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FIDEL CASTRO : This Debt is Not Only Unpayable But Also Uncollectable

By: N/A

Price: $11.96

Publisher: La Habana, Cuba, Editora Politica: 1985

Seller ID: 007207

Condition: Very Good


25pp. Book clean. Staples firm, slight rusting. Leaves clean. Printed selfcover mildly creased and scuffed. English language edition. This volume contains an "address by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Council of State and of the Council of Ministers, in the 4th Congress of the Latin American Federation of Journalists (FELAP) on the afternoon of Sunday, July 7, 1985 . . ... View more info

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A NATION UNITED - 9 MAY 2001. A Joint Commemorative Meeting of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Centenary Commemoration Ceremony

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Centenary of Federation Victoria: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007872

Condition: Very Good +


63pp., sepia and b/white halftone photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly creased at edges. A limited edition published to coincide with the "Centenary Commemoration Ceremony on 9 May 2001, to mark 100 years of democracy and the centenary of the Commonwealth Parliament." Numerous contents include: Messages from: The Governor-General, Prime Minister, The Wurundjeri... View more info

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FIDEL CASTRO : Meeting on the Status of Latin-American and Caribbean Women (Speech)

By: (Translation: Cuban Center for Translation and Interpretation)

Price: $12.22

Publisher: La Habana, Cuba, Editora Politica: 1985

Seller ID: 007206

Condition: Very Good


46pp. Booklet clean. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Printed selfcover mildly scuffed. English language edition. Translation, revision and proofreading by the Cuban Center for Translation and Interpretation (ESTI). This volume contains "a speech given by Commander In Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, and President of the Council of Ministers, at the closing session of the meeting on the status of Lat... View more info

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THE FOREST WARS

By: Ajani, Judith

Price: $22.56

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007840

ISBN: 0522854192

Condition: Very Good +


v, + 362pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small felt-pen mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel, else nominally scuffed. " . . . forest expert Judith Adjani contends that Australia in is the enviable position of being able to meet nearly all its wood needs from economically superior plantations . . . There is no irreconcilable conflict between development and environ... View more info

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GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia

By: Angel, Jeff

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011521

ISBN: 0733323502

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 310pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. Jeff Angel exposes the "real face of environmental change: the twin pressures of politics and industry groups; ongoing tensions between fundamentalism and pragmatism in the environmental movement; and the ineffectiveness of many environmental laws and government agencies. He takes us inside some of the most pivotal events in Australian political history, and predicts what w... View more info

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AN AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE : Words from the Vietnam Years (Signed Copy)

By: Ashbolt, Allan

Price: $40.99

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Australian Book Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012188

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over slightly bumped spine. Plain black boards very good. Signed by the author Allan Ashbolt, along with a stamped number '67', on title page. Textblock tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and abraded, with a pinhole-size biopredation hole on inner side of front foredge fold. Noted for his long career with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and his controversial political views, thi... View more info

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YOUR PARLIAMENT

By: Bateman, Charles D.

Price: $9.11

Publisher: Oxford, England, Pergamon Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010242

Condition: Very Good


vii, + 168pp., b/white photographic frontis, plus 1 x 8 page, b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small faint spot to head of half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated flexicover has a small, soft corner crease to rear panel. A stand-alone title from the Liberal Studies Division, The Commonwealth and International Library. Contents include: Author's Note, 10 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 250g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this ... View more info

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BETRAYAL : The Underbelly of Australian Labor

By: Benson, Simon

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Seaforth, NSW, Australia, Pantera Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009820

ISBN: 0980741823

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 304pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, blue title there-on. Plain lemon boards very lightly bumped at upper foredge corner. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "Not since Jack Lang in the 1930s has the Australian Labor Party so dramatically deposed an elected leader. When Morris Iemma was forced to resign after 3 years as NSW Premier, and only 18 months after being popularly-elected, not only were friendships d... View more info

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FIDEL AND RELIGION : Conversations with Frei Betto

By: Betto, Frei

Price: $14.48

Publisher: Leichhardt, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Pathfinder Press/Pacific and Asia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007333

ISBN: 0947083006

Condition: Good


268pp., unpaginated, candidly illustrated, b/white halftone plate section. Book clean. Mild reading creases on noticeably cocked spine. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped. " . . . is the product of twenty-three hours of discussion between President Fidel Castro of Cuba, and Frei Betto, a Brazilian priest . . . Castro speaks candidly of his views on religion and other topics, including his childhood and education, and reflects on the exp... View more info

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APPEASING JAKARTA : Australia's Complicity in the East Timor Tragedy (Quarterly Essay, Issue 2)

By: Birmingham, John

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 006128

ISBN: 1863953868

Condition: Very Good +


130pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; photo to rear) card wrapper nominally scuffed. In the second 'Quarterly Essay', John Birmingham "takes apart the folly of twenty-five years of Australian policy on East Timor . . . a passionate narrative history of the East Timor question which never turns away from the slaughter and the sorrow of the people who suffered it." Plus: Correspondence- 'In Denial', Inga Clendinnen, ... View more info

