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Live or Let Die: Research in Tough Economic Times
21 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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Notes on Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea - Study-Aids
22 Notes on Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea - Study-Aids
U. K. Methuen 1975 041644220X / 9780416442205 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
36 pages. Browning and foxing. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
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Play Poker and Win
23 Play Poker and Win
Canada Coles Pub 1975 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
143 pages. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Poems for Occasions
24 Poems for Occasions
Australia Viking 2005 0670028592 / 9780670028597 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo 
117 indexed pages. Life is full of occasions - marriage, birthdays, anniversaries, funerals - and sometimes you just need to find something that expresses what you feel. So this is the book to turn to for any event, from birth to death and everything in between. The poetry collected here will inspire you when celebrating a new baby, a marriage or when delivering a eulogy. Yes, "Poems for Occasions" is the perfect answer to the eternal question: What should I say? There are 44 poems on many and varied subjects that will touch most of us in our lifetime. The beautiful hardback format makes this title a wonderful addition to any poetry collection. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Regional Planning in Australia: A History of Progress and Review of Regional Planning Activities Through the Commonwealth
25 Regional Planning in Australia: A History of Progress and Review of Regional Planning Activities Through the Commonwealth
Australia Commonwealth Department of Post-War Reconstruction 1949 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
103 pages including a folded large coloured map of Australia. The Commonwealth of Australia first directed its attention toward regional Australia as a specific policy concern under PM John Curtin and the Minister for Post-War Construction and later PM Ben Chifley. Underlying socio-economic policy objectives included the utilisation of natural resources, defence imperatives and urban decentralisation. A plan for regional infrastructure and resource development arose through a series of Commonwealth/state conferences, culminating in 1949 with the publication of Regional Planning in Australia by the Commonwealth Department of Post-War Reconstruction. Under the CDPWR, the nation was divided into almost 100 regions leading to, in many instances, the establishment of ‘regional development committees’ (RDCs) that were expected to prepare resource inventories and regional plans ‘directed towards the full development of the region’s resources in order to maintain the maximum population. CONTENTS: PREFACE. PART ONE: CHAPTER ONE - THE GROWTH OF THE REGIONAL PLANNING ORGANIZATION. CHAPTER TWO - REGIONAL PLANNING ADMINISTRATION. CHAPTER THREE - SURVEYS AND PLANNING. PART TWO: CHAPTER FOUR - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER FIVE - COMMONWEALTH - STATE PRO]ECTS. CHAPTER SIX - NEW SOUTH WALES. CHAPTER SEVEN - VICTORIA. CHAPTER EIGHT - QUEENSLAND. CHAPTER NINE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER TEN - WESTERN AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER ELEVEN - TASMANIA. 
Price: 46.00 AUD
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Sean Twigg and the Witch
26 Sean Twigg and the Witch
Australia Random House 1993 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo Norling, Beth 
133 pages including illustrations. "Im blind!" a voice suddenly screamed in his head. He leapt up to look in the mirror and, sure enough; he oouIdn’t see himself - but he could see everything else.’ At first it had been fun at school, being able to eavesdrop on everyoone's conversations, creeping up on his friends to scare them - but it hadn't lasted long. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Speaking of Siva
27 Speaking of Siva
U. K. Penguin 1973 0140442707 / 9780140442700 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 16mo 
