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1. Abagnale, Frank W. (2001). The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud. Sydney: Bantam Books. 225 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The world famous con artist and bestselling author of "Catch Me If You Can" reveals the tricks of the scam trade - with advice that has made him one of the world's most sought-after fraud prevention experts. ISBN: 1863253327. Our Book No: 20933. $10 AUD.
2. Abuza, Zachary (2003). Militant Islam in Southeast Asia: Crucible of Terror (1st p/b ed). Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 281 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom edge slightly marked, minimal edgewear, pencil annotation few pages. Draws on intensive investigation and interviews with key militants to explain the emergence of radical Islamist groups in Southeast Asia, and Al-Qaida's role as an organizational catalyst. Also analyzes state strategies for combatting, co-opting or coping with militant Islamist groups. Islam in Southeast Asia has always been defined by tolerance, moderation, pluralism and support for a secular state. This chilling analysis explores the cultural and religious traditions, and conflicts, that have spawned growing acceptance of radical ideologies and terrorist tactics in this region. ISBN: 1588262375. Our Book No: 40313. $15 AUD.
3. Aharoni, Dov (1985). General Sharon's War against Time Magazine: His Trial and Vindication. New York: Steimatzky & Shapolsky. 336 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, some edgewear. The story of how the Israeli general and cabinet minister sued Time Magazine for libel and won the court case. Features original courtroom sketches and photographs. The disputed Time article was about Sharon's alleged role in the brutal murder by Lebanese militia of Palestinians in two refugee camps. ISBN: 0933503008. Our Book No: 12783. $10 AUD.
4. Ahmed, Farid (2020). Husna's Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre and My Journey to Forgiveness. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 316 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of Husna Ahmed who was a victim of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack on 15 March 2019. Farid describes the selflessness and bravery with which Husna lived her life. Husna's husband, Farid, remarkably forgives the alleged killer. He has a philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love, which is an example of how faith and humanity can help to navigate even the most horrific of tragedies. ISBN: 9781988547480. Our Book No: 30808. $15 AUD.
5. Ainsworth, Peter B. (2000). Psychology and Crime: Myths and Reality (1st ed) [Longman Criminology Series]. Essex: Pearson Education. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, crease bottom edge rear cover. Peter Ainsworth, a British academic forensic psychologist, provides an accessible and intriguing introduction to some of the links between the fields of psychology and crime, and their relationships to society and the law. ISBN: 0582414245. Our Book No: 24302. $15 AUD.
6. Allingham, Cedric; Moore, Patrick (anonymous) (1954). Flying Saucer from Mars (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Muller. 143 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos, edges & title page moderately foxed, gilt spine lettering little faded, pages toned, minimal annotation (tick mark), owner's written name. First edition. Cedric Allingham claimed to see a flying saucer land in Scotland and communicate with the occupant. There is even a photo of the Martian. This book was later exposed as a hoax written by British astronomer Patrick Moore to demonstrate the gullibility of the British public. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12226. $15 AUD.
7. Anggraeni, Dewi (2003). Who Did This to Our Bali? Briar Hill, VIC: Indra Publishing. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Written by an Indonesian journalist working in Australia. Laments the changes in Bali after the terrorist bombings of 12 October 2002, which killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. Presents a comprehensive summary of the event, the investigation and the main perpetrators. Dewi's work as an Indonesian journalist in Australia puts her in a unique position to observe and understand how the tragedy of the Bali bombing has played out in Australia, Bali and elsewhere in Indonesia. Indonesians and foreign observers alike have been pondering whether 'Indonesian Islam' remains as moderate, liberal and tolerant as many had believed. ISBN: 1920787089. Our Book No: 24322. $10 AUD.
8. Arlacchi, Pino (1988). Mafia Business: The Mafia Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 239 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, tables, light creasing covers, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Written by a writer serving on the Italian Government Anti-Mafia Commission. A thoroughly documented account of the transition from the old-style Mafia of The Godfather to the new gangster-capitalists. ISBN: 0192851977. Our Book No: 24037. $10 AUD.
9. Arthurs, Peter; Clarke, Arthur C. (foreword) (1981). With Brendan Behan: A Personal Memoir. New York: St Martin's Press. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, papered board cover (cloth spine), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. An intimate and startling portrait, during the last years of his life, of the brawling and rough-living Irish playwright and ex-IRA gun runner, by Peter Arthurs, his bodyguard and psychological sparring partner. ISBN: 0312884710. Our Book No: 12908. $25 AUD.
10. Arvedlund, Erin (2009). Madoff: The Man Who Stole $65 Billion (1st UK ed). London: Penguin Books. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the biggest fraudster ever: the American financier who stole from wealthy charities in a giant Ponzi Scheme. It is a story of greed, betrayal and lies, of remorseless risk-taking, family tragedy and financial disaster. ISBN: 9780141045467. Our Book No: 26469. $18 AUD.
11. Atwan, Abdel Bari (2006). The Secret History of al-Qa'ida. London: Saqi Books. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). A journalist and al-Qa'ida expert explains the terrorist group's origins and masterminds. Reveals how al-Qa'ida's radical departure from the classic terrorist/guerrilla blueprint has enabled it to outpace less adaptable efforts to neutralise it. Its acts of violence are not random attacks but rather according to decisive design underwritten by unwavering patience. ISBN: 0863567606. Our Book No: 15750. $15 AUD.
12. Auld, Eileen Moya (2008). Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me. [Singleton, NSW]: Eileen Moya Auld. 131 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour drawings, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, spine ends little scuffed, minor edgewear. The author writes about her childhood and the abuse she suffered at the hands of her grandfather, and the problems that come with growing up with alcoholic parents in rural New South Wales. The story is written with warmth and a sense of humour which has helped her cope with a very hard childhood. The illustrations help her to tell this very difficult autobiography. ISBN: 9780646507552. Our Book No: 40207. $30 AUD.
13. Barenblatt, Daniel (2004). A Plague upon Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan's Germ Warfare Operation. New York: HarperCollins. 260 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, cloth spine, few rear pages little creased, minor edgewear. First edition. In this meticulously documented work, the author draws upon startling new evidence of Japan's germ warfare program, including firsthand accounts from both perpetrators and survivors. Authoritative, alarming and gripping from start to finish, this book is a powerful investigation that exposes one of the most shameful chapters in human history. ISBN: 0060186259. Our Book No: 15964. $15 AUD.
14. Batty, Rosie; Corbett, Bryce (with) (2015). A Mother's Story (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, color photos, remainder stripe, minimal edgewear. In 2014, Rosie’s son Luke was murdered by her troubled ex-partner. She had suffered years of domestic violence. Rosie was not silenced, but became an outspoken crusader against family violence. She was named Australian of the Year in 2015. This is her story of heartache, grief, passion, and purpose. ISBN: 9781460750551. Our Book No: 17579. $15 AUD.
15. Behan, Tom (2009). See Naples and Die: The Camorra and Organised Crime (New ed). London: Tauris Parke Paperbacks / I. B. Tauris. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine little creased. New edition. A century before the emergence of its cousin, the Sicilian mafia, the criminal organisation known as "The Camorra" was establishing a deadly grip on Naples and Southern Italy. Its influence today is as strong as ever. This account of the organisation and its shadowy leaders reveals a crime syndicate of extraordinary power and resources: it involves the major political parties, along with the police, judiciary, administrators and leading figures in the business community. ISBN: 9781848850187. Our Book No: 16758. $18 AUD.
16. Benedict, Jeff (2003). No Bone Unturned from Waco to Croatia: The Adventures of a Top Forensic Scientist (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Pymble: HarperCollins. 304 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The compelling portrait of a Smithsonian forensic scientist who has identified and investigated the human remains in America's most notorious crimes and mass disasters, as well as international crime scenes and ancient human remains. ISBN: 0732278279. Our Book No: 24686. $15 AUD.
17. Benns, Matthew (2011). Dirty Money: The True Cost of Australia's Mineral Boom (1st ed). Sydney: William Heinemann / Random House. 296 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, front cover lightly scratched, slight bump base spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The true story of Australia's mineral boom. It is a story of greed, corruption and murder. A book every Australian needs to read, because it is the story of our national wealth, and how those who have access to it are abusing the privilege. Includes environmental pollution, and exploitation of African nations. ISBN: 9781742750002. Our Book No: 26301. $18 AUD.
18. Beresford, Quentin (2008). The Godfather: The Life of Brian Burke. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Once touted as a future Australian prime minister, former Western Australian premier Brian Burke has had a rollercoaster political career. As premier, the man in the Panama hat, was was a key player behind the mineral boom that became the infamous WA Inc. in the 1980s. After a high profile inquiry, he was jailed for corruption in 1994, and again in 1997. Brian Burke then became a ruthless behind-the-scenes powerbroker in WA politics, business and unions. With his capacity to deliver fundraising largesse to the ALP, his control over preselections, and a cadre of mafia-like devoted supporters, he became the Godfather of WA politics. The amazing story of his spectacular rise and spectacular fall. ISBN: 9781741755565. Our Book No: 16683. $25 AUD.
19. Berman, Paul (2004). Terror and Liberalism. London: W. W. Norton. 220 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. A manifesto for an aggressive liberal response to terrorist attacks. One of America's most brilliant public intellectuals, he has spent his career writing on revolutionary movements and their totalitarian aspects. He argues that, in the "War on Terror", we are not facing a battle of the West against Islam - a clash of civilizations. We are facing, instead, the same battle that tore apart Europe during most of the 20th century, only in a new version. It is the clash of liberalism and its enemies - the battle between freedom and totalitarianism that arose in Europe many years ago and spread to the Muslim world. The author considers the wars against fascism and communism from the past, and draws cautionary lessons. But he also draws, from those past experiences, a liberal program that departs in fundamental respects from the policies of the Bush administration. ISBN: 0393325555. Our Book No: 16065. $12 AUD.
20. Blyth, Ken; Corris, Peter (with) (2000). Petro-pirates: The Hijacking of the Petro Ranger (1st ed). Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A first-hand account of surviving modern piracy. In the early hours of 17th April 1998, 40km off the Malaysian coast, the Australian skipper of the 12,000 tonne Petro Ranger fell victim to bandits of another age. The pirates were finally captured, and the full story can now be told: 50 days of terror on the high seas. ISBN: 1865083682. Our Book No: 25377. $10 AUD.
21. Bogle, Michael; Kirby, Hon. Justice Michael (foreword) (2008). Convicts: Transportation and Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, spine ends little scuffed. This revised book, originally written to accompany the 1999 Convicts exhibition at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Sydney, looks at some of the issues around the banishment of thousands of convict men, women and children to Australia. Some of the convict topics covered are: labour and skills, diet of prisoners, the British military's role in the penal settlement, the Female Factory system, the difficulties of forming a family under the system, and the bitter struggle to end convict transportation to Australia. One of the first books to look at Australia's criminal past on a national scale. ISBN: 9781876991302. Our Book No: 29453. $30 AUD.
22. Booker, John; Craig, Russell (2000). John Croaker: Convict Embezzler (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 206 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Relates the story of John Croaker (1788 - 1824) who was an English bank clerk, transported to Australia for 14 years for embezzling bank assets. His life spans two cultures, three continents, and both sides of the law. ISBN: 052284894X. Our Book No: 25253. $20 AUD.
23. Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (translator) (1984). The Bridge on the River Kwai (Reprint ed). Isle of Man: Fontana Books. 157 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The famous novel by Pierre Boulle of British POWs in the hell of a Japanese forced labour camps in Thailand during World War 2, involving the construction of the Burma-Thailand Railway. Translated from the French. ISBN: 0006161189. Our Book No: 24791. $12 AUD.
24. Box, Sheila (2001). The Real George Barrington? The Adventures of a Notorious London Pickpocket, later Head Constable of the Infant Colony of New South Wales (1st ed). Melbourne: Arcadia / Australian Scholarly Publishing. 172 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white plates, minor edgewear. George Barrington was famous in late 18th century England as an notorious pickpocket who was repeatedly caught. His fame rests on his gentlemanly pretensions and his remarkable ability to sway juries. His last conviction came in 1790, after which he was transported to Botany Bay where he flourished. This carefully researched biography supplants the earlier very creditable biography by Richard Lambert (1930). Carefully disposes of myths and builds a believable picture of Barrington as well as crime and criminal justice of the age. ISBN: 187560698X. Our Book No: 17913. $28 AUD.
25. Brand, Ian (1991). Escape from Port Arthur: The Thrilling True Life Account of Escape by Sea from Australia's Most Infamous Penal Colony (New ed). Launceston: Regal Publications. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, reports, bottom corner tip front cover slightly scuffed, one word title front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. In February 1839 the biggest successful escape from the penal settlement at Port Arthur, Tasmania, happened. Eight men succeeded in making their getaway in broad daylight. This is the tale of their incredible exploit, of their 1,000 mile journey in an open whale-boat, as told directly from the surviving documents. It is the most remarkable escape story in Van Diemen's Land convict history. (Reprint of 1978 issue, Jason Publications. No date, but about 1991, Trove.). ISBN: 0949457345. Our Book No: 30528. $15 AUD.
26. Brand, Ian (1995). Sarah Island Penal Settlements 1822 - 1833 and 1846 - 1847 (Reprint ed). Tasmania: Regal Publications. 77 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny mark fore-edge last few pages, light creasing covers, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. Ian Brand provides a brief history of the people who once lived upon Sarah and Grummet Islands, Tasmania, and worked around the harbour and up Gordon River from 1822 to 1833 and 1846 - 1847. ISBN: 0949457310. Our Book No: 25034. $25 AUD.
27. Buchanan, Cathy; Hartley, Peter R. (1992). The Economic Theory of Crime and Its Implications for Crime Control [CIS Policy Monograph]. Sydney, St Leonards: Centre for Independent Studies (CIS). 80 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, edges lightly foxed, tiny stain fore-edge, minor edgewear. A pamphlet from the libertarian Centre for Independent Studies, being an exposition regarding economic conditions as a cause of crime, and the consequences for crime control. ISBN: 0949769819. Our Book No: 24142. $15 AUD.
28. Buckby, Pauline (2003). David Howie: Devil or Saint? Smithton, TAS: Jamala Press. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, no flyleaf or title page as issued, black & white photos, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners & top spine. From the author's notes: The events that took place in the life of David Howie are historical fact, and appropriate record details are quoted in the bibliography. There is no evidence that Howie left any diaries, so some speculation and embellishment has been necessary to reconstruct his story where no records exist. An insight into David Howie's immediate family in Fifeshire where he was born, has been well researched. He became a household name in Australia in 1845. The research over many years in England, Scotland and Australia tells the story of a man who became a legend in his adopted country. The story is one of crime, passion, wrecked ships, attempted murder, sealers, pirates, Aborigines, graft and incredible bravery. He rescued the survivors of the Cataraqui wreck on King Island, Australia's worst sea tragedy on record. He was awarded the title of Straits Constable by the government of the day in order to police the islands of Bass Strait. ISBN: 1876913088. Our Book No: 29603. $35 AUD.
29. Burton, Pamela (2012). The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, errata slip loosely inserted. Biography of the man who killed his father and sister in November 2009 at his sister's home in Randwick (a southern Sydney suburb). The author highlights the issues that confront families coping with mental illness, in this case, paranoid schizophrenia - and how the killer "slipped through the cracks" of the mental health system (in both Australia and Britain) over many years. ISBN: 9780522862317. Our Book No: 27097. $12 AUD.
30. Butler, Richard (1983). Eureka Stockade. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 185 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map, edges slightly foxed, pages faintly toned as usual, edgewear. Richard Butler tells the story of the celebrated rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in Victoria in 1854, lead by Irish-born miner Peter Lalor. ISBN: 0207146462. Our Book No: 7911. $20 AUD.
31. Calce, Michael; Silverman, Craig (with) (2008). Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken (1st ed). Toronto: Viking Canada / Penguin Books. 277 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), promotional strip wraparound taped to jacket. First edition. The amazing untold story of how a 15-year-old Canadian boy shut down the world's biggest websites. In 2000, an unknown attacker brought down the websites of Amazon, CNN, Dell, E-Trade, eBay, and Yahoo, inciting panic from Silicon Valley to the FBI and the White House. ISBN: 9780670067480. Our Book No: 15642. $25 AUD.
