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WORLD'S IN COLLISION: Terror and the Future of Global Order

By: Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim [Edited by]

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K., Palgrave MacMillan: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 004257


vii, + 376pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Corner-clipped half-title page. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Written in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, this volume is the combined talents of a most impressive list of contributors: academics and public intellectuals from a variety of countries, and all expert on answering questions relating to terror, force, law, ethics, and global order...Numerous contents, in chaptered 'parts', include: Pre... 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


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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THANK GOD FOR THE REVOLUTION: A Journey Through Central America

By: Coxsedge, Joan

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Leichhardt, N.S.W., Australia, Pluto Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012799


xiv, + 175pp., plus (iii). Illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates (some images are very confronting). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Art-illustrated (Joan Coxsedge) card wrapper lightly bumped and pressure-marked only. Textblock flecked and mildly splotched, else good. Joan Coxsedge was a member of the Labor Party in the Victorian State Parliament when, in November 1984, she travelled to Central America as part of an Australian trade union delegation. &#... View more info

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HOTTING UP : How the Greenhouse Effect and Ozone Depletion Will Change Australia during the Next 40 Years

By: Crowley, Brian Matthew

Price: $15.03

Publisher: South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Matchbooks: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008595


xiv, + 138pp., several b/white maps intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. Foreword by Dr A. Barrie Pittock, CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research. Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, 8 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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SURVIVING TERROR : Hope and Justice in a World of Violence

By: Erickson, Victoria Lee and Jones, Michelle Lim (edited by)

Price: $25.05

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A., Brazos Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008599


334pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated ( Francis G. Mayer) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, in-production surface laminate striation to lower half of spine. " . . . the editors have gathered an astonishing collection of essays that calls the church to respond to terror. Focusing on political, religious, spiritual and other forms of terror, the essays provide a range of perspectives, from t... View more info

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AMERICAN NOTEBOOK: A Personal and Political Journey

By: Gawenda, Michael

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition (P/B)

Seller ID: 006019


xxvi, + 230pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has soft crease to front panel, small bump to rear corner. Author, editor-in-chief, and veteran journalist Michael Gawenda was posted to the United States as a Washington correspondent in 2005. This, his absorbing account of his American posting, is "one journalist's view of the Bush years and of America at this crucial time in its history . . . " Book weight approx. 400g. View more info

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REQUIEM FOR A SPECIES

By: Hamilton, Clive

Price: $20.04

Publisher: Crow's Nest, N.S.W., Allen & Unwin: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 008443


xiv, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front and rear panel. "This book is about how we have ignored the warnings about climate change, so that now it is too late. It is a book about the frailties of the human species: our strange obsessions, our hubris, and our penchant for avoiding the facts . . . And it is about the 21st century consequences of these failures, and what we can do now . . . &#... View more info

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THE BATTLE FOR ZIMBABWE: The Final Countdown

By: Hill, Geoff

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Zebra Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 006060


xii, + 308pp., unpaginated (8 page) colour and b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Red ribbon bookmark. Small splash-stain on text-block foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially illustrated, french-fold dustjacket nominally scuffed only. An insightful narrative of the problems that have beset Zimbabwe, that, unfortunately for many of its citizens, have escalated further post publication . . . Contents include: Prelims., 14 chapters, Epi... View more info

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STILL KILLING : Landmines in Southern Africa

By: Human Rights Watch Arms Project

Price: $10.02

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Human Rights Watch: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011172


xiv, + 204pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has a soft corner crease to rear panel. From the rear cover: "Landmines are inherently indiscriminate weapons recognizing no cease-fire, and, long after the fighting has stopped, continue to maim or kill the children and grandchildren of the soldiers who laid them. No other people in the world are more likely to have had their lives devastated by landmines than those living in South Afri... View more info

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WHO HOLD THE BALANCE?

By: Hurry, Michael J.

Price: $10.02

Publisher: Western Australia, Veritas Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007623


iv, + 62pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, rubbed and corner-creased. "An examination of Patterns of Subversion, Worldwide Conspiracy and Culture -Alienation, as promoted in the Media of Mass-Communication, and elsewhere . . . " Contents include: Author's Preface, Introduction, One-World Hegemony - Dream of Nightmare?, Mind Control: The Great Steriopticon and How it Works, The Great Steripticon: Cinema, Radio... View more info

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RAISING MY VOICE

By: Joya, Malalai

Price: $22.56

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008479


278pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small bump to head. "Born during the Russian invasion and spending her youth in refugee camps in Iran and Pakistan, Malalai Joya returned to Afghanistan in her teenage years. There she worked as a women's rights activist, running underground classes for girls in defiance of the ruling Taliban, risking torture and execution i... View more info

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A BIG FIX : Radical Solutions for Australia's Environmental Crisis

By: Lowe, Ian

Price: $10.93

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011030


113pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Printed card wrapper very good. " . . . pre-eminent scientist and environmentalist Ian Lowe tackles the problem head on and offers far-reaching solutions to our environmental and social crisis. He advocates a fundamental change to our values and social institutions and offers a vision of a healthier society - one that is humane, takes an ecocentric approach, adopts long-term thinking, uses our natural... 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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MICHELLE OBAMA : A Biography

By: Mundy, Liza

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Australia, Pocket Books: 2008

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 007055


225pp., plus 8 page, colour and b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper as new. "Funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Who is the woman Barack Obama calls 'the boss'? . . . Journalist Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait, taking us inside the marriage of the most dynamic couple in politics today . . . " Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge ... View more info

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A GOLDEN AGE OF FREEDOM (Boyer Lectures)

By: Murdoch, Rupert

Price: $13.16

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

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 009167


108pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly indented only. "The 2008 Boyer lectures were presented by Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation . . . In 'A Golden Age Of Freedom' he cast a fond yet concerned eye upon the prosperous and peaceable country of his birth." Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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ISRAEL/PALESTINE : How to End the War of 1948

By: Reinhart, Tanya

Price: $16.54

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2003

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 007588


278pp., b/white map. Book clean, square. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. Tanya Reinhart, an Israeli soldier known for her work in linguistics, and author of a biweekly column in the daily newspaper 'Yediot Aharonot', demonstrates the hoax suffered by the Palestinian people, sometimes with the complicity of their own Authority . . . " Contents include: Intro., 10 chapters, Appedix: The Oslo Aparthied, Notes, Index, About the Author. Book w... 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 COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World

By: Saul, John Ralston

Price: $27.60

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Viking/Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009032


309pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, black title there-on. Black line-drawn art-illustration (Mike Constable) on front panel of undamaged grey boards. Author signature to title page (with pen stroke through printed name below), else leaves clean and unmarked. Like-illustrated (in colour), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Contents include 27 chapters over 5 'parts', Notes, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 420g. View more info

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LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE, LISTEN TO THE LAND

By: Sinatra, Jim and Murphy, Phin

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Carlton South, VIC, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011703


201pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line-drawn maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a sunned strip to spine edge of front panel, small soft crease, negligible edgewear. From the rear cover: "The voices that speak to us from this remarkable book belong to ordinary Australians living in rural and remote areas. They talk with wisdom and passion about the land - our land. We would all do well to listen. The storytell... View more info