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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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The English and Their History

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The English and Their History

Robert Tombs

History; British & Irish history; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

Tells us the history of the English people, and of how the stories they have told about themselves have shaped them, from... [more]

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Australian Confederates: How 42 Australians Joined the Rebel Cause and Fired the Last Shot in the American Civil War

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Australian Confederates: How 42 Australians Joined the Rebel Cause and Fired...

Terry Smyth

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Abbey's Double Rewards

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In the summer of 1865, when a Confederate warship sailed into the port of Melbourne, 42 men secretly enlisted to fight for... [more]

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A Carefree War: The Hidden History of Australian WWII Child Evacuees

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A Carefree War: The Hidden History of Australian WWII Child Evacuees

Ann Howard

History; Military history; Second World War

Paperback

During World War II Australia was under threat of invasion. Could Australia be invaded by the Japanese? Even with the heavy... [more]

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London: A Travel Guide Through Time

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London: A Travel Guide Through Time

Matthew Green

History; British & Irish history; Travel & holiday guides; Abbey's Double Rewards

Hardback

Explores the sights and sounds of London through history. This book allows the reader to travel through time to six key periods... [more]

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People...

Sudhir Hazareesingh

History; History of Western philosophy; History of ideas; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

Hardback

Why are the French an exceptional nation? Why do they think they are so exceptional? This title traces its tumultuous history,... [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

Paperback

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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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 Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England

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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England

Ian Mortimer

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

Paperback

Originally published: London: The Bodley Head, 2012. [more]

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The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

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The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

Dan Jones (University of Central Florida)

Biography: general; History; European history; Medieval history

Paperback

Originally published: Great Britain: Harper Press, 2012. [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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Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic

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Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic

Tom Holland

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

This narrative history paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would... [more]

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The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

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The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

Nancy Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Medieval history

Paperback

This revisionist biography unearths the secular and verifiable basis for Joan of Arc's heroic exploits: Yolande of Aragon,... [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 Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris, 1944

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The Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris, 1944

Michael S. Neiberg

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

Hardback

Looks at the drama surrounding the Liberation of Paris in 1944, as the Allies struggled to reclaim Europe, Hitler plotted... [more]

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The Office: A Hardworking History

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The Office: A Hardworking History

Gideon Haigh

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Paperback

This book traces the office from origins among merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York and the space... [more]

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time...

Mark Adams

History; Travel writing

Hardback

What happens when an adventure travel expert--who's never actually done anything adventurous--tries to re-create the original... [more]

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Let Our Fame be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus

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Let Our Fame be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus...

Oliver Bullough

History; European history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

Hardback

In a transfixing blend of history and travelogue, a journalist tells the harrowing story of the forgotten peoples of the Caucasus... [more]

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

Victor Davis Hanson

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

A master historian explores how war has shaped our societies--and how societies shape warfare--from Ancient Greece to the... [more]

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Up from the Mission: Selected Writings

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Up from the Mission: Selected Writings

Noel Pearson

Memoirs; History; Social issues & processes; Indigenous peoples; Politics & government

Paperback

Up from the Mission charts the life and thought of Noel Pearson, from his early days as a native title lawyer to his position... [more]

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism

P J O'rourke

History; Politics & government

Paperback

P.J. O'Rourke turns his attention to what is these days the ultimate foreign mystery, America's foreign policy. Here he sets... [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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Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power

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Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power

Joel Deane

History; Political parties; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

Power is the only measure of a politician that matters. How they win power. How they wield power. How they lose power. Catch... [more]

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