32. Calder, James; Fitzsymonds, Eustace (editor); Bock, Thomas (artist) (1979). Brady: McCabe, Dunne, Bryan Crawford, Murphy, Bird McKenney, Goodwin, Pawley, Bryant, Cody, Hodgetts Gregory, Tilley, Ryan Williams and their Associates: Bushrangers in Van Diemen’s Land 1824 - 1827 (1st ed). Adelaide: Sullivan’s Cove. 179 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dark blue cloth boards, endpaper maps, black & white portraits, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This 1873 account of the bushranger Brady, and his associates and contemporaries, is firmly based upon 1820s documentation. This is the first time James Calder's text has been reproduced in book form. From James Calder's text of 1873 together with newly discovered manuscripts edited by Eustace Fitzsymonds. Sketches by the convict artist Thomas Bock are contained on two leaves between pages 78 and 79. Edited by Eustace Fitzsymonds. (No. 215 of a limited edition of 750 copies. ISBN not printed in book.) ISBN: 0909442096. Our Book No: 30358. $100 AUD.
33. Captain, The (1932). Inhumanity: Historical Tales of Old Convict Days from Millbank Prison (England) to Norfolk Island, Macquarie Harbour, Port Arthur: The Last of the Tasmanian Aborigines and Other Stories (1st ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 115 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, grey card covers (spine ends little torn & repaired), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, covered staples (rusted), minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps front cover), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A scarce pamphlet of the early convict days in New South Wales (Norfolk Island and Macquarie Harbour), and then Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land (later called Tasmania). Includes the mutiny of the brig "Cyprus" in 1832, the liberated six from the Port Arthur coal mine, and a 12-page section on the last of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with photographs of the Aboriginal leaders. Contains adverts for 1930s local businesses in Hobart. Our Book No: 17087. $80 AUD.
34. Carr, Caleb (2002). The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare against Civilians - Why It Has Always Failed, and Why It will Fail Again. London: Little Brown. 271 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. A history of terrorism that explains why terrorism ultimately fails. In the wake of Sept. 11th terrorist atrocities in New York and Washington, Carr's book is a searing polemic on the nature of terrorism: its history, its methodology, its fallacy - and the steps needed to ensure its eradication. ISBN: 0316860794. Our Book No: 23203. $10 AUD.
35. Chandler, Michael; Gunaratna, Rohan (2007). Countering Terrorism: Can We Meet the Threat of Global Violence? (1st ed). London: Reaktion Books. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, autograph (written dedication title page). Two international terrorism experts employ their unparalleled insights to probe the catastrophic attacks so indelibly seared into the history of the early 21st century, from 9/11 to the Madrid bombings, to deadly strikes in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Palestine, and elsewhere. Why has the overall response to terrorism after 9/11 been so abysmal, slow, piecemeal, and far from effective? Why have some countries, despite international criticism, disregarded universally accepted humanitarian norms when prosecuting terrorist suspects? The United States, for example, has squandered an opportunity to combat terrorism with a united and powerful force. Presents clear and concise proposals for future dealings with global terrorism. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781861893086. Our Book No: 19961. $15 AUD.
36. Chapman, Guy (1972). The Dreyfus Trials (Revised ed). London: B. T. Batsford. 282 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge light blue coloured, black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, faint foxing reverse side, price sticker mark rear cover). The author examines the trial of Alfred Dreyfus. The French military tribunal found him guilty on a charge of high treason in 1894. This book is a compelling account of one of the most significant series of trials in modern European history. Themes examined include anti-Semitism (as Dreyfus was Jewish), the War Office's determination to uphold the army's honour, Zola's j'accuse letter, and the political background. (Originally published in 1955, and here retitled.). ISBN: 0713412569. Our Book No: 23282. $15 AUD.
37. Chapman, Simon (1998). Over Our Dead Bodies: Port Arthur and Australia's Fight for Gun Control (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Pluto Press. 218 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. A passionate insider's view of the struggle for safer gun control in Australia, by Simon Chapman, Associate Professor of Public Health, University of Sydney. His book reflects concern after the Port Arthur (Tasmania) massacre in 1996 when 35 people were shot dead, and by the rise of the One Nation party, which has embraced the gun lobby's arguments. ISBN: 1864030372. Our Book No: 8261. $12 AUD.
38. Clarke, John; Shea, Andy (told to) (2001). Touched by the Devil (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 177 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A fascinating insight into the mind of the psychopath. Using his studies and research in forensic psychology, and experience in criminal profiling for law enforcement agencies, the author talks about ways to recognise and avoid becoming a victim. ISBN: 0731810732. Our Book No: 25254. $18 AUD.
39. Cohen, Bernice (1996). The Edge of Chaos: Financial Booms, Bubbles, Crashes and Chaos. Chichester: John Wiley. 392 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The British financial commentator (Financial Mail on Sunday) provides a fascinating and anecdotal guide to the history of financial crashes. Chaos, the madness of crowds, the history of risk, financial cycles and crash indicators are all drawn together in a controversial but educational narrative about how markets and financial speculation actually work. Historical examples reported are the Mississippi 1720s and South Sea bubbles, and the great global crashes of 1929 and 1987. ISBN: 0471969079. Our Book No: 15300. $22 AUD.
40. Cole, David; Lobel, Jules (2007). Less Safe Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (1st ed). New York: New Press. 326 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket, tiny bump bottom edge. Two American law academics, David Cole and Jules Lobel, critically discusses the Bush administration's pre-emptive approach to domestic and international security. ISBN: 9781595581334. Our Book No: 22864. $20 AUD.
41. Cole, E. W. (Editor) (1891). Advice of Ten Doctors (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 248 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, card covers, new black cloth spine (repair), top corner front cover creased, pages lightly toned, few marks covers & edges, edges lightly foxed & toned, corner tips front cover repaired, little insect damage front cover, minor edgewear. Collection of medical advice from ten doctors, mainly about the dangers of enema cures and water cures. A preface by E. W. Cole severely criticises the remedies (quackery) of Dr. A. Wilford Hall. (No date, but 1891, Trove. Last page lists a book to be published in December 1892. Second edition not stated.). Our Book No: 40084. $50 AUD.
42. Coleman, Loren (2004). The Copycat Effect: How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow's Headlines. New York: Pocket Books. 308 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. A disturbed student shoots up his classroom - and suddenly a wave of mass murder is sweeping schools. A surfer is attacked by a shark - and the public spends an entire summer fearing deadly underwater predators. Why do the terrible events we see in the media always seem to lead to more of the same? Loren Coleman, a cultural behaviorist, explores how the media's over-saturated coverage of murders, suicides, and deadly tragedies impacts on our society. The Copycat Effect is the phenomenon through which violent events spawn violence of the same type. Uncovers a tragic flaw of the information age. ISBN: 0743482239. Our Book No: 15331. $20 AUD.
43. Collins, Paul (2002). Hell's Gates: The Terrible Journey of Alexander Pearce, Van Diemen's Land Cannibal (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 269 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-illustrations, inside covers illustrated, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is the story of Alexander Peace and his seven convict mates who escaped from gaol in Sarah Island, Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania), in 1822. They set out on a terrible journey that led to starvation and cannibalism. The author has written a story of physical hardship and pathological behaviour in contrast to current beautiful landscape of Tasmania. This is a tale of violence, escape and murder, told with wit and a keen eye for the quirks and follies of human nature. ISBN: 1740640837. Our Book No: 27548. $15 AUD.
44. Condon, Matthew (2014). Three Crooked Kings (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. The award-winning journalist and novelist, Mathew Condon, relates the shocking true story of how Queensland society was shaped by 50 years of corruption. At its core was Terence Lewis, deposed and jailed former police commissioner, and is based on extensive and unprecedented access to Terry Lewis and his personal papers. From his entry into the force in 1949, Lewis rose through the ranks, becoming part of the so-called Rat Pack with detectives Glendon Patrick Hallahan and Tony Murphy under the guiding influence of Commissioner Frank Bischof. The next four decades make for a searing tale of cops and killings, bagmen and blackmail, and sin and sleaze that exposes a police underworld which operated from Queensland and into New South Wales. Explores the pivotal role that whistleblower Shirley Brifman, prostitute and brothel owner, played until her suspicious sudden death. ISBN: 9780702238918. Our Book No: 15822. $20 AUD.
45. Condon, Matthew (2014). Jacks and Jokers (The Extraordinary True Story Continues) (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 466 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An exposure of corruption in the Queensland police and government. "The message was powerfully clear. If you threatened the harmony of the Joke, you didn't last long." Continues on from the bestselling "Three Crooked Kings", this sequel opens in 1976. Terry Lewis, exiled in western Queensland, is soon to be controversially appointed Police Commissioner. As for the other two original crooked kings, Tony Murphy is set to ruthlessly take control of the workings of 'The Joke', while Glen Hallahan, retired from the force, shows a keen interest in the illicit drug trade. Meanwhile, ex-cop and bagman Jack Herbert collects the payments and efficiently takes police graft to a whole new level. The Joke heralds an era of hard drugs, illegal gambling and prostitution, and leave in its wake a string of unsolved murders and a trail of dirty money. With the highest levels of police and government turning a blind eye, the careers of honest police officers and the lives of innocent civilians are threatened and often lost as corruption escalates out of control. Award-winning journalist and novelist Matthew Condon once again exposes the shocking behaviour outside the law by the law. ISBN: 9780702249969. Our Book No: 15823. $20 AUD.
46. Cook, Philip J.; Ludwig, Jens (2000). Gun Violence: The Real Costs (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 242 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, tables, minimal edgewear. Documents for the first time how gun violence diminishes the quality of life for everyone in America. ISBN: 0195153847. Our Book No: 24770. $10 AUD.
47. Cormick, Craig (2011). Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour illustrations, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top edge rear cover, corner tip rear cover little worn. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . This book is a re-telling of 22 fascinating old stories - some iconic, many forgotten - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the waters of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, concentrating on the age of sail and steam. The author recounts these true tall tales from a modern perspective, with humour and empathy. ISBN: 9781741967876. Our Book No: 26595. $30 AUD.
48. Coupe, Robert (1998). Australian Bushrangers. Sydney: New Holland. 195 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear corner tips. Robert Coupe surveys the history of bushranging in Australia, from the initial, brutal days of European settlement and our first convict - bushranger Black Caesar in 1789, through to the capture and death of legendary folk hero Ned Kelly and his gang in 1880. ISBN: 1864362847. Our Book No: 24713. $20 AUD.
49. Cruickshank, Kelvin (2009). Walking in the Light (Reprint ed). Rosedale, NZ: Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners. A powerful and compelling autobiography of a New Zealand psychic medium, and star of the TV2 series "Sensing Murder". He shares his memories of his earliest psychic experiences in an isolated rural environment, and his struggle to accept his gift, which lead to a complete breakdown. Kelvin gives an insight into the process of accessing the spirit world, and answers some of the questions he is regularly asked at his events, shows and readings. ISBN: 9780143011712. Our Book No: 15034. $30 AUD.
50. Cunneen, Chris (editor); Fraser, David (editor); Tomsen, Stephen (editor) (1997). Faces of Hate: Hate Crime in Australia. Sydney, Annandale: Hawkins Press / Federation Press. 250 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The three editors have produced the first collection of ten essays dedicated to the issues of hate crimes in Australia. The essays illustrate popular contemporary perceptions of minorities in an imagined homogeneous Australia. Topics covered include immigration, the racist far-right, gay hate, vilification of Aborigines, anti-semitism, Holocaust denial and legal issues. ISBN: 1876067053. Our Book No: 11364. $35 AUD.
51. Davies, David (1973). The Last of the Tasmanians. Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (faint toning reverse side, few tiny edge tears, minor fading with colour loss small patch front flap from sticker removal & spine little faded, fore-edge rear cover rubbed, bottom edge front flap creased). David Davies relates the story of how the Tasmanian Aborigines became extinct less than 100 years after white men first made contact. About the tortuous history of their extermination. Examines the physique, morals and social structure of the Aborigines. The book is illustrated with rare etchings and unique, hitherto unpublished photos of the last few survivors. First edition. ISBN: 0855581506. Our Book No: 40292. $30 AUD.
52. Davis, Richard (2000). Not So Bad as a Bad Marriage: Irish Transportation Policies in the 1840s. Tasmania: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white photo, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is an offprint of the 1999 Eldershaw Memorial Lecture by Brian Davis published in THRA Papers and Proceedings, 2000. This paper is a preliminary statement of research about Irish transportation policies, as part of an Australian Research Council Large Grant project: Dumping Ground or Clever Country? Penal Transportation, Convict Selection and Development of Australia's Colonial Economies, 1826-53. ISBN: 0859018792. Our Book No: 26216. $15 AUD.
53. De Mille, Richard (editor) (1978). Castaneda's Journey: The Power and the Allegory. London: Abacus. 249 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white illustrations, lightly foxed edges, minor rubbing spine, light foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear. Collected papers that help to understand the most intriguing episode in anthropology since Piltdown - was the shaman (sorcerer) Don Juan, as portrayed by Castaneda, a fraud? ISBN: 0349107556. Our Book No: 23943. $13 AUD.
54. Demidenko, Helen (pseudonym); Darville, Helen (1995). The Hand that Signed the Paper (4th printing ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 157 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, pages little toned as common, minor edgewear. Novel by Helen Demidenko about a Ukrainian peasant who welcomes the Nazis in 1941. Winner of Australian/Vogel Literary Award and the Miles Franklin Literary Award (printed on front cover). The author was later unmasked as an ethnic pseudonym (the cause of considerable controversy). Fourth printing. Later printings were published under the her true name, Helen Darville. ISBN: 1864480181. Our Book No: 3182. $25 AUD.
55. Dillon, Colin; Gilling, Tom (with) (2016). Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was the first Indigenous policeman in Australia. But that is actually a very small part of his story. He was also the first serving police officer to voluntarily appear before the Fitzgerald Commission of Inquiry in 1987 and give first-hand evidence of police corruption. His evidence was instrumental in eventually sending some police, including Police Commissioner Terry Lewis, and politicians to prison. Revealing, powerful and uncompromising, this is the story of Colin Dillon's nearly 40 years in a police force rotten to the core. It describes the extraordinary range of criminal activities - drugs, gaming, SP bookmaking, brothels, vehicle theft - that were allowed to operate with impunity in return for bribes. It also tells of the high price an honest man and his family paid for his decision to break the code of silence. ISBN: 9781760290580. Our Book No: 17002. $18 AUD.
56. Dobrez, Livio (editor); Dobrez, Patricia (editor); Jones, Jan Lloyd (editor) (2004). The ABC of Lying: Taking Stock in Interesting Times. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 353 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover faintly creased, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. Interdisciplinary essays that explore - sometimes in a witty manner - the diverse territory of lying (legal, literary, political, business, advertising, filmic and philosophical). Intentionally intergenerational and democratic - bringing together professionals and scholars, professors and students - including some contributors who should perhaps be treated with suspicion. ISBN: 174097056X. Our Book No: 16132. $28 AUD.
57. Dobson, Christopher; Payne, Ronald (1978). The Carlos Complex: A Study in Terror (Revised & extended ed). London: Coronet Books / Hodder & Stoughton. 304 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, covers little creased, minor edgewear, sticker (covers old price marks). The story of Carlos also known as "The Jackal". The authors have a deep interest in Middle Eastern terrorist movements, and this book is the result of their prolonged investigations over the years of this leading terrorist. ISBN: 0340226935. Our Book No: 23111. $10 AUD.
58. Dunbar, James; Reddy, Prasuna; May, Stephen (2011). Deadly Healthcare: Rogue Surgeons, Overburdened Hospitals, Medical Mismanagement, Burgeoning Bureaucracy, Doctor Shortages (1st ed). Brisbane, Bowen Hills: Australian Academic Press. 193 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint tide marks last three pages (former water contact now dry, does not effect text), minor edgewear & scuffing. Examines the large amount of public data about Australia's own "Dr Death", Jayant Patel (Bundaberg Hospital). The authors interviewed key figures in the affair to reveal in detail how it happened, who was to blame, and how it can be avoided. Drawing on cases and experiences, they reveal how institutional weaknesses are able to be exploited by individuals with serious personality problems. This is a relevant and timely book for anyone who is part of a modern complex healthcare network. ISBN: 9781921513756. Our Book No: 29420. $25 AUD.
