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  • How to Write a Better Minor Thesis

    How to Write a Better Minor Thesis
    av Paul Gruba

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522866094

    What is expected? What should the thesis consist of? How can the whole process be made a bit easier? How to achieve the best possible result? Working within strict time limits, and under pressure right from the start, what does the student need to d…

  • Australia's First Families of Wine

    Australia's First Families of Wine
    av Richard Allen, Kimbal Baker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522875201

    Showcases the colourful histories of some spectacular vineyards and historic buildings, exploring the wine industry's transformation into an export-earning powerhouse and detailing the challenges of taking old family businesses into the 21st century.

  • Women's Human Rights and the Muslim Question

    Women's Human Rights and the Muslim Question
    av Rebecca Barlow

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522861587

    Women’s Human Rights and the `Muslim Question’ shows how Muslim women have made meaningful contributions to the development of the international framework on gender equality and women’s rights. Her investigation into the women̵…

  • The Wonks' Dictionary

    The Wonks' Dictionary
    av James Jeffrey

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522875959

    What is a democracy sausage? Where is Antony Green? Why is a prime minister? And what on earth is that big, shiny golden club on the table in the House of Reps? Discover the answers to all these and more as Jon Kudelka and James Jeffrey take the def…

  • Australian Dictionary of Biography V13

    Australian Dictionary of Biography V13
    av John Ritchie

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522845129

    Volume 13 of this work of reference on Australian biography is the first of a series of four volumes to span the years from 1940 to 1980. Contributors include John Curtin, Ben Chifley, Arthur Calwell, Lord Casey, Sir Thomas Blamey, Mr Justice Barry,…

  • Australia and the European Superpower

    Australia and the European Superpower
    av Philomena Murray

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522851809

    This is a book about conflict: conflict between a country with limits to its international influence - Australia - and a new international actor with enormous presence on the world stage - the European Union. Australians often perceive the EU as a m…

  • Associations

    Associations
    av James Oliver

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522870312

    Associations is a collection of essays on creative practice-as-research that have emerged from a series of partnerships and graduate forums at the VCA— through the editor’s research and research training work —particularly in the c…

  • These Are the Names

    These Are the Names
    av John Levi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522862294

    Between 1788 and 1850, more than 1500 Jewish men and women were either transported to Australia as convicts or arrived as free settlers. This important biographical dictionary presents the details - occasionally sketchy but sometimes extensive - of…

  • Wild Solutions

    Wild Solutions
    av Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Paul

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522851489

    There are many species providing ecosystem services that maintain the quality of air and water and the fertility of the soil. This book shows how the natural systems that surround us play an essential role in protecting our basic life-support system…

  • So This Is Life

    So This Is Life
    av Anne Manne

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522855210

    So This Is Life is a wonderfully evocative account of youth that will surely take its place among the classics of Australian childhood. At age seven, after her parents' marriage broke down, Anne Manne travelled with her mother and sisters from Adela…

  • The Spirit Of Golf And How It Applies To Life

    The Spirit Of Golf And How It Applies To Life
    av Allen, Richard

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522857689

    Golfers the world over know their game is a microcosm of life. Both golf and life require patience and courage, persistence and honesty, focus and self-belief. They present similar challenges, involve the weighing up of risk and the making of hard d…

  • On A Pow's Survival

    On A Pow's Survival
    av Ray Parkin

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522851960

    At risk of death, prisoner of war Ray Parkin secretly kept a journal of the months in 1943-44 he spent working on the Thai-Burma Railway. His account, first published as ""Into the Smother"", received international acclaim for its realistic depictio…

  • Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestine

    Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestine
    av Halim Rane

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522862478

    Based on extensive research of Australian media coverage, public opinion, interest groups as well as in-depth interviews with current and former diplomats and politicians, this book provides a unique insight into the policy making process in regards…

  • Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestine

    Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestine
    av Halim Rane

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522867503

    Based on extensive research of Australian media coverage, public opinion, interest groups as well as in-depth interviews with current and former diplomats and politicians, this book provides a unique insight into the policy making process in regards…

