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LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE, LISTEN TO THE LAND
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LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE, LISTEN TO THE LAND

By Sinatra, Jim and Murphy, Phin

Carlton South, VIC, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1999. 201pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line-drawn maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a sunned strip to spine edge of front panel, small soft crease, negligible edgewear. From the rear cover: "The voices that speak to us from this remarkable book belong to ordinary Australians living in rural and remote areas. They talk with wisdom and passion about the land - our land. We would all do well to listen. The storytellers are pastoralists and graziers, opal miners, environmentalists, former city people who now propagate indigenous plants, Aboriginal men and women. The stories begin in the Kimberley in northern Western Australia and trace an imaginary line across the continent to Victoria's Western District . . . All are working at practical ways of balancing our modern economic needs with our vulnerable environment." Book weight approx. 590g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.55

EVE'S BITE
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EVE'S BITE

By Wishart, Ian

North Shore, New Zealand: Howling at The Moon Publishing, 2007. 320pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edge-rubbed only. From the rear cover: "In the most politically-incorrect book ever published in this country, journalist Ian Wishart rounds up a herd of sacred cows - demolishing Richard Dawkins, sideswiping the anti-smacking lobbyists, skewering the social engineers and exposing the elites who want your taxes and your children while they laugh all the way to the bank like perverse Pied Pipers . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 502g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.04

PAKISTAN : In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan
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PAKISTAN : In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan

By Weaver, Mary Anne

New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2002. ix, + 284pp., one b/white map. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bronze title there-on. Plain black boards very good+. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "Mary Anne Weaver elucidates a country in turmoil through two decades of eyewitness reporting and unparalleled access to Pakistan's presidents, prime ministers, generals, and politicians . . . Weaver provides an essential background for those seeking to understand Pakistan and the problems confronting the international community, and poses some deeply disturbing questions about the future of conflict in South Asia." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 545g. . First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.04

STILL KILLING : Landmines in Southern Africa
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STILL KILLING : Landmines in Southern Africa

By Human Rights Watch Arms Project

New York, U.S.A.: Human Rights Watch, 1997. xiv, + 204pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has a soft corner crease to rear panel. From the rear cover: "Landmines are inherently indiscriminate weapons recognizing no cease-fire, and, long after the fighting has stopped, continue to maim or kill the children and grandchildren of the soldiers who laid them. No other people in the world are more likely to have had their lives devastated by landmines than those living in South Africa . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.72

A BIG FIX : Radical Solutions for Australia's Environmental Crisis
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A BIG FIX : Radical Solutions for Australia's Environmental Crisis

By Lowe, Ian

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Black Inc, 2005. 113pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Printed card wrapper very good. " . . . pre-eminent scientist and environmentalist Ian Lowe tackles the problem head on and offers far-reaching solutions to our environmental and social crisis. He advocates a fundamental change to our values and social institutions and offers a vision of a healthier society - one that is humane, takes an ecocentric approach, adopts long-term thinking, uses our natural resources responsibly and is informed about the fragility of our natural systems." Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.42

THE BIG PICTURE : Reflections on Science, Humanity and a Quickly Changing Planet
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THE BIG PICTURE : Reflections on Science, Humanity and a Quickly Changing Planet

By Suzuki, David & Taylor, Dave Robert

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2010. 279pp. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly creased and indented. " . . . puts key issues which face us today under the microscope. Covering suburban sprawl, sustainable transportation, food shortages, biodiversity, technology, public policy, and more, 'The Big Picture' not only identifies the problems we face but proposes solid, science-based solutions. These engaging essays tell the story of a species struggling to come to grips with its own biological nature, a nature we must ultimately embrace to live in balance with the systems that sustain us." Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Australian Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.23

TOO BIG TO FAIL : The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System from Crisis - and Themselves
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TOO BIG TO FAIL : The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System from Crisis - and Themselves

By Sorkin, Andrew Ross

Camberwell, Victoria, Australia: Penguin Books, 2009. xx, + 600pp., plus 16 page, b/white photographically illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment, account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, Russia and the corridors of Washington, 'Too Big To Fail' is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego, greed and, ultimately, the fate of the world's economy . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 830g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing.. Third Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

CONSERVATION FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
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CONSERVATION FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

By Western, David, and Pearl, Mary C. (Edited by)

New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. xv, + 365pp., b/white figures, double-column text throughout. Ex-library copy. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards undamaged. Library stamps, small label, and penned references to upper portion of ffep., cancelled library stamp to title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly discoloured on spine, and along upper edge. "Thoughtful and provocative, this book will provide a different basis for further thinking by conservationists, government decisionmakers, managers of wildlife resources, and others who care about our living world." Contents include: Contributors, Abbs., 33 chapters, References, Index. Book weight approx. 910g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. Fourth Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$14.04

A GOLDEN AGE OF FREEDOM (Boyer Lectures)
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A GOLDEN AGE OF FREEDOM (Boyer Lectures)

By Murdoch, Rupert

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: ABC Books, 2008. 108pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly indented only. "The 2008 Boyer lectures were presented by Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation . . . In 'A Golden Age Of Freedom' he cast a fond yet concerned eye upon the prosperous and peaceable country of his birth." Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.83

GRIFFITH REVIEW 25 : After The Crisis
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GRIFFITH REVIEW 25 : After The Crisis

By Various (Edited by Julianne Schultz)

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Griffith University, in conjunction with Text Publishing, 2009. 268pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny nick to the margin of one page only. Illustrated card wrapper has several minor indentations. Contributors include: Gideon Haigh, Erica Sontheimer, Christopher Joye, Jonathan West, Barbara Gunnell, Margot Saville, Mark Welker, Geoffrey Barker, Colin Mills, Tom Morton, Ryan Heath, Brett Caldwell, Chris Womersley, Paul D. Williams, Tony Barrell, Hilary McPhee, Christine Paice, Robert Hillman, Catherine Harris, Michael Wesley, Frances Guo, Jorge Sotirios, Xavier Hennekinne, and Lloyd Jones. Book weight approx. 375g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

