Category

History > Political

Kevin Rudd was given no warning, but even he lasted longer than Abbott. Julia Gillard had plenty of warnings, but even she lasted longer than Abbott. Abbott ignored all the warnin... read more

Road to Ruin - How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government
$33.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 56

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER. The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this dramatic narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, Yanis... read more

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Australians came to the ABC's The Killing Season in their droves, their fascination with the Rudd-Gillard struggleas unfinished as the saga itself. Rudd and Gillard dominate the drama as they strain to claim the narrative o... read more

The Killing Season Uncut
$33.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Category:

 Political

Series:Penguin Specials

Forty years after independence, Papua New Guinea is the largest single recipient of aid from Australia. Yet Australians seem to be largely ambivalent about the country. Few Australians know the history of our colonial rule... read more

Embarrassed Colonialist
$10.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 8

In World Order, Henry Kissinger - one of the leading practitioners of world diplomacy and author of On China - makes his monumental investigation into the 'tectonic plates' of glob... read more

World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Australia was the only OECD country not to have gone into recession during the GFC. Our standard of living is one of the highest in the world, and we're a multicultural mix of talented migrants from all over the world. We'v... read more

Australia's Second Chance
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

The prime ministership is indisputably the most closely observed and keenly contested office in Australia. How did it grow to become the pivot of national political power? Settling the Office chronicles the development of the pr... read more

Settling the Office
$50.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

An alarming and enlightening first-hand account of what's really going on behind the borders of the Islamic State. ISIS, IS, the Islamic State. The name is chilling. The images are horrific... read more

My Journey into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State
$33.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defe... read more

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
$55.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

"A collection of short essays by leading and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander thinkers and leaders. Edited by and including contributions from Megan Davis and Marcia Langton, it conveys to Australians why indigenou... read more

It's Our Country Too
$30.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

In this gorgeously illustrated book, join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal ... read more

Notebooks
$45.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

The author of "The French", "Happiness" and "A History of French Passions" writes about the history of human feelings, habits, emotions and perceptions across time. From Vikings and Aztecs to contemporary hypochondriac... read more

Intimate History of Humanity, An
$29.95 (AUD) inc GST
save $0.04 (AUD) (0.1%) $29.99 (AUD)
Available Stock: 1
$34.95 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

The New Spymasters by Stephen Grey - Inside Espionage from the Cold War to Al-Qaeda. In this era of email intercepts and drone strikes, many believe that the spy is dead. What use are do... read more

The New Spymasters: Inside Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror
$50.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Power is the only measure of a politician that matters. How they win power. How they wield power. How they lose power. Catch and Kill is an inside account of the beguiling and nomadic nature of the unholy trinity of... read more

Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power
$33.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

A delightful and original look at the role of chance and outrageous fortune when it comes to politics - with a strong Australian focus.The Luck of Politics is full of amazing and interestin... read more

The Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; Francois Georges-Picot a di... read more

A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East
$23.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

But does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political word? In his candid memoir, Loosley writes about defending the indefensible, the best way to start and kill off rumours, the value of truth in campaigning, how to use humour to squash a scandal, the key to fundraising and why bullshit always comes back to smother you.

Machine Rules A Political Primer
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

An assessment of Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, by John Howard, Australia's second-longest serving Prime Minister, this is a significant, unique and fascinating history of the Menzies era - a time that ... read more

Menzies Era
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

In The Origins of Political Order, Francis Fukuyama took us from the dawn of mankind to the French and American Revolutions. Here, he picks up the thread agai... read more

Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalisation of Democracy
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1
1 - 20 of 193 ← Previous 1 3 9 10