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- University of New South Wales Press 2016; US$ 49.99
The work of Italian printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720?1778) has captivated artists, architects and designers for centuries. Although contemporary Australia is a long way from eighteenth-century Rome, it is home to substantial collections of his works, the largest being at the State Library of Victoria and the University of Melbourne. The... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 31.99
Written by a marine scientist and a surfing activist, this superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will encourage visitors and natives alike to explore the Australian coast. Which Australian beach is made entirely of shells? Which beach has the biggest waves? Where is the world?s biggest sand dune? Where do loggerhead turtles come to... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 23.99
A book about being a woman, raising children, succeeding in a leadership role, and living a full life, this work debunks the seven most commonly held misconceptions about women and their professional careers. Penned by an award-winning journalist, this book discusses topics such as the gender pay gap, motherhood and a career, meritocracies in the... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Based on a more than a decade of research, this reference is designed for marketers, managers, educators, and parents who need a useful, fun, not-too-technical introduction to generational research. The breezy vocabulary of this kind of study is familiar to most people Are Gen X-ers still slackers? Will Gen Y-ers ever move out of the house? Why... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 27.99
Australian military history is a landscape of legends, yet across the length and breadth of military heritage, accuracy and objectivity are often shunted aside so that tales and myths bent on commemoration, veneration, and the idealization of Australian virtues can thrive. In this book, a team of renowned historians resume the battle to expose a host... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Revealing the forgotten stories of Aboriginal convicts, this book describes how they lived, labored, were punished, and died. Profiling several of the 130 Aboriginal convicts who were transported to and within the Australian penal colonies, this collection features the journeys of Aboriginal warriors Bulldog and Musquito, Maori warrior Hohepa Te Umuroa,... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 32.95
Expanding traditional theories of policymaking through comparisons between policies implemented in Australia and New Zealand, this textbook shows how good analysis and advice improves the decisions of public officials. Aimed at managers, administrators, and students who want an integrated perspective on policy analysis and advising, the chapters cover... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 24.99
In August 1940 Australia had been at war for almost a year when a Hudson bomber ? the A16-97 ? carrying ten people, including three cabinet ministers, crashed into a ridge near Canberra. In the ghastly inferno that followed the crash, the nation lost its key war leaders. Over the next twelve months, it became clear that the passing of Geoffrey Street,... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Bold and thorough, this biography traces the life of one of Australia?s most controversial and legendary journalists, Alan The Red Fox? Reid, who covered the nation?s politics from the 1930s to the 1980s. Demonstrating how Reid not only reported the news but shaped it due to his connections with Labor Prime Ministers Ben Chifley and John Curtin, this... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Lenore Coltheart is Canberra historian and a member of the ACT Heritage Council. She is an expert on the history and heritage of Albert Hall and has written extensively on the subject, including articles for the Canberra & District Historical Society Journal and Heritage in Trust magazine. more...