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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood...

Paula Byrne

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

Paperback

A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

$39.99

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion

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Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion

Michelle Dean

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

Sharp tells the riveting stories of the fiercely intelligent, glamorous and iconoclastic twentieth-century women who made... [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

$22.99

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

Anne de Courcy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Cultural studies; Advocate - History

Paperback

A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.... [more]

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed...

Peter FitzSimons

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; First World War; Advocate - History

Paperback

Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first... [more]

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The Hate Race

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The Hate Race

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

Paperback

'Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller...<br /><br... [more]

$22.99

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief...

Holly Tucker

Biography: general; True crime; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Crime & criminology

Paperback

Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world , the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder. [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

Paperback

Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were... [more]

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

Michelle Scott Tucker

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

In 1788 a young gentlewoman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer.... [more]

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

Tom Frame

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

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$19.95

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The Boy from Baradine

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The Boy from Baradine

Craig Emerson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

From the bush of Baradine to the corridors of Canberra, this is Craig Emerson&rsquo;s story of triumph and courage over adversity.<br... [more]

$35.00

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Judith Brett

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

Paperback

Alfred Deakin -- scholar, spiritualist, prime minister -- was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography... [more]

$34.99

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Hitler: Volume I: Ascent 1889-1939

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Hitler: Volume I: Ascent 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

Selected as a Book of the Year by the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement and The TimesDespite his status as the most... [more]

$39.99

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman...

Anthony McCarten

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War

Paperback

The official tie-in to major new motion picture Darkest Hour - starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. [more]

$19.99

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

Eric Metaxas

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Hardback

On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

Hardback

In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Geoffrey Robertson... [more]

$45.00

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte,... [more]

$32.99

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

Eamon Evans

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Humour

Paperback

The surprising story of humanity's love affair with all things mind-altering, and how it shaped the world, and the Australia,... [more]

$29.99

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Coversations with Katter

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Coversations with Katter

Bob Katter, Jr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

This book is an insight into how Bob Katter views Australia; what has shaped the man we think we know; where we're heading;... [more]

$35.00

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Paperback

The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

$35.00

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