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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History

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The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History

Peter H. Wilson

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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Focusing on the Holy Roman Empire, from its founding by Charlemagne to its destruction by Napoleon a millennium later, formed... [more]

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No Place to Lay One's Head: With a Preface from Patrick Modiano

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No Place to Lay One's Head: With a Preface from Patrick Modiano

Francoise Frenkel

History; Second World War

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An extraordinary story of one woman's attempt to survive the horrors of... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #65: David Marr on Politics and Prejudice

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Quarterly Essay #65: David Marr on Politics and Prejudice

David Marr

History; Politics & government

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Most Australians despise what Pauline Hanson stands for, yet politics in this country is now orbiting around One Nation. [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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Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011 - 2015

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Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011...

Mark Beeson, Shahar Hameiri

History; International relations

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This volume continues the Australia in World Affairs (AIWA) series and is the twelfth edition since 1950. It focuses on Australias... [more]

$110.00

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Turnbull Gamble

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Turnbull Gamble

Wayne Errington, Peter Van Onselen

History; Politics & government

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The nation breathed a sigh of relief when Malcolm Turnbull achieved his lifelong dream to become prime minister. Yet months... [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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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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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]

$55.00

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The Killing Season Uncut

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The Killing Season Uncut

Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

History; Political parties; Central government

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This is the book that goes behind the scenes of the series, candidly revealing the stories behind the interviews. [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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The Men Who United the States: The Amazing Stories of the Explorers, Inventors and Mavericks Who Made America

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The Men Who United the States: The Amazing Stories of the Explorers, Inventors...

Simon Winchester

History; History of the Americas

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From bestselling author Simon Winchester, the extraordinary story of how America was united into a single nation [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 Rose: A True History

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The Rose: A True History

Jennifer Potter

History; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Quite simply, Christmas's most beautiful and desirable book from Atlantic's award-winning Production and Design team. [more]

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The Complete Tutankhamun: The King, the Tomb, the Royal Treasure

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The Complete Tutankhamun: The King, the Tomb, the Royal Treasure

Nicholas Reeves

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology by period & region

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The tomb of Tutankhamun, with its treasures, has exerted a hold on the popular imagination ever since its discovery in 1922.... [more]

$21.99

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary... [more]

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Sydney Noir: The Golden Years

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Sydney Noir: The Golden Years

Michael Duffy, Nick Hordern

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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<div><strong>The first ever book devoted entirely to the golden years of the Sydney underworld.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>In... [more]

$34.99

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East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

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East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity...

Philippe Sands

Memoirs; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; War crimes; International human rights law

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A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and... [more]

$22.99

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Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney

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Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney

Paul Irish

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> &mdash;&mdash; A fascinating look at how aboriginal people in coastal... [more]

$34.99

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Bomber Boys: The Hair-Raising Adventures of a Group of Airmen Who Escaped the Japanese and Became the RAAF's Celebrated 18th Squadron

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Bomber Boys: The Hair-Raising Adventures of a Group of Airmen Who Escaped...

Marianne Van Velzen

History; Air forces & warfare

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The unknown story of a unique RAAF squadron, its men and its mission to halt the Japanese advance in the Pacific [more]

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The Secret Cold War: The Official History of Asio, 1975-1989

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The Secret Cold War: The Official History of Asio, 1975-1989

John Blaxland, Rhys Crawley

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The inside account of Australia's national intelligence organisation as it grappled with continuing espionage from foreign... [more]

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth...

Frank Trentmann

History; Social & cultural history; Consumerism; Economic history; Advocate - History

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What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as... [more]

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The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea

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The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea

Michael Breen

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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In the course of a couple of generations, South Koreans took themselves out of the paddy fields and into Silicon Valley, establishing... [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; Advocate - History

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In 1570, when it became clear she would never be gathered into the Catholic fold, Elizabeth I was excommunicated by the Pope.... [more]

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