59. Edwards, Captain Edward; Hamilton, George; Thomson, Basil (introduction) (1914). Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the Bounty in the South Seas, 1790 - 91 (1st ed). London: Francis Edwards. 177 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (lightly flecked), top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, large fold-out map at rear, endpapers & some pages foxed, pages faintly toned, inner hinge little split (pages form), minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. First edition (dated 1914). A description of the voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, as told by the Captain Edward Edwards, which was sent from Britain in 1790 to the Pacific in search of the mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty. Also includes a report by ship surgeon George Hamilton. The Pandora was shipwrecked on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, in 1791. (Owner's name: Harold W. Brooks, and dated 1934.). ISBN: B00140XJBW. Our Book No: 17089. $185 AUD.
60. Ellin, Abby (2019). Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You (Reprint ed). London: Piatkus. 261 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Journalist Abby Ellin relates her harrowing tale of a relationship with a compulsive liar. This promted her to study the art and science of lying. She talks to people who've had their lives turned upside down by duplicitous partners. These remarkable stories reveal how often we encounter people whose lives beneath the surface are different than we imagine. ISBN: 9780349420295. Our Book No: 40915. $20 AUD.
61. Elliott, Paul (1998). Brotherhoods of Fear: A History of Violent Organizations (1st ed). London: Blandford Press. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side). In this informative book, the author examines secretive criminal groups, large and small, through history and across the globe. (Publisher's note loosely inserted.). ISBN: 0713726873. Our Book No: 24693. $20 AUD.
62. Erickson, Carolly (2004). The Girl from Botany Bay: The True Story of the Convict Mary Broad and Her Extraordinary Escape (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, some scratches bottom edge, minor edgewear. In 1791, three years after being transported to Botany Bay with the First Fleet, Mary Broad - highway robber, wife and mother of two - achieved the impossible. With her husband and children and a group of desperate fellow convicts, she escaped by stealing a boat and sailing it from Sydney to the Dutch East Indies. They enjoyed their freedom, until betrayal led them to be recaptured and shipped back to England. ISBN: 1405035889. Our Book No: 21956. $10 AUD.
63. Eskinazi, Lisa (2008). Out of the Well: My Battle with School Bullying and Severe Depression. Melbourne: Melbourne Books. 125 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. A courageous book in which Lisa tells what it is like to be the victim of extreme school bullying, followed by bouts of manic depression, institutionalisation and homelessness. She was the first to successfully sue the Victorian Education Department. This story should be read by all secondary school students and parents. ISBN: 9781877096860. Our Book No: 13440. $15 AUD.
64. Express, Armidale (1970). Thunderbolt! (The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, Wednesday, May 25. 1870). Armidale, NSW: Armidale Express and Uralla Times. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, unstapled, black & white text-photos, many adverts, bottom corners little torn, pages very toned as usual, edgewear, in archival plastic sleeve. This supplement in the Armidale Express and Uralla Times newspaper celebrates the centenary of the shooting and death of the bushranger Thunderbolt by brave Captain Walker on Kentucky Creek near Uralla. Our Book No: 4203. $25 AUD.
65. Eysenck, H. J. (Hans J.) (1970). Crime and Personality (Revised ed). London: Paladin. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, spine ends little bumped, pages faintly toned, some edgewear, rubber stamps. The author concentrates on the personality of the criminal, and stresses the importance of heredity. He looks at how heredity can determine personality differences, and how it can predispose a person to develop or not to develop restraints which act as a 'conscience’. (Rubber stamps of Harvey J. Irwin, psychologist and parapsychologist.). Our Book No: 10598. $10 AUD.
66. Fellows, Warren; Marx, Jack (with) (2009). The Damage Done: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison (Reissue ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of Australian drug trafficker who spent 12 horrifying years in a Bangkok prison (Thailand). ISBN: 9780330361477. Our Book No: 26448. $10 AUD.
67. Finzi, Roberto; Jackson, Maud (1999). Anti-Semitism from Its European Roots to the Holocaust (1st translated ed) [Windrush History of the 20th Century]. Gloucestershire: Windrush Press. 127 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white & colour sketches & photos, few cartoons, colour maps, minimal edgewear. Succinct history of the major expressions of modern anti-Semitism from the 19th century to the present day, including the infamous Dreyfus case. There are over 100 archive photos, colour maps & illustrations. ISBN: 1900624168. Our Book No: 25666. $13 AUD.
68. Fogarty, Greg (1997). Almost Perfect: The True Story of the Brutal Unsolved Crawford Murders (1st ed). Melbourne, Cheltenham: Nivar Press. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, cover lightly creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. The true untold story of the Crawford family murders in 1970, in southwestern Melbourne, Victoria. The killer has never been found. ISBN: 0646327798. Our Book No: 25754. $15 AUD.
69. Foster, Jason (2013). The Dark Man: Australia's First Serial Killer (1st ed). Sydney, Newport: Big Sky Publishing. 309 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. Jason Foster writes the chilling true story of Australia's first serial killer, who kept the colony of New South Wales fearful as the police hunted for him. Australia's Gold Rush period is brought vividly to life in this compelling story of a cold and calculating killer. ISBN: 9781922132260. Our Book No: 28177. $25 AUD.
70. Freeman, Arthur; Freeman, Janet Ing (2004). John Payne Collier: Scholarship and Forgery in the Nineteenth Century (2 volumes). New Haven: Yale University Press. 1532 pp. Hardback large quarto, red cloth cover, very good plus condition, black & white photos. Two volumes in matching slipcase. Very heavy set (2.7 Kg), and not available for postage to destinations outside Australia. John Payne Collier (1789 - 1883), one of the most controversial figures in the history of literary scholarship, pursued a double career. A prolific and highly influential writer on the drama, poetry, and popular prose of Shakespeare's age, he was at the same time the creator of a large body of forgeries and false evidence, seriously affecting the text and biography of Shakespeare and many others. This monumental two-volume work addresses the whole of Collier's activity, systematically sorting out his genuine achievements from his impostures. The authors also survey the broader history of literary forgery in Great Britain and consider why so talented a man not only yielded to its temptations but also persisted in it throughout his life. ISBN: 0300096615. Our Book No: 17324. $180 AUD.
71. Frost, Alan (1994). Botany Bay Mirages: Illusions of Australia's Convict Beginnings (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 279 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear. Australian historian (Latrobe University) contrasts the realities with the long-accepted illusions about the first dozen years of British convict settlement of Australia at Sydney Town. The book is well-argued and provocative. ISBN: 0522844979. Our Book No: 26954. $20 AUD.
72. Frost, Alan (2011). The First Fleet: The Real Story. Melbourne: Black Inc. 259 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal foxing edges, front cover & bottom corner rear cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. In 1787 a convoy of eleven ships, carrying 1400 people, set out from England for Botany Bay. According to the conventional account, it was a shambolic affair - underprepared, poorly equipped and ill-disciplined. Draws on hundreds of previously neglected records to debunk these persistent myths. He shows that the voyage was in fact meticulously planned - reflecting its importance to Britain's imperial and commercial ambitions. He examines the ships and supplies, passengers and behind-the-scenes discussions. Reveals the hopes and schemes of the planners of the voyage, and the experiences of those who made the voyage. ISBN: 9781863955294. Our Book No: 17786. $18 AUD.
73. Frost, Lucy (2012). Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, covers little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Lucy Frost describes a boatload of Scottish women convicts and their children who arrived in Hobart in 1838. They were initially housed in the Female Factory, nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington. They were sent to work as unpaid servants in the houses of settlers. Many women survived the convict system and found a good place in the community once they were freed. Others continued to be plagued by errors and disasters until death. ISBN: 9781742377605. Our Book No: 26839. $18 AUD.
74. Frum, David; Perle, Richard (2003). An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror (1st as stated ed). New York: Random House. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket. Examines the agenda for what's next in the war on terrorism. The authors are a former presidential speechwriter, and a former assistant secretary of defense and one of the most influential (neo-conservative) foreign-policy leaders in Washington. They lay out a bold program to defend America, and to win the war on terror. The book aims define the conservative point of view on foreign policy for a new generation. (Of historical interest - it did not work out that well in practice.). ISBN: 1400061946. Our Book No: 30613. $20 AUD.
75. Funck-Bretano, Frantz (1928). Retif de la Bretonne: Portraits et Documents Inedits. Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur. 425 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered patterned boards), patterned leather spine (raised bands, gilt title), pages toned, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait). Title translation: "Tricksters (fraudsters) of Breton: Portraits and original documents". Our Book No: 16592. $30 AUD.
76. Fusaro, Peter C.; Miller, Ross M. (2002). What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest Bankruptcy in U.S. History (1st ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos, pages lightly toned, spine little faded, minor edgewear. This book is the first comprehensive and clear explanation of what happened to cause the devastining collapse of Enron. The authors go inside Enron to explain the who, what, where and when of the sinking of this American corporate giant (energy and commodities), which filed for bankruptcy in 2001. ISBN: 0471265748. Our Book No: 30104. $20 AUD.
77. Gall, Jennifer; Cochrane, Peter (foreword) (2010). In Bligh's Hand: Surviving the Mutiny on the Bounty (1st ed) [National Library of Australia Collection Highlights]. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 234 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, stiffened covers, illustrated endpapers, colour text-photos (mostly full-page), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & photos, maps, manuscripts (facsimiles), corner tips covers little creased, few light scratches rear cover, autograph (author's written name & date). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Brings to life the gripping story of Lieutenant William Bligh's account, written in a small notebook while on the 47-day voyage in the Bounty's launch from Tofua to Timor, following a dramatic mutiny on the ship led by Fletcher Christian in April 1789. Through selected facsimile pages from Bligh's notebook, and his list of mutineers, the book gives readers an insight into the character of Bligh, whose iron will and stubborn adherence to a relentless regime of rationing and navigational calculations kept the launch on course and saved the lives of his men. ISBN: 9780642277053. Our Book No: 30421. $50 AUD.
78. Garner, Helen (2014). This House of Grief (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, minor creases in rear cover & last two pages, minor edgewear. True story about A Victorian court case about the three young boys who drowned when the car their father was driving went off the road and plunged into a dam. Describes the theatre of the court in an extraordinary account of the quest for justice. ISBN: 9781922079206. Our Book No: 29307. $15 AUD.
79. Gazzard, Albert S. (1999). The Bounty and After: A Short History of the Descendants of the Mutineers of the "Bounty", Norfolk Island 1943 (Reprint ed). Palmerston North, NZ: Dorothy J. Mitchell. 118 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint foxing front cover & edges, front cover creased near spine, covers lightly marked, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. The text in this book was originally written by Albert Gazzard from 1930 to 1943, and published in 1943. The words and phrases used are in keeping with this historical period. His daughter, Dorothy Mitchell, published this special book in 1983 (reprinted in 1999) in memory of her father, and the Norfolk Islanders that he loved. (Limited edition of 500 copies, 1983 edition.) This copy is the 1999 reprint. ISBN: B0007C65V4. Our Book No: 26522. $20 AUD.
80. Gleeson, Michael (1999). The Jaidyn Leskie Murder (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 235 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine little creased, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. About the unsolved murder of a child near Moe, Victoria, in 1997. Chronicles the evidence against Greg (Jaidyn's babysitter): it puts the case against him, and helps explain both why he was charged, and why he was acquitted. It does not explain, nor can it hope to, explain who was responsible for killing Jaidyn. ISBN: 0732267706. Our Book No: 29875. $10 AUD.
81. Gleeson, Michael; Allan, Toni; Wilkins, Michael (1992). An Act of Corruption? Nick Greiner's Years in Power and his Unorthodox Demise. Sydney: ABC Books. 234 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Michael Gleeson and colleagues describe how the Terry Metherell affair cost Nick Greiner his job in 1992 as Liberal Premier of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0733302637. Our Book No: 14282. $18 AUD.
82. Gold, Dore (2004). Hatred's Kingdom: How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism (1st p/b, updated ed). Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing / Eagle Publishing. 335 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages little toned, minor edgewear. Dore Gold describes how Saudi Arabia actively supporting terrorism. Using previously unpublished documents, the former Israeli Ambassador to the UN and internationally known Middle East strategy expert, pieces together the links between the current wave of global terrorism - from the World Trade Center to Bali, Indonesia - and the ideology of hatred taught in the schools and mosques of Saudi Arabia. This updated paperback edition has a new chapter on the War in Iraq. ISBN: 0895260611. Our Book No: 17808. $18 AUD.
83. Gould, William (2012). Religion and Conflict in Modern South Asia. New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 345 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corner tips lightly bent, covers lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. One of the first single-author comparisons of different South Asian states around the theme of religious conflict. The book is based on new research and the syntheses of the literature on "communalism". It argues that religious conflict in the region in the modern period was never simply based on sectarian or theological differences or the clash of civilisations. ISBN: 9780521705110. Our Book No: 27871. $28 AUD.
84. Greenop, Frank S; English, Hal (illustrator) (1965). The Magpie Hero: Ballads of the Bushrangers [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, covers lightly scuffed & marked, pages & endpapers lightly toned, small scuff front pastedown, bottom fore-edge lightly dented, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book featuring poems about bushrangers. Our Book No: 27832. $15 AUD.
85. Gunaratna, Rohan (2003). Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Updated, reprint ed). New York: Berkley Books. 363 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, spine minimally creased, minor edgewear. The most detailed historical analysis available of the global terror group headed by Osama bin Laden. ISBN: 0425191141. Our Book No: 12278. $10 AUD.
86. Haigh, Gideon (2015). Certain Admissions: A Beach, a Body and a Lifetime of Secrets (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 311 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, tiny bump spine ends, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The story of 24-year old Bryan Kerr and 20-year old typist Beth Williams. They met by chance and had a night on the town. Next morning Beth was found dead on Albert Park Beach. Kerr was arrested and later sent to prison for her murder. He denied it and later when he died another man confessed to the murder. was he telling the truth? This story is real-life police procedural, courtroom drama, family saga, investigative journalism, social history - and archival treasure hunt showing how the past shapes the present, and the present the past. ISBN: 9780670078318. Our Book No: 30158. $30 AUD.
87. Harrasser, Albert (1936). Die Rechtsverletzung Bei den Australischen Eingeborenen: Beitrag zur Monograph "Darstellung des Strafrechtes der Australischen Primitiven". Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. 167 pp. Paperback trade, original paper covers, very good condition, many pages edges uncut, other edges untrimmed, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. In German language. English translation of title: "Violation of the Law by Australian Aborigines. Contribution to the Monograph: Representation of the Criminal Law of the Australian Natives". Our Book No: 14622. $40 AUD.
88. Hart, Matthew (2005). The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art. London: Vintage. 220 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour plates, pages lightly toned, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. The story of the art theft and recovery of some of the world's most important art works, finding new leads and unexpected connections in the mysterious underworld of international art crime. ISBN: 0099474573. Our Book No: 29571. $10 AUD.
89. Hass, Aaron (1995). The Aftermath: Living with the Holocaust. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket. Interviews with Holocaust survivors, and how they cope this that dreadful experience. ISBN: 0521474299. Our Book No: 24697. $12 AUD.
90. Hasselbach, Ingo; Reiss, Tom (with) (1996). Fuhrer-ex: Memoirs of a Former Neo-Nazi. London: Chatto & Windus. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear. Ingo Hasselbach, the "Fuhrer of the East," grew up in East Germany under the Communists and spent much of his youth in jail. His cell mate persuaded him that a world Jewish conspiracy was bringing ruin and devastation to Germany. On his release he founded the country's first neo-Nazi political party. For the next 5 years he led a violent extremist group. In 1993 he publicly renounced the neo-Nazis, and dedicated his life to dissuading German youth from following its dark path. ISBN: 0701165367. Our Book No: 14127. $12 AUD.
91. Hepworth, T. S. (1948). Castaways of the Monoboola. Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 213 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), pages toned, small edge tears jacket (small piece missing top spine, base spine chipped, corners missing, edgewear, spine marked), inner hinge split (pages firm), corners little bumped, covers little rubbed, light stain fore-edge & bottom edge few pages, bookshop label inside front cover, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This Australian adventure story for boys, by T. S. Hepworth, about two boys who were transported early last century, to the penal colony at Brisbane, but are wrecked on the voyage, cast ashore on the coast and fall into the hands of the Aborigines. They learn to live as natives do. They are rescued and pardoned. A story full of adventure and action and a strong educational value because it has some history of how Aborigines lived. The age range stated is 10 to 15 years. Our Book No: 30892. $25 AUD.
