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BEING ABORIGINAL

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005198


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean compressed page edge. Clean and unmarked cover. View more info

Proud Spirit: Lessons, Insights & Healing From 'the Voice Of The Spirit World'

By: Altea, Rosemary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Seller ID: 010342


The world-renowned medium, healer, and author of "The Eagle and the Rose" guides readers further along the path of life, exploring a wondrous wealth of opportunities for inner growth. 267 crisp white pp, approx 700g packed for post View more info

The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning, a Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Ashorth, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 008797


study of this subject. Includes a long section on the creation of new model villages and towns from New Lanark to Letchworth. ex-lib -borrowed twice - usual library indicators - book in great order throughout View more info

Ten Patients and an Almoner

By: Beck Flora

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000059


Ms Beck's book is designed to awaken the interest of the general reader and should appeal to practising social workers and to students of the various professions concerned. View more info

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The Politics of Australian Society Political Issues for the New Century

By: Boreham, Stokes, Hall (eds)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Australia, Pearson: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009189


395pp "provides a useful coverage of diverse perspectives on influential political ideologies ans the changing political culture in Aust" Numerous tables, graphs & reference points. all pp clean, white & tightly bound. Book in great order & cover art by Reg Mombassa View more info

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Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By: Briscoe, Constance

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 010357


This book is an account of a child's memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected. This is a powerful book. The very beauty of biographies is that they are somebody's own version of what happened to them and how they lived it or fought it. There's no third person commenting on it or describing it from an emotionally detached point of view. View more info

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A History of English Costume

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1961

Seller ID: 009192


Book has previous owner's plastic wrap (tape marks now on the 1st & last pp) 224pp with numerous line artwork. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text amongst the reference art & historical notes. Tightly bound. View more info

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A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By: Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Atria: 2004

Seller ID: 009646


The editors collected these stories as part of the (US) National Visionary Leadership Project - The wisdom of our elders is our most valuable resource. In A Wealth of Wisdom, a collection of stories, experiences, and observations of more than fifty African Americans, ages seventy and over, extraordinary men and women explain how we as a nation got to where we are. With accounts by everyone from Maya Angelou and Ray Charles to Robert Guillaume and Coretta Scott King, thes... View more info

AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE Letters from an Ambassador's Wife

By: Clark Anne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan - Australia: 1969

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 012542


Anne Clark, the partner of Ed Clark American Ambassador to Australia in the mid 1960's provides an interesting perspective of Australian social and political life of the time. Anne Clark provides a revealing picture of Austyralia from the parties they gave and what people wore to the experiences she and Ed shared in their life in Australia. View more info

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Modern Times, Modern Places

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Seller ID: 010459


The world changed faster during the twentieth century than ever before. Science and technology set the pace. With a uniquely clear perspective Peter Conrad provides on a phase of history that has nearly passed we are much better prepared to confront the new millennium. 752 crisply presented pp & approx 900g packed for post. All in great order. review >>>> . . .this accomplished and very thorough round-up of our century's most important cultural trends is perfect for the ... View more info

Whistle Blowers

By: Dempster Quentin

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000162


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DESERT CHILDREN

By: Dirie Waris with Corinna Milborn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Virago, Great Britain: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 012019


Desert Children tells how the author and journalist Corinna Milborn have investigated the practice of Female genital mutilation (FGM) in Europe. They estimate that up to 500,000 women and girls have undergone or are at risk of FGM. View more info

The Rhythm of Life

By: Grant Gaia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 000126


In The Rhythm of Life Grant takes us on a revealing journey, looking to traditional cultures past and present, from the Balinese to Iriquois Native Americans, to try to discover what raising children has always been about. Along the way, she reflects on her own experiences of the ups and downs of parenting and her quest to find a simpler, less stressful approach. View more info

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Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

By: Jared Diamond

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Penguin (Allen Lane): 2005

Seller ID: 009565


name on 1st p > GBks review > "Essential reading ... Collapse [shows] that resilient societies are nimble ones, capable of long-term planning and of abandoning deeply entrenched but ultimately destructive core values and beliefs." "There are hopeful messages in Collapse. With Diamond's help, maybe we'll learn to see our problems a little more clearly before we chop down that last palm tree." "Extraordinarily panoramic ...Diamond's complex historical... View more info

IMAGES OF NURSES Perspectives from History, Art and Literature

By: Jones Anne Hudson Edited By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007815


"Images of Nurses" brings together the work of an impressive group of scholars including Natalie Boymel Kampen, the first art historian to examine systematically the images of nurses in the history of art: Barbara Melosh who writes about nurses in history and literature: Darlene Clark Hine, historian of black women in nursing and Leslie Fielder, the first major literary critic to write about images of nurses in fiction and popular culture." Several contrib... View more info

LOVE, GREG & LAUREN

By: Manning Greg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Australia: 2002

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 002375


A Husband's day-by-day Account of his Wife's Remarkable Recovery from injuries she received in the North Tower of the World Trade Centre. View more info

PATROL INTO YESTERDAY My New Guinea Years

By: McCarthy J.K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: F.W. Cheshire Pty. Ltd. Melbourne: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012719


The author spent forty years working and absorbing the culture of New Guinea from 1927 when he joined the New Guinea Administration as a Patrol Officer. He led many patrols into unknown parts by Europeans. He survived arrow attacks on many occasions. He remained in New Guinea through the War working as a Coastwatcher behind enemy lines on New Britainfrom where he led to safety several hundred Australian troops trapped by the fall of Rabaul. For his wartime exploits h... View more info

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Beat the Blues

By: Newell, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Stirling Books: 1996

Seller ID: 009666


This guide to coping with depression discusses the nature of depression and the causes of mood swings. Provides advice on managing various factors that can contribute to depression and gives information about anti-depressants and other therapies used to treat depression. 171 pp includes an index. View more info

2081: A HOPEFUL VIEW OF THE HUMAN FUTURE

By: O'Neill Gerard K.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007302


Very Good condition. A positive prediction of the future to 2081, covering apsects of tecnology, society and social freedoms. View more info

BOY TALK How You Can Help Your Son Express His Emotions

By: Polce-Lynch Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New Harbinger Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007817


Boy Talk is a must read for anyone involved in the complex world of today's boys and young men. It provides concrete, easy-to-follow instructions for raising emotionally competent boys within a culture that conspires to turn them into unfeeling machines. An excellent guide for parents and other adults who want to help boys learn how to navigate an interpersonally difficult world. View more info