730 books (37 pages) in this category

Killing of Osama Bin Laden

by Seymour M Hersh

In 2011, a group of Navy SEALS stormed an enclosure in the Pakistani city of Abbotabad and killed Osama Bin Laden, the man the United States had been chasing since before the devastating attacks of 9/11. The news did much to boost Obama's first ...

ISBN: 9781784784362

Binding: Hardback


Kingdom and the Quarry: China, Australia, Fear and Greed The

by Uren David

China has rapidly become Australia's most important trading partner. It is also the rising power in our region. In <i>The Kingdom and the Quarry</i> David Uren takes us inside the high-stakes world of the two countries' relationship. From ...

ISBN: 9781863955669

Binding: Paperback



by Andrew Herod

<p>Labor is the source of all wealth. Without workers, the world's natural resources cannot be transformed into finished goods and services cannot be delivered. Labor, though, is a uniquely important resource for the very simple reason that ...

ISBN: 9780745663876

Binding: Paperback


Labor of Love

by Terri Butler

Why would you get involved in politics when you could be spending time drinking cocktails, going to the beach or hanging out with family and friends? <br><br><br>People view politicians and politics with suspicion, if not downright hostility. ...

ISBN: 9780522872255

Binding: Paperback


Last Drinks: The Impact of the Northern Territory Intervention: Quarterly Essay 30

by Paul Toohey

When Mal Brough and John Howard announced the Northern Territory intervention in mid-2007, they proclaimed a child abuse emergency. In this riveting piece of reportage and analysis, Paul Toohey unpicks the rhetoric of emergency and tracks ...

ISBN: 9781863952156

Binding: Paperback


Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's war in Arabia The

by Johnsen Gregory

A gripping account of how al-Qaeda in Yemen rebounded from an initial defeat to once again threaten the United States. Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones ...

ISBN: 9781922070012

Binding: Paperback


Last Resistance

by Jacqueline Rose

In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives. In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination- here, literature is presented as a unique form of ...

ISBN: 9781786630759

Binding: Paperback


Latham at Large

by Mark Latham

"Mark Latham is, by his own admission, the most outspoken, rebellious, thoroughly uncontrollable former leader in Labor Party history.<br>In these brilliantly written opinion pieces Latham pulls no punches as he scrutinises the Australian ...

ISBN: 9780522867244

Binding: Paperback


Laughter In The Dark

by Vladimir Nabokov

<b>'Berlin-west, a morning in May.'</b> An aspiring young Berlin actress turns the tables on her lustful middle-aged admirer, in Nabokov's deadpan, deliciously cruel story of hopeless infatuation and horribly inventive revenge. ...

ISBN: 9780241261248

Binding: Paperback


Lavil: Voices From Post-Earthquake Port-Au-Priince

by Peter;Lyon, Evan Orner

Half a dozen years after the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck Haiti, the island nation remains in crisis, but the international community no longer seems interested. This immersive and engrossing book, based ...

ISBN: 9781784786823

Binding: Paperback


Leadership and Public Sector Reform in Asia

by Evan Berman

ISBN: 9781787433106

Binding: Hardback


Left, Right, Left: Political Essays 1977-2005

by Robert Manne

Anyone who has read one of Robert Manne's newspaper columns or one of his powerful <i>Quarterly Essays</i> will find here a treasure-house of thought, argument and evocation. The perfect book for anyone interested in the key political and ...

ISBN: 9781863951425

Binding: Paperback


Lenin 2017

by Slavoj Zizek

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ISBN: 9781786631886

Binding: Hardback


Letter To My Children, A

by Christopher Pyne

"Why do seemingly intelligent men and women leave their families to spend more than half the year travelling to Canberra, and spending night after night at electorate and campaign events? Surely there are easier ways to earn a living.<br><i>A ...

ISBN: 9780522867985

Binding: Paperback


Long Haul, The

by John Brumby

"<i>The Long Haul</i> distils a series of practical lessons on leadership and public life from John Brumby's thirty years in politics. It offers insights into the challenges and opportunities Australia currently faces and argues for real ...

ISBN: 9780522868531

Binding: Paperback


Longest Decade, The

by George Megalogenis

Before the 1990s, the decades in Australia used to run to a predictable script of bust, boom, and bust. They'd commence with the economy in the pits, assume the personality of the good times that followed, and conclude with another collapse. ...

ISBN: 9781921215940

Binding: Paperback


Looking For The Light On The Hill: Modern Labor's Challenges

by Troy Bramston

TODAY, THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY IS IN CRISIS. Reduced to minority government after just one term, and at rock bottom in the opinion polls, the party seems to be at a defining moment in its history. The perception of the federal ...

ISBN: 9781921844379

Binding: Paperback


Lord Leverhulme's Ghosts

by Jules Marchal

In the early twentieth century, the worldwide rubber boom led British entrepreneur Lord Leverhulme to the Belgian Congo. Warmly welcomed by the murderous regime of King Leopold II, Leverhulme set up a private kingdom reliant on the horrific ...

ISBN: 9781784786311

Binding: Paperback


Losing Streak: How Tasmania was gamed by the gambling industry

by James Boyce

The story begins with the toppling of a premier, and ends with David Walsh, the man behind MONA, taking an eccentric stand against pokie machines and the political status quo. It is a story of broken politics and back-room deals. It shows how ...

ISBN: 9781863959100

Binding: Paperback


Love And Money: The Family And The Free Market: Quarterly Essay 29

by Anne Manne

In <i>Love &#38; Money</i>, Anne Manne looks at the religion of work - its high priests and sacrificial lambs. As family life and motherhood feel the pressure of the market, she asks whether the chief beneficiaries are self-interested employers ...

ISBN: 9781863951593

Binding: Paperback