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  • Key Concepts in Military Ethics
    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
    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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  • Stranger Thingies
    Stranger Thingies (English, Paperback) John Birmingham

    John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much. These are the best ones and they're so good, and so funny, there has been no barrel-scraping involved. Really, this book could have been much longer.

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  • 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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  • Anzac, The Unauthorised Biography
    Anzac, The Unauthorised Biography (English, Paperback) Carolyn Holbrook

    The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) remain at the heart of Australia's national story. But standing firm on the other side of the Anzac enthusiasts is a chorus of critics claiming that the appetite for Anzac is militarizing the nation's history and indoctrinating their children. Anzac, the Unauthorised Biography cuts through the clamor to provide a much-needed historical perspective...

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  • The Art and Science of Sails
    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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  • Bill Gibson
    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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  • Uluru
    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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  • Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf
    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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  • The Book is Dead (Long Live the Book)
    The Book is Dead (Long Live the Book) (English, Paperback) Sherman Young

    When The Book is Dead was first published in 2007, smartphones, ebooks and social media were yet to take over, and Borders bookstores still dominated the retail landscape. This reissue features an updated preface from Sherman Young who brings us up to speed, arguing enthusiastically for the revival of a vibrant reading culture, driven by conversations around ideas.

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  • Minding Her Own Business
    Minding Her Own Business (English, Paperback) Catherine Bishop

    There are few memorials to colonial businesswomen, but if you know where to look, you can find many traces of their presence as you wander the streets of Sydney. This book brings the stories of these entrepreneurial women to life, with fascinating details of their successes and failures, their determination and wilfulness, their achievements, their tragedies and the occasional scandal.

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  • The Europeans in Australia
    The Europeans in Australia (English, Paperback) Alan Atkinson

    This, the third and final volume of a landmark, award-winning series, gives an account of Australia's settlement by Britain. It tells of the various ways in which that experience shaped imagination and belief among the settler people from the 18th century to the end of World War I. It also tells the story of Australian Federation and the war with a focus, as ever, on ordinary habits of thought and...

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  • Kokoda Air Strikes
    Kokoda Air Strikes (English, Paperback) Anthony Cooper

    The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played - or failed to play - in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea. This is the story of the early battles of the South West Pacific theatre - the Coral Sea, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Guadalcanal - presented as a single air campaign.

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  • How to Be a Writer
    How to Be a Writer (English, Paperback) John Birmingham

    This gonzo guide isn't for the faint-hearted. In high-octane style, best-selling author John Birmingham provides tried-and-tested tips for writing well - and getting paid. Topics covered include "how to slay writer's block", "what the hell is workflow", "how to write 10,000 words in a day" and "the best apps for writers".

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  • Anzac Day Then & Now
    Anzac Day Then & Now (English, Paperback) Tom Frame

    Contributors explore the early debate between grieving families and veterans about whether Anzac Day should be commemorated or celebrated, the resurgence in support in recent decades, popular culture's reflection on the day and the increasing profile of political leaders in public commemorations.

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  • Swifty
    Swifty (English, Hardback) Edmund Campion

    The extraordinary story of how a devoted nun became an equally devoted campaigner for justice ? as a successful criminal defence lawyer. When Yvonne Benedicta Swift entered the Sacre Coeur convent in Rose Bay in 1938, she was determined to dedicate herself to religious life. But in the 1970s she did something unusual: retrained as a lawyer, established her own practice and defended some of...

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  • The Intervention
    The Intervention (English, Paperback) Rosie Scott

    This new 2016 edition of the ground-breaking The Intervention: An Anthology includes a preface by Anita Heiss and brings together some of Australia's greatest Indigenous and non-Indigenous writers and thinkers who analyse, illuminate and voice their anger, disgust and horror at the Intervention introduced by the Howard government in 2007.

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  • Independent Minds
    Independent Minds (English, Paperback) Pauline Curby

    St George Girls High School has held its place among Sydney'smost outstanding educational institutions for a hundred years. Celebrating the selective school's beginnings and its evolution over the decades, this book also takes a broader look at how the education of girls has changed with the times.

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  • Divas
    Divas (English, Hardback) Roger Neill

    Who was Mathilde Marchesi? How did she become a byword internationally for vocal excellence and operatic success? What was her formula? And how did she produce prima donnas on such a consistent basis? Neill traces Marchesi's extraordinary career from Vienna to Paris and introduces an array of remarkable characters and the successful singing method that is her legacy.

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  • Diagnostic Mathematical Profiles
    Diagnostic Mathematical Profiles (English, Paperback) John Gough

    Offers a first step assessment of individual topics to help teachers fit children into the current curriculum, whether at the beginning of the year, or topic, or with individual children who arrive at school during the year. Helps teachers, professionals and parents assess primary school student's performance on specific mathematical topics.

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