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How to be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life

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How to be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life

Ruth Goodman

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

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The Tudor era encompasses some of the greatest changes in our history. But while we know about the historical dramas of the... [more]

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Unions Inc.: Power, Greed and Unions

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Unions Inc.: Power, Greed and Unions

Brad Norington

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt... [more]

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

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Double Diamonds: Australian Commandos in the Pacific War, 1941-45

Karl James

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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During the Second World War, in the mountains and jungles of Timor, Bougainville and New Guinea, Australian commando units... [more]

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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

Tom Holland

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

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A masterful history of Rome's first imperial dynasty by the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire and In the Shadow... [more]

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

James Jinks, Peter Hennessy

History; Naval forces & warfare

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'The Ministry of Defence does not comment upon submarine operations' is the standard response of officialdom to enquiries... [more]

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

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Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

James Holland

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; War & defence operations

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In February 1944, a rag-tag collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, muleteers, and other base troops, stiffened by a few dogged... [more]

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Not Just for This Life: Gough Whitlam Remembered

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Not Just for This Life: Gough Whitlam Remembered

Wendy Guest, Gary Gray

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Not Just For This Life is a salute and tribute to Gough Whitlam, commemorating what would have been his 100th birthday. Upon... [more]

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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft

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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft

Tom Griffiths

History; Historiography

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No matter how practised we are at history, it always humbles us. No matter how often we visit the past, it always surprises... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #62: James Brown on Going to War

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Quarterly Essay #62: James Brown on Going to War

James Brown

History; Politics & government; War & defence operations

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Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with the Islamic... [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

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A sweeping, revisionist history of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists. [more]

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Where are Our Boys?: How Newsmaps Won the Great War

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Where are Our Boys?: How Newsmaps Won the Great War

Martin Woods

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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In 1914, the newspaper map or newsmap began to supply readers with the geographical backdrop to the Great War, an important... [more]

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The Girl Who Beat Isis: My Story

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The Girl Who Beat Isis: My Story

Farida Khalaf, Andrea C. Hoffmann

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Religion & politics; Islam

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In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly... [more]

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

John Guy

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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In 1583 Elizabeth is fifty years old, past childbearing, but her greatest challenges are still to come: the Spanish Armada;... [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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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

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How to Vote Progressive in Australia: Labor or Green?

Dennis Altman, Sean Scalmer

History; Elections & referenda

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Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, The Greens... [more]

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [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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Talking to My Country

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Talking to My Country

Stan Grant

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples

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An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture and national identity. [more]

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Reef and Rainforest: An Aboriginal Voice Through Art and Story

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Reef and Rainforest: An Aboriginal Voice Through Art and Story

Munganbana Norman Miller

Art Forms; History; Society & culture: general

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A coffee-table style book showcasing the Australian Aboriginal art of Munganbana. Includes over 200 artistic works accompanied... [more]

$45.00

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Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy

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Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy

Stephen Fitzgerald

Memoirs; History; Diplomacy

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Modern Australia was in part defined by its early embrace of China. A turning from the White Australia Policy of the 1950s... [more]

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

Stephen Loosley

Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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Does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political world? In his tell-all memoir he writes about defending the... [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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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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Rome's Last Citizen: Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar

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Rome's Last Citizen: Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar

Rob Goodman, Jimmy Soni

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Cato grappled with home-grown terrorists, a public and private debt crisis, a yawning gap between rich and poor, and a fractious... [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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