92. Hewitt, Roger (2005). White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor creasing front cover & few pages, minor edgewear. The murder of Stephen Lawrence led to the widest review of institutional racism seen in the UK. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, this book relates these phenomena to the 'backlash' to multiculturalism evident during the 1990s in the USA, Australia, Canada, the UK and other European countries. It examines these within the unfolding social and political responses to race equalities in the UK and the USA from the 1960s to the present in the context of changes in social class and national political agendas. ISBN: 0521520894. Our Book No: 23718. $10 AUD.
93. Heyward, Michael (1993). The Ern Malley Affair (1st ed). Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. First edition. Australia's most famous literary hoax (1943 - 1944), involving publication of bogus poems in Max Harris's Angry Penguin magazine. ISBN: 0702225622. Our Book No: 13808. $20 AUD.
94. Heyward, Michael; Hughes, Robert (introduction) (1994). The Ern Malley affair (1st p/b ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 284 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, large crease rear cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Australia's most famous literary hoax (1943 - 1944), involving publication of bogus poems in Max Harris's Angry Penguin magazine. Front cover portrait of Ern Malley by artists Sidney Nolan. ISBN: 0702226750. Our Book No: 13813. $10 AUD.
95. Hiatt, Steven (editor); Perkins, John (introduction); Fraser, Bernie (foreword) (2007). A Game As Old As Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Warriewood: Woodslane Press. 428 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation. From the introduction by John Perkins author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: The contributors to this book uncover events that have taken place across a wide range of countries, all EHM game plans under a variety of guises. The chapters are written in an order that follows the flow of money and power in the Global Empire.Other economic hit men, journalists, and investigators reveal many more deeply disturbing stories of greed and international corruption. ISBN: 9781921203282. Our Book No: 30278. $20 AUD.
96. Hinduja, Sameer; Patchin, Justin W. (2009). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (Reprint ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Books. 254 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables, boxes, minimal edgewear. This comprehensive book focuses on the way technology can facilitate or magnify bullying behaviour. Written by leading experts, this groundbreaking book shares the experiences of students affected by or involved in real cyberbullying incidents and includes Illustrations of what cyberbullying looks like, and tips for identifying cyberbullies or targets. Breakout boxes highlight hundreds of anti-cyberbullying strategies. Includes a review of current research and legal rulings, strategies for responsible social networking, follow-up reflection questions in each chapter, and guidelines for working with parents and law enforcement. ISBN: 9781412966894. Our Book No: 40261. $30 AUD.
97. Hirst, Warwick (2003). Great Convict Escapes In Colonial Australia (2nd or revised ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 261 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations (including frontispiece), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Revised edition. This book is a collection of tales of adventure and daring by the convicts in Colonial Australia. The stories include: The tale of John Graham who lived with the Aborigines, became an expert tracker and was responsible for rescuing Eliza Fraser, The story of Mary Bryant who, with her two young children, completed a voyage of nearly 5000 kilometres in an open boat from Sydney to Timor. This revised edition includes exciting new tales. ISBN: 0731812026. Our Book No: 30525. $15 AUD.
98. Hocking, Geoff (2012). Under the Southern Cross: The Rebels, Martyrs, Exiles and Activists Who Shaped Australia. Melbourne, Scoresby: Five Mile Press. 394 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia & colour & black & white photos, top corner rear cover creased, small bump bottom edge front cover & few pages, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Under the Southern Cross, by Geoff Hocking (Five Mile Press, 2012). The authentic story of people who have challenged authority in Australian history from 1798 to the present day. This book has many photos, artwork reproductions, newspaper illustrations and contemporary graphics. This well illustrated wide-ranging inquiry is written in an-easy-to-read narrative style. ISBN: 9781743007952. Our Book No: 28931. $30 AUD.
99. Horley, James (editor) (2003). Personal Construct Perspectives on Forensic Psychology. East Sussex: Brunner - Routledge. 206 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. A new approach to the three main areas of forensic psychology: rehabilitation of offenders, work with police, and research and consultation on legal issues and processes. Experienced practising psychologists who work with offenders in the community and institutions share their perspectives and illustrate their discussion with case studies and personal research. Helpful for forensic practitioners, theorists and researchers, social workers, nurses and probation officers, and anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating research. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 158391224X. Our Book No: 23457. $15 AUD.
100. Houdini, Harry; Randi, Amazing James (foreword) (1993). Miracle Mongers and Their Methods: A Complete Expose (1st pub p/b ed) [Skeptic's Bookshelf]. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. 240 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. The author, legendary American magician and illusionist Houdini, examines critically the claims of those in his own profession. Using personal research and observations, he reveals the techniques used by fire eaters, sword-swallowers, and other masters of illusion to mystify and amaze audiences around the world. (Originally published, 1920.). ISBN: 0879758171. Our Book No: 17782. $12 AUD.
101. Husain, Ed (2007). The Islamist: Why I Joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I Saw Inside and Why I Left (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Group. 288 pp. Paperback small trade, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The author openly discusses life within radical Islamic organizations in Britain. He became an Islamic fundamentalist when he was sixteen. Five years later, after a lot of emotional turmoil, he rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to a normal life and his family. This is the first time an ex-member openly discusses his story ISBN: 9780141030432. Our Book No: 30628. $18 AUD.
102. Ibrahim, Raymon; Davis Hanson, Victor (introduction) (2007). The Al Qaeda Reader (1st ed). New York: Doubleday. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). This book gathers together the essential al-Qaeda texts and documents that trace the origin, history, and evolution of the ideas of the founders of this terrorist group: Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden (including threats to Western civilisation, particularly the United States). Edited and translated by Raymon Ibrahim. First edition stated. ISBN: 9780385516556. Our Book No: 26351. $18 AUD.
103. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794. $22 AUD.
104. Isaacs, Mark (2017). The Undesirables Inside Nauru (1st this revised ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Hardie Grant Books. 344 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. The author went to work inside the Nauru Detention Centre in 2012. As a Salvation Army employee, he provided humanitarian aid to the men interned in the camp. This book tells about his time on Nauru, detailing daily life and the stories of the men held there, the self-harm, suicide attempts, and riots, the rare moments of joy, the moments of deep despair. This revised edition reveals the human rights abuses discovered by his father in 2014. ISBN: 9781743793121. Our Book No: 29706. $18 AUD.
105. Jaber, Hala (1997). Hezbollah: Born with a Vengeance. London: Fourth Estate. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, small tear spine jacket. Revered by many fundamentalist Shiites and reviled by the West, Hezbollah is considered to be a paradigm for other militant groups wishing to make the promise of Islamic Revolution a reality. Journalist Hala Jaber was granted exclusive and unparalleled access to the inner circle of this Lebanese fundamentalist Islamic organization, and she exposes not only its tactics, but also its history, ideology and culture. ISBN: 1857023811. Our Book No: 15368. $20 AUD.
106. Jacobsen, Kris (2009). A Land of Promise: An Account of Jacob Isaacs, Jewish Convict, and Benjamin Isaacs, Christian Printer and Publisher (1st ed). Canberra, Kambah: The Author: Kris Jacobsen. 188 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, full-page colour & sepia (brown-tinted) plates (mostly of paintings), black & white drawings (mostly letters), tables, minor edgewear. First edition. The story of a young Jew, Jacob Isaacs, and his son Benjamin, who were living in the oppressive social and economic conditions in the east London district of Whitechapel. Jacob had been trained as a hatter but, driven to crime by his pervasive poverty and an eye for a quick gain, he turned to criminal activities which resulted in his transportation, on two separate occasions, to the penal colony of New South Wales. Benjamin became involved in a charitable London institution which installed Christian beliefs, and provided n education and an apprenticeship in the printing trade. He migrated free to New South Wales where he was responsible for establishing the first newspaper at Parramatta and Bathurst. In a career spanning a lifetime dedicated to the printed word, he also became involved in the early newspaper press of Sydney, Windsor, Goulburn and New Zealand. This book by Kris Jacobsen (a descendent) investigates their lives from adverse circumstances of Whitechapel to the opportunities found in a new land half a world away. ISBN: 9780646508658. Our Book No: 30649. $95 AUD.
107. Jensen, Derrick (2008). A Language Older Than Words. Sydney: Finch Publishing. 401 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white vignettes, minor edgewear corners. A powerful mix of memoir and environmental expose by a pre-eminent American environmentalist, Derrick Jensen, who argues that modern industrial economy abuses the environment, destroying meaningful work, and disconnects us from the natural world. Also, a chronicle of his drive, as a young man, to transcend domestic abuse. Explains violence as a pathology that touches every aspect of our lives and indeed affects all aspects of life on Earth. Offers a challenging look at our worldwide sense of community and how we can make things better. ISBN: 9781876451950. Our Book No: 17312. $25 AUD.
108. Johns, Captain W. E.; Stead, Leslie (illustrator) (1953). Biggles and the Black Raider: Another Adventure of Air Detective-Inspector Bigglesworth and His Air Police (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 192 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, patterned red cloth cover, colour plates, endpaper map, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, old price marks front pastedown. Biggles and his comrades take on an urgent assignment in Central Africa (Kenya area) in search of the elusive Cetezulu, a major African poacher known as "The Black Elephant". Our Book No: 17321. $25 AUD.
109. Johnson, Roberta Ann (editor) (2004). The Struggle Against Corruption: A Comparative Study (1st ed) [Perspectives in Comparative Politics]. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 178 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny crease fore-edge front cover & few pages, minor edgewear. A general overview of the nature, pattern, and differing perspectives on political and economic corruption in four countries: the United States, Israel, Russia, and India. Each country chapter explores how corruption is defined and understood in that country and provides case material illustrating corrupt practice and responses to it. ISBN: 1403962693. Our Book No: 23684. $15 AUD.
110. Karpin, Michael; Friedman, Ina (1999). Murder in the Name of God: The Plot to Kill Yitzhak Rabin. London: Granta Books. 292 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. The story of the murder in 1995 of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a Jewish right-wing fundamentalist, Yigal Amir - an act that abruptly changed the course of Israeli politics. ISBN: 1862072418. Our Book No: 24541. $15 AUD.
111. Kelson, Brendon (photos); McQuilton, John (text) (2001). Kelly Country: A Photographic Journey (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 168 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos (many full-page), maps inside covers, base spine little bumped, bottom edge front cover minimally creased, minor edgewear. This book looks at the Kellys and their history through the photos of the places mainly in Victoria associated with the outbreak of bushranging - from bush to country towns, squatters' mansions to ruined homesteads, from gaols to the cemeteries. The book brings a new illustrated perspective to the Ned Kelly story. ISBN: 0702232734. Our Book No: 29990. $30 AUD.
112. Kimball, Charles (2002). When Religion Becomes Evil (1st stated, reprint ed). New York: HarperCollins. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top corner covers little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top edge, spine little faded, faint sticker mark), owner's written name. Charles Kimball examines the nature and signs of religious evil, and outlines the correctives to these corruptions within each of the major religious traditions. He has worked as a Christian with Muslims and Jews at the intersections of politics and religion over the past 25 years. ISBN: 0060506539. Our Book No: 28359. $18 AUD.
113. Kipnis, Aaron (1999). Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help Bad Boys Become Good Men. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, rear cover creased. Kipnis began life with physical abuse, homelessness and drug use - but overcame this to earn a PhD in clinical psychology. He now teaches therapists and is president of the Fatherhood Coalition. Persuasively contends that parenting and job-skills training programs, counselling, community services and affordable quality education is infinitely better in producing constructive behaviour than America's increasingly popular punitive response. Highly recommended for academics, professionals and the general public. ISBN: 0787960438. Our Book No: 14562. $15 AUD.
114. Kowalski, Robin M.; Limber, Susan P.; Agatston, Patricia W. (2008). Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age (1st ed) [Cyberbullying]. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. Provides current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of the cyberbullying epidemic. Looking at latest research, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle school students, online research projects and the use of social network sites, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9781405159920. Our Book No: 26472. $20 AUD.
115. Landers, Rachel (2016). Who Bombed the Hilton? Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 403 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few light marks white background on covers, minor edgewear. On 13 February 1978, as regional heads of state met at Sydney's Hilton Hotel, a bomb exploded outside. Two garbage collectors and a police officer were killed. The crime is still unsolved, and it is refered to as the first terrorist murder on Australian soil. Rachel Landers is an award-winning filmmaker and historian who wrestles with this complex cold case in forensic detail. Exposes the Ananda Marga connection, as well as the corruption, conspiracy theories and political intrigue. ISBN: 9781742233512. Our Book No: 40872. $22 AUD.
116. Lang, John George (2005). Further Tales from Botany Bay [Australian Books on Demand]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 133 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, frontispiece, minor edgewear, single biro correction rear page, owner's written note inside front cover. Further Tales from Botany Bay, by John Lang (Mulini Press, 2005). The author wrote many stories and essays published in English and Indian periodicals and newspapers. Most of these stories have not been republished. This collection (1836 - 1860) brings together his another 13 Australian short stories and essays. In one essay, the author describes how as a young boy he went fishing on the harbour with Bungaree and his two wives. The story is set during the author's boyhood in Sydney in the 1820s. In another essay, Aa voyage up the east coast of Australia through the Great Barrier Reef and then through Torres Strait describes John Lang's voyage to India in 1842. It is one of the earliest descriptions of such a voyage and has many incidents, shipwrecks, sharks and hostile natives. (No 22 in the series Australian Books on Demand. Written note from book collector Alan Ives, stating as gift from Victor Crittenden.). ISBN: 9780975723241. Our Book No: 29812. $25 AUD.
117. Laugesen, Amanda (2002). Convict Words: Language in Early Colonial Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 208 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, slight rubbing spine edges, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark rear cover. Amanda Laugesen compiles the first dictionary to document the words that shaped the language of early Australian settlement. This dictionary captures the mythic convict Australia: the lags, canaries, and magpies; floggings and treadmills; bellowsers and traps; absconders and bushrangers. This is the only text that gives a systematic study of the meanings of words used in the convict era. This fascinating book will be of interest to anyone interested in this period of Australian history. ISBN: 0195516559. Our Book No: 40928. $40 AUD.
118. Leckbandt, Ollie (1998). The Mount Walker Stockade, Cox's River (Reprint ed). Lithgow, NSW: Ollie Leckbandt / Printed by Industrial Printing Co. 76 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black cover (gilt decoration), black cloth spine (staples hidden), black & white photos & drawings, map, corner tips covers little creased, sticker mark top corner front cover, few minor scratches covers, minor edgewear. The author has written this book on the Mount Walker Stockade (Cox's River) with the help of Mrs. Helen Bulter. The notes are compiled from his own recollections, observations and many hours of onsite involvement in the recovery of relics which would have been lost. In this second printing he has included some additional relic photos. (Gilded IV Kings Own Regiment button on front cover.). ISBN: 0646336819. Our Book No: 30753. $20 AUD.
119. Leckbandt, Ollie; Oloman, Errol (photographer) (2002). The Forgotten Stockade, Old Bathurst Road. Lithgow, NSW: Ollie Leckbandt / Printed by Industrial Printing Co. 76 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, red cover decoration, black cloth spine (staples hidden), black & white photos, maps, corner tips front cover little creased, few minor scratches covers, white background rear cover little marked, minor edgewear, sticker mark top corner front cover. The author has written this book on the Forgotten Stockade Old Bathurst Road, near Lithgow (New South Wales) to complete his series, and write about this important stockade that was not detailed in the first two books. The notes are compiled from his own recollections, observations and many hours of on site involvement in the recovery of relics which would have been lost ISBN: 0958521514. Our Book No: 30755. $25 AUD.
120. Leckbandt, Ollie (2010). Convict Stockades from Mount Walker to Mount Victoria (3rd printing ed). Lithgow, NSW: Ollie Leckbandt / Printed by Industrial Printing Co. 146 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, navy blue cover, cloth spine (staples hidden), colour photos & drawings, maps, corner tips rear covers little creased, few minor scratches covers, tiny mark first page & inside front cover, minor edgewear. Ollie Leckbandt wrote this book on the convict stockades from Mount Walker to Mount Victoria with the help of Mrs. Helen Butler. The notes are compiled from his own recollections, observations and many hours of onsite involvement in the recovery of relics which would have been lost. The third printing includes more material about salvaged artefacts and archival records. These little-known sites are located just south of Lithgow, New South Wales. (Illustration of eagle button on front cover.). ISBN: 9780958521529. Our Book No: 30754. $35 AUD.
