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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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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

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Quarterly Essay #58: Blood Year - Terror and the Islamic State

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Quarterly Essay #58: Blood Year - Terror and the Islamic State

David Kilcullen

History; Terrorism, armed struggle; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Today's World

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Last year was a 'red year' - massacres and beheadings, fallen cities, collapsed and collapsing states, the unravelling of... [more]

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The Truth About French Women

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The Truth About French Women

Marie-Morgane Le Moel

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

Paperback

In France, criticizing oneselves is a national sport, even more important than football. But there's one thing every foreigner... [more]

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Stephen Fry's Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music: As Told To Tim Lihoreau

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Stephen Fry's Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music: As Told To...

Tim Lihoreau, Stephen Fry

Music; History: specific events & topics; Humour

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A riotous, rambling and incomplete history of classical music, complete with leg measurements. [more]

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

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Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

Antony Beevor

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes. He believed... [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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Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World

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Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World

Christina Lamb

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Terrorism, armed struggle

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From the award-winning co-author of 'I Am Malala', this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000... [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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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

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

Annabel Crabb

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

Paperback

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

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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

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In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

David Stevens

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Written by Australia’s foremost naval historian, In All Respects Ready presents the most comprehensive and authoritative... [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: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

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Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia...

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 First Fleet: 11 Ships, 1,420 Souls, 17,000 Nautical Miles, 252 Days at Sea, Bound for Botany Bay

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The First Fleet: 11 Ships, 1,420 Souls, 17,000 Nautical Miles, 252 Days...

Rob Mundle

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Hardback

Bestselling maritime biographer Rob Mundle is back on the ocean with a blockbuster. [more]

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Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London

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Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London

Olivia Williams

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

Hardback

As a keen London historian and even keener lover of gin, Olivia Williams' first book brings together her two passions to create... [more]

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

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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 saw the crown of England change hands seven times as the great families of England fought to the death... [more]

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Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General

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Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General

Rick Stroud

History; First World War; Second World War

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the kidnapping of a Nazi general in World War II by Patrick Leigh Fermor and the SOE, and its consequences... [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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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

Graham Robb

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Historical maps & atlases

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When the author made plans to cycle the legendary Via Heraklea, he had no idea that the line he plotted - stretching from... [more]

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Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

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Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

Sir Max Hastings

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

Paperback

The Amazon History Book of the Year 2013 is a magisterial chronicle of the calamity that befell Europe in 1914 as the continent... [more]

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Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors

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Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors...

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history

Paperback

A massive bestseller in England, this title by one of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story... [more]

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Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

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Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Pamela Williams

History; Media studies; Press & journalism

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An incisive, hard-hitting and utterly compelling exposé of media, powerful mates and multimillion-dollar deals. [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 Great Divide: History and Human Nature in the Old World and the New

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The Great Divide: History and Human Nature in the Old World and the New...

Peter Watson

History; General & world history

Paperback

How the division of the Americas from the rest of the world affected human history. [more]

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Between East and West: The Origins of Modern Russia - 862-1953

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Between East and West: The Origins of Modern Russia - 862-1953

Richard D. Charques

History; European history

Paperback

The authoritative short history of Russia, from the mysterious origins of the nation-state to the death of Stalin. [more]

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