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  • War with Russia?

    From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate

    Is America in a new Cold War with Russia? How does a new Cold War affect the safety and security of the United States? Does Vladimir Putin really want to destabilize the West? What should Donald Trump and America’s allies do?America is in a new Cold War with Russia even more dangerous than the one the world barely survived in the twentieth century. The Soviet Union is gone, but the two nuclear ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD $1.99 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

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Rub of Time

    Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

    by Martin Amis ...
    Of all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction – his essays, literary criticism and journalism are justly acclaimed.The Rub of Time comprises superb critical pieces on Amis’s heroes Nabokov, Bellow and Larkin to brilliantly funny ruminations on sport, Las Vegas, John Travolta and the pornography industry. The collection includes his essay ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Capitalism

    The Unknown Ideal

    In this series of essays, Ayn Rand presents her stand on the persecution of big business, the causes of war, the default of conservatism, and the evils of altruism.The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world's collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Politics Weird-o-Pedia

    The Ultimate Book of Surprising, Strange, and Incredibly Bizarre Facts about Politics

    by Tim Rowland ...
    series Weird-o-Pedia
    Government and politics might seem twisted today, but they’ve always been strange.There’s something about public office that, throughout time, has transcended normalcy. Politics Weird-o-Pedia presents some of the oddest and most interesting political absurdities and tidbits from around the world, from Peter the Great’s tax on beards to a lawmaker’s mistress whom he kept on the congressional ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Communist Manifesto

    with an introduction by Yanis Varoufakis

    by Karl Marx ...
    The Communist Manifesto is a timeless classic providing intelligent insight into socialism, communism and today’s group identity politics.This pocket edition includes a new introduction by the economist and bestselling author of Adults in the Room, Yanis Varoufakis.The Communist Manifesto was first published in London in 1848, by two young men in their late twenties. Its impact reverberated across ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Communism in Ambush

    Communism is an ideology that drowned the 20th century in blood. Communist dictators such as Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot slaughtered 120 million people without batting an eye. Most of these were civilians from their own people. Tens of millions of men and women, from the elderly to young people and babies in arms, lost their lives to this cold, hard, savage ideology.This book exposes the ... Read more

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  • Among the Heroes

    United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back

    by Jere Longman ...
    “A powerful reconstruction of the flight’s final moments. . . . Made me think of John Hersey’s Hiroshima.” — New York Times Book ReviewThedefinitive story of the courageous men and women aboard Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, and of the day that forever changed the way Americans view the world and themselves.Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Communist Manifesto

    The Communist Manifesto,  is a  1848 publication written by the political theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It has since been recognized as one of the world's most influential political manuscripts.                      It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle (historical and present) and the problems of capitalism, rather than a prediction of communism's potential future ... Read more

    $1.18 AUD

  • "Trickle Down Theory" and "Tax Cuts for the Rich"

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    This essay unscrambles gross misconceptions that have made rational debates about tax policies virtually impossible for decades. ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Life And Morals Of Jesus Of Nazareth

    The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazarethby Thomas Jefferson"This is Thomas Jefferson's attempt at editing the Gospels into a single, coherent narrative. The text here focuses on the attributed words of Jesus: chiefly the Sermon on the Mount and the parables. Jefferson highlights the ideas of the Gospels, rather than miracles and wonder stories. For instance, Jefferson ends the story with Jesus' ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • The World's Great Speeches

    Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition

    This outstanding compendium of 292 great speeches contains addresses from nearly every historical era and nation, from the formal orations of ancient Greece and the speeches of Julius Caesar, to modern-day addresses by Nelson Mandela, Ronald Regan and Václav Havel.Among the memorable speeches included here are Pericles' funeral oration, St. Bernard's advocacy of the Second Crusade, William ... Read more

    $29.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Death of Money: The Preppers Guide to Economic Collapse, the Loss of Paper Wealth, and What to Do When Money Dies

    Survival Family Basics - Preppers Survival Handbook Series

    series Survival Family Basics - Preppers Survival Handbook Series
    Just to say Thank You for checking out this Book I want to give you a copy of my upcoming special report "The Prepper's Supplies Guide for When Disaster Strikes".The threat of economic collapse is real and growing every day. The complexity and interconnected nature of the global economy means any economic catastrophe will send ripples around the world. For families, it can be challenging to prep ... Read more

