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POSTMODERN CONDITIONS

By: Andrew Milner, et al (Edited by)

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom (and elsewhere), Berg Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009450


xv, + 208pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over trivially bumped spine. Plain buff boards and text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped as spine, else near fine. This collection of essays, edited by Andrew Milner, Philip Thomson and Chris Worth, were originally presented as a series of research seminars organised in 1986-87 by the Centre for General and Comparative Literature at Monash University, Melbourne, Austral... View more info

De GAULLE, ISRAEL and the JEWS

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: $13.62

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1969

Edition: First U. K.

Seller ID: 002371


160pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Slightly bumped lower foredge corners and head of backstrip. Nominal flecks on head and foredge of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected d/jacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. First published in French; Librairie Plon, 1968. "...Raymond Aron, one of France's leading political thinkers and an uncompromising critic of established ideas, brings his critical acumen and long-... View more info

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WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia

By: Committee on Women's Studies in Asia (Editors)

Price: $8.52

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Spinifex Press: 1994

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 006212


208pp., b/white portrait illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, small crack to head. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed. "In this collection of essays, individual women's studies scholars and practitioners, activists and academics, from South and Southeast Asia share their thoughts on themselves as women, and on the impact of women's studies on their lives and work . . . " Book weight approx. 290g. Postage ch... View more info

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TURN RIGHT AT THE SPOTTED DOG and Other Diversions

By: Cooper, Jilly

Price: $14.57

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009925


175pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-rubbed only. "This is a collection of the best of Jilly Cooper's writings for 'The Mail on Sunday'. Funny, severe, entertaining or challenging, her pieces always add to the reader's experience . . . " Includes Preface. Book weight approx. 311g. Postage charge will be ... View more info

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SOME FAVOURITES OF MINE : Including Crafts, Cats, Countries, Collections, Cooking, Christmas and Christian Thoughts

By: Donnan, Alison M.

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Australia, A.M.Donnan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010539


64pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Saddle-stitch, staplebound format. Book clean, Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. Book weight approx. 245g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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MYSELF WITH OTHERS : Selected Essays

By: Fuentes, Carlos

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009654


214pp. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt initials (CF) to front panel of undamaged boards. Neat previous owner's name, place (Adelaide) and date (1991) to corner of front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Corner-clipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased and surface-scuffed. "Fuentes has assembled a group of essays reflecting three of the great elements in his work: autobiography, love of literatu... View more info

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FISHING PERSONALLY

By: Hill, W.M.

Price: $13.62

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006427


152pp., intext line-drawn illustrations throughout by Tony Whieldon. Book clean. Spine firm, but cocked. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. "Part sideways swipe and part headlong collision, these affectionate and pointed essays range in scope from the author's favourite fishing books, to his views on floats and flies, a study of how to keep an angling diary, to a lament for a vanishing breed of tackle shop . . . " Contents include 28 es... View more info

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KANGAROO COURT : Family Law in Australia (Quarterly Essay, Issue 17)

By: Hirst, John

Price: $10.93

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

Seller ID: 006138


119pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper near fine. In this first 'Quarterly Essay' of 2005, author, historian and social commentator, John Hirst presents "a measured yet unsparing appraisal which interleaves individual (Family Court) cases with compelling legal and moral argument . . . takes us deep into the workings of the Court and the domestic apocalypses it sees every day . . . cons... View more info

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THE MEANING OF RECOGNITION: New Essays 2001-2005

By: James, Clive

Price: $10.02

Publisher: London, Picador [Pan Macmillan]: 2005

Edition: Australian Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 004375


xv, + 367pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Social satire and commentary presented in a string of essays [some previously published as articles] by this superb literary critic, cultural commentator, TV documentary filmmaker, poet, novelist, journalist, political analyst, satirist, Formula One fan...Book weight approx. 440g. View more info

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EVEN AS WE SPEAK : New Essays 1993-2000

By: James, Clive

Price: $14.03

Publisher: London, Picador: 2001

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 007563


xviii, + 381pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. " . . . illuminating and hilarious essays from Clive James. As ever, he brings his celebrated wit to bear on a wide variety of subjects, from the Sydney Olympics to television today, from Mark Twain to Peter Cook, from Australian culture to front-page British monarchy . . . " Book weight approx. 470g. View more info

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VOTING FOR JESUS : Christianity and Politics in Australia (Quarterly Essay, Issue 22)

By: Lohrey, Amanda

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 006136


112pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper has light reading crease, nominal edgewear. In this second 'Quarterly Essay' for 2006, author Amanda Lohrey "investigates the evangelical revival-its shape and scope, and what it means for the mainstream churches and the nation's politics . . . a subtle case for the blessings of secularism and the variety of spiritual encounters it makes possible.... View more info

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ADVERTISEMENTS FOR MYSELF

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1961

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 006221


446pp. Book clean. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Text-block edges flecked, otherwise leaves clean. Black boards noticeably bumped on both head and heel of backstrip, plus front board. Portrait-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket significantly edgeworn, with jagged open and closed tears on spine, together with colour faded text on same. Otherwise, mild abrading and soiling. This title is a collection of Norman Mailer's penmanship, displaying a broad ... View more info

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MADE IN ENGLAND : Australia's British Inheritance (Quarterly Essay, Issue 12)

By: Malouf, David

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 006130


100pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper minimally browned at foot. In the fourth 'Quarterly Essay' of 2003, celebrated author David Malouf "looks at Australia's bond with Britain and wonders whether it wasn't the Mother Country which did most of the giving . . . " Plus: Correspondence- 'Whitefella Jump Up', Les Murray, Lillian Holt, P.A. Durack Clancy, Fay Zwicky, Marcia Langton, To... View more info

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PARADISE BETRAYED : West Papua's Struggle for Independence (Quarterly Essay, Issue 7)

By: Martinkus, John

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 006132


132pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper nominally scuffed. In this third 'Quarterly Essay' for 2002, investigative reporter and author John Martinkus "details what is being done to West Papua by its Indonesian overlords. He illustrates how those who seek independence are tortured and killed for their cause . . . and how this is made possible by the indifference of everyone from the Unit... View more info

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE : The Sheikhs, the U.S. and the Future of Iraq (Quarterly Essay, Issue 14)

By: McGeough, Paul

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 006120


117pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper nominally edgeworn. In the second 'Quarterly Essay' of 2004, chief correspondent and Walkley Award winner, Paul McGeough "offers a dramatic account of why Iraq remains in chaos despite desperate American efforts to create a model democracy in the Middle East . . . " Plus: Correspondence- 'Sending Them Home', Amanda Vanstone, Carmen Lawrence, H... View more info

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THE WORD OF A WOMAN : Selected Prose 1968-1992. (Signed Copy)

By: Morgan, Robin

Price: $18.17

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008305


304pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Signed by author on title page, otherwise leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased, with some edgewear, shallow indentations and small flecks to rear text panel. "Robin Morgan, one of the North American women's movement's most renowned and articulate voices premises this invaluable collection by refusing to embrace a 'post-feminist' era. Gathered together here are eight... View more info

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FROM OSLO TO IRAQ AND THE ROADMAP

By: Said, Edward W.

Price: $17.03

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 006386


xxi, + 323pp., intext area maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, vivid silver title there-on. Black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. In this final collection of essays written between December 2000 and July 2003, Edward Said writes about the second intifada and the peace process . . . All chapters have been previously published in essay form in a variety of publications. Contents inclu... View more info

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THE PLAIN READER

By: Savage, Scott (edited by)

Price: $13.66

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010583


xxviii, + 241pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, two soft indentations to small section. Illustrated card wrapper has corresponding small indentations to front panel. Foreword by Bill McKibben. "Essays on making a simple life. Originally published in 'Plain Magazine', these pieces are sure to inspire reflection . . . " Book weight approx. 425g. View more info

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BRAVO ! Recollections and Reflections of the Veteran Community. Story Writing and Art Competition 2006

By: [Contributing entrants]

Price: $13.66

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Department of Veterans' Affairs: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006653


92pp., montage format colour-art section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss wrapper slightly splayed and bumped. A compilation of award-winning writers who entered a literary and art competition, over a series of categories open to Australian veterans. The categories of the 44th competition were: True Wartime Experience, True Life Experience, Fiction, Poetry, Reflections of the Vietnam War, Art, Craft, Photography. Book weight approx. 470... View more info