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End of the Road?: Penguin Special
End of the Road?: Penguin Special Gideon Haigh
In this engaging and insightful analysis for the lay reader, Gideon Haigh explains why the industry has become an ideological battleground, and reveals the more complex and surprising truth behind the partisan rhetoric.
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Beyond the Boom
Beyond the Boom John Edwards
After decades of prosperity Australians are now worried about their jobs, their incomes and their future. The mining boom, said to explain Australia's past success, is declared to be over.
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The Deserted Newsroom: Penguin Special
The Deserted Newsroom: Penguin Special Gideon Haigh
Veteran journalist Gideon Haigh assesses the future of news media in light of the internet's effects on traditional forms of publishing and broadcasting.
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Chomping at the Bitcoin: The Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin in China: Penguin Specials
Chomping at the Bitcoin: The Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin in China: Penguin Specials Zennon Kapron
In May 2013, China's main state-run broadcaster aired a documentary about a little known virtual currency called Bitcoin. Over the next six months, the value of Bitcoin rocketed as Chinese money poured in.
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The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the birth of globalisation 1565-1815: Penguin Specials
The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the birth of globalisation 1565-1815: Penguin Specials Peter Gordon, Juan Jose Morales
Long before London and New York rose to international prominence, a trading route was discovered between Spanish America and China that ushered in a new era of globalisation.
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A System Apart: Hong Kong’s Political Economy from 1997 till Now: Penguin Specials
A System Apart: Hong Kong’s Political Economy from 1997 till Now: Penguin Specials Simon Cartledge
Since 1997, Hong Kong’s economic growth rate has dropped sharply, inequality has increased, and corruption has found its way to the highest levels of government.
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