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              Daughters of Durga: Dowries, Gender Violence and Family in Australia

              Daughters of Durga: Dowries, Gender Violence and Family in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Datta O'Connor, Manjula

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              In the early 2010s a spate of domestic violence-related murders in the Victorian Indian community compelled psychiatrist Manjula Datta O'Connor to investigate the causes of patriarchal abuse in South Asian families.

              ISBN 9780522878257
              Published NZ 15 Jun 2022
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Choke: Use the Secrets of Your Brain to Succeed when it Matters Most
                 

              Choke: Use the Secrets of Your Brain to Succeed when it Matters Most (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sian, Beilock,

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              Why do you mess up when it matters the most - and how can you perform your best instead? Sian Beilock reveals the new science of why we all too often blunder when the stakes are high. She explains the inescapable links between body and mind, and shows how to succeed brilliantly w...hen it matters most.
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              ISBN 9780522853247
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Fishing in the Good Old Days: Was it really better?

              Fishing in the Good Old Days: Was it really better? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kearney, Bob

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              Bob Kearney has been addicted to recreational fishing and is a devout keeper of the legends and lore of Australian angler. He is also a world authority on fisheries and marine ecosystem management. In Fishing in the Good Old Days, Kearney looks back on his six decades of experien...ce as a fisherman.
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              ISBN 9780522878349
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Philosophy In The Garden
                

              Philosophy In The Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Young, Damon

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              Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing in Chawton, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his Italian Gedankenbaum, 'thought tree'? In Philosophy in the Garden, Damon Young reveals some of literature's most intimate rela...tionships: between authors and their gardens.
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              ISBN 9780522857139
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Gough Whitlam: His Time
               

              Gough Whitlam: His Time (Hardback)

              By Hocking, Jenny

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              Recreates the excitement of Whitlam's historic win in 1972, forces that never accepted his ascendency &the tragedy that followed. Drawing on previously unseen archival material, interviews with family, colleague sand with the man himself, this second volume finally exposes the tr...uth about the Whitlam years.
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              ISBN 9780522857931
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              Green Stuff for Kids: An A to Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet
               

              Green Stuff for Kids: An A to Z Guide to What's Up with the Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ha, Tanya

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              Explains what's going on with the environment - from climate change and drought to endangered species and habitat destruction - in an entertaining and accessible manner. Ha recognises the vital role that children play in the environmental movement, and the importance of keeping t...hem active, involved and interested in its future. Ages 8+.
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              ISBN 9780522855395
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2009
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series Greeniology Series
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              My Way
               

              My Way (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hope, Moana

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              Moana Hope is one of thirteen children. No fan of dolls or dresses, footy has always been her passion. A high-flying athlete who is grounded by remarkable selflessness, Moana Hope is an inspiration for women and girls everywhere. My Way is her story.

              ISBN 9780522871524
              Published NZ 24 Mar 2017
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              First Australians
               

              First Australians (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Television tie-in edition)

              By Langton, Marcia; Perkins, Rachel; With Atkinson, Wayne; Boyce, James; Kimber, R. G.

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              The dramatic story of the collision of two worlds that created contemporary Australia. It begins in 1788 in Warrane, now known as Sydney, with the friendship between an Englishman, Governor Phillip, and the kidnapped warrior Bennelong. It ends in 1993 with Koiki Mabo's legal chal...lenge to the foundation of Australia.
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              ISBN 9780522857269
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2010
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              Rise & Resist: How to Change the World
               

              Rise & Resist: How to Change the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Press, Clare

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              Takes a wild trip through the new activism sweeping the world. The political march is back in a big way, as communities rally to build movements for environmental and social justice. Crossing the globe, Clare Press meets passionate change-makers who believe in the power of the po...sitive.
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              ISBN 9780522873733
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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              The Weather Obsession

              The Weather Obsession (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zion, Lawrie

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              We have come a long way since the days when weather information could only be found in the back pages of newspapers. The Weather Obsession takes the temperature of modern weather media and investigates how it has fuelled our fascination with all things climatic.

              ISBN 9780522868418
              Published NZ 31 Jul 2017
              Publisher Melbourne University Press
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