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by Heidi, Tom and Chloe Harding
No Marketing Blurb ...
by Richard Aspel
Vast, diverse, dynamic, and turbulent, the true nature of Africa is often obscured by its poverty-stricken image. In this controversial and gripping guide, Tom Young cuts through the emotional hype to critically analyse the continents political ...Audio Book
400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence
by Lean'tin Bracks
Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and, advances in science and medicine, this title connects history to the issues currently facing the ...
A Very Short Introduction
by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
by LEO FROBENIUS
An eminent German explorer, ethnologist, and authority on prehistoric art, Leo Frobenius (1873‒1938) startled the world of anthropology with his concept of ""continuity of cultures"" - proposing, for instance, a link between Egyptian ...
by Robbi Neal
Stories of life from a remote Aboriginal community that sing with vivid and simple life, truth and power. At the end of 2008, Robbi Neal and her family travelled to the other end of mainland Australia to a remote Aboriginal community. They ...
Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age
by John Michael Greer
Progress is not just a goal in the Westit's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that ...
by G Douglas Barrett
After Sound considers contemporary art practices that reconceive music beyond the limitation of sound. This book is called After Sound because music and sound are, in Barrett's account, different entities. While musicology and sound art theory ...
Australia's New Extinction Crisis
by Tim Flannery
When it comes to the natural world, Australia is home to a disproportionately large share of the world's riches. That means we Australians are caretakers of a unique natural heritage in a land which tolerates few mistakes. So how are we doing? ...Audio Book
Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches
by PJ Keating
A unique volume of speeches and occasional pieces written entirely by former Prime Minister Paul Keating. ...
by Philip Almond
by Mark Greif
Mark Greif is one of the most exciting writers of his generation. In Against Everything, he make us rethink the ordinary, taking our own lives seriously, exploring how we might live an honest life in these dishonest times. In a series of ...
by Slavoj Zizek
'One of our best-known living philosophers' Guardian How do we respond to the refugee crisis - by opening our doors, or pulling up the drawbridge? Both solutions, argues Slavoj Aixek, offer ideological blackmail, and both are wrong. He proposes ...
by Nancy A. Pachana
Witty, Wicked, and Wise Reflections on Well-Lived Lives
by Lois Frankel
Throughout history, the image of wisdom is exclusively portrayed by men: God, Socrates, Confucius, Merlin, the aging college professor. Where are their female counterparts? The wisdom of older women is indisputable. Having lived decades raising ...
Don't Die of Prejudice
by Norman Fowler
Aids: Don't Die of Prejudice, by Norman Fowler, explores the HIV/AIDS crisis that - scandalously - continues to affect millions of people across the world, despite the fact that we now have all the necessary means to prevent it. Travelling to ...
Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia
by Max Hirsh
In Airport Urbanism, Max Hirsh undertakes an unprecedented study of airport infrastructure in five Asian citiesBangkok, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Drawing on material gathered in restricted zones of airports and border ...
A History of Food in Italy
by Fabio Parasecoli
Over the last three decades Italian cuisine has gained in status as well as fame. High-end Italian restaurants are now listed among the most prestigious establishments in major cities worldwide, and television shows and magazines are full of ...
by Phyllida Nash
Evie is overjoyed when she is given her very own puppy, Alfie. Alfie adores Evie he loves to be cuddled, sleeps on her bed and welcomes her home from school every day with a wag of his tail. But it's not long before another new member of the ...Audio Book