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Live or Let Die: Research in Tough Economic Times
1 Live or Let Die: Research in Tough Economic Times
U. K. Research 2010 0953313824 / 9780953313822 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
79 pages. How can the UK maintain world class standards when money is tight? The next few years will be the toughest for the U K research community since the early 1990s. What does this mean for individual research fields, research groups and university departments? Research Fortnight put these questions and more to policymakers, leading research managers, professors and former vice-chancellors. Read what they have to say exclusively in "Live or let die: Research in tough economic times", a report which will help researchers and research managers navigate this new more uncertain landscape Highlights from this report include: The politics of funding cuts What is the coalition government's longer-term agenda for research and universities Running a university in the drought years What is it like to run a university when money is tight? What has past experience been? A generation of vice-chancellors cut their teeth running universities in leaner times. We bring you their stories, lessons and tips on surviving the future. Small is vulnerable Which research fields are more threatened in a funding crisis? Those that fail to demonstrate 'impact'? Orthose, such as nuclear physics, that have little political backing, or clout? What do subject-areas need to do to survive. Closing down gracefully Shutting down a department is one of the hardest tasks for any research manager. Is there a 'good' way to close down? We bring you examples of good practice and what not to do. How to do world-class science on a low-budget Many middle-income countries have experience of running elite research centres in a climate of low funding. How do they do this? Where do they raise funds from and how? How do they nurture and attract top talent? The leaders of top research institutions in Brazil and India reveal all. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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50 Instant Tips for Headaches, Airey, Raje
2 Airey, Raje 50 Instant Tips for Headaches
U. K. Hermes House 2006 1844771210 / 9781844771219 Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
63 indexed pages including colour illustrations. In this book you find welcome relief from headaches, heavy migraines and hangovers without the need for drugs; you learn to attune to your body’s needs, by recognizing early warning signals and acting upon them; you discover gentle, natural headache treatments from massage, yoga and meditation to reiki, aromatherapy and homeopathy. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
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Rum, Slaves, and Molasses, Alderman, Clifford Lindsey
3 Alderman, Clifford Lindsey Rum, Slaves, and Molasses
U. K. Bailey Bros & Swinfen 1974 0561002053 / 9780561002057 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
127 indexed pages about the transatlantic slave trade that took place between late 16th and early 19th centuries, envolving slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods between West Africa, Caribbean or American colonies and the European colonial powers. The exploitation of African slaves was fundamental to growing colonial cash crops which were traded with Europe. In turn, European goods were used to buy African slaves who were then taken to the Americas. Name and date in the first page. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Gifted Children: The Challenge Continues, A Guide For Parents And Teachers, Angelica Jacob, Graham Barnsley
4 Angelica Jacob, Graham Barnsley Gifted Children: The Challenge Continues, A Guide For Parents And Teachers
Australia NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children 1996 0646274139 / 9780646274133 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
288 pages. An invaluable reference guide for parents and teachers of gifted children. It is a recognition that gifted children do need help and the challenge to help them grow into fulfilling individuals is a continuing process. Parents. teachers and academics present their Insight and knowledge into a diverse range of issues related to gifted and talented children. Some of the issues covered in this anthology are: NSW Department and Board Of Studies policies; National Position Paper on die Education of Gifted and Talented Children; identifying and understanding gifted children; giftedness in early childhood; parenting gifted children; affective needs oi gifted children; gifted learning disabled; school programmes/special courses; stories. poems and letters by gifted and talented children. There is now u national policy on the education for gifted and talented students, a matter that has concerned many educators and parents in every Australian State and Territory which provides a framework for the development of a much needed policy. 
