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

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

Price: $16.15

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

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 004257

ISBN: 0333998057

Condition: Very Good


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: Preface, Part One-Terror, Part Two-Order, Part Three-Worlds. Notes on the Contributors, Index. Book weight approx. 580g. View more info

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TAMPERING WITH ASYLUM : A Universal Humanitarian Problem

By: Brennan, Frank

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Saint Lucia, QLD, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2007

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 007541

ISBN: 0702235814

Condition: Very Good +


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 blueprint for countries wanting to humanely protect asylum seekers. This revised edition features an epilogue, bringing the book ... 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: $15.20

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008595

ISBN: 1863210075

Condition: Very Good +


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: $25.65

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008599

ISBN: 1587430282

Condition: Very Good


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 the historical and auto-biographical to the theological and political. The contributors to this striking and important book ha... View more info

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AMERICAN NOTEBOOK: A Personal and Political Journey

By: Gawenda, Michael

Price: $15.20

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

Edition: First Edition (P/B).

Seller ID: 006019

ISBN: 052285253X

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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REQUIEM FOR A SPECIES

By: Hamilton, Clive

Price: $20.90

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

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 008443

ISBN: 1742372104

Condition: Very Good +


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 . . . " Contents include: Preface, 8 chapters, Appendix, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 285g. Postage charge will be reduced a... View more info

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THE BATTLE FOR ZIMBABWE: The Final Countdown

By: Hill, Geoff

Price: $26.60

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

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 006060

ISBN: 1868726525

Condition: Very Good +


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, Epilogue, Appendix, Notes, Biblio., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 780g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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STILL KILLING : Landmines in Southern Africa

By: Human Rights Watch Arms Project

Price: $10.45

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011172

ISBN: 1564322068

Condition: Very Good


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 Africa . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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WHO HOLD THE BALANCE?

By: Hurry, Michael J.

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Western Australia, Veritas Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007623

ISBN: 0949667722

Condition: Good


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, Television, Retrospect. Book weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed w... View more info

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RAISING MY VOICE

By: Joya, Malalai

Price: $22.80

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008479

ISBN: 1405039132

Condition: Very Good +


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 if she'd been caught. After the fall of the Taliban, Malalai was elected as one of the few women to represent her province at ... View more info

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

By: Lowe, Ian

Price: $11.40

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011030

ISBN: 1863951261

Condition: Very Good


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 resources responsibly and is informed about the fragility of our natural systems." Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage ch... View more info

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

By: Martinkus, John

Price: $11.40

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

Seller ID: 006132

ISBN: 1863951636

Condition: Very Good +


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 United Nations to the Australian government." Plus: Correspondence- 'Beyond Belief', Kenneth Davidson, David Day, Barry Jones... View more info

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MICHELLE OBAMA : A Biography

By: Mundy, Liza

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Australia, Pocket Books: 2008

Edition: 2nd Impression.

Seller ID: 007055

ISBN: 1847397506

Condition: Near Fine


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 will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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ISRAEL/PALESTINE : How to End the War of 1948

By: Reinhart, Tanya

Price: $17.10

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

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 007588

ISBN: 1741140854

Condition: Very Good +


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 weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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FROM OSLO TO IRAQ AND THE ROADMAP

By: Said, Edward W.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 006386

ISBN: 0747573433

Condition: Near Fine


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 include: Prelims., Part 1/ The Second Intifada Begins-Clinton's Failure. 2/ September 11. The War on Terror, the West Bank & Gaza ... View more info

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THE COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World

By: Saul, John Ralston

Price: $28.50

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

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009032

ISBN: 0670042676

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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TOO BIG TO FAIL : The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System from Crisis - and Themselves

By: Sorkin, Andrew Ross

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, Penguin Books: 2009

Edition: Third Impression.

Seller ID: 010382

ISBN: 1846142385

Condition: Very Good +


xx, + 600pp., plus 16 page, b/white photographically illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment, account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, Russia and the corridors of Washington, 'Too Big To Fail' is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego, ... View more info

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THE BIG PICTURE : Reflections on Science, Humanity and a Quickly Changing Planet

By: Suzuki, David & Taylor, Dave Robert

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 010749

ISBN: 1742371248

Condition: Very Good


279pp. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly creased and indented. " . . . puts key issues which face us today under the microscope. Covering suburban sprawl, sustainable transportation, food shortages, biodiversity, technology, public policy, and more, 'The Big Picture' not only identifies the problems we face but proposes solid, science-based solutions. These engaging essays tell the story of a species struggling to come to grips with its own biological nature, a nature we must ultimately embrace to live in balance with the systems th... View more info

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GRIFFITH REVIEW 25 : After The Crisis

By: Various (Edited by Julianne Schultz)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Griffith University, in conjunction with Text Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009129

ISBN: 1921520760

Condition: Very Good


268pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny nick to the margin of one page only. Illustrated card wrapper has several minor indentations. Contributors include: Gideon Haigh, Erica Sontheimer, Christopher Joye, Jonathan West, Barbara Gunnell, Margot Saville, Mark Welker, Geoffrey Barker, Colin Mills, Tom Morton, Ryan Heath, Brett Caldwell, Chris Womersley, Paul D. Williams, Tony Barrell, Hilary McPhee, Christine Paice, Robert Hillman, Catherine Harris, Michael Wesley, Frances Guo, Jorge Sotirios, Xavier Hennekinne, and Lloyd Jones. Book weight ... View more info

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ARMY OF ROSES : Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers

By: Victor, Barbara

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, Robinson: 2004

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 008476

ISBN: 1841199370

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 321pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. "The first objective, sensitive and honest look at what motivates women (and men) to die for a political cause. Parts are shocking, parts make you weep, but throughout it is well written with brilliant analysis . . . " Foreword by Christopher Dickey, 24 chapters, Afterword, Index. Book weight approx. 285g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info