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Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

James Ward

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

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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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The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

Boris Johnson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but... [more]

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Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

Susan Mitchell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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This is the compelling story of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, his wife Margaret and their 70-year relationship personal... [more]

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Sir Henry Parkes: The Australian Colossus

Sir Henry Parkes: The Australian Colossus

Stephen Dando-Collins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership

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Sir Henry Parkes: Father of Federation, Premier of NSW, Statesman, Visionary, Political Leader, Poet, Humanist May 27, 2015... [more]

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Private Bill: In Love and War

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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More Decent Obsessions: The Small Things that Tell the Big Picture

More Decent Obsessions: The Small Things that Tell the Big Picture

Bernard Salt

History; Society & culture: general

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There's matters of fairness, of manners, of pleasures, of observation. [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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Best Australian Political Cartoons 2014

Best Australian Political Cartoons 2014

Russ Radcliffe

Fiction & Literature; Politics & government; Cartoons & comic strips

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The year in politics as observed by Australia's funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists. With Dean Alston, Peter... [more]

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Triumph and Demise: The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation

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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The Second World War

The Second World War

Antony Beevor

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

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A magisterial, single-volume history of the greatest conflict the world has ever known by our foremost military historian... [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 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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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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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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Charles Bean's Gallipoli Illustrated

Charles Bean's Gallipoli Illustrated

Phillip Bradley

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Charles Bean and Gallipoli are forever closely bound. Serving as the official Australian war correspondent from the landing... [more]

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Last Woman Hanged: The Terrible, True Story of Louisa Collins

Last Woman Hanged: The Terrible, True Story of Louisa Collins

Caroline Overington

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Gender studies: women; Human rights

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One woman. Two husbands. Four trials. One bloody execution. The last woman hanged in NSW. In January 1889, Louisa Collins,... [more]

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A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

Dee Nolan

Memoirs; Food & society; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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This captivating book unearths numerous treasures in the French countryside, from exquisite Romanesque churches to world-renowned... [more]

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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Nick Davies

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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Brings us the definitive, inside story of the whole scandal. This title discloses the extent of crimes committed by the corporation,... [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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Australia on Horseback: The Story of the Horse and the Making of a Nation

Australia on Horseback: The Story of the Horse and the Making of a Nation...

Cameron Forbes

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Animals & society; Horses & ponies

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One of Australia's most respected history writers is back with a book that looks at the role of the horse in all aspects of... [more]

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Peter FitzSimons

History; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain... [more]

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How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

Sophie Mas, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, Anne Berest

Society & Social Sciences; Fashion & style guides

Hardback

How to Be a Parisian brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion and attitude. Unlike other books... [more]

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