199 pages translated and with an introduction by A.K. Ramanujan. Speaking of Siva / Shiva is a selection of vacanas or free-verse sayings from the Virasaiva religious movement, dedicated to Siva as the supreme god. Written by four major saints, the greatest exponents of this poetic form, between the tenth and twelfth centuries, they are passionate lyrical expressions of the search for an unpredictable and spontaneous spiritual vision of 'now'. Here, yogic and tantric symbols, riddles and enigmas subvert the language of ordinary experience, as references to night and day, sex and family relationships take on new mystical meanings. These intense poems of personal devotion to a single deity also question traditional belief systems, customs, superstitions, image worship and even moral strictures, in verse that speaks to all men and women regardless of class and caste. Shiva is usually worshiped in the aniconic form of Lingam. Book pages are browning due to age. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Ten trees for Canberra Gardens
28 Ten trees for Canberra Gardens
Australia Department of the Interior 1968 1st Edition Stapled Cover Good 12mo 
24 pages including illutrations. The selection of trees in this booklet has proved suitable for use in Canberra. This does not imply that they are available from the Department’s Yarralumla Garden Centre, but they can be obtained through commercial nurseries. WHERE TO SEE THEM: Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra' - Single Flowering Plum - Flinders Way, Griffith and Banks Street, Yarralumla. Albizzia julibrissin - Silk Tree Green Square, Kingston, Griffith Shops park and Institute of Anatomy Courtyard. Eucalyptus cinerea - Argyle Apple - Henty Street, Braddon and McArthur Avenue, O’Connor. Liquidamber styraciflua - Sweet Gum - Bougainville Street, Manuka, Knibbs Street, Turner, Cunningham Street, Kingston, Angas Street, Ainslie, Parkes Way. Cupressus sempervirens var. ‘Stricta' - Roman Cypress - City Hill, Drake Street, Ainslie. Acer negundo - Box Elder - Bannister Gardens, Gri?ith, Hannan Crescent, Ainslie. Fraxinus sp. ‘Raywoodii' - Claret Ash - Bougainville Street, Manuka, Bremer Street, Grif?th, Hobart Place, Forrest, Masson Street, Turner. Betula pendula - Silver Birch - Mitchell Street, Griffith, Johnston Street, Narrabundah, Pistacia sinensis - Chinese Pistache - Robe Street, Deakin, Irwin Street, Yarralumla, Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda Tree - Cairns Street, Deakin, Robinson Street, O’Connor, Wedge Street, Turner. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Classical Collection
29 The Classical Collection
U. K. Orbis Pub 1992 Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good Folio 
The Classical Collection 35 initial magazines - no binders. 1: Tchaikovsky: The Masterpieces; 2: Mozart: Orchestral Legends; 3: Chopin: Piano Classics; 4: Beethoven: The Great Symphonies; 5: Vivaldi: Celebration of the Baroque; 6: Handel: Ceremonial Masterpieces; 7: Schubert: The Melodic Masterpieces; 8: J. Strauss II: The Romance of Vienna; 9: Grieg: The Spirit of Norway; 10: Bach: Masterpieces of Baroque; 11: Debussy: Poetic Impressions; 12: Mendelssohn: Melodic Masterpieces; 13: Dvorák: The Great Symphonies; 14: Verdi: Operatic Masterpieces; 15: Schumann: Romantic Legends; 16: Haydn: Classical Masterpieces; 17: Bizet: Orchestral Classics; 18: Liszt: Romantic Masterpieces; 19: Berlioz: Romantic Classics; 20: Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Legends; 21: Mozart: Melodic Masterpieces; 22: Brahms: Orchestral Masterpieces; 23: Gershwin: Modern Masterpieces; 24: Beethoven: Melodic Masterpieces; 25: Rimsky-Korsakov: Orchestral Masterpieces; 26: Tchaikovsky: Romantic Legends; 27: Smetana: Spirit of Bohemia; 28: Chopin: Romantic Classics; 29: Ravel: Dramatic Masterpieces; 30: J. S. Bach: Baroque Masterpieces; 31: Mahler: The Great Symphonies; 32: J. Strauss II: The Romance of Vienna; 33: Rossini: Great Overtures; 34: Mozart: Melodic Masterpieces; 35: Telemann: Baroque Masterpieces. 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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The Exeter Book Riddles: Revised Edition
30 The Exeter Book Riddles: Revised Edition
U. K. Penguin 1993 0140433678 / 9780140433678 Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
124 pages. This is a translation of the 96 Anglo-Saxon poems from the 11th-century "Exeter Book". Ranging from natural phenomena to animal and bird life, from the Christian concept of creation to prosaic domestic objects, the riddles are full of sharp observation and earthy humour. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
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The Gospel of St John: The Story of the Son of God
31 The Gospel of St John: The Story of the Son of God
U.S.A. Lion Book 1997 0312222092 / 9780312222093 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
