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Credlin & Co.: How the Abbott Government Destroyed Itself

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Credlin & Co.: How the Abbott Government Destroyed Itself

Aaron Patrick

History; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Politics

Paperback

Credlin & Co. reveals the disastrous consequences of power abused, and the broken people left in its wake. [more]

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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured

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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured

Kathryn Harrison

History

Paperback

Kathryn Harrison gives us a Joan of Arc for our time a shining exemplar of unshakable faith, extraordinary courage, and self-confidence... [more]

$35.00

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The Romanovs: 1613-1918

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The Romanovs: 1613-1918

Simon Sebag Montefiore

History; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

Hardback

The epic new history from the bestselling author of Jerusalem - the intimate story of Russia's imperial dynasty. [more]

$45.00

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

Daisy Dunn

History; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Daisy Dunn's immediate narrative rediscovers the life and poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first 'modern' poet, a... [more]

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The Best Australian Essays 2015

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The Best Australian Essays 2015

Geordie Williamson

History

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'Wonky, idiosyncratic, fragmentary, paradoxical, drunk on words, the essay has ...a uniquely human thumbprint.' GEORDIE WILLIAMSON... [more]

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The Dismissal Dossier: Everything You Were Never Meant to Know

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The Dismissal Dossier: Everything You Were Never Meant to Know

Jenny Hocking

History

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Here is the definitive story of the most divisive episode in Australia's history-the dismissal of Gough Whitlam's government.... [more]

$16.99

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Australia and the Monarchy

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Australia and the Monarchy

David Hill

History

Paperback

What is the magic the royals hold over Australians? [more]

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The Face of Britain: The Nation Through its Portraits

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The Face of Britain: The Nation Through its Portraits

Simon Schama

History

Hardback

Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC TV series The Face of Britain and... [more]

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The Dismissal: In the Queen's Name

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The Dismissal: In the Queen's Name

Paul Kelly, Troy Bramston

History

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This ground-breaking new book will reveal the story of Australia's greatest political crisis with fresh interviews, the discovery... [more]

$39.99

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

Elizabeth Norton

History

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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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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

Catherine Hickley

History

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In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to the elderly recluse, Cornelius Gurlitt, German customs authorities seized... [more]

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How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the Middle Ages

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How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the Middle Ages

Christopher Tyerman

History

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Presents an account of how the crusades really worked, and a revolutionary attempt to rethink how we understand the Middle... [more]

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The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps: 1939-1945

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The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps: 1939-1945

Laurence Ward

History

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The attack on London between 1939 and 1945 is one of the most significant events in the city's modern history, the impact... [more]

$80.00

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Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

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Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

Geoff Andrews

History

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First account of the man who influenced, recruited and manipulated the Cambridge spies. [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?

QC Geoffrey Robertson

History

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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]

$34.99

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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]

$32.95

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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

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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 Parthenon Enigma

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The Parthenon Enigma

Joan Breton Connelly

History of art: ancient & classical art; Memorials, monuments; History of architecture; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West s ultimate paragon... [more]

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln Paine

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Paine makes clear how the rise and fall of civilisations can be linked to the sea. An accomplishment of both great sweep and... [more]

$62.00  $25.00

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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

Hardback

What does history really consist of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having... [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]

$29.99

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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Sylvia Nasar

Autobiography: general; Classical history & classical civilisation; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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An instant New York Times bestseller, from the author of A Beautiful Mind : a sweeping history of the invention of modern... [more]

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Jon Meacham

History

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In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly... [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

History

Hardback

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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Enemies: A History of the FBI

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Enemies: A History of the FBI

Tim Weiner

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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The first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the... [more]

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