121. Lefkowitz, Monroe M.; Eron, Leonard D.; Walder, Leopold O.; Huesmann, Rowell L. (1977). Growing Up to Be Violent: A Longitudinal Study of the Development of Aggression [Pergamon General Psychology Series]. New York: Pergamon Press. 236 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stiffened card covers, tables, few tiny marks top edge, top corner rear cover worn, minor edgewear. A unique, longitudinal study of the psychosocial development of aggressive behavior. A critique of current theories of aggression is presented. A major part of the book is devoted to the effects of child rearing and environmental influences on the development of later aggressive behavior. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0080195148. Our Book No: 22237. $10 AUD.
122. Leyland, Eric (1955). Red Lawson and the Sons of the Desert (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 206 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, front free flyleaf little thinned (sticker removal, old price marks), light foxing edges & few pages, minor edgewear jacket (some foxing reverse side, slight loss top corner, few tiny edge tears, flap clipped), sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (First edition. Estimated date, 1955, Worldcat.) Novel for young adults by English writer. Red Lawson and his Lambs - always ready to assist Scotland Yard or the Foreign Office in an unofficial capacity when trouble starts - track down the Kalifa, the Sons of the Desert organization that threatens trouble and even revolution in the fictional Arab state of Vahret. (Sticker of Anthony Hordern's department store.). Our Book No: 24662. $15 AUD.
123. Lovegrove, Emily (2006). Help! I'm Being Bullied (1st ed). Pembrokeshire, SA: Accent Press. 167 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, thick card covers with flaps, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. An easy-to-read book written to help parents and children to learn coping strategies to help with bullying in schools. Emily Lovegrove is an expert on the psychology of bullying, and is passionate about giving all children and teenagers the choice to feel better about themselves. ISBN: 1905170343. Our Book No: 30960. $20 AUD.
124. MacGregor, Sandy (2000). Creating Happiness Intentionally. Sydney: Calm / C.A.L.M. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. Sandy MacGregor was a former Australian army colonel. Subsequent to the tragic murder of his daughters, he now conducts personal growth, motivation and accelerated learning seminars. How to use your own energy to discover your life's purpose now. He previously wrote the bestselling "Piece of Mind". (Rubber stamp of the ABC Reference Library.). ISBN: 0957787219. Our Book No: 19982. $20 AUD.
125. Macken, James J. (1994). Martin Burke: The Father of Pittwater (1st ed). Sydney, Pittwater: James J. Macken. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear corners. The author continues the work started by his father, Bud Macken, in compiling an overview of the 200-year history of Coasters Retreat. The book is part of a trilogy, and the story that features Martin Burke is the second part, the first being the book 'Coasters Retreat' published in 1991. The story is used as a window on the history of early Australia. The author and his family have been part of the small settlement for over 50 years and resident there for over 30 years. ISBN: 0646176048. Our Book No: 30223. $15 AUD.
126. Macmillan, W. M. (1938). Warning from the West Indies (Revised ed) [Penguin Special]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 184 pp. Paperback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), heritage orange cover, front hinge slightly pulled (pages firm), jacket flap unclipped, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Since the agitation to free the slaves in the West Indies, the British public has ignored these supposed idyllic tropical islands. How the people have become very discontented with their poor living conditions, as manifested by recent violence and riots. Our Book No: 13248. $10 AUD.
127. Magazanik, Michael (2015). Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's Long Road to Justice. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos centre spread, top corner clipped title page, corner tip front cover creased, minimal edgewear. Baby Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy took the new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. The baby had no arms and legs. For 50 years the Rowe family cared for Lyn - exhausting, round-the-clock work. But then in 2011 Lyn Rowe launched a legal claim against the thalidomide companies. Against the odds, she won a multi-million-dollar settlement. The author is one of the lawyers who ran Lyn's case. He exposes a 50-year cover up of history's most notorious drug, and he details not only the damning case against the German manufacturer, whose ruthless promotion of their lucrative drug in the face of mounting evidence beggars belief. Spanning the world, this book is an epic account of corporate villainy against a backdrop of heroic personal struggle and sacrifice. ISBN: 9781922182098. Our Book No: 17060. $17 AUD.
128. Mai, Mukhtar; Cuny, Marie-Therese (with); Coverdale, Linda (translation); Kristof, Nicholas D. (foreword) (2006). In the Name of Honour: A Memoir. London: Virago. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear corners. The Pakistani author Mukhtar Mai writes her story about her gang rape, punishment for an honour crime allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. A very moving and thought provoking story. An inspirational true story of a woman who still continues to fight against exceptional odds. Mai now runs the first ever school for girls, started with the money from the Pakistani government (now Bangladesh) in her historic settlement, and she is an eager pupil at the school herself. ISBN: 9781844084098. Our Book No: 29250. $15 AUD.
129. Main, Andrew (2003). Other People's Money (The Complete Story of the Extraordinary Collapse of HIH) (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. A chronicle of arrogance, ignorance and self-delusion. The amazing collapse of the large Australian insurance company in 2001. The last days looked more like a closing down sale in a bargain bazaar - insiders helped themselves, but the policy holders had to put up with a trickle of payouts that was just fast enough to escape official intervention. Every Australian shareholder should read this book. Includes the Royal Commission into the collapse. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0732276659. Our Book No: 13457. $16 AUD.
130. Malone, Debbie (2018). Always with You: Messages from Beyond. Sydney, Summer Hill: Rockpool Publishing. 155 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner tips covers little scuffed, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. From the front cover: True love stories from Australia's # 1 Psychic Detective. ISBN: 9781925017960. Our Book No: 30559. $18 AUD.
131. Malouf, David (1997). The Conversations at Curlow Creek. Sydney: Vintage. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine & nearby front cover creased, minor edgewear. A novel by David Malouf about an escaped convict turned bushranger and the officer who is to oversee his execution. The story is set in New South Wales in the 1820s. Winner of the 1996 international impact Dublin Literary award. . ISBN: 0099744015. Our Book No: 25480. $10 AUD.
132. Manning, Paddy (2013). Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler. Melbourne: Black Inc. 289 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. In this impressive biography, leading business writer Paddy Manning relates Tinkler's meteoric rise to wealth, and his equally rapid downfall. A classic study of Australian business failure. Hunter Valley mine electrician Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from several speculative coal plays, and by 2011 was a billionaire. However, his reluctance to pay his debts were making him enemies. He lived the high life, buying luxury homes, private jets, sports cars and football teams, and splurged on a horseracing empire. But his business model worked only in a rising market. When coal prices slumped in 2012, Tinkler had no cash flow to service his massive borrowings and no allies to help him recover. . ISBN: 9781863956284. Our Book No: 16023. $25 AUD.
133. Marks, Kathy (1996). Faces of Right Wing Extremism. Boston: Branden Publishing. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Kathy Marks provides a critical examination of right-wing political violence in the United States over the previous 25 years. The focus is on David Koresh, Randy Weaver and the Oklahoma City bombing. ISBN: 0828320160. Our Book No: 16848. $20 AUD.
134. Martin, S. I.; Phillips, Trevor (introduction) (2000). Britain's Slave Trade (Reprint ed). London: Channel 4 Books / Macmillan. 167 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, rear cover creased, page edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. Drawing on extensive research and personal testimonies both past and present, this book uncovers the enormous legacy of the slave trade on the society, culture and politics of Britain. ISBN: 0752272519. Our Book No: 11740. $15 AUD.
135. Matthews, Tony (2001). Black Guards and Scoundrels of Colonial Queensland: True Stories of Crime, Passion and Punishment (1st ed). Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press (CQUP). 238 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, top corner tips rear cover & first two pages little creased, few light creases front cover, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is about the early rough and tough days in Colonial Queensland. The author writes about daring gold robberies, whipping and unholy prisons, murderers, hangmen, long-forgotten mysteries, lost gold, and brutal masters and mistresses. ISBN: 1876780002. Our Book No: 30670. $50 AUD.
136. Mawer, Granville Allen (2004). The Life and Legend of Jack Doolan: The Wild Colonial Boy (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 68 pp. Paperback wide thin octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear, top corner front cover creased, rubbed at cover join to spine. This is the story of the real wild colonial boy, John Doolan. He was a juvenile bushranger, born in Castlemaine on the Victorian goldfields. Even more surprisingly, his story has connections with that of the song. A fascinating story to keep the reader guessing to the end. ISBN: 0975178466. Our Book No: 29937. $30 AUD.
137. McClymont, Kate (2021). Dead Man Walking: The Murky World of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich. Melbourne: Penguin / Random House Australia. 382 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Kate McClymont examines the complex business relationship between Michael McGurk and Ron Medich that lead Medich to order the murder of McGurk. Based on dozens of interviews, including with associates of the main characters, some of whom, fearing retribution, have asked to remain anonymous. It is not just a Sydney story, the strands traverse Moscow, Brunei, Indonesia, and Hawaii, and involve property deals, fraud, conspiracy, false identities, kidnapping and a miniature Koran. Written by Australia's best-known investigative journalist (Sydney Morning Herald). ISBN: 9781761044748. Our Book No: 40840. $25 AUD.
138. McClymont, Kate; Besser, Linton (2014). He Who Must be Obeid (1st printing ed). Sydney: Vintage / Random House Australia. 418 pp. Paperback thick octavo, as new condition. Queensland had the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the Moonlight State. New South Wales has Eddie Obeid, a minister in the Labor Government. Two senior reporters from the Sydney Morning Herald expose the brazen misdeeds of Australia's most corrupt politician, perhaps on a scale not exceeded since the days of the Rum Corps. The powerbroker not only made and unmade premiers, but he and his family profited from government leases (mining, cafes, marina). (First printing edition: this printing was withdrawn because of a misidentification of Chris Brown on page 58, who threatened legal action, being two people with the same name.). ISBN: 9780857984357. Our Book No: 17966. $28 AUD.
139. McCord, Joan (editor) (1998). Coercion and Punishment in Long-term Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 392 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine little faded as usual, minimal edgewear. These essays draw on rich longitudinal data to examine the benefits and costs of coercion and punishment, in relation to mental health, antisocial and criminal behavior and substance abuse. Covered are peer pressure, aggression in boys and girls, and differing parenting styles. Of interest to psychologists, criminologists, social workers, childcare workers and educators. SALE PRICE. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0521645670. Our Book No: 11283. $20 AUD.
140. McCulloch, Julie (1992). Ghosts of Port Arthur (2nd ed). Port Arthur, TAS: A. D. Simmons. 40 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: A detailed account of the sightings of apparitions and unexplained occurrences at Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania (old convict goal), from the 1870s to the present day. ISBN: 0646071017. Our Book No: 3718. $10 AUD.
141. McGeough, Paul (2009). Kill Khalid: Mossad's Failed Hit and the Rise of Hamas (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 477 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Little public notice was taken of a 1997 attempt on the life of the Hamas leader Khalid Mishal by Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency, even though the audacious hit took place in broad daylight in the streets of Amman, and even though the bungled poisoning immediately set into motion a flurry of international diplomacy. The Israelis reluctantly handed over the antidote. With his new lease on life, Khalid became the architect of the Hamas ascendancy; he directed deadly bombings on targets in Israel, and from his bunker in exile in the Syrian capital of Damascus, continues to pull in donations and support from the Islamic world. The Australian reporter uses unprecedented, extensive interviews with Khalid himself and other key political players. ISBN: 9781741756005. Our Book No: 14231. $20 AUD.
142. McNicol Stock, Catherine (1996). Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain (1st ed). Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press. 219 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), cloth binding along spine, jacket minimally marked, edges minimally foxed. An excellent history of radicalism in rural America, including, anti-federalism, white supremacy, populism and vigilantism. ISBN: 0801432944. Our Book No: 15091. $15 AUD.
143. Meredith, John (1988). Gallant Peter Clark [Australian Historical Monograph Series]. Canberra, Woden: Popinjay Australian Publications. 68 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, green cloth cover (gilt lettering), sepia (brown-tinted) photos including frontispiece, black & cream drawing. This story of a drover named Peter Clark who was shot by James Wilson the bushranger when he resisted a holdup, north of Scone (NSW) in 1863. Sets out, not to try and discover the true story, but rather to document the processes of the oral tradition - to bring together all the various accounts under one cover. Whatever the truth may be, this collection of legends will stand as a tribute to the bravery and courage of a young bushman who died game and was gallant to the end. (No 6 in this series.) (Limited edition of 210 copies, 95 of which are numbered and autographed by the publisher, Stephan Williams. This is no 26. ISBN not printed in book.). ISBN: 0731634748. Our Book No: 40171. $90 AUD.
144. Mes, Yvonne; Eterovic, Sandra (illustrator) (2016). Meet: Sidney Nolan (New ed) [Meet Series]. Sydney: Penguin Random House Australia. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour drawings (some full-page). This is the story for children of the well-known artist Sidney Nolan, and how he came to create his iconic Ned Kelly paintings. The illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780857985903. Our Book No: 29987. $15 AUD.
145. Miranda, Gunilla (2009). From Nobel Prize to Ride-on Mower: A True Story about Survival (1st ed). New York: Strategic Book Publishing. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top of spine little scuffed, fore-edge slightly marked, bottom corner tip front cover slightly scuffed, crease on fore-edge rear cover. A true story of surviving a life full of abuse, threats and fear, and yet came out whole and sane. Gunilla is a Swedish independent journalist and single mother, who meets and marries the love of her life and moves to Australia. Soon she is to find out that she has married Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This story is both gruelling and inspiring. Anyone who has lived with someone suffering from mental illness (bipolar) will be able to understand what it means to live in fear. ISBN: 9781608600571. Our Book No: 27287. $18 AUD.
146. Mohamad, Mahathir; Makaruddin, Hashim (editor) (2003). Terrorism and the Real Issues: Selected Speeches of Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia. Subang Jaya, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover creased, old price sticker. The Prime Minister of Malaysia provides the Malaysian viewpoint into the causes of terrorism. ISBN: 9679788601. Our Book No: 15584. $15 AUD.
147. Moore, Andrew (2011). Mr Big of Bankstown: The Scandalous Fitzpatrick and Browne Affair. Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 251 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Corruption, violence and bribery, mixed with a healthy dose of larrikin charm, this book has it all. In 1955, Raymond Fitzpatrick, a rough-hewn, ill-educated Sydney businessman (Mr Big of Bankstown), and a journalist, Frank Browne, joined forces to teach a troublesome MP, Charles Morgan, a lesson: they alleged he was involved in an immigration racket. However, it was Fitzpatrick and Browne who learned the lesson when Morgan raised the matter in the NSW Parliament. ISBN: 9781742582788. Our Book No: 15360. $27 AUD.
148. Moores, Irene (1992). Where is Wungawurrah? Springwood, NSW: Butterfly Books. 214 pp. Paperback large trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners, autograph (author's written dedication). A novel by Irene Moores of Aboriginal deaths in custody, but based on true events. About a black boy and white girl who grow up together in the country, where both were sent to escape a diphtheria epidemic. It tells also of their reunion many years later. This gave rise to the author's quest for justice for the Aboriginal people. ISBN: 0947333479. Our Book No: 3534. $15 AUD.
149. Morri, Mark (2016). Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years On (1st ed). Sydney: Ebury / Random House. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The story of the short, good life and brutal death of Anita Cobby in Sydney. This is the story told to the author by John, the husband of Anita, who opens up, recounting how he and Anita fell in love, travelled the world, and even now he believes they are soulmates. The author weaves in chilling material from the autopsy police files, and interviews with the detectives who hunted down the killers. ISBN: 9781925324150. Our Book No: 29349. $18 AUD.
150. Morris, Norval (2002). Maconochie's Gentlemen: The Story of Norfolk Island [and] The Roots of Modern Prison Reform (1st ed) [Studies In Crime and Public Policy]. New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, title on spine, black & white photo, map, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned. About Alexander Maconochie, a privileged retired naval captain, who became at his own request superintendent of 2000 twice-convicted prisoners on Norfolk Island, a thousand miles off the coast of Australia. In four years, Machonochie transformed what was one of the most brutal convict settlements in history into a controlled, stable, and productive environment that achieved such success that upon release his prisoners came to be called "Machonochie's Gentlemen". Using a unique combination of fictionalized history and critical commentary, the author provides a powerful policy impact. ISBN: 0195146077. Our Book No: 30569. $20 AUD.