  • Where the Water Ends

    Where the Water Ends
    av Zoe Holman

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522876826

    Around the world, forced migration doubled in the decade leading up to 2019. Over that time, the borders of the European Union became the world's deadliest frontier. More than 20,000 people have died or disappeared while attempting to gain entry sin…

  • Australia's Defence Strategy

    Australia's Defence Strategy
    av Adam Lockyer

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522869316

    How would we know a good defence strategy if we saw one? The Asian Century is challenging many of the traditional assumptions at the heart of Australian defence policy and strategy. Defence scholars have risen to the challenge of these transformatio…

  • Australia's Defence Strategy

    Australia's Defence Strategy
    av Adam Lockyer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522869323

    How would we know a good defence strategy if we saw one? The Asian Century is challenging many of the traditional assumptions at the heart of Australian defence policy and strategy. Defence scholars have risen to the challenge of these transformatio…

  • Well & Good

    Well & Good
    av Nat Kringoudis

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522866766

    Well & Good will set you on the path of priming your body for a complete wellness overhaul, because fertility isn't just about babies or a thriving reproductive system, it's about taking control of your health on all levels. With plenty of tips and…

  • The Turnbull Gamble

    The Turnbull Gamble
    av Peter van Onselen

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522870732

    The nation breathed a sigh of relief when Malcolm Turnbull achieved his lifelong dream to become prime minister. Yet months into the job it was unclear what Turnbull wanted to achieve as prime minister. He was strangely underprepared for a job that…

  • Facing Race

    Facing Race
    av Oishee Alam

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522874921

    The figure of 'the Muslim' is constructed by both Muslim and non-Muslim Australians as incongruent with whiteness, but what of the experience of white Muslim converts, who shift from a 'raceless' white racial positioning to one that is highly racial…

  • Facing Race

    Facing Race
    av Oishee Alam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522874914

    The figure of 'the Muslim' is constructed by both Muslim and non-Muslim Australians as incongruent with whiteness, but what of the experience of white Muslim converts, who shift from a 'raceless' white racial positioning to one that is highly racial…

  • Death of Labour Law?

    Death of Labour Law?
    av Martin Vranken

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522856309

    Death of Labour Law? questions the on-going relevance of labour law in Australia and other Western industrialised societies in the twenty-first century. The tension between economic flexibility for business and social stability for workers is set ag…

  • Histories of Controversy

    Histories of Controversy
    av Alexandra Dellios

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522870589

    Bonegilla was a point of reception and temporary accommodation for approximately 320,000 post-war refugees and assisted migrants to Australia from 1947 to 1971. Its function was integral to the post-war immigration scheme, something officially laude…

  • Histories of Controversy

    Histories of Controversy
    av Alexandra Dellios

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522871616

    Bonegilla was a point of reception and temporary accommodation for approximately 320,000 post-war refugees and assisted migrants to Australia from 1947 to 1971. Its function was integral to the post-war immigration scheme, something officially laude…

  • My Vice-Regal Life

    My Vice-Regal Life
    av Lady Anna Cowen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522871272

    Offers an extraordinary record of the life of a Governor General's wife. Lady Anna Cowen's edited diaries capture the day-to-day life - the wardrobe fittings, the running of an enormous household - as well as the pomp and circumstance of vice-regal…

  • Speechless

    Speechless
    av James Button

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522858587

    James Button spent a year writing speeches for Kevin Rudd. Before that, he reported on politics as a highly regarded journalist for Fairfax. But James also has politics in the blood: his father was the diminutive but larger-than-life Senator John Bu…

  • Great Properties of Tasmania

    Great Properties of Tasmania

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522876673

    When celebrated English novelist Anthony Trollope toured Australia 150 years ago he described Tasmania as the 'beautiful island, the sweetest in climate, the loveliest in scenery, the richest in harbours and rivers'. It is easy to see why the early…

  • The Great Feminist Denial

    The Great Feminist Denial
    av Monica Dux

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522854152

    Feminism, if not dead, is at least seriously ill. It is now common to hear women declare themselves 'Not Feminists', whereas in the 1970s it was taken as given that any thinking woman would be proud to wear that label.What the hell happened?In ""The…

