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The Gulag Archipelago

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: $27.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2018

Seller ID: 9781784871512

ISBN: 1784871516

Condition: New


WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY JORDAN B. PETERSON 'Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece...The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today' Anne Applebaum THE OFFICIALLY APPROVED ABRIDGEMENT OF THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO VOLUMES I, II & III A vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators but also of everyday heroism, The Gulag Archipelago is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's grand masterwork. Based on the testimony of some 200 survivors, and on the recollection of Solzhenitsyn's own eleven years in labour camps and exile, it chronicles the st... View more info

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Dreams From My Father [used book]

By: Barack Obama

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 1921351438

ISBN: 1921351438

Condition: Good


In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father - a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man - has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey - first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father's life... View more info

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Hayden : An Autobiography [used book]

By: Bill Hayden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1996

Seller ID: 020718769X

ISBN: 020718769X

Condition: Good


Bill Hayden is widely considered to be the best man never to have become Prime Minister of Australia. His is the archetypal Aussie battler's story. The son of working class Queensland parents, he was no stranger to difficult times and economic hardship. After beginning his working life as a policeman, he went on to gain a higher education by external studies, while working for the Labor Party and policies in which he fervently believed. His highest aspiration, to become the country's leader, was surrendered on the day the 1983 elections were called, when he handed over the Labor Leadership to ... View more info

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Silent Invasion : China's influence in Australia

By: Clive Hamilton

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Hardie Grant: 2018

Seller ID: 9781743794807

ISBN: 1743794800

Condition: New


In 2008 Clive Hamilton was at Parliament House in Canberra when the Beijing Olympic torch relay passed through. He watched in bewilderment as a small pro-Tibet protest was overrun by thousands of angry Chinese students. Where did they come from? Why were they so aggressive? And what gave them the right to shut down others exercising their democratic right to protest? The authorities did nothing about it, and what he saw stayed with him. In 2016 it was revealed that wealthy Chinese businessmen linked to the Chinese Communist Party had become the largest donors to both major political parties... View more info

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JIGSAW : The Biography of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen : Statesman - Not Politician [used book]

By: Derek Townsend

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Sneyd and Morley: 1983

Seller ID: 0949344001

ISBN: 0949344001

Condition: Good


Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, born in 1911, has been Premier of Queensland since 1968. He is one of the most powerful and controversial politicians, having always attracted a barrage of media coverage that has labelled him many unpleasant things such as 'the kick-them-down preacher, A Chicago style tough guy or, with somewhat less extremity, Man of Steel. Kinder views have headlined him Like a warm-hearted uncle, A gentle gentlemanand A man who deserves to stay at the top. And Joh (as most people call him) has stayed at the top, gaining political power, acceptance and recognition not only in Aust... View more info

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Hacking Politics: How Geeks, Progressives, the Tea Party, Gamers, Anarchists and Suits Teamed up to Defeat SOPA and Save the Internet [used book][hard to get]

By: Edited by David Moon and Patrick Ruffini and David Segal

Price: $60.00

Publisher: USA, OR Books: 2013

Seller ID: 9781939293046

ISBN: 1939293049

Condition: Good


*Paperback in very good condition with tight binding. Some notations have been made inside the front cover and front end paper in pencil and one notation in black pen.* Hacking Politics is a firsthand account of how a ragtag band of activists and technologists overcame a $90 million lobbying machine to defeat the most serious threat to Internet freedom in memory. The book is a revealing look at how Washington works today – and how citizens successfully fought back. Written by the core Internet figures – video gamers, Tea Partiers, tech titans, lefty activists and ordinary Americans ... View more info

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John Jess, Seeker of Justice: The Role of the Parliament in the Hmas Voyager Tragedy

By: Elizabeth McCarthy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Sid Harta: 2015

Seller ID: 9781925230888

ISBN: 1925230880

Condition: New


50 Years On "The truth must be found out and it must be told. Otherwise the people of Australia will repudiate this parliament forever." - John Jess J. 1967 (Jess J. (1967) CPD 16 May) When one hears the words Voyager Royal Commission, the first thing that comes to mind is "whitewash." John Jess described the first book ever written about Voyager by Admiral Hickling as "clearly piercing the darkness." John Jess, Seeker of Justice goes a step further. This book is not an interpretation of history. It is history being allowed to speak for itself. In his own words, which Liberal parliamentarian E... View more info

