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A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope: John Montagu and Sir John Franklin
Craig R. Joel
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Arthur Fadden: A Political Silhouette
Tracey Arklay
Arthur Fadden, leader of the Country Party, prime minister and treasurer. An architect of the current coalition between the Liberal Party and Country (now National) Party.
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As Others See Us — The Values Debate in Australia
J. V. D'Cruz, Bernie Neville, Devika Goonewardene, Phillip Darby
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Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia and Asylum Seekers
Tony Ward
Australian discussion of asylum seekers is polarised between slogans of 'Stop the Boats' and 'Bring them here'.
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Despotic State or Free Individual: Two Traditions of Democracy in Australia
Greg Melluish
The poll-driven excesses of todays party politics can be seen as the triumph of an impoverished view of democracy that discourages the virtues of good leadership and personal responsibility.
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Do What They Like: The Media in the Australian Election Campaign 2010
Richard Stanton
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Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time
Edwin Judge, Stuart Piggin
A collection of Edwin Judge's essays on the angst and contradictions in modern civilisation in terms of the unresolved tension between Classical and biblical thought
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Essays 2014: Politics
Kate Gleeson, Murray Goot, Aleksandra Hadzelek, Rafael Rodriguez Prieto, Greg Melluish
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Fairness and Equality: Drawing Election Districts in Australia
Jenni Newton-Farrelly
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From New Left to Factional Left
Alan Barcan
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History, Politics & Knowledge — Essays in Australian Indigenous studies
Andrew Gunstone
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J.A. Lyons — The Tame Tasmanian Appeasement and rearmament in Australia 1932–39
David Bird
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John Howard and the Conservative Tradition
Norman Abjorensen
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Keating and his Party Room
Jim Snow
The first comprehensive account of a full term of the proceedings of the Labor Party Room, where the Party's actions and performance in the Parliament are closely scrutinised and debated.
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Labor and Santamaria
Robert Murray
Bob Santamaria's influence on the forces that fought the Communist Party for control of Australia's union movement at the peak of the Cold War led directly to the Australian Labor Party's disastrous Split of 195557
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Leadership and the Liberal Revival — Bolte, Askin and the Post-war Ascendancy
Norman Abjorensen
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Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend
Andrew Tink
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Market Versus Nature
Eric Aarons
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No Ordinary Lives — Pioneering women in Australian politics
Cathy Jenkins
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Over a Decade of Despair - The Howard Government and Indigenous Affairs
Andrew Gunstone
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Parliamentary Government in Australia
Alan J. Ward
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Planning Power: The uses and abuses of power in the planning of the Latrobe Valley
David Langmore
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Political Campaign Strategy
Stephen Stockwell
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Prevention is Better Than Cure: Eugenics in Queensland 1900–1950
Emily Wilson
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Profiles in Courage — Political Actors and Ideas in Contemporary Asia
Gloria Davies, J. V. D'Cruz, Nathan Hollier
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Rationalism: A Critique of Pure Theory
Brian Ellis
This book is a critique of rationalism. It aims to explain both its powerful contributions to mathematics and physical sciences, where our arithmetical, geometrical, and mechanical intuitions have had a highly productive role in the development of pure theory.
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Sir John Langdon Bonython: newspaper proprietor, politician and philanthropist
E.J. Prest
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Social Demand and How to Provide for It
Brian Ellis
An argument that the conception of the state must return to the idea that states exist to promote the social and economic interests of their citizens
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Stay on Message: Poetry and Truthfulness in Political Speech
Tom Clark
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Territorianism — Politics & Identity in Australia's Northern Territory 1978–2001
David Carment
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Terrorism & Intelligence in Australia: A History of ASIO and National Surveillance
Frank Cain
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The Conscientious Communist: Ernie Lane and the Rise of Australian Socialism
Jeff Rickertt
The God-fearing son of a prominent Bristol Conservative, Ernie Lane migrated to Brisbane as a teenager. There, he underwent a metamorphosis, emerging as a communist firebrand on the eve of the turbulent 1890s
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The Influence Seekers: Political Lobbying in Australia
Mark Sheehan, Peter Sekuless
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The Power of Ideas – Essays on Australian Politics and History
Greg Melluish
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The Rich Tradition of Republicanism
Graham Maddox
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The Rise and Fall of Monetary Targeting in Australia
Simon Guttmann
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The Wobblies at War: A history of the IWW and the Great War in Australia
Frank Cain
Driven by Marxist ideology, the Industrial Workers of the World sought to draw the Australian unions into One Big Union, but of more lasting significance was their leadership in opposing the Great War.
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Undesirable: Captain Zuzenko and the Workers of Australia and the World
Kevin Windle
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W. Macmahon Ball: Politics for the People
Ai Kobayashi
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When the Labor Party Dreams – Class, Politics and Policy in NSW 1930–32
Geoff Robinson
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Where Did Fair Go? On the Social and Moral Cost of Growing Inequality
John Wright
John Wright examines the social and moral cost of growing inequality in Australia, and how it affects health, justice and democracy.
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