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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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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; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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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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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

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This full colour textbook gives students access to the most up-to-date scholarship on Hatshepsut and her times. [more]

$39.00

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

Antony Beevor

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes. He believed... [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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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

David Stevens

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Written by Australia’s foremost naval historian, In All Respects Ready presents the most comprehensive and authoritative... [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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

Graham Robb

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Historical maps & atlases

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When the author made plans to cycle the legendary Via Heraklea, he had no idea that the line he plotted - stretching from... [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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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

Hardback

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

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The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited

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The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited

John Romer

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

Offers a completely new explanation of how the Great Pyramid was designed and built. [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

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Translation of: Napoleon: mon ambition etait grande. [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

Paperback

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

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God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England

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God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England

Jessie Childs

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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A woman awakes in a prison cell. She has been on the run but the authorities have tracked her down and taken her to the Tower... [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; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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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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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; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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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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Fortunes of Africa: A 5,000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour

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Fortunes of Africa: A 5,000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour...

Martin Meredith

History; African history

Paperback

A sweeping,provocative and very timely new history of Africa seen through the context of wealth [more]

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What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China and the UK

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What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China...

Kerry Brown

History; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

Paperback

Traditional methods of diplomacy are fast becoming antiquated. Secrecy, pomp and elitism may have dictated diplomatic strategy... [more]

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After the Blast: An Australian Officer in Iraq and Afghanistan

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After the Blast: An Australian Officer in Iraq and Afghanistan

Garth Callender

Biography; Memoirs; Afghan War; Iraq War; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A very Australian story of heroism and healing. In 2004 Garth Callender, a junior cavalry officer, was deployed to Iraq. He... [more]

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Dangerous Games: Australia at the 1936 Nazi Olympics

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Dangerous Games: Australia at the 1936 Nazi Olympics

Larry Writer

History; Olympic games; Advocate - History

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'Larry Writer has delivered a gem in Dangerous Games' - Roland Perry, author of Bill the Bastard..'Writer has faithfully recreated... [more]

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The First Fleet

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The First Fleet

Rob Mundle

History; Maritime history; Colonialism & imperialism; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

Paperback

The First Fleet - the creation of a nation. Rob Mundle, bestselling maritime biographer of Bligh, Flinders and Cook, is back... [more]

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