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Buttons: Latin Quotations

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Buttons: Latin Quotations

Bolchazy

History; Stationery items

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We have a selection of fun buttons (custodi animus castus) for you to wear featuring popular latin phrases. Proudly signpost... [more]

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Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia

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Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia

Dominic Lieven

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Russian decision to mobilize in July 1914 may have been the single most catastrophic choice of the modern era. This book... [more]

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

Geoffrey Robertson QC

History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; First World War

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The most controversial issue left over from the First World War - was there an Armenian Genocide? - comes to a head on 24... [more]

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Furphies and Whizz-Bangs: ANZAC Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-Bangs: ANZAC Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen

Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

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This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [more]

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Kokoda Secret: Ian Hutchison - Australian Hero

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Kokoda Secret: Ian Hutchison - Australian Hero

S.P Ramage

History

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What is the secret of Eora Creek that still haunts the Kokoda Campaign and is of national and international significance?... [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air

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Australia and the War in the Air

Michael Molkentin

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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Drawing on archival records in Australasia, Europe and North America, Australia and the War in the Air provides a fresh perspective... [more]

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The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature

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The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature

Peter E. Knox, J. C. McKeown

Poetry anthologies; Anthologies (non-poetry); History

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The Oxford Anthology of Literature in the Roman World gathers together critical examples of Roman literature from the earliest... [more]

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson

Reference works; History; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Sociology: customs & traditions; Home & house maintenance

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Tells about the history of the way we live. [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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The Office: A Hardworking History

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The Office: A Hardworking History

Gideon Haigh

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Paperback

This book traces the office from origins among merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York and the space... [more]

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Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence

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Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian...

John Connor

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Warfare & defence

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The story behind the man central to how Australia planned for, and fought in, WWI. [more]

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The Classical Tradition

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The Classical Tradition

Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis

Anthologies (non-poetry); General encyclopaedias; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Popular culture

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The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, resisted, misunderstood, and reworked by every culture that followed.... [more]

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Napoleon: My Ambition Was Great

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Napoleon: My Ambition Was Great

Thierry Lentz

History of Art & Design Styles; Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history

Paperback

Translation of: Napoleon: mon ambition etait grande. [more]

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

P J O'rourke

History; Politics & government

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P.J. O'Rourke turns his attention to what is these days the ultimate foreign mystery, America's foreign policy. Here he sets... [more]

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Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Workbook North American Edition

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Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Workbook North American Edition

North American Cambridge Classics Project

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History

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The Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established introductory program in... [more]

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Secret Warriors: Key Scientists, Code Breakers and Propagandists of the Great War

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Secret Warriors: Key Scientists, Code Breakers and Propagandists of the...

Taylor Downing

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A fresh, new take on the Great War that uncovers how wartime research laid the foundations for much scientific progress in... [more]

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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and...

Daniel Schulman

Biography: business & industry; History; Entrepreneurship

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Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have... [more]

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The Labouring Men: Studies in the History of Labour

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The Labouring Men: Studies in the History of Labour

Eric Hobsbawm

History; Social & cultural history; Sociology: work & labour; Labour economics

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A study into the history of working class labour organisations and their effectiveness, by one of the great Marxist historians... [more]

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Kin: The Real Story of Who We are

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Kin: The Real Story of Who We are

Nick Brodie

History; Society & culture: general; Sociology: family & relationships

Paperback

When author and historian Nick Brodie traced his own family tree, he began to see the pattern of European settlement in Australia.... [more]

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The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China

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The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China...

John Man

History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Colonialism & imperialism

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Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals: a leader of genius, driven by an inspiring vision for peaceful world rule. Believing... [more]

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Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

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Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

John Man

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Crusades

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Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age. As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian... [more]

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The Angel and the Cad: Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

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The Angel and the Cad: Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

Geraldine Roberts

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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A narrative history rich with romance and tragedy, The Angel and the Cad is the story of the high society scandal that gripped... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost its Way

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The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost its Way

Nick Bryant

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Popular culture; Political science & theory; Economic systems & structures; Advocate - Politics

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A forensic look at the Lucky Country, from the inside and outside. Never before has Australia enjoyed such economic, commercial,... [more]

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State

Glenn Greenwald

History; Espionage & secret services; Civil rights & citizenship

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Offers an account of the events documented in Laura Poitras Citizenfour. This book reveals the truths about the extent to... [more]

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised...

Jenny Nordberg

History

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Uncovers the hidden true story of the age-old tradition of 'Bacha Posh' - girls masquerading as boys - in a society that does... [more]

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