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              Philosophy In The Garden
                

              Philosophy In The Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Young, Damon

              • RRP: $27.99
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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

              • RRP: $49.99
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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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              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 7-11 years
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              The Most Beautiful Job in the World
               

              The Most Beautiful Job in the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mensitieri, Giulia

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              • Pub Date
                4 Aug 20

              Fashion is one of the most powerful industries in the world, accounting for 6 per cent of global consumption and growing steadily. Since the 1980s and the birth of the neoliberal economy, it has emerged as the glittering face of capitalism, bringing together prestige, power and b...eauty and occupying a central place in media and consumer fantasies. Yet the fashion industry, which claims to offer highly desirable job opportunities, relies significantly on job instability, not just in outsourced garment production but at the very heart of its creative production of luxury. Based on an in-depth investigation involving stylists, models, designers, hairdressers, make-up artists, photographers and interns, anthropologist Giulia Mensitieri draws back fashion's glamorous facade to explore the lived realities of working in the industry. This challenging book lays bare the working conditions of 'the most beautiful job in the world', showing that exploitation isn't confined to sweatshops or sexual harassment of models, but exists at the very heart of the powerful symbolic and economic centre of fashion.
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              ISBN 9780522876109
              Published AU 4 Aug 2020
              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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              Women As Australian Citizens
               

              Women As Australian Citizens (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Crawford, Patricia; Maddern, Philippa

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              An exploration of what it means to be a female citizen in Australia. The authors show how women from different backgrounds, have, over centuries, rewritten their own citizenship. They argue that the legacies of these historical debates underlie understandings of modern Australian... citizenship.
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              ISBN 9780522849080
              Published AU 11 Mar 1997
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Sustainability & the Environment
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              The Wayward Tourist: Mark Twain's Adventures in Australia
               

              The Wayward Tourist: Mark Twain's Adventures in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Twain, Mark; Introduction by Watson, Don

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              This republishes Mark Twain's Australian travel writing, in which he recounts his impressions of Sydney and his view of Australian history. Includes introduction from Don Watson.

              ISBN 9780522854312
              Published AU 1 Oct 2007
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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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; Lee, Helen

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              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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              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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              Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major film 'Ride Like a Girl'

              Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major film 'Ride Like a Girl' (Paperback)

              By Payne, Michelle; Harms, John

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              In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. Michelle was put on a horse aged four. At five years old her dream was to win the Melbourne Cup, and at thirty she rode into history as the first female jockey to win the Cup.

              ISBN 9780522876024
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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