151. Morrison, Alec (2003). Frank Gardiner: Bushranger to Businessman (1830 to 1904). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley. 162 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book is about the bushranger Frank Gardiner. In 1862, his gang pulled off the biggest robbery of colonial times, relieving the Forbes-Sydney gold escort of bullion and banknotes worth $4 million in today's money. He was given ten years in Darlinghurst Gaol, then he emigrated to California where he began a new life as a prosperous businessman, running a saloon in San Francisco's notorious 'Barbary Coast' district, before marrying a rich widow and retiring to a fine ranch. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1740310810. Our Book No: 23972. $20 AUD.
152. Moss, David (1989). The Politics of Left-wing Violence in Italy, 1969 - 85 [1969 - 1985]. New York: St Martin's Press. 317 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, black & white photos, tables, library remains (spine label, barcode, rubber stamps), few small creases jacket, remainder stripe top edge, internally excellent. The first detailed account of the nature and development of the left-wing political violence that began in Italy in the late 1960s. It covers the patterns of recruitment, organisation and activities of the armed groups, and the responses elicited opponents in various contexts. This Italian case study extends the analytical scope of terrorism. ISBN: 0312028148. Our Book No: 13245. $30 AUD.
153. National Committee, Armenian (1983). The Armenian Genocide: As Reported in the Australian Press. Sydney, Willoughby: Armenian National Committee. 119 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner creased rear cover & few rear pages, covers little soiled, minor edgewear. Newspaper reports & photos from Australian newspapers reporting on the horrific massacres of Armenians by Turkish forces in 1915 (at the same time as the Gallipoli landings, incidentally). No ISBN in book. Our Book No: 14791. $30 AUD.
154. Nelson, Jack (1993). Terror in the Night: The Klan's Campaign Against the Jews. New York: Simon & Schuster. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth binding along spine, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Veteran reporter Jack Nelson of the Los Angeles Times, a Pulitzer prize winner, tells the gripping inside story of how Mississippi's Jewish community, terrorized by the Ku Klux Klan, worked with the FBI to arrange an ambush that ended Klan violence in the state. ISBN: 0671692232. Our Book No: 13683. $15 AUD.
155. Nicholls, Freda Marnie (2016). The Amazing Mrs Livesey: The Remarkable Story of Australia's Greatest Imposter. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual. Ethel Livesey was an attractive young woman from a respectable middle-class family in Manchester, but she had over 40 aliases, eight official marriages, four children and five divorces. Her story stretches from England to the French Riviera, New York, Shanghai and across Australia. Ethel claimed she was a cotton heiress, wartime nurse, casino hostess, stowaway, artist, opera singer, gambler, spy, close friend of the King, air raid warden, charity queen and even wife of Australian test cricketer. When her career imploded, with the abandonment of her glittering wedding in Sydney just two hours before the guests were due to arrive, her bizarre story raced around the world. But what was fact and what was fiction? ISBN: 9781760290146. Our Book No: 17095. $14 AUD.
156. Noble, Tom (1991). Walsh Street (The Cold-blooded Killings that Shocked Australia) (1st ed). Sydney: John Kerr. 192 pp. Paperback large trade, good condition, black & white photos centre spread, map, inside covers toned, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. First edition. Tom Noble describes the cold-blooded murder of two young constables in a Melbourne street (Walsh Street, South Yarra) in 1988, which lead to a two-year manhunt. Four men were arrested, but they were later acquitted on trial. ISBN: 0958800456. Our Book No: 13001. $10 AUD.
157. Noorani, A. G. (2002). Islam and Jihad: Prejudice Versus Reality (1st p/b ed). London: Zed Books. 162 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, light toning pages, crease top corner tip rear cover, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. In this short, accessible book, A. G. Noorani discusses certain basic concepts needed to counteract the upsurge in prejudice and misinformation about Muslims, and to reject the tendency to agree with the un-Islamic acts of fundamentalists who, he argues, are misusing the faith as a political weapon. ISBN: 9781842772716. Our Book No: 30949. $18 AUD.
158. Nordhoff, Charles; Hall, James Norman (1937). Men Against the Sea (Reprint ed). London: Chapman & Hall. 253 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, map front endpapers, lightly foxed edges & endpapers, minimal foxing few pages, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), top corners covers little bumped, spine little slack, tiny scuff spine, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the second volume of a trilogy, which will retell the entire story of the mutiny of the Bounty and the later fortunes of the crew. This book records the adventures of a small boat load of men, who remained loyal to Captain Bligh, and endured with indomitable courage the terrors of the tropic seas. The events are those which Bligh recorded briefly in his own log. Our Book No: 28781. $15 AUD.
159. Norington, Brad (2016). Planet Jackson: Power, Greed and Unions (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover corner lightly creased. Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt boss of the Health Services Union (HSU). But what if Jackson was just as corrupt as Williamson? Or worse? While Jackson was being portrayed as a Joan of Arc figure, she was spending vast amounts of her own union members' money on international holidays, fashion, jewellery, a mortgage, and even part of a divorce settlement. This is the real HSU story - the staggering misuse of the union dues of some of the lowest paid workers in Australia. ISBN: 9780522870336. Our Book No: 17234. $18 AUD.
160. Novick, Peter (2000). The Holocaust and Collective Memory: The American Experience (1st ed). London: Bloomsbury Books. 373 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny closed tear top edge, minor edgewear), small bump bottom edge, pages lightly toned. Discusses the history of the American post-WW2 response to the Holocaust. He posits that the promotion of the Holocaust has much to do with the insecurity of the Israeli state and of Jewishness. Also shows the revisionist chronology of the development of Holocaust discussion, as pointed out by Arthur Butz. ISBN: 0747547734. Our Book No: 13796. $20 AUD.
161. Nugent, John Peer (1979). White Night (1st ed). New York: Rawson Wade Publishers. 278 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor foxing edges, few edge tears & edgewear jacket, pages faintly toned, top edge lightly faded, top corners little bumped. On November 18, 1978 nearly 1000 American men, women and children died in a so-called "mass suicide" in Jonestown, Guyana. John Peer Nugent has written the first full account of the true story about what happened before and beyond Jonestown. First edition stated. ISBN: 0892561165. Our Book No: 24649. $25 AUD.
162. O'Brien, Bill (2000). Agents of Mayhem: The Global Phenomenon of Mass Murder. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Nine cases of mass murder, including University of Texas and Dunblane School in Scotland killers - plus Australian cases (including Julian Knight, Frank Vitkovic, Martin Bryant). A final chapter sums up common features. ISBN: 0734401647. Our Book No: 12919. $20 AUD.
163. O'Grady, Desmond (2004). Stages of the Revolution: A Biography of the Eureka Stockade's Raffaello Carboni. Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages toned as usual, scratch marks top corner front cover, edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear. (This copy: Paperback.) A compelling biography of Raffaello Carboni, the Italian-born chronicler of the Eureka Stockade, a rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in 1854, lead by Irishman Peter Lalor. Desmond O'Grady presents a flamboyant, talented but ultimately disappointed man who gave Australia more than he gleaned. The author also uncovers Carboni’s little-known past, including his previous revolutionary activities in Italy. (Originally published by Hale & Iremonger, 1985, as Raffaello! Raffaello!). ISBN: 1740662121. Our Book No: 21617. $15 AUD.
164. O'Neill, Margot (2008). Blind Conscience (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tips creased front cover, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. This very moving book is the story of the people who struggled to get asylum seekers out of detention and change government policy. The author is an ABC-TV Lateline journalist who covered many of these stories as they were happening. Inspiring and disturbing in equal measure, with a gripping narrative that will surprise many readers. ISBN: 9780868408538. Our Book No: 29503. $18 AUD.
165. O'Toole, Sean (2006). The History of Australian Corrections. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 236 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tables, minor edgewear corner tips. This book starts with the punishment systems of the ancient world. Examines the birth of the modern prison, the transportation process, the convict era and finally the creation of Australia's various State and Territory prisons and community corrections systems. The book provides valuable insights into how our system of justice has developed, as well as to the social trends and issues that shaped it. ISBN: 0868409154. Our Book No: 40311. $30 AUD.
166. Ogino, Masahiro (2007). Scams and Sweeteners: A Sociology of Fraud [Japanese Society Series]. Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press. 126 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, minor edgewear. A fascinating sociological examination of fraud, scams and gift-giving in Japanese society. Sociological reflections on fraudulent acts that are preformed in the space not governed by social norms. He develops a theory of what he calls a society of zero sociability on the basis of Japanese, French, German, Swiss, Italian and American cases. The author is professor of sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781876843335. Our Book No: 13244. $20 AUD.
167. Palmer, Monte; Palmer, Princess (2004). At the Heart of Terror: Islam, Jihadists, and America's War on Terrorism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 293 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket). This accessible and deeply informed book examines the threat that Muslim extremists pose to America and provides a balanced and nuanced discussion of Iraq as a test case of America's war on terror. Explaining the basics of Islam and guiding the reader through the intricacies of each significant extremist group, the authors answer key questions: Who are the Muslim extremists and how do they fit within the broader context of the Islamic religion? What is their war plan and how do they operate? Who are their allies and what are their weaknesses? What is the experience of Israel, the Islamic world, and the United States in fighting Muslim extremists? How can they be defeated? ISBN: 0742536025. Our Book No: 16566. $18 AUD.
168. Pascarl, Jacqueline (2008). Since I Was a Princess: My 14-year Fight to Get My Children Back (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 371 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, colour photos (few sepia & black & white), front cover little creased, bottom corner tips some pages little creased, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. In this sequel to "Once I was a Princess", Jacqueline Parcarl (formerly Gillespie) tells what happened in the years after her children were kidnapped from Australia and taken to live in the Islamic State of Terengganu in Malaysia by their father, a Malaysian prince. How she finally was reunited with her children. ISBN: 9780732285975. Our Book No: 29545. $18 AUD.
169. Patchin, Justin W.; Hinduja, Sameer (2012). Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives (1st ed). New York: Routledge. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. A comprehensive, up-to-date look at the major issues that teachers, school administrators, counselors, social workers, and parents need to be aware of with respect to cyberbullying identification, prevention, and response. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9780415892377. Our Book No: 40293. $30 AUD.
170. Pendergrast, Mark (1998). Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 746 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, spine lightly creased. A lengthy study of how families are being torn apart and adult children turned against their parents by misguided therapists, using dreams, hypnosis and persuasion to recover false memories of sexual abuse. Uses real life cases to provide a devastating critique of Repressed Memory Syndrome. ISBN: 0006387527. Our Book No: 3122. $15 AUD.
171. Penzig, Edgar (1988). Heroes and Villians: An Illustrated History of Our Bushranging Days (Quickprint ed). Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 159 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card cover (black cloth spine), black & white text-photos, typewritten text, some page toning fore-edge, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), cover design differs from stock photo. A fascinating history of Australian bushranging (the wild colonial days) by Edgar Penzig. It mainly combines extracts from his earlier works. There are both hardback and paperback editions of this book with the same ISBN. The hardback is dated 1988. The paperback edition (Heroes and Villians: An Illustrated History of Our Bushranging Days, published by Tranter Quckprint, 1992) adds some new material, and is produced especially for audiences attending his motivational lectures on Australia's wild colonial days. (We are offering the paperback edition.). ISBN: 0958765022. Our Book No: 17020A. $30 AUD.
172. Penzig, Edgar (1992). Rogues, Vagabonds and Bloody Thieves: An Illustrated History of Colonial Crime 1850 - 1900. Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 220 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Lavishly illustrated history of eastern Australian colonial crime, including bushranging, murders and robberies. The eleventh book by the expert chronicler of Australian bushranging. Written dedication states: "Best wishes from the author to a fellow colonial”. (No 446 of a limited edition of 1200 copies.) ISBN: 0958765065. Our Book No: 17568. $150 AUD.
173. Penzig, Edgar F. (1985). The Sandy Creek Bushranger: A Definitive History of Ben Hall, His Gang and Associates. Sydney, Lane Cove: Historic Australia Publishing Company. 191 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour portrait frontispiece, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp, autograph (author's written dedication), copy 1. Edgar Penzig provides a fascinating study of one of the most notorious Australian bushrangers from that period of history that has become known as the wild colonial days. (Large florid author's written dedication prelim page. Loosely inserted: Two newspaper clippings, plus an invitation sheet to a Penzig talk in 1994.). ISBN: 0958883602. Our Book No: 14125. $60 AUD.
174. Penzig, Edgar F. (1985). The Sandy Creek Bushranger: A Definitive History of Ben Hall, His Gang and Associates. Sydney, Lane Cove: Historic Australia Publishing Company. 191 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour portrait frontispiece, pages faintly toned as usual, corner tip front cover creased, minor edgewear, remainder stripes top edge, non-author written dedication, copy 2. Edgar Penzig provides a fascinating study of one of the most notorious Australian bushrangers from that period of history that has become known as the wild colonial days. ISBN: 0958883602. Our Book No: 14125A. $40 AUD.
175. Persico, Joseph (2002). Roosevelt's Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage (1st p/b ed). New York: Random House. 564 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), cover little creased, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear corner tips. Joseph Persico describes how much FDR knew from intelligence sources before the Holocaust about the coming fate of Europe's Jews. This book presents evidence that the Soviet Union had a source inside the Roosevelt White House; that British agents gave FDR total fabrications to draw the United States into war. This constantly surprising story reveals a lot about Roosevelt's hidden role in World War 2. ISBN: 0375761268. Our Book No: 30404. $20 AUD.
176. Poynting, Scott; Noble, Greg; Tabar, Paul; Collins, Jock (2004). Bin Laden in the Suburbs: Criminalising the Arab Other [Sydney Institute of Criminology Series]. Sydney: Institute of Criminology. 333 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few figures, corner tips covers slightly creased, minor edgewear, red texta remainder mark fore-edge. Scott Poynting and colleagues look at public worrying over 'ethnic crime' and what it tells us about Australia today. The book argues that we are seeing the emergence of the 'Arab Other' as the pre-eminent problem of our time, and it analyses a decisive moment in the history of government, the law, and multiculturalism in Australia. ISBN: 0975196707. Our Book No: 30951. $40 AUD.
177. Pratt, Colin (2000). Killing the Khmer (1st ed). Surrey Hills North, VIC: Sea Tiger Marine. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few page corner tips bent, minor edgewear, fore-edge & bottom edge slightly marked, autograph (author's written dedication inside front cover). A history the Khmer Rouge, the extreme-left terrorist group, who - when in government - was responsible for the deaths of millions of Cambodians. ISBN: 1876677082. Our Book No: 25772. $30 AUD.
178. Pretyman, E. R. (1970). Some Notes on Maria Island and Its Penal Settlements. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), black & white text-photos, map, corner one page creased, minor insect damage edges front cover. E. R. Pretyman provides a history of the convict settlement on Maria Island, off the east coast of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). ISBN: B0006C22Z8. Our Book No: 2485. $10 AUD.
179. Priest, Tim (2009). Enemies of the State (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny mark inside cover & flyleaf, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top spine. The author has drawn on extensive research from parliamentary enquiries, royal commissions, court documents, interviews, police court briefs, speeches, television and newspaper coverage to write this book. He is a former police detective, serving in Sydney, including King's Cross and Cabramatta. ISBN: 9781741108705. Our Book No: 26453. $20 AUD.
180. Priest, Tim; Basham, Richard (2003). To Protect and Serve: The Untold Truth About the New South Wales Police Service. Sydney: New Holland. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Detective-Sergeant Tim Priest, after years struggling to fight serious crime and drug trafficking in the Cabramatta region of western Sydney, became disillusioned with the management of the New South Police Force - the politics, bureaucratic bungling, chronic lack of resources, and crazy decision-making. His hard-hitting story, written jointly with Richard Basham, an urban anthropologist at the University of Sydney, and who has studied Asian crime gangs. ISBN: 1741100402. Our Book No: 3925. $20 AUD.
181. Randall, Peter (2001). Bullying in Adulthood: Assessing the Bullies and Their Victims (1st ed). East Sussex: Brunner - Routledge. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, case studies, tiny mark fore-edge, top corner covers & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Evaluated research, clinical issues and assessment of bullies and victims, and the background factors to such behaviour. A number of strategies are suggested both for dealing with bullying and victim behaviour, and for monitoring situations. ISBN: 0415236940. Our Book No: 25966. $14 AUD.
