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Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott

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Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott

Rodney Tiffen

History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Politics; Advocate - Today's World

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<div><strong>Since 1970 seventy-three political leaders within the major parties have been forcibly removed from their leadership... [more]

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Line of Fire

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Line of Fire

Ian Townsend

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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The little known and intriguing WWII story of an eleven-year-old Australian schoolboy who was shot by the Japanese in Rabaul... [more]

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Transatlantic Marriage Bureau: How to Find a Husband in the Gilded Age

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Transatlantic Marriage Bureau: How to Find a Husband in the Gilded Age

Julie Ferry

History

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The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau will romp through a full year to tell the story of nine young American women - the seasons,... [more]

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Woolloomooloo: A Biography

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Woolloomooloo: A Biography

Louis Nowra

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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It was no wonder I was glad to be down in Woolloomooloo. The Old Fitzroy reminded me of how Kings Cross used to be. Told in... [more]

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

Sofka Zinovieff

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history

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If the two men made an unlikely couple, at a time when homosexuality was illegal, the addition to the household in 1942 of... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

Stan Grant

History; Politics & government

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In Quarterly Essay 64, Stan Grant  takes a deep and passionate look at Indigenous futures, in particular the fraught question... [more]

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True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia - Volume 2

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True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia - Volume 2

David Hunt

History; Humour

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In this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History

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In March 1797, five British sailors and 12 Bengali seamen struggled ashore after their longboat broke apart in a storm. Their... [more]

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

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What Do We Want?: The Story of Protest in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Social issues & processes; Pressure groups & lobbying; Demonstrations & protest movements

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In What Do We Want! Clive Hamilton explores the colourful, enthralling and stirring&nbsp;forms of protest used in the big... [more]

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian writers... [more]

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Revolution: The History of England Volume IV

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Revolution: The History of England Volume IV

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history

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The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England begins in 1688 with a revolution and ends in 1815 with... [more]

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Release Your Inner Roman by Marcus Sidonius Falx

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Release Your Inner Roman by Marcus Sidonius Falx

Jerry Toner

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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At last the Roman self-help book the world has been waiting for. Marcus Sidonius Falx sets out the characteristics that have... [more]

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New South Wales and the Great War

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New South Wales and the Great War

Naomi Parry, Brad Manera

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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When the Great War began in August 1914, the people of New South Wales took up the call to arms. NSW sent more people than... [more]

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Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the Capital

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Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the Capital

Franz Hessel

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A timeless guide to one of the world's greatest cities. [more]

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Sydney's Martin Place: A Cultural and Design History

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Sydney's Martin Place: A Cultural and Design History

Judith O'Callaghan, Paul Hogben, Robert Freestone

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; History; Social & cultural history

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The history of one of Australia's most iconic urban precincts, from bustling colonial thoroughfare to imposing address for... [more]

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

Peter Brune, Neil McDonald

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Radio & television industry; Press & journalism

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Chester Wilmot brought the triumphs and tragedies of warfare into the homes of millions. He was a renowned Australian war... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

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The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [more]

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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux

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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux

Peter FitzSimons

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

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It's early 1918 and, after four brutal years, the fate of the Great War hangs in the balance. On the one hand, the fact that... [more]

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Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

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Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

Michael Kulikowski

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Imperial Triumph presents the history of Rome at the height of its imperial power. Beginning with the reign of Hadrian in... [more]

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

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

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A story of courage, genius and terrible folly. It is the history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory... [more]

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Quid Pro Quo: What the Romans Really Gave the English Language

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Quid Pro Quo: What the Romans Really Gave the English Language

Peter Jones

Language: history & general works; History

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A surprising, witty and entertaining journey through the Latin roots of the English language, by the bestselling author of... [more]

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Under Full Sail

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Under Full Sail

Rob Mundle

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history

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How the mighty clipper ships transformed Australia from convict outpost to a nation. The story of the Clipper ships, and... [more]

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Map Stories: The Art of Discovery

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Map Stories: The Art of Discovery

Francisca Matteoli

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Historical maps & atlases

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Seasoned traveller Francisca Matteoli tells twenty surprising stories about our world's geography, and, using unexpectedly... [more]

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Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World

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Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World

Adrian Goldsworthy

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace, from the bloody conquests of an aggressive Republic through... [more]

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