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Goss : A Political Biography [used book][hard to get]

By: Jamie Walker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1995

Seller ID: 070222720X

ISBN: 070222720X

Condition: Good


Paperback in better than good condition. Despite his high national profile, and his even higher voter approval rating, Wayne Goss remains one of the least understood politicians in the country. This book not only tells his story, but also gives an account of post-National Party Queensland and the new groups holding power in the 1990s. View more info

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How to Make a Difference : The Definitive Guide From the World's Most Effective Activists

By: Kate Robertson and Ella Robertson

Price: $32.95

Publisher: UK, Octopus: 2019

Seller ID: 9781788402026

ISBN: 1788402022

Condition: New


This is a practical roadmap to modern day activism created by the brilliant minds behind the world's biggest campaigns including Colin Kaepernick, Emma Watson, Sir Bob Geldof, Fatima Bhutto, Black Lives Matter, Cher, Matt Damon, Rakesh Kapoor and Gina Miller; collectively they combine the latest models of thinking, real life experiences, radical techniques and advice in order to help incentivize everyone and anyone who has ever wondered, how can I help? From How to Change the Law, How to Protest, How to Use Social Media Effectively, How to End a Problem Forever and How to Change a Big Organiza... View more info

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Terrorism: The New World War [used book]

By: Lloyd Pettiford and David Harding

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Arcturus Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 000939

ISBN: 1841931543

Condition: Good


With cutting edge analysis of recent error attacks, such as 9/11 and the Bali bomb attack, Terrorism: The New World War offers a timely examination of the complex phenomenon of terrorism and the role it plays in modern society. Exhaustively researched and authoritative in scope, the book includes comprehensive biographies of major terrorist groups and individuals. It discusses in detail the most infamous acts of terror perpetrated from the kidnapping and murder of the Italian prime minister Aldo Moro, to the US-Iranian hostage crisis of 1979. In the light of recent events it also provides a... View more info

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More Cloak Than Dagger: One Woman's Career in Secret Intelligence

By: Molly J. Sassone

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Connor Court Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002472

ISBN: 1925138720

Condition: New


More Cloak Than Dagger is Molly J. Sasson's personal story of her 40 years in the secret services, monitoring Nazism and communism in Britain, Holland and Australia. (She retired in 1983 before the era of terrorism.) But it is her cool appraisal of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) that will command most attention and raises still unanswered questions of great importance. View more info

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Son of Hamas, A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices [used book]

By: Mosab Hassan Yousef

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Tyndale Entertainment: 2011

Seller ID: 1414333080

ISBN: 1414333080

Condition: Good


Son of Hamas is now available with an all-new chapter about events since the book's release such as the revelation of Mosab's Israeli intelligence handler's true identity, and Homeland Security's effort to deport the author.Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most popular leader, young Mosab assisted his father for years in his political activities while being groomed to assume his legacy, politics, status . . . and power. But everything changed when ... View more info

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Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis [used book]

By: Patrick F. Walsh

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 2011

Seller ID: 184392739X

ISBN: 184392739X

Condition: Good


This book tracks post 9/11 developments in national security and policing intelligence and their relevance to new emerging areas of intelligence practice such as: corrections, biosecurity, private industry and regulatory environments. Developments are explored thematically across three broad sections: applying intelligence; understanding structures; developing a discipline. Issues explored include: understanding intelligence models; the strategic management challenges of intelligence; intelligence capacity building; and the ethical dimensions of intelligence practice. Using case studies ... View more info

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No Job for a Woman

By: Sallyanne Atkinson

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9780702254116

ISBN: 0702254118

Condition: New


"Sallyanne Atkinson AO has been a leader in political and business life for over four decades. A trailblazer for working mothers, she built a high-profile national career while raising five children. No Job for a Woman takes us from Sallyanne's wartime childhood in Sri Lanka to her first jobs as a journalist and TV personality. Driven to make a difference in her community, she entered local politics and went on to become the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane. For the first time, Sallyanne shares the challenges and triumphs of a life devoted to public service in Australia and abroad, includin... View more info