  • Blonde Ambition

    Blonde Ambition
    av Annette Sharp

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522870916

    Roxy Jacenko has packed a lot of living into her 36 years. After graduating from the elite Sydney private girls' school Ascham, she launched herself into the world with only one aim; to be the best. The Bentley-driving Queen of publicity started Swe…

  • History of the White Australia Policy to 1920

    History of the White Australia Policy to 1920
    av Myra Willard

    Pocket - 1923 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522873214

    This remarkable work was the first to examine the White Australia policy, and was the first book published by Melbourne University Press, in 1923. It has long been the authoritative reference on the subject, and is essential for every library. Thoug…

  • Islam and Society

    Islam and Society
    av Riaz Hassan

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522862584

    The central focus of this volume is to explore and highlight the nexus between the ideology of Islam and social and cultural milieus with the aim of reconceptualising the sacred as a socially constructed reality and not a transcendental supernatural…

  • JB Chifley

    JB Chifley
    av Julie Suares

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522874693

    Joseph Benedict (Ben) Chifley, former train driver and Prime Minister of Australia from 1945 to 1949, lived through two economic depressions and two world wars. This, combined with his rural background and commitment to the labour movement, played a…

  • JB Chifley

    JB Chifley
    av Julie Suares

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522874709

    Joseph Benedict (Ben) Chifley, former train driver and Prime Minister of Australia from 1945 to 1949, lived through two economic depressions and two world wars. This, combined with his rural background and commitment to the labour movement, played a…

  • The Conversation Yearbook 2018

    The Conversation Yearbook 2018
    av John Watson

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522873368

    In an era when everyone has an opinion, we facts more than ever. Australia's leading thinkers give their robust opinion on the arguments and issues that fuelled public debate in 2018. This collection of essays brings you the best of the authoritativ…

  • On Digestion

    On Digestion
    av Bilson, Gay

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522855623

    Little Books on Big Themes pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life. Gay Bilson rose to fame as chef and owner of the influential Australian restaurant, Berowra Waters Inn. She has written a thoughtf…

  • On Digestion

    On Digestion
    av Bilson, Gay

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522874181

  • Australian Dictionary of Biography V11

    Australian Dictionary of Biography V11
    av Geoffrey Serle

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522843804

    Since 1962 the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men and wome…

  • For We Are Young And ... ?

    For We Are Young And ... ?

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522858365

    For we are young and ...? offers a provocative perspective on Australia's young people against a global and local backdrop of uncertainty and change. It asserts the importance of a critically informed and positive approach to youth, moving beyond se…

  • Made by Humans

    Made by Humans
    av Ellen Broad

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522873313

    AI can be all too human: quick to judge, capable of error, vulnerable to bias. It's made by humans after all. Humans design the systems and tools that make new forms of AI faster. Humans are the data sources that make AI smarter. Humans will make de…

  • Australian Dictionary of Biography V1

    Australian Dictionary of Biography V1
    av Douglas Pike

    Inbunden - 1961 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522841213

    Since 1962 the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men and wome…

  • Accidental Feminists

    Accidental Feminists
    av Jane Caro

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522872835

    Women over fifty-five are of the generation that changed everything. We didn't expect to. Or intend to. We weren't brought up much differently from the women who came before us, and we rarely identified as feminists, although almost all of us do now…

  • Exit Wounds Updated Edition

    Exit Wounds Updated Edition
    av Greg Bearup

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522864670

    John Cantwell, Queensland country boy, enlisted in the army as a private and rose to the rank of major general. He was on the front line in 1991 as Coalition forces fitted bulldozer blades to tanks and buried Iraqi troops alive. He served in Baghdad…

  • The Civilisation of Port Phillip

    The Civilisation of Port Phillip
    av Thomas James Rogers

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522872385

    Port Phillip's free settlers often said that they were civilising a wilderness. The truth was that the occupied country already had people, laws, politics, and economies. What did 'civilisation' mean to the free settlers? And what was the relationsh…

  • The Civilisation of Port Phillip

    The Civilisation of Port Phillip
    av Thomas James Rogers

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522870602

  • The Wind and the book

    The Wind and the book
    av David D. Browne

    Pocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522875560

    This is the story of a general practitioner and his patients. The scene is Victoria in the mid-twentieth century. Many of the changes which revolutionized-medicine, antibiotics, immunization and blood transfusions-were yet to be made. Conditions wer…