182. Reece, Bob (1989). Irish Convicts: The Origins of Convicts Transported to Australia (1st ed). Dublin: Department of Modern History, University College Dublin Press. 191 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photo portrait rear cover (author), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, corners covers little creased. Bob Reece has written this reference book as a result of his work with final-year honours students at University College Dublin who were encouraged to undertake original research on the Irish convict background, using transportation records held at Dublin Castle. ISBN: 1870089340. Our Book No: 26766. $26 AUD.
183. Reid, Peter (1969). The Stolen Generations: The Removal of Aboriginal Children in New South Wales 1883 to 1969 [Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs Occasional Paper]. Sydney: D. West, Government Printer. 20 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, minor annotation inside front cover. This occasional paper is about the Aboriginal children removed from their families and placed with white families. This article is about what happened to these Aboriginal children in New South Wales. The author is working with the Wiradjiri people of central New South Wales. (No date, but 1969. No 1 in this series.). Our Book No: 40703. $25 AUD.
184. Ressa, Maria A. (2003). Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of Al-Qaeda's Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia (1st ed). New York: Free Press. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear. The Jakarta Bureau Chief for CNN demonstrates how the future of Al-Qaeda's international terror campaign lies in southeast Asia. Includes the full story of the Bali bombing (it was Plan B - a scaled back version of bigger plans for Singapore), and an interview with Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, the so-called Osama bin Laden of Indonesia. ISBN: 0743251334. Our Book No: 12682. $12 AUD.
185. Rigby, Ken (1996). Bullying in Schools and What To Do About It (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research. 299 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, cover corners lightly scuffed, bottom corner tip creased front cover (bottom corner few pages lightly creased), tiny closed tear base spine, minor edgewear. Describes ways to identify both bullies and victims. This is a passionate and motivating book by an Australian psychologist that policy makers, school administrators, teachers, doctors and parents will find invaluable. ISBN: 0864311842. Our Book No: 26322. $15 AUD.
186. Robertson, Geoffrey (1999). The Justice Game (Modern reprint ed). London: Vintage. 415 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Geoffrey Robertson, the well-known Australian lawyer (who practices in Britain), explains why justice matters, and the recounting of actual cases helps to explain this statement. This book argues for freedom of information and libel law changes, for abolition of blasphemy, for proper inquiries into violent deaths, for a privacy law, for an Independent Commission Against Corruption. The chapters are arranged chronologically rather than logically, spanning 25 years. ISBN: 9780099581918. Our Book No: 28523. $12 AUD.
187. Rogers, Colin (1986). Tracing Missing Persons: An Introduction to Agencies, Methods and Sources In England and Wales (1st ed). Manchester: Manchester University Press. 188 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, tables, bottom corner front cover little bumped, spine ends chipped, pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers & flyleaves lightly foxed (minimally title page), rubber stamp front endpaper (light impression on pastedown). This is the first book to describe, methodically and in detail, the ways in which one individual can find and contact another. Most of the book, details how we all leave behind on our journey from birth to death a long trail of documentary evidence for our existence and activities. The book will interest anyone trying to find a missing person, archivists, librarians, records managers, and people interested in data protection and civil liberties. ISBN: 071901901X. Our Book No: 30828. $15 AUD.
188. Ronson, Jon (2002). Them: Adventures with Extremists (New ed). London: Picador. 328 pp. Paperback, very good condition, remainder stripe. The award-winning British journalist comically examines a wide variety of extremist groups - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis - who share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. He has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. He travels across three continents, along the way meeting Omar Bakri Mohammed, one of the most dangerous men in Britain, PR-savvy Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Thom Robb, and the survivors of Ruby Ridge. He is chased by men in dark glasses and unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp. In the forests of northern California he even witnesses CEOs, Dick Cheney and George Bush undertake a bizarre owl ritual. Ronson's investigations, by turns creepy and comical, reveal some alarming things about the looking-glass world of "us" and "them." A deep and fascinating look at the lives and minds of extremists. ISBN: 0330375466. Our Book No: 3115. $12 AUD.
189. Russell, Miles (2003). Piltdown Man: The Secret Life of Charles Dawson and the World's Greatest Archaeological Hoax (1st p/b ed). Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing. 288 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & sketches, minimal edgewear. The author examines the life and career of Charles Dawson, the alleged hoaxer of Piltdown Man. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0752425722. Our Book No: 23321. $20 AUD.
190. Safran, John (2014). Murder in Mississippi: The True Story of How I Met a White Supremacist, Befriended His Black Killer and Wrote This Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, few corners creased (bookmarks), tiny scuff spine edge, minor edgewear & spinewear. This book is about a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived, and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything. The author has written an engrossing revealing story. ISBN: 9780143572084. Our Book No: 29257. $10 AUD.
191. Schafferius, Keith; Kieza, Grantlee (2010). The Retriever: The Incredible True Story of a Child Retrieval Expert and the Families He Has Reunited. Sydney: ABC Books. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The author is an Australian private investigator, who became a world leader in the retrieval of children kidnapped by one parent. He has brought home more than 100 children from countries worldwide including Poland, Mexico and Lebanon (but failed in difficult cases in the Philippines and Yemen). ISBN: 9780733325410. Our Book No: 14502. $15 AUD.
192. Schmidt, Michael (1993). The New Reich: Violent Extremism in Unified Germany and Beyond (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, few tiny spots top edge, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. About the rise of the neo-Nazis in today's Germany and Europe generally. Written by a German journalist and film-maker. ISBN: 0091780047. Our Book No: 24058. $12 AUD.
193. Schrecker, Ellen (1998). Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America (1st p/b ed). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 573 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. About a bad time for freedom and political repression in America in the 1950s. Covers far more than the brief career of Irish-American Senator Joseph McCarthy, whose excessive anti-Communist crusade ruined so many careers, marriages, and even lives. The first complete post-Cold War account of McCarthyism, which however stirred considerable controversy when first published in hardback. ISBN: 0691048703. Our Book No: 17844. $40 AUD.
194. Semple Kerr, James (1984). Design for Convicts: An Account of Design for Convict Establishments in the Australian Colonies During the Transportation Era (1st ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History / National Trust of Australia (NSW) / Australian Society for Historical Archaeology. 183 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), maps, endpaper illustrations, black & white sketches & text-photos, figures, minor foxing endpapers & flyleaves, few foxed patches title page, light foxing edges, minor foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear). James Semple Kerr has written the first book to give an overall account of the development of convict establishments and their buildings in the Australian colonies. There are 255 illustrations, and a succinct and sometimes surprising text, which gives a graphic detailed picture of convict habitations and work places. A fascinating guide for visitors to those settlements and a useful and well indexed reference book for social, archaeological and architectural historians, and anyone wanting to learn about an important part of Australian history. Published on behalf of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) and the Australian Society for Historical Archaeology. ISBN: 0908120540. Our Book No: 40937. $130 AUD.
195. Shackleton, Shirley (2010). The Circle of Silence: A Personal Testimony Before, During and After Balibo. Sydney: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 392 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Winner of the 2010 Walkley Award, Shirley Shackleton unexpectedly became a human rights activist when her journalist husband Greg Shackleton was killed during the Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975. Her story is filled with a profound sense of purpose, enduring love for her late husband, and a fierce determination to seek truth and justice not only regarding the events leading up to the murders of the journalists who came to be known as Balibo Five, but for the cause of democracy and freedom in East Timor. ISBN: 9781741964851. Our Book No: 14725. $18 AUD.
196. Shakeshaft, Bernie; Knight, James (2019). Back on Track: How One Man and His Dogs are Changing the Lives of Rural Kids. Sydney: Hachette Australia. 323 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, two black & white photos, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased, top corner rear cover creased, front hinge slightly split (pages firm). This is the autobiography of Bernie Shakeshaft who is making a difference by helping young people to stay alive, out of jail, and wanting to chase their hopes and dreams. He started BackTrack in Armidale (NSW) after spending his early years finding his own place in the world. He put dogs into the program to work with the lost boys (and girls), and fourteen years later it is still working. The juvenile crime rate in Armidale has dropped significantly. Bernie has been named Local Hero for 2020 for his work with disadvantaged youth in Armidale. ISBN: 9780733642128. Our Book No: 40472. $20 AUD.
197. Shears, Richard; Gidley, Isobelle (1984). Devi: The Bandit Queen. London: George Allen & Unwin. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, reverse side jacket lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Richard Shears and Isobelle Gidley record the remarkable story of Phoolan Devi, Goddess of Flowers - the legendary Indian Dacoit Queen - who suffered torture and rape before escaping her captors, and then taking bloody revenge and living a criminal life on the run. Records her final dramatic surrender and capture, and her impending trial. ISBN: 0049200976. Our Book No: 14608. $20 AUD.
198. Shulman, Seth (2008). The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W. W. Norton. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, tiny hole fore-edge last two pages. The inventor of the telephone and co-founder of the National Geographic Society is challenged by the author. A stellar example of historical investigation. Throughout his career, Bell was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and found the smoking gun: a deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption and unchecked ambition. ISBN: 9780393062069. Our Book No: 24834. $12 AUD.
199. Sifaoui, Mohamed (2003). Inside Al Qaeda: How I Infiltrated the World's Deadliest Terrorist Organization. London: Granta Books. 154 pp. Paperback, very good condition. By an Algerian-born journalist who in 1996 survived a bomb attack in Algiers that killed his friends and 30 passers-by. Since then, Sifaoui has worked against the terrorist ideology of extremist Islamism wherever the opportunity presented itself. One dangerous opportunity came in 2002. While covering a terrorist trial, he made the acquaintance of an active member of an Al Qaeda cell in Paris and managed to gain his trust. Eventually he was invited to London to be entrusted with a position of real responsibility playing a coordinating role between the different terrorist cells in Europe. ISBN: 1862076820. Our Book No: 3489. $10 AUD.
200. Simes, Gary (1993). A Dictionary of Australian Underworld Slang (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 225 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge front cover jacket creased, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This dictionary by Gary Simes introduces the rich and lurid language of the Australian underworld. This is the first Australian dictionary devoted exclusively to the language of criminals, prisoners and denizens of the low-life since James Hardy Vaux published his glossary of 'Flash Language' in 1819. Drawing on collections of words compiled by two prisoners in the 1940s and 1950s, the dictionary offers a comprehensive account of criminal and prison slang in Australia during the first three-quarters of the 20th century. The editor has also written an introduction that places Australian underworld slang within the context of crime writing and crime lexicography generally. ISBN: 0195534999. Our Book No: 40931. $30 AUD.
201. Simpson, Mary Lou (2014). From Convict to Politician: The Life of William Henry Groom. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of William Henry Groom who was transported from Britain for stealing money from his employer. Most of the research comes from 19th century newspapers. The 13-year-old boy left Plymouth as a boy prisoner who had a job to survive. It is thought that he hated social injustice and this later helped him to become a powerful person as an adult. He was a journalist who later became involved in politics in Queensland. He spent 38 years in the Queensland parliament, which he believed he could create a just society. He was a man who lived by the pen, and he built a new life in Australia. Short listed 2015 Queensland Literary Awards. ISBN: 9781925046779. Our Book No: 29416. $35 AUD.
202. Smith, Coultman (1947). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (6th ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, spine cover repaired archival tape, small edge piece missing front cover, pages lightly toned as common, edgewear. According to the foreword by the premier of Tasmania, Robert Cosgrove, this book treats the convict days in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 2656. $15 AUD.
203. Smith, Coultman (1973). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (17th ed) [The Whole Story of the Convicts]. Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, small scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This book treats the Tasmanian convict era in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 3763. $10 AUD.
204. Smith, Nan (1997). Convict Kingston: A Guide. Norfolk Island: Nan Smith / Printed by Photopress International. 120 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos, map, spine little rubbed & bumped, top corner rear cover little creased, crease at cover join to spine, minor edgewear. A fascinating glimpse of the early history of Kingston, Norfolk Island. Nan Smith, president of the local historical society, writes about the historic buildings and ruins of Kingston and has uncovered the stories of the convict men and women who lived, worked, and maybe died in them. Their letters, diaries, reports and memoirs all tell a story about suffering, romance, birth, death, deceit, murder, laughter, sorrow, deprivation, joy, cruelty and compassion. ISBN: 0646320270. Our Book No: 29502. $20 AUD.
205. Smolla, Rod (1999). Deliberate Intent: A Lawyer Tells the True Story of Murder by the Book (1st ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 276 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth binding along spine, minor edgewear. Rod Smolla tells of the landmark Hit Man case. The noted American First Amendment attorney risked his reputation and career by taking on a legal cause that seemed to oppose his strongest beliefs. First edition stated. ISBN: 0609604139. Our Book No: 2742. $20 AUD.
206. Solomon, R. C. (1990). The Convicted Gunsmiths of New South Wales: A Definitive History 1788 - 1850. Sydney, Rockdale: R. C. Solomon. 220 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, little foxing front endpaper & top edge, bottom edge front cover bumped, minor edgewear. Ron Solomon, a past president of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia, has compiled a learned study of the lives of convict artisans (English gunsmiths transported to Australia for petty crimes) and their fate in the harsh environment of the penal colony. (Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1100 copies. Unnumbered pages.). ISBN: 0646003429. Our Book No: 13361. $40 AUD.
207. Sprinzak, Ehud (1999). Brother Against Brother: Violence and Extremism in Israeli Politics From Altalena to the Rabin Assassination. New York: Free Press. 366 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth binding along spine. Examines the critical turning points in Israel's history and exposes the roots of violence in Israeli domestic politics. Books. ISBN: 0684853442. Our Book No: 16770. $20 AUD.
208. Starford, Rebecca (2015). Bad Behaviour: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 253 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover little creased, minor edgewear corners & spine. The author tells her story about spending a year at a boarding school in the bush, at the age of fourteen. The 16 girls were left largely unsupervised, they were a mixture of badly-behaved students and some of the most socially vulnerable. The author joined up with the powerful girls, becoming part of the games - and later a victim of various types of bullying and aggression. In the book, she explains how those experiences affected her as an adult and shaped her future relationships. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781743319574. Our Book No: 29390. $20 AUD.
209. Stern, Jessica (2003). Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill (1st ed). New York: Ecco / HarperCollins. 368 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. He lucidly explains how terrorist organisations are formed by opportunistic leaders who - using religion as both motivation and justification - recruit the disenfranchised. Fascinating, informative and courageous. ISBN: 006050532X. Our Book No: 16224. $30 AUD.
210. Stojanovski, Andrew; Brady, Maggie (foreword) (2010). Dog Ear Cafe: How the Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 316 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, map, minor edgewear. This book is about the Mt Theo program based at the Central Australian Community of Yuendumu. The author tells how he set the program up to help young Aboriginals beat addiction to petrol sniffing. The book is also relates the author's own informative journey. ISBN: 9781921665066. Our Book No: 26746. $20 AUD.
211. Stout, Martha ( 2021). The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us (New ed). London: John Murray Publishers. 241 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, white background covers lightly marked, minor edgewear. Martha Stout, a Harvard psychologist, discusses sociopathy, a mental disorder that often goes undetected in ordinary people. The sociopath has no ability to feel shame, guilt or remorse, and can cause considerable harm, for example, in relationships and business. ISBN: 9781529331271. Our Book No: 40947. $25 AUD.
212. Stove, Robert J. (2002). The Unsleeping Eye: A Brief History of Secret Police and their Victims (1st ed). Sydney, Potts Point: Duffy & Snellgrove. 367 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear as usual. The Unsleeping Eye: A Brief History of Secret Police and their Victims, by Robert Stove (2002). Traces the history of secret police forces, which have played an important role in many countries throughout the 20th century. ISBN: 187663135X. Our Book No: 24579. $15 AUD.
213. Suffolk, Owen; Dunstan, David (editor) (2000). Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 334 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Huge autobiography of the convict Owen Suffolk deported from England to Australia for theft in 1846. He was no common criminal but a poet, storyteller and orator. In 1867 his extensive autobiography "Days of Crime and Years of Suffering" was published in the Australasian, a leading newspaper of the period. This is the first time it has been reprinted in book form. ISBN: 1875606580. Our Book No: 21742. $30 AUD.
214. Sullivan, Lucy (1997). Rising Crime in Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Centre for Independent Studies (CIS). 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear. A long-term conservative perspective on the incidence of crime in Australia. Our Book No: 24396. $10 AUD.
215. Suter, Keith (2008). All About Terrorism: Everything You Were Too Afraid to Ask. Sydney: Bantam. 341 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Keith Suter provides A=a close overview of the history and politics of terrorism, examining conflicts in the Middle East, Russia, Northern Ireland, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and other parts of the world. This book will interest anyone who wants a better understanding of the events covered every day in the news. ISBN: 9781741668216. Our Book No: 23801. $16 AUD.