160 indexed pages. With words that echo the Old Testament story of creation, St. John set his story of Christ in the cosmic framework of God's plan to save the world from the power of darkness. More than any other gospel writer, John illuminated the life of Jesus in an interesting way. In this book for the general reader, John's gospel is presented along with commentary, from well-known Biblical scholars and a foreword by Piers Paul Read. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana (Modern Library Classics)
32 The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana (Modern Library Classics)
USA Modern Library 2002 0375759247 / 9780375759246 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
194 pages. Translated from the sanskrit in seven parts. This translation by Sir Richard F. Burton's of The Kama Sutra remains one of the best English interpretations of this early Indian trea tise on politics, social customs, love, and intimacy. Its crisp style set a new standard for Sanskrit translation. The Kama Sutra stands uniquely as a Work of psychology, sociology, Hindu dogma, and sexology. It has been a celebrated classic of Indian literature for 1,700 years and a window for the West into the culture and mysticism of the East. This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative text of Sir Richard F. Burton s 1883 translation. SIR RICHARD F. BURTON (1821-90) was a British explorer and writer. His translation of The Arabian Nights remains a classic. MARGOT ANAND, an internationally acclaimed teacher of Tantra, is the author of many bestselling books, among them Sexual Ecstasy. The Art of Orgasm and The Art of Everyday Ecstasy. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Truth about the Killing of Daniel Yock: Workers Inquiry Exposes Police Murder
33 The Truth about the Killing of Daniel Yock: Workers Inquiry Exposes Police Murder
Australia Labour Press Books 1994 1875639063 / 9781875639069 1st Edition Half-Leather Good 12mo 
158 pages including b/w illustrations. On March l9, 1994 an independent Workers Inquiry was convened in Brisbane to uncover the truth about the police killing of Daniel Yock, an 18 year old Aboriginal youth. Yock died on November 7, 1993 after being chased and tackled to the ground by police, handcuffed, left unconscious and then dumped in the back of a police paddy‘ wagon - all in broad daylight in front of eye-witnesses. Yock was the 52nd Aborigine to die in custody since the May 1989 cut-off date for the federal Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and the 151st since 1980. Held in the face of strenuous efforts by the state to silence it, the Workers Inquiry exposed not only the cause of Yock’s death, but the elaborate cover-up organised by the police, the Goss government and the Aboriginal leaderships. This volume contains the record of the campaign conducted by the Socialist Labour League and the Committee for a Workers Inquiry, the evidence which was presented to the public hearing, and the findings brought down by the Workers Inquiry. Name in the first page. 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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Thomas More Through Many Eyes
34 Thomas More Through Many Eyes
UK Leighton Thomson 1978 0950612804 / 9780950612805 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
180 pages including b/w illustrations, index and Sermons preached annually in Chelsea Old Church in honour of Thomas More's memory between 1954 and 1978. More (1478 - 1535) opposed Henry VIII separation from the Catholic Church. Tried for treason, More was convicted on perjured testimony and beheaded. Pope Pius XI canonised More in 1935 as a martyr of the schism that separated the Church of England from Rome. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Touring the River Murray
35 Touring the River Murray
Australia Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc 1986 0909697175 / 9780909697174 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
121 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. A good guide to the River Murray. The Murray River or River Murray is Australia's longest river. This book addresses many things you need to know about the Murray River. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Warrior of the Law - Starblazer No 236
36 Warrior of the Law - Starblazer No 236
U. K. D.C. Thomson 1989 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
66 b/w illustrated pages. Lawman Geronimo Crow, a full-blooded Red Indian of the 25th ' Century, had a certain reputation for independent action. And it was a reputation that led to him doing a solo stint in deep space, trying to find an elusive supercrook with a lethal line in extortion. This made Mr Crow angry , angry enough for him to go on the warpath. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Who Cares About Elderly People?