  • Unholy Fury

    Unholy Fury
    av James Curran

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522868203

    In the early 1970s, two titans of Australian and American politics, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and President Richard Nixon, clashed over the end of the Vietnam war and the shape of a new Asia. A relationship that had endured the heights of the Col…

  • Upon This Rock

    Upon This Rock
    av Collins, Paul

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522848496

    The papacy is the greatest and longest-lasting institution in the history of the West. Paul Collins describes the evolution of the office of the papacy over the past two millennia, from St Peter to Pope John Paul II.

  • In the Front Row

    In the Front Row
    av Simon P Lock

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522867916

    It was Simon P Lock's determination that put Sydney on the international fashion week circuit alongside New York, London, Milan and Paris. In the Front Row charts the rises of Australian Fashion Week from one man's ambition to make the world take no…

  • Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesia

    Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesia
    av Jeremy J Kingsley

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522871302

    Religion plays a key role in everyday affairs in Indonesia-including governance at the local, regional and national level. This book investigates local governance landscape of the world's largest Muslim majority state, Indonesia, and its local gover…

  • Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesia

    Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesia
    av Jeremy J Kingsley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522873054

    Religion plays a key role in everyday affairs in Indonesia-including governance at the local, regional and national level. This book investigates local governance landscape of the world's largest Muslim majority state, Indonesia, and its local gover…

  • Lachlan Macquarie

    Lachlan Macquarie
    av John Ritchie

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522843699

    Provides an account of the life and work of Lachlan Macquarie. We learn that Macquarie was a man of strong passions, beliefs, plans and ambitions which drove him to hobnob with polite London society, to beg for promotion and favours from his superio…

  • The Blackburns

    The Blackburns
    av Carolyn Rasmussen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522876178

    When socialist barrister and aspiring member of parliament Maurice Blackburn met Doris Hordern, ardent feminist and campaign secretary to Vida Goldstein, neither had marriage in their imagined futures. But they fell in love-with each other as much a…

  • The Public Square Project

    The Public Square Project

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522878271

    Western democracy has always been anchored by the idea of a public space where people gather to share ideas, mediate difference and make sense of the world. When Facebook blocked Australian users from viewing or sharing news in 2021, it sounded the…

  • On Quiet

    On Quiet
    av Nikki Gemmell

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522873238

    International bestselling author, Nikki Gemmell bring us an essay on the power of quiet in a shouty world. Gemmell makes the case for why quiet and its companion, a calm acceptance of things as they are, is quietly doing the rounds in this belligere…

  • Henry Loves Jazz

    Henry Loves Jazz
    av Stephen Lacey

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522856804

    Henry Loves Jazz is a humorous account of what happens in a family when a first-born child comes home. Told from a father's perspective, this is a fly-on-the-wall look at sleepless nights, exploding eco-nappies, celebrity chef cookbooks, black jelly…

  • Troubled Bodies

    Troubled Bodies
    av Paul A Komesaroff

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522846843

    With transplant surgery, abortion, and radical new technologies for human reproduction and prolonging life as part of our everyday experience, the need to consider ethical issues in medicine almost goes without saying. But the field of traditional b…

  • From the Margins to the Mainstream

    From the Margins to the Mainstream
    av Jacqui Theobald

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522872569

    In the aftermath of the 2015 Victorian royal commission, billions of dollars of government funds have been committed to improving responses to women and children experiencing domestic violence. Such attention was unimaginable forty years ago when fe…

  • From the Margins to the Mainstream

    From the Margins to the Mainstream
    av Jacqui Theobald

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522871647

    In the aftermath of the 2015 Victorian royal commission, billions of dollars of government funds have been committed to improving responses to women and children experiencing domestic violence. Such attention was unimaginable forty years ago when fe…

  • The Fights of My Life

    The Fights of My Life
    av Greg Combet

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522866179

    Greg Combet has been at the centre of some of the biggest battles of our time—the waterfront dispute, the collapse of an airline, compensation for asbestos victims, the campaign against unfair workplace laws and then climate change. From an is…