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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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              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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              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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              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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              Mr Guilfoyle's South Sea Islands Adventure on HMS Challenger
               

              Mr Guilfoyle's South Sea Islands Adventure on HMS Challenger (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hill, Diana

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              The third in a trilogy of beautifully illustrated works that illuminate the extraordinary genius of William Guilfoyle, which provides his detailed account of the four months he spent exploring Samoa, the Friendly Islands, Fiji, the New Hebrides and New Caledonia.

              ISBN 9780522874020
              Published AU 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

              Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Toohey, Brian

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              Australia is less secure than it has ever been, and the greatest threat comes from our elected government. Conspiracy? Paranoia? Read Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State and you decide. Fresh archival material and revealing details of conversations between former CIA..., US State Department and Australian officials will make you reconsider the world around you.
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              ISBN 9780522872804
              Published AU 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Gangland This Unsporting Life

              Gangland This Unsporting Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morton, James; Lobez, Susanna

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              Sport has always attracted organised crime. Huge sums of money are wagered in every arena, and rorts, swindles and unsporting behaviour have shadowed players of all codes. James Morton and Susanna Lobez investigate the cheating underbelly of sport, from the first cricket pitch in...vasion in the 1890s through to the contemporary scandals.
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              ISBN 9780522874808
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Breaking the Silence: Aboriginal Defenders and the Settler State, 1905-1939
               

              Breaking the Silence: Aboriginal Defenders and the Settler State, 1905-1939 (Hardback)

              By Holland, Alison

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              Recovers the conflicted politics around Aboriginal affairs in the first decades of the twentieth century - asking why there was such investment in Aboriginal affairs in the first half of the twentieth century, what form it took, what was at stake, and what the outcomes were.

              ISBN 9780522875393
              Published AU 19 Nov 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Australia's First Families of Wine

              Australia's First Families of Wine (Hardback)

              By Allen, Richard; Baker, Kimbal

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              Showcases the colourful histories of some spectacular vineyards and historic buildings, exploring the wine industry's transformation into an export-earning powerhouse and detailing the challenges of taking old family businesses into the 21st century.

              ISBN 9780522875201
              Published AU 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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