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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

Annabel Crabb

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Politics

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Malcolm Turnbull has quite a job ahead of him as leader of the Liberal Party. How is he going so far? What can we expect in... [more]

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

David Marr

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Politics

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Who is Bill Shorten? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and... [more]

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

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New York Times Bestseller. Mary Beard's magisterial history shows why Rome remains relevant to people many centuries later... [more]

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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; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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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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Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru

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Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru

Madeline Gleeson

History; Refugees & political asylum; Political control & freedoms; Advocate - History

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What has happened on Nauru and Manus since Australia began its most recent offshore processing regime in 2012?This essential... [more]

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The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty

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The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest...

Tracy Borman

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography of Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes to reveal the intimate secrets... [more]

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For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia's Future

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For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia's Future

Bill Shorten

History; Political leaders & leadership

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In this thoughtful narrative, Bill Shorten provides a unique insight into how a Labor government will shape Australia's future... [more]

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

Rachel Landers

History; History: specific events & topics; Terrorist attack

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On 13 February 1978 a bomb exploded outside the Hilton Hotel in George Street, Sydney. [more]

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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Prominent political commentator, author and columnist for The Australian, Niki Savva, reveals the ruinous behaviour of former... [more]

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This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

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This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

Jerry Brotton

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Islamic studies; International relations

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Shows how England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable, than we have ever appreciated,... [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

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Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

Elizabeth Norton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The riveting story of the sex scandal that threatened the life of the young Elizabeth Tudor, and whose outcome was pivotal... [more]

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

John Ferling

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Politics & government

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First U.S. edition published 2013. This paperback edition published 2014 --T.p. verso. [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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A Short History of the First World War

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A Short History of the First World War

Gordon Kerr

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

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The First World War, lasting just four years, from 1914 to 1918, was without parallel, the first true global conflict in which... [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

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Australia and the War in the Air: The Centenary History of Australia and...

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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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [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 World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?...

Jared M Diamond

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity.... [more]

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

David Von Drehle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Von Drehle has chosen a critical year ('the most eventful year in American history' and the year Lincoln rose to greatness),... [more]

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

Cullen Murphy

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

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A narrative history of the Inquisition, and an examination of the influence it exerted on contemporary society, by the author... [more]

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Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us

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Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us

Ferdinand Mount

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences

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A lively and witty exposition of the ways in which modern life recreates the Classical era [more]

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

Robert Jones

History; Medieval history; Military history; Military life & institutions

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The knight in shining armour charging across the battlefield has become an iconic figure of the medieval period. This book... [more]

$39.99  $20.00

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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day

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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day

Donald P. Ryan

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

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Takes the reader to Ancient Egypt in the time of Ramesses II (1250BC). This title guides the time-travelling tourist on a... [more]

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