Price: 15.50 AUD
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Introducing Freud, Appignanesi, Richard
5 Appignanesi, Richard Introducing Freud
UK / Australia Icon Books 1999 1840460547 / 9781840460544 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
176 indexed pages including b/w illustrations and cartoons. This book successfully demystifies the facts of Freud's discovery of psychoanalysis. Irreverent and witty but never trivial, the book tells the story of Freud's life and ideas from his upbringing in 19th century Vienna, his early medical career and his encounter with cocaine, to the gradual evolution of his theories. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Early Asimov - Volume 2, Asimov, Isaac
6 Asimov, Isaac The Early Asimov - Volume 2
U. K. Panther 1974 0586039368 / 9780586039366 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Good 16mo 
237 pages. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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The Morutau Affair, Baker, Vernon
7 Baker, Vernon The Morutau Affair
Australia Temple House 2007 1921206446 / 9781921206443 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
244 pages. In the steamy jungle of Southern Papua in the early 1950s, a white plantation owner is murdered. Bearing the marks of an horrific knife attack, his body is found in the verandah bedroom of the plantation's main house, four miles inland from Baxter Harbour.The incident proves to be an intriguing case and several suspects are uncovered: an expatriate sub-manager, Papuan natives and the victim's beautiful German born wife. An exciting and compelling story from start to finish. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Cultural Setting, Banks, Robert
8 Banks, Robert Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Cultural Setting
Australia Anzea 1981 0858920980 / 9780858920989 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
237 pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Baby and Toddler Meals, Barker, Robin
9 Barker, Robin Baby and Toddler Meals
Australia Pan Macmillan 2010 1405036354 / 9781405036351 Reprint Revised Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
214 indexed pages. This is the baby food book that puts the fun back into feeding.A completely revised edition of Robin Barker's popular and practical guide to feeding babies and toddlers, "Baby and Toddler Meals". This up-to-date edition features the latest information about food allergy and intolerance as well as recent recommendations from the National Health and Medical Research Council about breastfeeding, fat, cholesterol and salt. "Baby and Toddler Meals" is written by the bestselling author of Baby Love, Robin Barker, and explodes all the myths that surround feeding babies and toddlers. Robin takes you through each developmental stage, showing you how to introduce new foods and explaining why some foods are more appropriate at certain stages than others. Realistic advice, based on sound guidelines, is given to help you if your baby or toddler won't eat or will only eat selectively. "Baby and Toddler Meals" offers over one hundred yummy recipes, suitable not only for babies and toddlers, but for the whole family. Robin Barker is a registered nurse, midwife and early childhood nurse with over twenty-five years experience with families and babies. Robin's other books include Baby Love and The Mighty Toddler, both of which are bestsellers and have been reprinted many times. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Bethlehem to Patmos: The New Testament Story, Barnett, Paul
10 Barnett, Paul Bethlehem to Patmos: The New Testament Story
Australia Hodder & Stoughton 1989 0340509848 / 9780340509845 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
247 pages including maps and the story of the early Christians told through the gospels, letters and other writings of the New Testament. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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My Career Behind the Iron Curtain, Barry, Andrew
11 Barry, Andrew My Career Behind the Iron Curtain
Australia Veta Pub 2004 0975139800 / 9780975139806 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
162 pages. Was life fun behind the Iron Curtain? It certainly wasn’t! Yet Andrew Barry looks back in time, from a distance, and finds the entertaining side of Working under a totalitarian regime. You Will encounter quirky characters such as Blade, the Communist Party Secretary, the sexy Union Rep, the drunk Minister, the corrupt Manager of the Government Store, the retrained Aristocrat and others oddly shaped by the system. ANDREW BARRY is a Hungarian-born Aussie who arrived in Sydney in 1956 after the failed Hungarian Revolution. This was his first book published after completing a post graduate course in Cognitive Science at the University of NSW - a black comedy about his early engineering years in a totalitarian system. It was launched in June 2004 at Woollahra Library, in Sydney. 
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Wee Sing: Nursery Rhymes and Lullabies, Beall, Pamela Conn; Nipp, Susan Hagen
12 Beall, Pamela Conn; Nipp, Susan Hagen Wee Sing: Nursery Rhymes and Lullabies
Australia Budget Books 1989 Reprint Stapled Pictorial Cover Good 12mo Nancy Klein 