THE COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World
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THE COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World

By Saul, John Ralston

Camberwell, VIC, Australia: Viking/Penguin, 2005. 309pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, black title there-on. Black line-drawn art-illustration (Mike Constable) on front panel of undamaged grey boards. Author signature to title page (with pen stroke through printed name below), else leaves clean and unmarked. Like-illustrated (in colour), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Contents include 27 chapters over 5 'parts', Notes, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 420g. . Signed by Author. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.05

SURVIVING TERROR : Hope and Justice in a World of Violence
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SURVIVING TERROR : Hope and Justice in a World of Violence

By Erickson, Victoria Lee and Jones, Michelle Lim (edited by)

Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A.: Brazos Press, 2002. 334pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated ( Francis G. Mayer) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, in-production surface laminate striation to lower half of spine. " . . . the editors have gathered an astonishing collection of essays that calls the church to respond to terror. Focusing on political, religious, spiritual and other forms of terror, the essays provide a range of perspectives, from the historical and auto-biographical to the theological and political. The contributors to this striking and important book have all been inspired by the life and work of Korean 'minjung' theologian David Kwang-sun Suh . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 21 chapters over 5 'parts', Contributors, Notes. Book weight approx. 450g.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.95

HOTTING UP : How the Greenhouse Effect and Ozone Depletion Will Change Australia during the Next 40 Years

By Crowley, Brian Matthew

South Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Matchbooks, 1989. xiv, + 138pp., several b/white maps intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. Foreword by Dr A. Barrie Pittock, CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research. Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, 8 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.23

RAISING MY VOICE

By Joya, Malalai

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Pan Macmillan, 2009. 278pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small bump to head. "Born during the Russian invasion and spending her youth in refugee camps in Iran and Pakistan, Malalai Joya returned to Afghanistan in her teenage years. There she worked as a women's rights activist, running underground classes for girls in defiance of the ruling Taliban, risking torture and execution if she'd been caught. After the fall of the Taliban, Malalai was elected as one of the few women to represent her province at the constitutional Grand Assembly. Here she made world headlines in 2003 when she dared to speak out against the crimes of the warlords who now form part of the Afghan government . . . "This is her courageous story. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters, Conclusion, Index. Book weight approx. 460g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.84

ARMY OF ROSES : Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers
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ARMY OF ROSES : Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers

By Victor, Barbara

London: Robinson, 2004. xii, + 321pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. "The first objective, sensitive and honest look at what motivates women (and men) to die for a political cause. Parts are shocking, parts make you weep, but throughout it is well written with brilliant analysis . . . " Foreword by Christopher Dickey, 24 chapters, Afterword, Index. Book weight approx. 285g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First U.K.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.53

REQUIEM FOR A SPECIES
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REQUIEM FOR A SPECIES

By Hamilton, Clive

Crow's Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2010. xiv, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front and rear panel. "This book is about how we have ignored the warnings about climate change, so that now it is too late. It is a book about the frailties of the human species: our strange obsessions, our hubris, and our penchant for avoiding the facts . . . And it is about the 21st century consequences of these failures, and what we can do now . . . " Contents include: Preface, 8 chapters, Appendix, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 285g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.44

WHO HOLD THE BALANCE?

By Hurry, Michael J

Western Australia: Veritas Publishing Company, 1983. iv, + 62pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, rubbed and corner-creased. "An examination of Patterns of Subversion, Worldwide Conspiracy and Culture -Alienation, as promoted in the Media of Mass-Communication, and elsewhere . . . " Contents include: Author's Preface, Introduction, One-World Hegemony - Dream of Nightmare?, Mind Control: The Great Steriopticon and How it Works, The Great Steripticon: Cinema, Radio, Television, Retrospect. Book weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.72

THE HOT TOPIC : How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights on

By Walker, Gabrielle and King, Sir David

London: Bloomsbury, 2008. 309pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, one page formerly corner-creased. Illustrated card wrapper has negligible bump to head. " . . . sets out the problems and the solutions in a straightforward way - no hidden aganda, no breast-beating, no hair shirts . . . Includes: Science, Adaptation, Technological Solutions, Political Solutions, Personal and Local Solutions, Glossary, Useful Websites, Index, more. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.44

ISRAEL/PALESTINE : How to End the War of 1948

By Reinhart, Tanya

Crows Nest, NSW, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2003. 278pp., b/white map. Book clean, square. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. Tanya Reinhart, an Israeli soldier known for her work in linguistics, and author of a biweekly column in the daily newspaper 'Yediot Aharonot', demonstrates the hoax suffered by the Palestinian people, sometimes with the complicity of their own Authority . . . " Contents include: Intro., 10 chapters, Appedix: The Oslo Aparthied, Notes, Index, About the Author. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Second Impression.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

TAMPERING WITH ASYLUM : A Universal Humanitarian Problem

By Brennan, Frank

Saint Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2007. xviii, + 317pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, faint mark to head of textblock. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . author Frank Brennan argues that the Australian government's response to the 'Tampa' incident was a massive overreaction, possible only in a remote country like Australia with few asylum seekers and no land borders. He compares Australia's policy with that of the United States and Europe and provides a practical blueprint for countries wanting to humanely protect asylum seekers. This revised edition features an epilogue, bringing the book up to date with the latest developments . . . " Contents include: Preface, Acks., Acronyms, Intro., 8 chapters, Epilogue, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Revised Edition.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

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