Results: 151 - 160 of 162
An elegantly written and gripping history of oil, from its geological birth millions of years ago to its ascendancy as the indispensable ingredient of modern life. The world's most mischievous and politically influential mineral is the centre of a great human drama of discovery, risk, greed and violence.
At last a coherent new set of ideas for critics of economic rationalism and globalisation. Hamilton argues that an obsession with economic growth lies at the heart of our current political, social and environmental ills - and offers a thought-provoking alternative.
From the trenches in Afghanistan to the Occupied Territories, Israel to Baghdad and beyond, this is a poignant account from one of Australia's most respected foreign correspondents, of the international fallout from September 11 and informative meditation on what our future holds.
Thousands of Australians can't hear enough from the Reverend Tim Costello. In times when rapid change, materialism and competitiveness threaten to overwhelm so much of what we used to hold dear, Tim Costello senses a common cry across Australia: what can we do?