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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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Australia Under Surveillance

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Australia Under Surveillance

Frank Moorhouse

History; Political control & freedoms

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ASIO has kept a file on Frank Moorhouse since he was seventeen. Now Frank has decided it is time to report on ASIO. [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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Quartley Essay #56: Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer

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Quartley Essay #56: Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer

Guy Rundle

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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Guy Rundle on Clive Palmer and the Palmer United Party. Clive Palmer is the wildcard of Australian politics. [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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Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

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Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

Anne De Courcy

Biography; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit,... [more]

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The Essence of Survival: How Jewish Doctors Survived Auschwitz

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The Essence of Survival: How Jewish Doctors Survived Auschwitz

Ross Halpin

History

Paperback

How do victims of extreme adversity survive? How did Senator John McCain survive six years a prisoner of the Vietcong, approximately... [more]

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Private Bill: In Love and War

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Private Bill: In Love and War

Barrie Cassidy

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The private battles of Barrie Cassidy's father, who was a WW2 prisoner of war for 1500 days and his mother who, for many months... [more]

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The Best Australian Essays 2014

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The Best Australian Essays 2014

Robert Manne

Literary essays; Anthologies (non-poetry); History

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This sharp collection of essays about the human condition evinces lucid insight, shrewd understanding and heartbreaking empathy.... [more]

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Triumph and Demise: The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation

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Triumph and Demise: The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation

Paul Kelly

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable... [more]

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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

James Ward

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

We are surrounded by stationery: half-chewed Cristal Bics and bent paper clips, rubber bands to fiddle with or ping, blunt... [more]

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Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete

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Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete

Patrick Leigh Fermor

True war & combat stories; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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One of the greatest feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor's remarkable life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander... [more]

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

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

John Maynard

Colonial art; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

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

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

Roland Perry

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

Paperback

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

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

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The Making of Australia: From a Tiny Struggling Convict Settlement to the...

David Hill

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

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

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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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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant

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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant...

Tracy Borman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

<strong>Thomas Cromwell is known to millions as the leading character in Hilary Mantel's bestselling Wolf Hall and Bring... [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

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Crabb's call is for a ceasefire in the gender wars. &nbsp;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

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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

Paperback

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

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

John Kampfner

History; Social & cultural history; Social classes

Paperback

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

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1946: The Making of the Modern World

Victor Sebestyen

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

Paperback

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

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

Craig Cormick

History; Forensic science

Paperback

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

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

June Slee

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism

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John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island, tells a story of thwarted love that led him to a life of crime:... [more]

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Civil War: The History of England, Volume III

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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

Paperback

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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Germany: Memories of a Nation

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Germany: Memories of a Nation

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; History

Hardback

Guides us through the complex history, culture and identity of this most mercurial of countries by telling the stories behind... [more]

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