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Book Cover:  110 Per Cent: Great Australian Sport Speeches
Ranging from the eloquent and stirring to the downright funny, these are Australia's greatest sporting moments, seen through the eyes of the winners and losers, experts and legends of all our favourite sports.
Ranging from the eloquent and stirring to the downright funny, these are Australia's greatest sporting moments, seen through the eyes of the winners and losers, experts and legends of all our favourite sports.
Published: 23/08/2011
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742533889
Price: $19.99
Book Cover:  110 Per Cent: Great Australian Sporting Speeches
Ranging from the eloquent and stirring to the downright funny, these are Australia's greatest sporting moments, seen through the eyes of the winners and losers, experts and legends of all our favourite sports.
Ranging from the eloquent and stirring to the downright funny, these are Australia's greatest sporting moments, seen through the eyes of the winners and losers, experts and legends of all our favourite sports.
Published: 29/08/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670075676
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover:  Behind the Exclusive Brethren
By Bachelard Michael

Out of nowhere in 2004, this obscure religious sect burst onto the political stage in Australia. Almost unheard of until then, the Exclusive Brethren was suddenly spending up big in election advertising in support of conservative political parties. But its members were shy to the point of paranoia about who they were — preferring, as they said, to 'fly under the radar'. Brethren members assiduously...

Out of nowhere in 2004, this obscure religious sect burst onto the political stage in Australia. Almost unheard of until then, the Exclusive Brethren was suddenly spending up big in election advertising...

Published: 04/01/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921640230
RRP: $27.95
Book Cover:  Citizen: An American Lyric
Published: 26/08/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141981772
RRP: $22.99
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Book Cover:  Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle For Global Justice
Cautiously optimistic about ending impunity, but unsparingly critical of diplomats, politicians, lawyers and others who evade international rules, this book will provide further guidance to a movement which aims to make justice predominant in world affairs.
Cautiously optimistic about ending impunity, but unsparingly critical of diplomats, politicians, lawyers and others who evade international rules, this book will provide further guidance to a movement which aims to make justice predominant in world affairs.
Published: 29/11/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141974835
RRP: $26.99
Book Cover:  Inside Wikileaks: My Time at the World's Most Dangerous Website
By Domscheit-Berg Daniel

What has been made public so far about WikiLeaks is only a small fraction of the truth. With his insider knowledge, Daniel Domscheit Berg is uniquely able to tell the full story.

What has been made public so far about WikiLeaks is only a small fraction of the truth. With his insider knowledge, Daniel Domscheit Berg is uniquely able to tell the full story.

Published: 11/02/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921844058
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover:  Letters From Burma
By San Suu Kyi Aung

For the last two decades of Burma's brutal and traumatic history, Aung San Suu Kyi – winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize – has been the inspirational leader of attempts to restore democracy to her country.   In these pieces, begun soon after her first release from house arrest (she has since been re-arrested and remains to this day a prisoner of conscience), she paints a vivid, distributing...

For the last two decades of Burma's brutal and traumatic history, Aung San Suu Kyi – winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize – has been the inspirational leader of attempts to restore democracy...

Published: 26/03/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141041445
RRP: $26.95
Book Cover:  Men and Women of Australia!
An anthology of Australia's greatest speeches since Federation, compiled by Rhodes Scholar, speechmaker and former prime ministerial adviser Michael Fullilove.
An anthology of Australia's greatest speeches since Federation, compiled by Rhodes Scholar, speechmaker and former prime ministerial adviser Michael Fullilove.
Published: 23/07/2014
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742537801
Price: $16.99
Book Cover:  Men and Women of Australia!: Our Greatest Modern Speeches
An anthology of Australia's greatest speeches since Federation, compiled by Rhodes Scholar, speechmaker and former prime ministerial adviser Michael Fullilove.
An anthology of Australia's greatest speeches since Federation, compiled by Rhodes Scholar, speechmaker and former prime ministerial adviser Michael Fullilove.
Published: 23/07/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670075737
RRP: $32.99
Book Cover:  No Easy Walk to Freedom
By Mandela Nelson
'There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain tops of our desires.'

After twenty-seven years in prison, Nelson Mandela finally walked free in February 1990. This collection of his articles, speeches, letters from underground, and the transcripts from his trials, vividly demonstrates...

'There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain tops of our desires.'

After twenty-seven...

Published: 30/05/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141439303
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover:  Speech Matters: Getting Free Speech Right
By Gelber Katharine

WHY ARE AUSTRALIANS GETTING FREE SPEECH WRONG?


WHY ARE AUSTRALIANS GETTING FREE SPEECH WRONG?


Published: 28/02/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780702238734
RRP: $34.95
Book Cover: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
By X Malcolm (Haley Alex)
Malcolm X's blazing, legendary autobiography, completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, depicts a remarkable life: a child born into rage and despair, who turned to street-hustling and cocaine in the Harlem ghetto, followed by prison, where he converted to the Black Muslims and honed the energy and brilliance that made him one of the most important political figures of his time – and...
Malcolm X's blazing, legendary autobiography, completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, depicts a remarkable life: a child born into rage and despair, who turned to street-hustling and cocaine...
Published: 11/05/2001
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141185439
RRP: $25.00
Book Cover: The Rights of Man
By Paine Thomas

One of the great classics on democracy, Rights of Man was published in England in 1791 as a vindication of the French Revolution and a critique of the British system of government. In direct, forceful prose, Paine defends popular rights, national independence, revolutionary war, and economic growth - all considered dangerous and even seditious issues. In his introduction Eric Foner presents an overview...

One of the great classics on democracy, Rights of Man was published in England in 1791 as a vindication of the French Revolution and a critique of the British system of government. In direct, forceful...

Published: 01/06/1986
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140390155
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao's Great Famine
By Jisheng Yang
Still banned in China, Tombstone draws on the author's privileged access to official and unofficial sources to uncover the full human cost of the tragedy, and create an unprecedented work of historical reckoning.
Still banned in China, Tombstone draws on the author's privileged access to official and unofficial sources to uncover the full human cost of the tragedy, and create an unprecedented work of historical reckoning.
Published: 02/01/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241956984
RRP: $24.99
Book Cover:  Watching brief: Reflections on Human Rights, Law, and Justice
The first decade of the twenty-first century has seen a sharp decline in respect for human rights and the international rule of law. The legal conventions of the new realpolitik seem to owe more to Guantanamo than Geneva.

Australia has tarnished its reputation in the field of human rights, through its support for illegal warfare, its failure to honour international conventions, its refusal to defend...

The first decade of the twenty-first century has seen a sharp decline in respect for human rights and the international rule of law. The legal conventions of the new realpolitik seem to owe more to Guantanamo...
Published: 27/10/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921372360
RRP: $26.95

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