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SAVAGE PEACE : Americans at War in the 1990s

By: Bolger, Daniel P.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Novato, California, U.S.A., Presidio Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009632

ISBN: 0891414525

Condition: Near Fine


xi, + 420pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section, plus intext line-drawn explanatory maps and tables. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over firm spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "Daniel Bolger, a serving professional soldier and aspiring military historian, tackles the thorny subject of 'peacekeeping'. He examines the historical perspective, the politica... View more info

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THE GOLDFISH BOWL : Married to the Prime Minister, 1955-1997. (Signed Copy)

By: Booth, Cherie and Haste, Cate

Price: $21.86

Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010701

ISBN: 0701176768

Condition: Very Good


xiv, + 321pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards have a short indentation to front panel. Signed by author Cherie Blair (Cherie Booth) on Random House bookplate attached to ffep. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short surface scratch, minor marks on plain white background. "Spouses at No. 10 from the Fifties t... View more info

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TAMPERING WITH ASYLUM : A Universal Humanitarian Problem

By: Brennan, Frank

Price: $16.54

Publisher: Saint Lucia, QLD, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2007

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007541

ISBN: 0702235814

Condition: Very Good +


xviii, + 317pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, faint mark to head of textblock. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . author Frank Brennan argues that the Australian government's response to the 'Tampa' incident was a massive overreaction, possible only in a remote country like Australia with few asylum seekers and no land borders. He compares Australia's policy with that of the United States and Europe and provides a practical blue... View more info

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RELAXED AND COMFORTABLE : The Liberal Party's Australia (Quarterly Essay, Issue 19)

By: Brett, Judith

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 006107

ISBN: 186395094x

Condition: Very Good +


124pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper as new. In this 2005 issue, 'Quarterly Essay', author Judith Brett asks "What is the Liberal Party's core appeal to Australian voters? Has John Howard made a dramatic break with the past, or has he ingeniously modernised the strategies of his party's founder, Sir Robert Menzies? . . ." Plus: Correspondence- 'The Worried Well', Guy Rundle, Go... View more info

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BEYOND THE CRASH : Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalisation

By: Brown, Gordon

Price: $16.56

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2010

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010050

ISBN: 0857202855

Condition: Very Good +


xx, + 315pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head of spine only. " . . . puts forth not only an explanation for what happened, but a directive for how to prevent future financial disasters. From the 1933 London conference of world leaders that failed to resolve the Great Depression to the more recent crash in the Asian housing market, Brown synthesizes the ... View more info

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KEEP THE BASTARDS HONEST

By: Chipp, Don

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Brighton, VIC, Australia, Don Chipp Enterprises Pty Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008780

ISBN: 0646437577

Condition: Near Fine


204pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles to front boards and spine. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. In this, the third of Don Chipps' published books, he asks, " 'Did the bastards win after all?' One sad fact is certain . . . 'the bastards are back in business, only they are better at it now'. Running parallel with this Orwellian scenario is a... View more info

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CAGES OF STEEL : The Politics of Imprisonment in the United States

By: Churchill, Ward and Vander Wall, J.J. (Edited by)

Price: $22.56

Publisher: College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., Maisonneuve Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008887

ISBN: 0944624170

Condition: Very Good +


434pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . collects the work of some 50 political prisoners and prisoner's rights activists to document a systematic program to isoloate political prisoners and subject them to psychological experiments designed to destroy their revolutionary beliefs, and break down their ability to organize political action with others . . . reveals for the... View more info

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CONTROLLING IMMIGRATION : A Global Perspective

By: Cornelius, Wayne, Martin, Philip L., Hollifield, James F. (Edited by)

Price: $15.04

Publisher: U.S.A., Stanford University Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010726

ISBN: 0804724989

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 442pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edge-creased only. "This book is a systematic, comparative, multidisciplinary study of immigration policy and policy outcomes in nine industrialized democracies: The United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Japan. It has two central, interrelated theses. The first, the 'convergence hypothesis', and the second the 'gap-hypotheses' . . . &... View more info

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THE COSTELLO MEMOIRS : The Age of Prosperity

By: Costello, Peter with Coleman, Peter

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010887

ISBN: 0522855822

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 386pp., plus 1 x 16 page illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean, black pen stripe to foot of text-block. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. " . . . a frank and fearless look inside the engine-room of the Liberal Party and the Howard Government. In a political career spanning eighteen years, Peter Costello, Australia's longest serving Treasurer, steered the go... View more info

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSION or the Inescapable Politics Of Constitutional Change

By: Davis, Professor Rufus

Price: $12.22

Publisher: Perth, Western Australia, Institute of Public Affairs, States Policy Unit: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005404

ISBN: 0949338273

Condition: Very Good


viii, + 43pp. Booklet clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn, bumped and creased on foredge corners. " . . . Professor Davis presents an alternative view to the proposition that a fundamental review of the Australian Constitution is necessary or desirable . . . " Contents include: 5 chapters. Booklet weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info