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The Killing Season Uncut

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The Killing Season Uncut

Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

History; Political parties; Central government

Paperback

This is the book that goes behind the scenes of the series, candidly revealing the stories behind the interviews. [more]

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

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Who Bombed the Hilton?

Rachel Landers

History; History: specific events & topics; Terrorist attack

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On 13 February 1978 a bomb exploded outside the Hilton Hotel in George Street, Sydney. [more]

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The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal That Shocked a Colony

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The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal That Shocked a Colony

Kiera Lindsey

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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<strong>ABBEY'S CHOICE MAY 2016 ----- </strong>A dramatic and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to convicts who... [more]

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Latin Inscriptions: Ancient Languages

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Latin Inscriptions: Ancient Languages

Dirk Booms

Language: history & general works; Writing systems, alphabets; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Latin inscriptions can appear daunting - a jumble of letters without any structure or meaning. However, once you know how,... [more]

$21.99

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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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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

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Quarterly Essay #61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal...

George Megalogenis

History; Politics & government; Political economy

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Malcolm Turnbull says we need to be agile citizens, and that there has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian.... [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

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Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

Catherine Hickley

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of Art & Design Styles; History

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In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to the elderly recluse, Cornelius Gurlitt, German customs authorities seized... [more]

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

John Ferling

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Politics & government

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First U.S. edition published 2013. This paperback edition published 2014 --T.p. verso. [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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WW1 at Sea

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WW1 at Sea

Victoria Carolan

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

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<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of&nbsp;</span><span... [more]

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A Short History of the First World War

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A Short History of the First World War

Gordon Kerr

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

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<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">The First World War, lasting just four years, from 1914 to 1918, was without parallel,... [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

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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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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [more]

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The Parthenon Enigma

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The Parthenon Enigma

Joan Breton Connelly

History of art: ancient & classical art; Memorials, monuments; History of architecture; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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<div>Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West's ultimate... [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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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

David Von Drehle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Von Drehle has chosen a critical year ('the most eventful year in American history' and the year Lincoln rose to greatness),... [more]

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

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Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

Robert Jones

History; Medieval history; Military history; Military life & institutions

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The knight in shining armour charging across the battlefield has become an iconic figure of the medieval period. This book... [more]

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership That Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership...

Jonathan W Jordan

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley engineered the Allied conquest, but found their prewar friendships complicated by shifting... [more]

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Mission to China: Matteo Ricci and the Jesuit Encounter with the East

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Mission to China: Matteo Ricci and the Jesuit Encounter with the East

Mary Laven

History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian mission & evangelism

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Tells the story of the first Jesuit mission to China. This title shows how confronting enormous challenges, the Italian priest... [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

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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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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily

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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem,...

Nancy Goldstone

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

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The Lady Queen weaves the story of one of the most extraordinary (and unjustly overlooked) rulers of the Middle Ages. . .... [more]

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Spartan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

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Spartan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

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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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