    $4.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Agromafia

    Wie Ndrangheta & Co. die italienische Lebensmittelproduktion beherrschen - und was auf unsere Teller kommt

    by Oliver Meiler ...
    Mafia im 21. Jahrhundert: Tomaten sind das neue KokainDer größte Exportschlager Italiens ist seine Küche. Der Anteil der Mafia an diesem Geschäft: 25 Milliarden Euro jährlich. Sie kontrolliert nicht selten gesamte Lieferketten, vom Anbau bis zum Endprodukt. Und durch die Coronakrise hat sich ihr Einfluss noch vergrößert. Die Leidtragenden sind die Bauern und Händler – aber auch die Käufer ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Pivot

    The Future of American Statecraft in Asia

    by Kurt Campbell ...
    From former assistant secretary of state Kurt M. Campbell comes the definitive analysis and explanation of the new major shift in American foreign policy, its interests and assets, to Asia.There is a quiet drama playing out in American foreign policy far from the dark contours of upheaval in the Middle East and South Asia and the hovering drone attacks of the war on terror. The United States is in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Machtmaschinen

    Warum Datenmonopole unsere Zukunft gefährden und wie wir sie brechen

    Digitalen Superstarfirmen ist es in den vergangenen zwanzig Jahren gelungen, die meisten und relevantesten Daten auf ihren Servern zu zentralisieren. Diese Datenmonopole mögen zwar gut für die Aktionäre von Facebook, Amazon und Google sein, aber sie sind schlecht für den Fortschritt. Denn damit wir Alzheimer besiegen, die Bahn pünktlich machen und Armut erfolgreich bekämpfen können, müssen alle ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Alias Jorge

    La vida ajena y prohibida de un terrorista desertor

    by Ricardo León ...
    series Fuera de colección
    En 1989, una avioneta clandestina aterrizó en el desierto de Ica. Su misión consistía en recoger a un niño de unos seis años y llevarlo a un campamento senderista ubicado en el corazón de la selva central Su padre lo había mandado llamar.Hasta aquel viaje iniciático, el niño no tenía nada, no tenía familia, no tenía nombre ni partida de nacimiento; oficialmente, el niño no existía. En la selva, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Political Correctness

    Zwischen Orthofonie, Bullshit und sozialem Wandel

    by Armin Nassehi ...
    series Kursbuch
    Armin Nassehi fragt sich, wann aus einer Anpassung der Sprache an neue Lebenswirklichkeiten – wie die gendergerechte Sprache oder eine Sensibilisierung der Sprache für vulnerable Gruppen wie Homosexuelle – Bullshit wird. Wo wird die Grenze überschritten zwischen angemessener Political Correctness und Einschränkung der Redefreiheit? Ein Beitrag zu Orthofonie, Bullshit und sozialem Wandel aus dem ... Read more

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  • The Art of War

    by Sun Tzu ...
    series Unexpurgated Start Publishing LLC
    This is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition. The Art of War can be used and adapted in every facet of your life. This book explains when and how to go to war, as well as when not to. Learn how to win any conflict whether it be on the battlefield or in the boardroom. This deluxe edition contains two versions of The Art ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • State and Revolution

    Lenin wrote State and Revolution in 1917, while he was hiding from the Russian secret police. The book describes the inherent nature of the State as a tool for class oppression, a creation born of one social class's desire to control all other social classes.Drawing on detailed quotes from Karl Marx and Friedrick Engels, Lenin lays down a Marxist view of the state, describes how a working-class ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Making of Kropotkin's Anarchist Thought

    Disease, Degeneration, Health and the Bio-political Dimension

    series BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
    This book argues that the Russian thinker Petr Kropotkin’s anarchism was a bio-political revolutionary project. It shows how Kropotkin drew on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European and Russian bio-social-medical scientific thought to the extent that ideas about health, sickness, insanity, degeneration, and hygiene were for him not metaphors but rather key political concerns. It ... Read more

    $71.99 AUD

  • Lies of the Tutsi in Eastern Congo/Zaire

    A Case Study: South Kivu (Pre-Colonial to 2018)

    by John Kapapi ...
    There's no available information at this time. Author will provide once information is available. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

    A Fully Annotated Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Amendments, and Selections from The Federalist Papers

    What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars.Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Manifeste du Parti Communiste

    Le Manifeste du Parti Communiste est un essai politico-philosophique commandé par la Ligue des communistes (ancienne Ligue des justes), et rédigé par le philosophe allemand Karl Marx.Écrit fin 1847 et début 1848 avec la participation de son ami Friedrich Engels et publié en février 1848, il a été diffusé à l'origine sous le titre Manifeste du parti communiste (il n'existait alors aucun Parti ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus