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            Guinness World Records 2021
              

            Guinness World Records 2021 (Hardback)

            By World Records, Guinness

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            Welcome to the 2021 edition of the world's best-selling annual book! The fully redesigned and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats and remarkable achievements that will allow you to Discover Your World!

            ISBN 9781913484071
            Released AU 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World
              

            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brugmann, Jeb

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            Essential reading for the 21st century Are we transforming the planet into one massive global city? Urban migration and the rapid growth of cities are creating global change at a revolutionary scale. From Mumbai to Melbourne, we are facing global crises like climate change, epide...mics, widening poverty and terrorism.
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            ISBN 9780702236969
            Published AU 3 Aug 2009
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly
              

            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly (Paperback, 57th edition)

            By Hitchcock, Karen

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            ISBN 9781863958165
            Published AU 28 Mar 2016
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Quarterly Essay
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            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation
              

            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rose, Deborah Bird

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            Explores some of Australia's major ethical challenges. Written in the midst of rapid social and environmental change and in a time of uncertainty and division, this work offers stories and arguments for ethical choice and commitment. It focusses on reconciliation, between indigen...ous and 'Settler' peoples, and with nature.
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            ISBN 9780868407982
            Published AU 1 Oct 2004
            Publisher UNSW Press
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            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood
               

            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lal, Brij V.

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            A moving account of a young man's journey from rural beginnings to tertiary teaching, this is the biography of a man who came from Indo Fijian roots to become a Professor at Australia's National University.

            ISBN 9781740760072
            Published AU 1 Nov 2001
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific
              

            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

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            This issue has a theme of Austria's relationship with the South Pacific with essays by James Braund, Hermann Muckler, Sascha Nolden and Hans-Peter Stoffel.

            ISBN 246505
            Published AU 6 Jan 2012
            Publisher Europe Institute
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series New Zealand & the EU
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            The Witches Are Coming
             

            The Witches Are Coming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By West, Lindy

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            From the very moment powerful men on top started falling to the #MeToo movement, the lamentations have been raging from every corner: this is feminism gone too far, this is injustice, this is a witch hunt. In The Witches Are Coming, firebrand author of the New York Times bestsell...ing memoir and now critically acclaimed Hulu TV series Shrill, Lindy West, turns that refrain on its head: FINE, IF YOU INSIST. THIS IS A WITCH HUNT. WE'RE WITCHES, AND WE'RE HUNTING YOU. In a laugh-out-loud, incisive cultural critique, West suggest that Americans reckon with the dark truths that they've long left unexamined. She writes, We were just a hair's breadth from electing America's first female president to succeed America's first black president. We weren't done, but we were doing it. And then, true to form--like the Balrog's whip catching Gandalf by his little gray bootie, like the husband in a Lifetime movie hissing, 'If I can't have you, no one can'--white American voters and the electoral college and a few Russian troll farms shoved an incompetent, racist con-man into the White House. West unpacks the complicated, and sometimes tragic, journey and politics of not being a white man in the 21st century. She tracks the misogyny and propaganda hidden (or not so hidden) in the media she and her peers devoured growing up, a buffet of distortions, delusions, prejudice and outright bullsh*t that has allowed white male mediocrity to maintain a death grip on American culture and politics. At once side-splittingly funny and irresistibly thought-provoking, The Witches Are Coming provides all the kindling to burn America's restrictive and outdated social norms to the ground. Lindy West lights the match.
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            ISBN 9781760875374
            Published AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Doctor Who Fooled the World

            The Doctor Who Fooled the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Deer, Brian

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            Award-winning investigative reporter Brian Deer reveals the shocking truth behind the rise of Andrew Wakefield ? the so-called father of the anti-vaccine movement. In February 1998, a then-unknown British doctor, Andrew Wakefield, published an explosive scientific paper in a top ...medical journal, The Lancet. Researching twelve developmentally challenged children, he claimed to have found evidence that MMR, the lifesaving three-in-one vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella, was causing a frightening 'new syndrome' of autism and bowel disease. As a result, a generation of young parents were terrified, and vaccination rates plummeted. In The Doctor Who Fooled the World, Brian Deer cuts to the heart of the most damaging medical conspiracy of our time. The only journalist to crack Wakefield's secrets, Deer explains how he gained legal access to patients' records, uncovering the truth about their histories and diagnoses, His landmark fifteen-year inquiry saw Wakefield struck from the medical register, his research retracted, and his claims about MMR dubbed 'an elaborate fraud'. In this riveting detective story, Deer lays bare the rigged research, secret business schemes, and financial and commercial conflicts of interest that lay behind Wakefield's original false claims - and the continuing smear campaigns that have aimed to keep the truth hidden. Now resurrected in the United States, Wakefield dominates a broader international anti-vaccine campaign, exporting his claims everywhere. Alarmingly, widespread outbreaks of measles have returned to threaten children's health. As before, the facts don't fit the story, but that hasn't got in the way of Wakefield's new campaign.
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            ISBN 9781925713688
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Power of Discord: Why the ups and downs of relationships are the secret to building intimacy, resilience, and trust

            The Power of Discord: Why the ups and downs of relationships are the secret to building intimacy, resilience, and trust (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tronick, Ed; Gold, Claudia M., MD

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            This original look at how to foster connections, attachment, and resiliency explains why working through discord is the key to better relationships. You might think that perfect harmony is the defining characteristic of healthy relationships, but the truth is that human interacti...ons are messy, complicated, and confusing. And according to renowned psychologist Ed Tronick and paediatrician Claudia Gold, that is not only okay, but crucial to our social and emotional development. In The Power of Discord they show how working through the inevitable dissonance of human connection is the path to better relationships with romantic partners, family, friends, and colleagues. Dr. Tronick was one of the first researchers to show, via 'The Still-Face Experiment', that babies are profoundly affected by their parents' emotions and behaviour. His work, which brought about a foundational shift in our understanding of human development, shows that our highly evolved sense of self makes us separate, yet our survival depends on connection. Working through the volley of mismatch and repair in everyday life helps us form deep, lasting, trusting relationships, and resilience in times of stress and trauma, and a solid sense of self in the world. Drawing on Dr Tronick's research and Dr Gold's clinical experience, The Power of Discord is a refreshing and original look at our ability to relate to others and to ourselves.
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            ISBN 9781922310477
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Hair Icons: Pop culture's most memorable hairdos

            Hair Icons: Pop culture's most memorable hairdos (Hardback)

            By Tribe, Luke

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            Certain hairdos are the defining feature of someone's public image. It's that level of hair iconic-ness that Luke Tribe has illustrated in this fun, colorful and sassy book. Luke possess one of those encyclopedic brains for pop culture. In this careful curation 100 iconic hairsty...les, he brings to this book a truckload of obscure references to film, TV, music and more. Just some of the hairstyles celebrated in this book include: Cameron Diaz, with the classic cowlick from There's Something About Mary; Judy Garland, as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz; Susan Sarandon, as Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show; The evil Cynthia of The Rugrats; Jennifer Aniston's The Rachel , in Friends; David Bowie's fluffy mane in Labyrinth; Stranger Things' Barbara Barb Holland, and her humble hairdo; Beyonce's Formation-era braids; Justin Timberlake with his 90s noodle hair; Princess Peach, of Super Mario fame); and, of course, Anna Wintour's indefatigable power-bob.
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            ISBN 9781925811483
            Published AU 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Smith Street Books
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