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Human Geography

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  • Talking To My Country

    by Stan Grant ...
    The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful.In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Origins

    How the Earth Shaped Human History

    Read the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations.'Stands comparison with Sapiens... Thrilling' Sunday TimesHuman evolution in East Africa was driven by geological forces. Ancient Greece developed democracy because of its mountainous terrain. Voting behaviour in the United States today follows the bed of an ancient sea.Professor Lewis ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Nomadland

    ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actress

    ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best ActressStarring Oscar winner Frances McDormand & directed by Chloé Zhao‘Sublimely written’ Sunday Times‘Scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasionally wryly funny)’ Rebecca SolnitNomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy – one which foreshadows the precariou... ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

    Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world’s largest body of water, and – in matters economic, political and military – the ocean of the future.The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan, of the Bounty mutiny and the Boeing Company. It is the stuff of the towering Captain Cook and his wide-ranging network of exploring voyages, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Prisoners of Geography

    Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need To Know About Global Politics

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***Discover the ten maps that reveal the future of our world in THE POWER OF GEOGRAPHY – the sequel to PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY – OUT NOW*___THE MILLION COPY INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERGeography shapes not only our history, but where we're headed...**All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to follow world events you need to ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • A Shorter History of Australia

    A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one our most renowned historians.After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events that have created the Australian identity: the mania for spectator sport; the suspicion of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Revenge of Geography

    What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.Bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Position Doubtful

    mapping landscapes and memories

    by Kim Mahood ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 VICTORIAN PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS FOR NON-FICTIONImagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter.Since the publication of her prize ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Welcome to the Outback

    by Sue Williams ...
    'The Outback isn't a place on a map; it's a place in your heart. It's an attitude, how you treat people, a way of behaving. It's your belief system, and how a whole nation of Australians often long for a time when life was simpler, less complicated, more genuine . . . 'Sue Williams has long been fascinated by the Outback – its striking landscapes, the salt-of-the-earth characters it breeds, its ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The World Is Flat 3.0

    A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

    This Independence Day edition of The World is Flat 3.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011.A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certai ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Happy City

    Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

    Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems - from climate change to overpopulation - lie in unlocking the secrets to great city livingThis is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why, really, are some cities a joy to live in? As writer and journalist Charles Montgomery reveals, it's not how much money your neighbours earn, or how ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Last Ape Standing

    The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

    by Chip Walter ...
    Over the past 150 years scientists have discovered evidence that at least twenty-seven species of humans evolved on planet Earth. These weren't simply variations on apes, but upright-walking humans who lived side by side, competing, cooperating, sometimes even mating with our direct ancestors. Why did the line of ancient humans who eventually evolved into us survive when the others were shown the ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Adventures in the Anthropocene

    A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made

    by Gaia Vince ...
    ** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015 **We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year history. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of Humans.Gaia Vince decided to travel the world at the start of this new age to see ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Glimpses of Utopia

    Real ideas for a fairer world

    by Jess Scully ...
    It’s hard to be excited about the future right now. Climate change is accelerating; inequality is growing; politics is polarised; institutions designed to protect us are strained; technology is disrupting the world of work. We need to upgrade the operating systems of our society. Jess Scully asks, What can we do? The answer is: plenty! All over the world, people are refusing the business-as-usual ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Victorian Bush: its 'original and natural' condition

    by Ron Hateley ...
    The Victorian Bush: its ‘original and natural’ condition aggregates in a readable way extracts from logs, reports and diaries of Victorian explorers, early settlers, travellers and officials that describe the vegetation and fauna they encountered.The author analyses what he sees are the major ecological processes across south-eastern Australia, including the role of fire. Obviously Victoria today ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

    A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

    Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives.These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commerce has controlled, transformed, and devastated the Earth.In A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore present a new approach to analyzing today’s planetary emergencies. Bringing the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Lemuria

    The Lost Continent of the Pacific

    Beneath the rolling, restless seas lie the mysteries of forgotten civilizations. Swept by the tides, half buried in the sands, worn away by terrific pressure, are the remnants of a culture little known to our age of today. Where the mighty Pacific now rolls in a majestic sweep of thousands of miles, there was once a vast continent. This land was known as Lemuria, and its people as Lemurians. We ... Read more

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  • How to Hide an Empire

    A Short History of the Greater United States

    'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York TimesThe United States denies having dreams of empire.We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth.This is ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Limits to Growth

    The 30-Year Update

    In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global 'overshoot,' or resource use beyond the carrying capacity of the planet. Now, preeminent environmental scientists Donnella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows have teamed up again to update and ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Who Rules the World?

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    The essential account of geopolitics right now, from one of our greatest living intellectuals - including a new afterword on President Donald TrumpNoam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done more to question the hidden actors who govern our lives, calling the powers that be to account. Here he presents Who Rules the World?, his definitive account of those powers ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blue Lake

    finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp

    by David Sornig ...
    I’m here already, in the bleak, awful hour on Dudley Flats in which the final dereliction of Elsie Williams will come to pass. I’m beginning with it, so you won’t be under any illusion as to how it ends.In Blue Lake, David Sornig examines how the 8km-square zone to the west of central Melbourne became the city's blind spot. Once a fertile wetland with a large blue saltwater lagoon, it passed ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Empty Planet

    The Shock of Global Population Decline

    **A SUNDAY TIMES MUST-READ**'Riveting and vitally important' - Steven Pinker'A gripping narrative of a world on the cusp of profound change' - Anjana Ahuja, New StatesmanEmpty Planet offers a radical, provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political and economic landscape.For half a century, sta... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD