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            Court Number One: The Trials and Scandals that Shocked Modern Britain
             

            Court Number One: The Trials and Scandals that Shocked Modern Britain (Paperback)

            By Grant, Thomas

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              16 Apr 20

            Court Number One of the Old Bailey is the most famous court room in the world, and the venue of some of the most sensational human dramas ever to be played out in a criminal trial.

            ISBN 9781473651630
            Released AU 16 Apr 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Intent to Deceive: Denying the Genocide of the Tutsi
             

            Intent to Deceive: Denying the Genocide of the Tutsi (Hardback)

            By Melvern, Linda

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            A shocking expose of genocide denial.

            ISBN 9781788733281
            Released AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Verso Books
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            Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

            Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race (Paperback)

            By Shetterly, Margot Lee

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            SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA's African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program.

            ISBN 9780008201326
            Released AU 19 Dec 2016
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Maoism: A Global History

            Maoism: A Global History (Hardback)

            By Lovell, Julia

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            Across the globe, Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellion it triggered) and brought to power the murderous Khmer Rouge in Cambodia;

            ISBN 9781847922496
            Released AU 14 Mar 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties
              

            Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties (Paperback)

            Edited by Adlington, Robert

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            The role of popular music is widely recognized in giving voice to radical political views, the plight of the oppressed, and the desire for social change. Avant-garde music, by contrast, is often thought to prioritize the pursuit of new technical or conceptual territory over issue...s of human and social concern. Yet throughout the activist 1960s, many avant-garde musicians were convinced that aesthetic experiment and social progressiveness made natural bedfellows. Intensely involved in the era's social and political upheavals, they often sought to reflect this engagement in their music. Yet how could avant-garde musicians make a meaningful contribution to social change if their music remained the preserve of a tiny, initiated clique? In answer, Otherwise Engaged, examines the encounter of avant-garde music and "the Sixties" across a range of genres, aesthetic positions and geographical locations.Through music for the concert hall, tape and electronic music, jazz and improvisation, participatory "events," performance art, and experimental popular music, the essays in this volume explore developments in the United States, France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the Soviet Union, Japan and parts of the "Third World," delving into the deep richness of avant-garde musicians' response to the decade's defining cultural shifts. Featuring new archival research and/or interviews with significant figures of the period in each chapter, Otherwise Engaged will appeal to researchers and advanced students in the fields of post-war music, cultures of the 1960s, and the avant-garde, as well as to an informed general readership.
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            ISBN 9780195336658
            Released AU 22 Jan 2009
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators
             

            Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators (Paperback)

            By Jacobsen, Annie

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              12 May 20

            The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author of the Pulizter Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain

            ISBN 9781529378559
            Released AU 12 May 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
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            After Mandela: The Battle for the Soul of South Africa

            After Mandela: The Battle for the Soul of South Africa (Paperback)

            By Russell, Alec

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            A portrait of post-apartheid South Africa. It draws on the author's deep knowledge of South Africa and his relationships with its most important figures - Mbeki, Zuma, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and of course Mandela himself - to address the questions facing the nation.

            ISBN 9780099534020
            Released AU 1 Jul 2010
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            Whatever it Takes: The Real Story of Gordon Brown and New Labour
             

            Whatever it Takes: The Real Story of Gordon Brown and New Labour (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Richards, Steve

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            At the beginning of the financial crisis, in September 2008, Gordon Brown called an emergency press conference in which he declared, 'we will do whatever it takes to restore stability in the financial markets'.

            ISBN 9780007320325
            Released AU 7 Dec 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir
             

            Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir (Hardback)

            By Albright, Madeleine

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            • Pub Date
              1 May 20

            Six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright-one of the world's most admired and tireless public servants-reflects on the final stages of one's career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and in...spiring memoir. In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America's first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. I don't want to be remembered, she answered. I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last. In that time of transition, the former Secretary considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all. For nearly twenty years, Albright has been in constant motion, navigating half a dozen professions, clashing with presidents and prime ministers, learning every day. Since leaving the State Department, she has blazed her own trail-and given voice to millions who yearn for respect, regardless of gender, background, or age. Featuring black and white photographs throughout, Hell and Other Destinations reveals this remarkable figure at her bluntest, funniest, most intimate, and most serious. It is the tale of our times anchored in lessons for all time, narrated by an extraordinary woman with a matchless zest for life.
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            ISBN 9780062802255
            Released AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Black Sun

            Black Sun (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Matthews, Owen

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            What he finds in Arzamas is a group of eccentrics, patriots and dissidents who - because their work is considered of such vital importance - have, unlike their fellow Soviet citizens, the freedom to think and act, live and love as they wish.

            ISBN 9781787631830
            Released AU 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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