63 pages including drawings. How many times have you wanted to sing a song to your child and found you could not remember the words? This has happened to us so many times that we decided to compile a book of our favourite songs and fingerplays to share with our forgetful friends and their wee ones. Music can create a special closeness and joy to those who experience it together. However, for a child, there is more to music than mere enjoyment. Language development, muscular co-ordination, body awareness, rhythmic proficiency, auditory discrimination and self-confidence are a few of the benefits acquired from an early exposure to music. The young child is eager for musical and rhythmic experiences, thus providing a perfect time to introduce songs and fingerplays. Music can also provide a positive resource for approaching those crisis situations with children. As the hour of waiting in the doctor’s office is drawing to a critical climax, nimble those fingers, begin “Three Little Monkeys” and feel the knot in your stomach untie. Or, as the road sign reads 20 more kilometres, bellow out “a chick, chick here” and watch the scowl on Dad’s face disappear as he joins in with “a chick, chick there.” Music may be the answer in moving from crisis to calm. We want to thank our many friends who have contributed to this book. For them, and for you, we hope Wee Sing will bring many special, enjoyable times with your wee ones. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Hindu Nationalism: Origins, Ideologies and Modern Myths, Bhatt, Chetan
13 Bhatt, Chetan Hindu Nationalism: Origins, Ideologies and Modern Myths
United Kingdom Berg Pub 2001 1859733484 / 9781859733486 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
232 indexed pages. The rise of authoritarian Hindu mass movements and political formations in India since the early 1980s raises fundamental questions about the resurgence of chauvinistic ethnic, religious and nationalist movements in the late modern period. This book examines the history and ideologies of Hindu nationalism and Hindutva from the end of the last century to the present, and critically evaluates the social and political philosophies and writings of its main thinkers. Hindu nationalism is based on the claim that it is an indigenous product of the primordial and authentic ethnic and religious traditions of India. The book argues instead that these claims are based on relatively recent ideas, frequently related to western influences during the colonial period. These influences include eighteenth and nineteenth century European Romantic and Enlightenment rationalist ideas preoccupied with archaic primordialism, evolution, organicism, vitalism and race. As well as considering the ideological impact of National Socialism and Fascism on Hindu nationalism in the 1930s, the book also looks at how Aryanism continues to be promoted in unexpected forms in contemporary India. Using a wide range of historical and contemporary sources, the author considers the consequences of Hindu nationalist resurgence in the light of contemporary debates about minorities, secular citizenship, ethics and modernity. 
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Poems (Vintage Classics), Blake, William
14 Blake, William Poems (Vintage Classics)
UK Random House 2008 0099511630 / 9780099511632 Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
172 pages. try has been a fertile source of inspiration to the many writers and artists who have followed in his footsteps. In this collection Patti Smith has collected together her personal selection of Blake's poems, including the complete poems from the famous Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, to give a singular picture of this unique genius. William Blake was born on 28 November 1757 in London. Instead of being sent to school he was given drawing classes from a young age.When he was fourteen he was apprenticed to the engraver James Basire and he later went on to work as an engraver, illustrator, printer and drawing teacher. In 1779 he became a student at the Royal Academy. In 1782 he married Catherine Boucher who was to become a great support to him throughout his life.His first collection of poems, Poetical Sketches was published in 1793. In 1789 he published Songs of Innocence which was followed by Songs of Experience in 1793. In the early 1800s he wrote his epic prophetic poems Milton and Jerusalem. He developed his own practice of illustrating his poetical works with his own etchings, producing beautifully illuminated editions. Blake's political beliefs were controversial for the times; he supported the French Revolution, condemned slavery and the subjugation of women. His religious beliefs were also idiosyncratic and he reported seeing visions of angels at various points in his life. Blake died, poor and in obscurity on 12 August 1827. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in 1950, 2000 and 2050, Bock, Brian;Taylor, Lee
15 Bock, Brian;Taylor, Lee Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in 1950, 2000 and 2050
Australia Book House 2001 1740181662 / 9781740181662 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
250 pages including illustrations. This book straddles the second and third millennia, looking back with affection at the children who went through the State educational system in Victoria half a century ago, and forward to a better education system for children born forty years hence. The thrust of the ideas in this book is that education systems may be slowly evolving to allow for the individual needs of the individual children in their care. As a primary teacher in the Victorian State system in the early 1950s, the accuracy of Brian Bock’s word pictures makes me want to laugh and cry at the same time. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Full Circle: Australian in Berlin 1930-1946, Bockmann, Vera
16 Bockmann, Vera Full Circle: Australian in Berlin 1930-1946
Australia Wakefield Pr 1991 0949268143 / 9780949268143 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