37 Who Cares About Elderly People?
USA Child's Play 1992 0859533522 / 9780859533522 Stapled Pictorial Cover Good 12mo Pam Adams 
32 colour illustrated pages. "The Who Cares Series" helps us to learn about ourselves, our world and our responsibilities, and fosters caring, sharing and loving instincts. This book "Who Cares About Elderly People?" teaches us that we have to help each other. Reminds that young people and old people have a lot to give each other. Time spent with old people is never wasted. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Wildlife in the A.C.T. - A Department of the Interior Publication
38 Wildlife in the A.C.T. - A Department of the Interior Publication
Australia Department of the Interior Stapled Soft Cover Good 12mo 
Oblong format. 48 pages including b/w and colour illustrations. Contents: Conservation in the A.C.T.; Conservation and the Capital; The Physical and Biological Environment; The Egg-Laying Mammals; Marsupial Mammals; Possums and Gliders; Wombats; Kangaroo-like Marsupials; Placental Mammals; Rodents; Bats; Introduced Mammals; Water and Grassland Birds; Diurnal Predators; Nocturnal Predators; Cuckoos; Pigeons and Doves; Parrots and Cockatoos; Frogmouths, Swifts and King?shers; The Perching or Song Birds; Lyre Birds; Swallows and Pipits; Cuckoo Shrikes and Warblers; Flycatchers and Fantails; Whistlers and Tree-creepers; Flower-peckers and Silvereyes; Honey-eaters; Finches and Mud-nest Builders; Wood-swallows and Magpies; Bower-birds and Crows. There is a scratch in the front cover. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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Study Skills, , Evian
39 , Evian Study Skills
Australia Evian Gutman & Kidz Korner 2004 0958602417 / 9780958602419 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
96 pages to help in learning the secrets that transform your grades from okay's to A's . 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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What Jesus Saw from the Cross, A. G. Sertillanges
40 A. G. Sertillanges What Jesus Saw from the Cross
USA Sophia Institute Press 1996 0918477379 / 9780918477378 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
244 pages. Never has there been spiritual reading as powerful as What Jesus Saw from the Cross, the book that will intensify your love of Jesus by burning the events of His Passion into your memory and imagination. Written early in this century by Rev. A. G. Sertillanges, a priest who lived in Jerusalem, this acclaimed devotional classic gives you vivid and dramatic details not included in the Gospel: With Jesus, you'll be jostled by crowds as you enter Jerusalem, choke on the dust of the narrow streets, experience the exotic oriental smells of the city at festival time, share the Last Supper with the disciples, stare into the face of Jesus' accusers, and be there as He dies on the Cross. Do you remember when Jesus begged His disciples to "watch one hour" with Him in the Garden of Gethsemane? With this book, you can watch not just one but many hours with Jesus. Read it slowly and prayerfully. The vivid details and the gripping narrative will soon take over: you'll find yourself engaged in a personal retreat, an interior pilgrimage, and a profound meditation on the love and sufferings of Jesus on the Cross. From Christ's Cross, you'll: Recall with Him the history of His people, while gazing lovingly on Mount Zion the "City of David" cradled within the walls of Jerusalem. Search the faces in the crowd below, finding there the malice of enemies, the dismay of friends, and the indifference of so many others. Find comfort in the tender love revealed in the sorrowful face of His Blessed Mother. Look across Jerusalem to the Mount of Olives, the road to Bethany, the Upper Room, the Garden of Gethsemane . . . and remember with Jesus the holy deeds He performed in each of these places. Recall the forty days in the desert, the marriage at Cana, the baptism by John, the calling of the Apostles, and the other events of His holy ministry, now brought to fearful consummation on the Cross. 
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