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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; Advocate - History

Paperback

<div><strong>Pauline Hanson is not alone out there.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>A million votes are in play.</div><div><br... [more]

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Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

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Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

George Megalogenis

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

Paperback

An urgent, original guide to today&rsquo;s political and economic challenges.<br... [more]

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Woolloomooloo: A Biography

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Woolloomooloo: A Biography

Louis Nowra

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

Paperback

It was no wonder I was glad to be down in Woolloomooloo. The Old Fitzroy reminded me of how Kings Cross used to be.&nbsp;... [more]

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Timothy Snyder

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political structures: democracy; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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History does not repeat, but it does instruct. In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism... [more]

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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution

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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution

Robert Service

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire... [more]

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

Sofka Zinovieff

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history

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If the two men made an unlikely couple, at a time when homosexuality was illegal, the addition to the household in 1942 of... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

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Quarterly Essay #64: The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming

Stan Grant

History; Politics & government

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In Quarterly Essay 64, Stan Grant  takes a deep and passionate look at Indigenous futures, in particular the fraught question... [more]

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True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia - Volume 2

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True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia - Volume 2

David Hunt

History; Humour

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In this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. [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

Paperback

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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Revolution: The History of England Volume IV

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Revolution: The History of England Volume IV

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history

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The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England begins in 1688 with a revolution and ends in 1815 with... [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

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [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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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

Paul Ham

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

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Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The images of this four-month battle,... [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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Mi5 in the Great War

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Mi5 in the Great War

Nigel West

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

Recently declassified and published here for the first time, this fascinating document was never intended for circulation... [more]

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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

Geoffrey Robertson QC

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history

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Geoffrey Robertson brings his forensic skills and a deeply felt sense of injustice to the case at the heart of the Profumo... [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

Hardback

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

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

Diana Preston

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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Much mythology has grown up around the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, all of which Preston explores in her stirring... [more]

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Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook

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Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook

Patricia Ebrey

History; Asian history; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Chinese Civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses. With newly expanded material,... [more]

$52.95  $15.00

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Times: Kings and Queens of the British Isles

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Times: Kings and Queens of the British Isles

Times

History

Hardback

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1971: Never a Dull Moment: Rock's Golden Year

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1971: Never a Dull Moment: Rock's Golden Year

David Hepworth

Music; Rock & Pop music; General & world history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Popular culture; Advocate - Performing Arts

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The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles.... [more]

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