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Buttons: Latin Quotations

Buttons: Latin Quotations

Bolchazy

History

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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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Gallipoli Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Day by Day

Gallipoli Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Day by Day

Jonathan King

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Gallipoli, for the average Australian, is the most famous battle that our volunteer soldiers ever fought, because it was... [more]

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The Making of Australia: From a Corrupt Convict Settlement to the Remarkable Nation it is Today

The Making of Australia: From a Corrupt Convict Settlement to the Remarkable...

David Hill

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of... [more]

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Berlin Now: The Rise of the City and the Fall of the Wall

Berlin Now: The Rise of the City and the Fall of the Wall

Peter Schneider

History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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Divided in 1961, reunited in 1989, Berlin has morphed over the last twenty-five years into Europe's most vibrant melting-pot... [more]

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

Annabel Crabb

History; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships

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Crabb's call is for a ceasefire in the gender wars.  Rather than a shout of rage, The Wife Drought is the thoughtful,... [more]

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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With fascinating detail on the battle plans, weaponry and human drama of Agincourt, this is a gripping evocation of a historical... [more]

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The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

John Kampfner

History; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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From the Orwell Prize shortlisted author of Freedom for Sale, The Richis the fascinating history of how economic elites from... [more]

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1946: The Making of the Modern World

1946: The Making of the Modern World

Victor Sebestyen

History; General & world history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history, in the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's award-winning and bestselling... [more]

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Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's Remains

Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's...

Craig Cormick

History; Forensic science

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Tells the fascinating behind-the-scenes stories of the science used in analysing Ned Kelly's remains. [more]

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Post-War Lies: Germany and Hitler's Long Shadow

Post-War Lies: Germany and Hitler's Long Shadow

Malte Herwig

History; European history

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The author found a list of high-ranking German politicians whose Nazi membership files had been secreted between the 1960s... [more]

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Civil War: The History of England, Volume III

Civil War: The History of England, Volume III

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; English Civil War

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The third volume of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial six-part History of England, taking readers from the accession of the first... [more]

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

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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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust; War crimes

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Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse of Germany, Eichmann managed to live a peaceful and active exile in Argentina for... [more]

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True Light and Shade: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art

True Light and Shade: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art

John Maynard

Colonial art; History

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True Light and Shade is filled with beautiful images by convict artist Joseph Lycett that powerfully capture in intimate detail... [more]

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The Queen, Her Lover and the Most Notorious Spy in History

The Queen, Her Lover and the Most Notorious Spy in History

Roland Perry

History; British & Irish history; History: specific events & topics

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The intensely revealing and entertaining account of a great royal secret and hidden love story - an unbuttoned history of... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete Commonwealth

Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete...

Noel Pearson

History; Indigenous peoples; Constitution: government & the state; Civil rights & citizenship

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Over the next two years, Australians will decide if and how Aboriginal people will be recognised in the Constitution. Professor... [more]

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Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France

Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France

Caroline Moorehead

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

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High up in the mountains of the southern Massif Central in France lie tiny, remote villages united by a long and particular... [more]

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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

Simon Winder

History; European history

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Danubia is the brilliant and entertaining companion to the Sunday Times top ten bestseller Germania. It was longlisted for... [more]

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The Ellis Laws

The Ellis Laws

Bob Ellis

History; Popular culture

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In these witty, outrageous ten laws, beloved polymath Bob Ellis investigates dislocation and security, youth and old age,... [more]

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Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Adrian Goldsworthy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor [more]

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Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation Jericho

Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation...

Robert Lyman

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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The true story behind one of the most audacious raids of World War Two. [more]

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Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

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Kokoda Secret: Ian Hutchison: Australian Hero

Kokoda Secret: Ian Hutchison: Australian Hero

S P Ramage

History

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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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How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

Peter Conrad

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

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Tells the story of the spectacular rise and subsequent waning of American influence across the world since 1945. [more]

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of The Tudors

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of The Tudors

Dan Jones

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

Hardback

The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England... [more]

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