216. Tahtinen, Unto (1976). Ahimsa: Non-violence in Indian Tradition. London: Rider and Company. 147 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), top edge foxed, flaps creased jacket (few small tears, two small pieces missing top edge, white background lightly marked, light foxing edges, some edgewear, sticker mark) Unto Tahtinen explains the meaning of ahimsa or non-violence. Compares, for the first time, the different meanings of ahimsa in Jainism, Buddhism, and Vedism. The book also contains sections on himsa or violence, including violence against against oneself and causes of violence. Some other moral norms are discussed, such as self-control, truthfulness, forbearance, friendliness, compassion and non-stealing. There are specific chapters devoted to ahimsa in relation to war and crime, and ahimsa as exemplified by Mahatma Gandi and Vinoba Bhave. ISBN: 0091233402. Our Book No: 30637. $35 AUD.
217. Tatz, Colin (editor); Arnold, Peter (editor); Tatz, Sandra (editor) (2006). Genocide Perspectives III: Essays on the Holocaust and Other Genocides. Sydney: Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies / Brandl & Schlesinger. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine little creased, small scratch front cover, corner tips creased front cover, minor edgewear. A diverse collection of essays by scholars, including: Auschwitz, Rwandan genocide, Protocols of the Elders of Zion (forgery), genocide in Namibia, Jews in Turkey, Aboriginal child removals in Western Australia. ISBN: 1876040688. Our Book No: 16944. $20 AUD.
218. Tibbalds, Geoff; Harvey-Jones, Sir John (introduction) (1999). Business Blunders: Dirty Dealing and Financial Failure in the World of Big Business. London: Robinson. 308 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. The stories behind some of the most disastrous financial mistakes worldwide, from the collapse of business empires from mismanagement or fraud, like DeLorean, to huge corporate errors such as New Coke an the Ford Edsel. Includes the South Seas Bubble, the Hitler Diaries, the Montreal Olympics. Plus missed opportunities such as the man who turned down The Beatles. ISBN: 184119011X. Our Book No: 4627. $12 AUD.
219. Townshend, Charles (2002). Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (1st ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 158 pp. Paperback small (with flaps), very good plus condition. A short snappy introduction to the complex topic of terrorism. Is one person's terrorist another's freedom fighter? Is terrorism crime or war? Can there be a 'War on Terror'? Prompted by the terrorist attacks of September 2001 , which changed the face of the world, pushing terrorism to the top of political agendas. ISBN: 0192801686. Our Book No: 4632. $10 AUD.
220. Tsiolkas, Christos (1999). The Jesus Man. Sydney, Milsons Point: Vintage Random House. 403 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, fore-edge lightly marked, last page creased, minor edgewear. Australian novel by Christos Tsiolkas in which Lou tries to find some answers in his brother's death. The story of three brothers, Dominic, Tommy and Louie, who come from a Greek-Italian family haunted by its history. When Tommy is made redundant from work, he descends into violence and madness, and ultimately suicide after he commits a murder. ISBN: 0091839424. Our Book No: 26673. $10 AUD.
221. Tucker, James; Von Rosenberg, Otto (pseudonym); Roderick, Colin (editor) (1996). The Grahame's Vengeance, or The Fate of James the First, King of Scotland: A Historical Drama in Three Acts. Townsville: Foundation for Australian Literary Studies / James Cook University. 85 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. An historical drama (play) about the murder of James I of Scotland by Robert Grahame in 1437. Written by the convict James Tucker, author of Ralph Rashleigh, at Port Macquarie, NSW, in 1845. This is the first authentic transcription of the manuscript, together with a biographical sketch and commentary on the play. ISBN: 0864435827. Our Book No: 13232. $15 AUD.
222. Turner, J. W. (editor) (1973). Newcastle as a Convict Settlement: The Evidence before J. T. Bigge in 1819 - 1821 (1st ed) [Newcastle History Monographs]. Newcastle, NSW: Newcastle Public Library / Newcastle and Hunter District Historical Society. 314 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, plan, lists, pages lightly toned, few edge tears jacket (little marked, front fore-edge little rubbed, minor edgewear, spine ends chipped), spine ends lightly creased The British established a colony at Sydney in 1788 to receive convicts, to provide timber and flax, and to act as a base in the South Pacific. Sixteen years later, in 1804, the Colonial Government founded a settlement at Newcastle to receive more convicts, to provide coal and timber, and as a base to exploit the fertile river valley. Later, the British Government chose John Thomas Bigge to conduct an inquiry into the administration of the colonies. Extracts from Bigge constitute the largest single source of information about Newcastle as a penal colony. In addition, the section of Bigge's printed report which deals with Newcastle has been included to support his conclusion. (No 7 in the Newcastle History Monographs series.). ISBN: 0959938532. Our Book No: 30444. $35 AUD.
223. Vivian, Herbert (1899). Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates. London: C. Arthur Pearson. 341 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt & red lettering & decoration, cloth little flecked), new endpapers, foldout map frontispiece, black & white plates & text-photos, fore-edge pages untrimmed, edgewear, minor pencil annotation. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. An account of Tunisia in the 1890s, said by the author to be more objective than previous prejudiced accounts by both French colonialists and prejudiced English writers. Includes description of Islam, cuisine, natural history, customs, governance and the ongoing problem of pirates. Our Book No: 16485. $160 AUD.
224. Warung, Price ; Andrews, B. G. (editor); Astley], [William (1975). Tales of the Convict System: Selected Stories of Price Warung (1st p/b ed). Brisbane: St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 300 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, covers lightly scratched, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Semi-fictional stories that were originally published in the Bulletin magazine, 1892. Obsessed with the inhuman monstrosities of Australia's convict system, William Astley (writing as Price Warung) took the outlines of history and coloured them with melodrama and farce to shock, delight, and sometimes disgust his many readers. These 17 stories reflect an attitude of the time: the convict was more sinned against than sinning. Edited by B. G. Andrews. ISBN: 0702209295. Our Book No: 4548. $18 AUD.
225. Wasserman, David (editor); Wachbroit, Robert (editor) (2001). Genetics and Criminal Behavior (1st p/b ed) [Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 335 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Several philosophers address basic conceptual, methodological, and ethical issues raised by genetic research on criminal behavior. The essays explore the complexities of tracing any genetic influence on criminal, violent or antisocial behavior; the varieties of interpretations to which evidence of such influences is subject; and the relevance of such influences to the moral and legal appraisal of criminal conduct. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0521627281. Our Book No: 22345. $15 AUD.
226. Watson, Lyall (1995). Dark Nature: A Natural History of Evil (1st US ed). New York: HarperCollins. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear & marks jacket. Lyall Watson, the author of Supernature, here writes about the origin and nature of evil. He redefines good and evil in biological terms. Draws on the latest insights of evolutionary ethology, anthropology and psychology. Takes a fresh look at life and the problems our species faces as a result of being too numerous, too greedy and too mobile. ISBN: 0060176881. Our Book No: 22658. $20 AUD.
227. Watson-Munro, Tim (2017). Dancing with Demons: True Life Misadventures of a Criminal Psychologist. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, front cover creased (including corners), minor edgewear. The autobiography of an Australian criminal psychologist. He describes many of his cases, and gives unique insight into his own surprising addiction to drugs, but also the lives and minds of the psychopaths that are part of life. ISBN: 9781760552664. Our Book No: 29828. $20 AUD.
228. Weatherburn, Don; Lind, Bronwyn (2001). Delinquent-prone Communities (1st ed) [Cambridge Criminology Series]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 211 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, minor edgewear. Two Australian criminologists explore the link between social and economic disadvantage and crime. They show that the transmission mechanism linking disadvantage and crime is not offender motivation, but disruption of the parenting process. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0521790948. Our Book No: 3766. $15 AUD.
229. Weiss, John (1997). Ideology of Death: Why the Holocaust Happened in Germany Chicago: Ivan R. Dee. 427 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, cover & few pages corner tips little creased, edges lightly foxed, front cover & first few pages little creased, minor edgewear, old price marks free flyleaf. Examines the unique nature of German history as well as the culture of racism and anti-Semitism that developed among powerful elites and ordinary Germans. He explains how and why this explosive mix nurtured the Nazis and produced the Holocaust. ISBN: 1566631742. Our Book No: 30626. $22 AUD.
230. Welsby, Thos (1937). Bribie: The Basket Maker (1st ed). Brisbane: Barker's Bookstores. 135 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos includes frontispiece, pages lightly toned & foxed, reverse side jacket little marked (lightly toned & foxed, edges little rubbed, minor edgewear, flap corners trimmed). A local history of Bribie Island with a brief mention of Myora Mission on North Stradbroke Island. There is a chapter about Bongaree, the Aboriginal guide who accompanied Matthew Flinders. The author has identified Bribie as a Moreton Bay fish-hawking convict but it is uncertain if Bribie was a firstname or surname, but he definitely was a convict who made baskets to earn money. this history turns up some interesting details about the island. The last chapter is about native nomenclature. A great addition to a collection about Queensland. Our Book No: 40135. $150 AUD.
231. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (1st Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. The author spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. ISBN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $17 AUD.
232. White, Michael (2007). Galileo Antichrist: A Biography (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. Galileo is one of a small group of historical figures known by first name alone. His achievements place him amongst the giants of science: a crucial figure in the Scientific Revolution. A martyr whose brilliance and stubbornness saw him crushed by the might of the Roman Catholic Church. Michael White investigates the man and his astronomical research, placing both in the context of a time when religious and scientific understanding became deeply and dangerously intertwined. Against the backdrop of the Counter Reformation and the Thirty Years' War, he traces the path that led to Galileo's denunciation as a heretic, and finds the story tainted by evidence of conspiracy and cover-up. ISBN: 9780297848684. Our Book No: 17612. $28 AUD.
233. Wilkins, Peter Bernard; Donaldson, Kim (illustrator) (2007). The Matriarch: The Compelling Story of an Elephant Family. [Sydney, Gordon]: Peter Bernard Wilkins / Mini-Publishing (Printer). 214 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, colour photo inside front cover, minor edgewear. Peter Bernard Wilkins writes the story of three generations of a family of African savannah elephants in Zimbabwe: a female breeding herd made up of mothers and daughters, aunts and cousins. The elephants are led by a wise and courageous old Matriarch who does her best to keep them safe from ivory poachers, hunters, corrupt game rangers, and the ever-present lions. This is an accurate account of the elephants daily life in the wild, through times of peace and war, floods, droughts and bushfires. ISBN: 9780646481265. Our Book No: 40427. $80 AUD.
234. Williams, Paul L. (2002). Al Qaeda: Brotherhood of Terror (1st p/b ed). USA: Alpha Books / Pearson Education. 213 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps. Examines the terror network's religious roots, its widespread organizational reach (including the U.S.), its complex political and religious agenda, and its terrifying tactics. Covers not only the social, political, and economic factors that have led to the creation of this elusive terrorist network. Includes a chilling account of life within al Qaeda that comes in part from the testimony of members of the Bin Laden group. ISBN: 0028643526. Our Book No: 15257. $10 AUD.
235. Williamson, David (2002). The Jack Manning Trilogy: Face to Face - A Conversation - Charitable Intent. Sydney, Strawberry Hills: Currency Press. 152 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, base spine rubbed, bottom corner front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Three plays by David Williamson about community conferencing - a process bringing together the victims and perpetrators of a crime in an attempt at reconciliation and rehabilitation. ISBN: 0868196576. Our Book No: 30273. $20 AUD.
236. Wilson, James Q.; Herrnstein, Richard J. (1987). Crime and Human Nature (The Definitive Study of the Causes of Crime) [Crime & Human Nature]. New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 640 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, front cover creased, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear & rubbing. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . Two Harvard University professors (government and psychology) provide the most comprehensive study ever made of the causes of crime, and balances individual and social / environmental factors. Their controversial conclusion is that crime results from individual choice, which is itself influenced by a wide range of factors, including social / environmental. ISBN: 0671628100. Our Book No: 16484. $30 AUD.
237. Windschuttle, Keith (2002). The Fabrication of Aboriginal History: Volume One: Van Diemen's Land 1803 - 1847. Sydney, Paddington: Macleay Press. 472 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black cloth boards, pink endpapers with black maps, colour photos, maps, tables, few sepia (brown-tinted), photos, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the first volume in a proposed series, being a controversial and skeptical reappraisal of the widely accepted story about conflict between colonists and Aborigines in Australian history. This book examines conflict with Aborigines in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). Keith Windschuttle provides the most exhaustive analysis yet undertaken of the relations between settlers and Aborigines from the time the British founded the colony in 1803. ISBN: 1876492058. Our Book No: 30761. $120 AUD.
238. Wiseman, Rosalind (2013). Ringleaders and Sidekicks: How to Help Your Son Cope with Classroom Politics, Bullying, Girls and Growing Up. London: Piatkus. 371 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bump top of spine, minimal edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, top corner tip rear cover bent. The American author has worked with a large team of boys aged between 11 and18 years to create this book. Includes innovative strategies to help you deal with a range of issues, from video games, online identities and body-image worries, bullies, school and girls. ISBN: 9780749958251. Our Book No: 30190. $20 AUD.
239. Wood, Tyler Cohen (2014). Catching the Catfishers: Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators and Perpetrators Who are Out to Ruin Your Life. Pompton Plains, NJ: Career Press. 250 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. Your online identity is quickly becoming more crucial to your personal and professional success than face-to-face communications. But most of us don't understand this digital Wild West and the dangers that lurk around every corner. Most of us are unaware of how easy it is for a person with malicious intent to harm us. Shows users of social media how to safely and successfully navigate the online world. Protect yourself and your children from online predators, cyber stalkers, and chat-room bullies. Detect if someone is not who he or she claims to be. Learn what digital bread crumbs you leave behind and how to clean them up. How to use social media to find the right relationship and employee. By senior cyber crime expert for the American government. ISBN: 9781601633071. Our Book No: 17677. $20 AUD.
240. Wright, Robin (1986). Sacred Rage: The Crusade of Modern Islam (1st ed) [The Wrath of Militant Islam]. London: Andre Deutsch. 315 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, endpaper map, faintly foxed jacket flap (corner clipped), small sticker. Written by Sunday Times correspondent in Beirut. She carefully explains the Muslim fundamentalist revolution (particularly Ayatollah Khomeini's Shiite revolution in Iran) that is shaking the certainties in both the Western and Arab world. ISBN: 0233978836. Our Book No: 15055. $20 AUD.
241. Wright, Robin (2001). Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Modern Islam (Revised ed). New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 331 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, map. Revised edition. Written by Sunday Times correspondent in Beirut. She carefully explains the Muslim fundamentalist revolution (particularly Ayatollah Khomeini's Shiite revolution in Iran) that is shaking the certainties in both the Western and Arab world, By senior journalist, Los Angeles Times. ISBN: 0743233425. Our Book No: 15523. $12 AUD.
242. Writer, Larry; Barret, Steve (with); Bouda, Simon (with) (1992). Garden of Evil: The Granny Killer's Reign of Terror. Sydney: Ironbark Press. 230 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The amazing story of serial killer John Glover who murdered several grandmothers in Sydney. ISBN: 187547112X. Our Book No: 20992. $15 AUD.
243. Yapp, Nick (1992). Hoaxers and Their Victims. London: Robson Books. 231 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, spine lettering jacket little faded (flaps little foxed), minor edgewear. Nick Yapp provides an entertaining examination of hoaxes and hoaxers, including the famous Cottingley Fairies, Piltdown Man and the Hitler diaries. Includes chapters on the psychology of both hoaxers and victims, and on the prevalence of hoaxing. And what is the blurred boundary line between faking and copying a painting? ISBN: 0860517810. Our Book No: 17641. $18 AUD.
244. Yusuf, Irfan (2009). Once Were Radicals: My Years as a Teenage Islamo-Fascist. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 309 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, minor annotation free flyleaf (purchase date). Why did a nice middle class Australian Muslim boy want to consider joining the jihad in Afghanistan? Irfan Yusuf tells his story of growing up Muslim in the suburbs of Sydney. A hilarious irreverent memoir of cultural confusions, community politics and outright mischief making, with a deeper message. ISBN: 9781741758269. Our Book No: 17948. $28 AUD.