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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology; Advocate - History

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences

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What's behind the rise of the mummy bullies?<br /><br />Coerced by the media,... [more]

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and Collaborate

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and...

David Allen, Tina Blythe, Alan Dichter, Terra Lynch

Secondary schools; Teaching skills & techniques

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Provides teachers with the tools to use discussion protocols to support students in developing crucial skills as readers,... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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In This Time, Benjamin T. Jones charts a path to an independent future. He reveals the fascinating early history of the Australian... [more]

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

Proudly supported by Abbey's Bookshop

Indigenous peoples; Stationery items

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Simply add this to your order to help close the literacy gap. [more]

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi...

Anne Sebba

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso. [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [more]

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

Bruce Pascoe

Prose: non-fiction; Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

<p>A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a... [more]

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Laklak Burarrwanga, Ritjilili Ganambarr, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs, Banbapuy Ganambarr, Sarah Wright

History; Gender studies: women; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

Paperback

'We want you to come with us on our journey, our journey of songspirals. Songspirals are the essence of people in this land,... [more]

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

Russell J Hodge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Legal profession: general

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This is the story of Russell Hodge, a high-powered lawyer and family man and his struggle with mental illness, meaning and... [more]

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Women, Men and the Whole Damn Thing

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Women, Men and the Whole Damn Thing

David Leser

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Today's World

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'How to find the right words to frame this horror? How to understand why men do what they do to women? How to comprehend... [more]

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The Art of Growing Up

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The Art of Growing Up

John Marsden

Education: care & counselling of students; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

A manifesto on all aspects of growing up - from parenting and education to the role of literature and imagination - by one... [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

Paperback

In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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Samurai: A Concise History

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Samurai: A Concise History

Michael Wert (Associate Professor of East Asian History, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Marquette University)

History; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Military history; Special & elite forces

Paperback

Samurai: A Concise History provides a dynamic look at the life and times of the samurai. Although this warrior class comprised... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

Paperback

For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

Richard McGregor

History; Politics & government

Paperback

Xi Jinping has transformed China at home and abroad with a speed and aggression that few foresaw when he came to power in... [more]

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

Paperback

The rights of First Nations peoples are `racist', left-wing activists are `fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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The Sydney Language

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The Sydney Language

Jakelin Troy

History; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

The Sydney Language was written to revive interest the Aboriginal language of the Sydney district. It makes readily available... [more]

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence

Paperback

Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists,...

Stephanie Wood

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Gender studies: men; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

Paperback

Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law

Paperback

It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

Mungo MacCallum

History; Politics & government

Paperback

Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty - seven politicians have run the... [more]

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