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo (English, Paperback) Professor Ian Harris

    For many complaints and conditions, the benefits from surgery are lower, and the risks higher, than you or your surgeon think. In this book you will see how commonly performed operations can be found to be useless or even harmful when properly evaluated. That these claims come from an experienced, practising orthopaedic surgeon who performs many of these operations himself, makes the unsettling...

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  • Jewels on Queen by Anne Schofield
    Jewels on Queen (English, Hardback) Anne Schofield

    Ancient Roman engraved rings, eye miniatures, love tokens, an Art Deco aquamarine and diamond brooch. Anne Schofield, Australia's best known antique jewellery expert, unlocks the cabinets in her exclusive Sydney shop in Queen Street, Woollahra and shares the fascinating stories behind a stunning array of jewellery she has bought, sold and collected over 50 years.

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  • Stop Fixing Women by Catherine Fox
    Stop Fixing Women (English, Paperback) Catherine Fox

    Wage inequality between men and women seems one of the intractables of our age. Women are told they need to back themselves more, stop marginalising themselves, negotiate better, speak up, support each other, strike a balance between work and home. This searing book argues that insisting that women fix themselves won't fix the system, the system built by men.

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  • An Australian Band of Brothers by Mark Johnston
    An Australian Band of Brothers (Paperback) Mark Johnston

    This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Second 43rd Battalion, part of the famous 9th Australian Division, which during campaigns in Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo sustained more casualties and won more medals than...

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  • Radio Astronomer by Peter Robertson
    Radio Astronomer (English, Hardback) Peter Robertson

    The leading Australian astronomer of his generation, John Bolton (1922?93), was born in Sheffield and educated at Cambridge University. After wartime service in the Royal Navy, he arrived in Sydney and joined the CSIRO Radiophysics Laboratory. In the late 1940s he discovered and identified the first discrete radio sources, unusual objects at vast distances with intense emission at radio...

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  • The Little Green Grammar Book by Mark Tredinnick
    The Little Green Grammar Book (English, Paperback) Mark Tredinnick

    No matter what you write - novels, poems, papers, reports, emails or even Christmas cards, this fuss-free book will help you say what you mean to say as neatly and unmistakably as you can.

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  • The Art and Science of Sails by Tom Whidden
    The Art and Science of Sails (English, Hardback) Tom Whidden, Michael Levitt

    A bible of modern sail handling and selection. It is presented in an oversize format along with four/color photographs.

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  • Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf by Kevin Handreck
    Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf (English, Paperback) Kevin Handreck, Neil Black

    Suitable for students of horticulture, practicing horticulturists, their suppliers, green keepers, landscape gardeners and designers, this book describes various advances in horticultural production systems. It includes chapters on fertilizer practice in nurseries, managing turf soil, fertilizing turf irrigation, and drainage.

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  • Inside Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trials by Andrew Lynch
    Inside Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trials (English, Paperback) Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity

    A timely examination of the impact of Australia's antiterror laws after September 11, and the new 2014 terror laws. Timely and piercing, this book asks whether Australia really needed to enact anti-terrorism laws in the first place, let alone add to them. Most tellingly, the book asks whether seeing these anti-terror laws as normal is a danger in itself.

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  • Indigenous and Other Australians Since 1901 by Tim Rowse
    Indigenous and Other Australians Since 1901 (English, Paperback) Tim Rowse

    As Australia became a nation in 1901, no one anticipated that 'Aboriginal affairs' would become an on-going national preoccupation. Not 'dying out' as predicted, Aboriginal numbers recovered and ? along with Torres Strait Islanders ? they became an articulate presence, aggrieved at colonial authority's interventions into family life and continuing dispossession. Indigenous and Other Australians...

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  • The Ascent to Power, 1996 by Tom Frame
    The Ascent to Power, 1996 (English, Paperback) Tom Frame

    In the first of four volumes on the Howard Government's nearly 12 years in office, The Ascent to Power covers the 1996 election and the practical challenges of the Coalition's first year in power, including its handling of the Port Arthur massacre, relationships with the Australian Public Service, management of Senate crossbenchers, and reversing the budget 'black hole' and repaying government...

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  • The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 by Michael Slezak
    The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 (English, Paperback) Michael Slezak

    Would it be ethical to eat sentient aliens? What is the basis of the difference between the sexes? Why is there something rather than nothing? Now in its seventh year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 draws on the knowledge and insight of Australia's brightest thinkers to challenge perceptions of the world we think we know.

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  • Numerical Street by Antonia Pesenti
    Numerical Street (English, Hardback) Antonia Pesenti, Hilary Bell

    From the creators of the bestselling Alphabetical Sydney comes a counting book set in a bright and quirky streetscape where there's always something new to find. Children will love counting the objects they see as they hop, skip or jump up Numerical Street - past cake shops, hair stylists, laundromats, pet stores and shoe repairers, with all their curious wares on display.

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  • Uluru by Anne Kerle
    Uluru (English, Paperback) Anne Kerle

    A guide that is a key to the secrets of the most famous National Parks of Australias Red Centre. It tells you about the area's pre-history and origins, its geology and landforms, and its plants and animals, and how they live. It also unlocks the foor on its human history, especially of the Aboriginal people whose culture is so much a part of it.

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  • Bill Gibson by Tina K. Allen
    Bill Gibson (English, Paperback) Tina K. Allen

    During his distinguished career as an ear, nose and throat surgeon, Professor Bill Gibson gained a reputation as a world-expert in Meniere's disease and cochlear implant surgery. In 1984, he restored the hearing of two young women who were some of the first to receive the bionic ear, developed by Professor Graeme Clark. This volume offers an account of his career.

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  • Beautiful Balts by Jayne Persian
    Beautiful Balts (English, Paperback) Jayne Persian

    Beautiful Balts tells the extraordinary story of these people, tracing their journey from the often chaotic camps of Europe after World War II to a new life in a land of opportunity where prejudice, parochialism,and strident anti-communism were rife. Drawing from archives, oral history interviews and literature generated by the Displaced Persons themselves, Persian investigates who they really...

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