More than just a huge #1 bestseller, this is one of the great and vitally important books of our time. Allan Bloom, a professor of social thought at the University of Chicago and a noted translator of Plato and Rousseau, argues that the social and political cr... read more
1987. Reprint. A fine copy in a near fine d/w.
1987. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by the neat removal of the front free endpaper. The d/w is unclipped and fine.
Albert Memmi's classic work stands as one of the most powerful and psychologically penetrating studies of colonial oppression ever written. Dissecting the minds of both the oppressor and the oppressed, Memmi reveals truths about the colonial situation and strug... read more
1974, First english edition. A paperback copy in good condition.
In 1989, Francis Fukuyama began an explosive debate about the future of the world in the post-Cold War era with an article entitled �The End of History and the Last Man�. This seminal book expands on his original work to address the fundamental and far-reac... read more
1992, A paperback copy in very good condition.
The story of a secret organization called The Feathermen and their 14-year attempt to trace the killers of a number of British ex-servicemen in Britain and abroad. Ranulph Fiennes has published eight books, two of which have been in The Sunday Times bestseller list.
1991, First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners name to the front free endpaper. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with only superficial shelf wear.
In May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart - a dashing, reform-minded Democrat - seemed a lock for the party?s presidential nomination and led George H. W. Bush by double digits in the polls. Then, in one tumultuous week, rumours of marital infidelity and a newspaper?s stakeout of Ha... read more
1972, First edition. A very good copy with a slight lean to the spine and light browning to the edges. The d/w is unclipped and also very good with light sunfading to the spine and a short tear to the top of the front panel.
|Author:||William H. Fisher|
1980. First edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition.
1 July 1997 marked the end of British rule of Hong Kong, whereby this territory was passed into the hands of the People's Republic of China. In 1992, Chris Patten, former chairman of the Conservative Party, was appointed Hong Kong'... read more
1997, First edition. A near fine copy only marked by 2 very small spots to the fore edge. The d/w is unclipped and very good with some light edge bumping and fading to the spine.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Biography of the Year 2009.|
Offers an exclusive glimpse into Rupert Murdoch, a man who wields extraordinary power and influence in the media on a worldwide scale - and whose family is being groomed to carry his legacy into the future.
2009. A paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
In 1969, James Nelson confessed to murder, served a prison sentence, then applied to be ordained as a minster in the Scottish Church (The Kirk). The case split the church in two, and challenged the institution to consider its most basic functions, ob... read more
1968. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light tanning to the page edges. No d/w.