195 pages including illustrations. This book tells the story of Vera Bockmann, born Vera Hoffmann at Siegersdorf, near Tanunda, into one of the Silesian families which arrived in South Australia in 1847. She is one of the very few Australians descended from early German migrants who reversed the procedure and returned to Germany, married, and lived there for the better part of 40 years. Mrs Bockmann spent the whole of the period of the Third Reich in Berlin, observing that society from the dichotomy of her German-British background. Here she tells her own story, that of a young wife and mother, against the growing tensions of the I930’s, then the privations and dangers of the war itself, culminating in the Battle for Berlin, and the Russian occupation in 1945. Vera Bockmann’s early years in Berlin meant hearing Klemperer, Kleiber and Richard Strauss conduct at the opera. In 1932 she and her husband also spent an evening at the Sport Palast hearing what this new man Hitler had to say for himself. By the time she saw him, with Goering, Goebbels and Hess, at the memorial service for King George V she had a very clear idea of what he was about. She appreciated the irony of the text for the service, to be a light to lighten the Gentiles/And to the Glory of the people of Israel. Author and historian, Decie Denholm has collaborated with Mrs Bockmann to edit Full Circle, and has written an introduction which places this fascinating story in its historical context. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Jesse's world: A story of adoption and the global Family, Bonkowski, Basia
17 Bonkowski, Basia Jesse's world: A story of adoption and the global Family
Australia Random House 2005 1740512316 / 9781740512312 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
260 pages. Basia Bonkowski has two children adopted from overseas (Colombia and Korea). Jesse's world covers the experiences of other families in her position and, as Basia writes, "the book is inspired by the short but wonderful life of a brave young Colombian boy called Jesse Scott who was adopted in 1992 but died six years later from a rare genetic disease of the brain." The book gives a bird's eye view of the "Global Family" which is how we have come to think of the links connecting the Australian families with the children they have adopted from overseas and the families and the networks back in those children's home countries. Basia presented the cult music show "Rock Around the World" on SBS TV in the early 80's. She has also worked for channel Ten and has produced documentaries. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia, Bryden, Christine
18 Bryden, Christine Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia
U. K. Jessica Kingsley Pub 2005 184310332X / 9781843103325 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
200 pages including b/w illustrations and endnotes. Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype of people with dementia by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of living with dementia, exploring the effects of memory problems, loss of independence, difficulties in communication and the exhaustion of coping with simple tasks. She describes how, with the support of her husband Paul, she continues to lead an active life nevertheless, and explains how professionals and carers can help. Christine Bryden makes an outspoken attempt to change prevailing attitudes and misconceptions about the disease. Arguing for greater empowerment and respect for people with dementia as individuals, she also reflects on the importance of spirituality in her life and how it has helped her better understand who she is and who she is becoming. Contents: Preface. 1. A 'Roller-coaster' journey since early 1998. 2. 'Coming out' with dementia. 3. Let's talk about having dementia. 4. I know who I'll be when I die. Afterword. Appendix 1. Do you believe in miracles? Appendix 2. Frequently asked questions. Appendix 3. Where to go for help. Some creases. Ex lib. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Breaking up: Separation and divorce in Australia, Burns, Ailsa
19 Burns, Ailsa Breaking up: Separation and divorce in Australia
Australia Nelson 1980 0170054039 / 9780170054034 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
x + 206 indexed pages. Includes bibliographical references. One in four marriages in Australia end in the courts. Why is this so? What is it like for the people involved? Breaking Up is a study of people who have been through the experience of divorce or separation. In their own words - sometimes sad, sometimes bitter, sometimes witty - they tell what went wrong with their marriages. Many of them came from broken family backgrounds, many married early...and sometimes.those whose marriages seemed to be the most unhappy stayed together longest. The book includes chapters on violence in the family, and on the often shattering effects on children of separation and divorce. Finally there is an analysis of those to whom they turned for help - doctors, priests, marriage counselling services, the legal profession and the courts - and a discussion of the effects of the Family Law Act. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Strangest Bush Critters, Bymoy, A. B.; Barnes, Maurice
20 Bymoy, A. B.; Barnes, Maurice The Strangest Bush Critters
Australia La Mancha Pub 1993 0646131095 / 9780646131092 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Avril Kimberlee 
59 pages. Bymoy writes: "Some of these versed yams and ballads spring from my personal experiences as a knockabout working Australian. Other verses are jokes and yams told to me by others; friends, acquaintances, strangers. Still others are once well-known hoary old yarns, in the oral tradition of the bush, which I have re-told in what I hope is a new way, for a new generation. Few of them suffer from a lack of embroidery by way of added fantasy in the hope of making a good story better. It is surprising though, the number of them which are based on fact; fantasies with more than just an element of truth to them, with only the names changed to protect the guilty." Bymoy has worked in many jobs, many of them outdoors and it is obvious that he has observed much and absorbed most of it. Together, we offer this collection for your enjoyment and amusement. It all began when I was sitting one day in the bar of the Lake George Hotel in Bungendore with my friend Terry. He was telling me stories of his life as a child in outback West Australian towns. There were only a few other people in the bar, as it was a weekday early afternoon. He recounted the story of himself and his sister playing a prank on the yardman of the pub owned by their parents. It was a funny story, well told. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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