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              Philosophy In The Garden
                

              Philosophy In The Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Young, Damon

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              Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing in Chawton, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his Italian Gedankenbaum, 'thought tree'? In Philosophy in the Garden, Damon Young reveals some of literature's most intimate rela...tionships: between authors and their gardens.
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              ISBN 9780522857139
              Published AU 3 Dec 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Gough Whitlam: His Time
               

              Gough Whitlam: His Time (Hardback)

              By Hocking, Jenny

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              Recreates the excitement of Whitlam's historic win in 1972, forces that never accepted his ascendency &the tragedy that followed. Drawing on previously unseen archival material, interviews with family, colleague sand with the man himself, this second volume finally exposes the tr...uth about the Whitlam years.
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              ISBN 9780522857931
              Published AU 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Other People's Houses

              Other People's Houses (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McPhee, Hilary

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              What seduced publishing trailblazer Hilary McPhee to an exotic writing project in Jordan? Curiosity, political engagement, mad bravery? McPhee's brutally honest memoir traverses wild terrain, from Italy to Amman.

              ISBN 9780522875645
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              White Tears/Brown Scars

              White Tears/Brown Scars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hamad, Ruby

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              When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer. White tears have a potency that silences racial minorities. White Tears/Brown Scars blows open the inconvenient truth that when it comes to race, white entitlement is too often masked by victimhood. Never is this... more obvious than the dealings between women of colour and white women. What happens when racism and sexism collide? Ruby Hamad provides some confronting answers.
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              ISBN 9780522875584
              Published AU 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

              Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime (Hardback)

              By Harvey-Smith, Lisa; Illustrated by Matthews, Mel

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              Transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith brings the night sky to life with her engaging storytelling, combined with brilliantly colourful illustrations.

              ISBN 9780522876086
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Name that Flower: The Identification of Flowering Plants: 3rd Edition
               

              Name that Flower: The Identification of Flowering Plants: 3rd Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

              By Clarke, Ian

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                19 Nov 19

              The definitive guide to identifying flowering plants cultivated and in the wild, Australian and worldwide. This comprehensively updated third edition includes changes to the plant classification system due to advances in molecular DNA analysis, and the impact of online tools for ...plant identification.
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              ISBN 9780522876048
              Published AU 19 Nov 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Tough Customer: Chasing a better deal for battlers

              Tough Customer: Chasing a better deal for battlers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fels, Allan

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              Allan Fels has never been one to shy away from a fight, whether it is taking on the big end of town, transforming cartels or challenging low paid workers being ripped off. In this book he opens up about how his daughter's schizophrenia, what it was like being sacked at 74, and wh...at thirty years of public service has taught him.
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              ISBN 9780522874419
              Published AU 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Choke: Use the Secrets of Your Brain to Succeed When it Matters Most
                 

              Choke: Use the Secrets of Your Brain to Succeed When it Matters Most (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Beilock, Sian

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              Why do you mess up when it matters the most - and how can you perform your best instead? Sian Beilock reveals the new science of why we all too often blunder when the stakes are high. She explains the inescapable links between body and mind, and shows how to succeed brilliantly w...hen it matters most.
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              ISBN 9780522853247
              Published AU 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Green Stuff for Kids: An A-Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet
               

              Green Stuff for Kids: An A-Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ha, Tanya

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              Explains what's going on with the environment - from climate change and drought to endangered species and habitat destruction - in an entertaining and accessible manner. Ha recognises the vital role that children play in the environmental movement, and the importance of keeping t...hem active, involved and interested in its future. Ages 8+.
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              ISBN 9780522855395
              Published AU 1 Aug 2009
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series Greeniology Series
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              Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

              Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Grant, Donald

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              Forensic psychiatrist Donald Grant asks what it is about murder that fascinates us. Is it a chill whisper of fear reminding us we too can kill?Grant describes ten true murder cases, each different, each complex, each with unique triggers. Fact leaves fiction for dead. For those d...irectly affected, murder is a sombre and scarring event. For most of us, murder is an arm's length experience, close enough to frighten and fascinate yet far enough not to traumatise.Grant proposes that our restless chatter about it, our state of heightened alert, our endless viewing, may be play therapy, reassuring us that our own killer instinct is under control.
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              ISBN 9780522873597
              Published AU 28 May 2018
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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