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First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Patricia Fara

Social & cultural history; First World War; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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2018 marks the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both... [more]

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Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt

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Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt...

Philip Walker

History; Middle Eastern history; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; First World War

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'Lawrence of Arabia' became world-famous during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. However, his achievements would have been impossible... [more]

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The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923

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The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923

Robert Gerwarth

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

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'A breathtaking, magisterial panorama, telling the epic story of  post-war anarchy, dying empires and rising nation states.... [more]

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Railway Guns of World War I

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Railway Guns of World War I

Marc Romanych, Greg Heuer

History; First World War; Land forces & warfare; Weapons & equipment

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World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any... [more]

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Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty

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Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty

Barry Gough

Biography: historical, political & military; History; First World War; Political leaders & leadership; Naval forces & warfare

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A brilliant study of leadership under crisis [more]

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Secret Army: An Elite Force, A Secret Mission, A Fleet Of Model-T Fords, A Far Flung Corner Of WWI

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Secret Army: An Elite Force, A Secret Mission, A Fleet Of Model-T Fords,...

Barry Stone

History; First World War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

It was arguably the greatest fighting force in the entirety of the Great War. They were the very best: hardened, fearless,... [more]

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Bullets, Bombs and Poison Gas: Supplying the Troops on the Western Front 1914-1918, Documentary Sources

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Bullets, Bombs and Poison Gas: Supplying the Troops on the Western Front...

David Rogers

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military life & institutions

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Soldiers in the trenches were issued with four bullets a day, unless they were either snipers or manned a machine gun. This... [more]

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Fromelles and Pozi res: In the Trenches of Hell

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Fromelles and Pozi res: In the Trenches of Hell

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

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On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers - in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front - attacked entrenched... [more]

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Gallipoli

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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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The Other First World War: The Blood-Soaked Russian Fronts 1914-1922

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The Other First World War: The Blood-Soaked Russian Fronts 1914-1922

Douglas Boyd

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

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Challenges the Western Front bias of First World War history - a must-have for any First World War historian. [more]

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Women in the Great War

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Women in the Great War

Stephen Wynn, Tanya Wynn

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

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The First World War was fought on two fronts. In a military sense it was fought on the battlefields throughout Europe, the... [more]

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Charles Bean: Man, myth, legacy

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Charles Bean: Man, myth, legacy

Peter Stanley

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; First World War; Press & journalism

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Australia's official war correspondent during WWI, Charles Bean was also Australia's first official war historian and the... [more]

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After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World War 1

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After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World...

Leigh Straw

History; First World War; Military veterans

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In Collie in 1929, a murder-suicide took place. The killer was identified as Andrew Straw. Dressed in war uniform and a slouch... [more]

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The Crying Years: Australia's Great War

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The Crying Years: Australia's Great War

Peter Stanley

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War

Paperback

The Great War continues to fascinate us all. In this original approach, prize-winning historian Peter Stanley cleverly weaves... [more]

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Too Important for the Generals: Losing and Winning the First World War

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Too Important for the Generals: Losing and Winning the First World War

Allan Mallinson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military tactics; War & defence operations

Paperback

One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long... [more]

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

Prit Buttar

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

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At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was... [more]

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

Paul Ham

Memoirs; History; First World War

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How did the defining years of Hitler's life affect his rise to power? When Adolf Hitler went to war in 1914, he was just 25... [more]

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

David Stevenson (Professor of International History, London School of Economics & Political Science)

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

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The first global history of 1917 - a turning point in the development of WWI and of the modern world. Blends political and... [more]

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Palestine Diaries: The Light Horsemen's Own Story, Battle by Battle

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Palestine Diaries: The Light Horsemen's Own Story, Battle by Battle

Jonathan King

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

Hardback

Culminating with the cavalry charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917, Palestine Diaries is the story of Australia's Light Horsemen... [more]

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Canadian Corps Soldier vs Royal Bavarian Soldier: Vimy Ridge to Passchendaele 1917

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Canadian Corps Soldier vs Royal Bavarian Soldier: Vimy Ridge to Passchendaele...

Stephen Bull

History; First World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In 1917 the soldiers of the Canadian Corps would prove themselves the equal of any fighting on the Western Front, while on... [more]

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Pompey Elliott at War: In His Own Words

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Pompey Elliott at War: In His Own Words

Ross McMullin

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; First World War

Hardback

<div><strong>The wartime letters and diaries of Pompey Elliott, Australia's most famous fighting general, are exceptionally... [more]

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The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

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The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker

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

Paperback

In this detailed study, Terri Blom Crocker provides the first comprehensive analysis of both scholarly and popular portrayals... [more]

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Lenin on the Train

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Lenin on the Train

Catherine Merridale

History; Russian Revolution; First World War; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

A gripping account of how Lenin's 1917 train ride to Petrograd ignited the Russian Revolution. [more]

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The Battle of Messines 1917

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The Battle of Messines 1917

Craig Deayton

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

Paperback

On 7 June 1917, the British Second Army launched its attack on Messines Ridge, detonating 19 giant mines beneath the German... [more]

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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

Jacqueline Dwyer

History; First World War

Paperback

From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia... [more]

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