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General & world history

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester

History; General & world history; Oceanography (seas)

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The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water - the Atlantic. [more]

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals

Niall Ferguson

History; History: theory & methods; General & world history

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What if Britain had stayed out of the First World War? What if Germany had invaded Britain in 1940? What if Nazi Germany had... [more]

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A Global History of History

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A Global History of History

Daniel Woolf (Professor of History, and Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University, Ontario)

History; Historiography; General & world history; History of ideas

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A global history of historical writing and thought from the ancient world to the present. This is a definitive guide to human... [more]

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Farewell My Children: Irish Assisted Emigration to Australia 1848-1870

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Farewell My Children: Irish Assisted Emigration to Australia 1848-1870

Biography: general; History; General & world history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Population & demography

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During the 19th century Ireland became a land of emigrants, many of them leaving for BritainAzAzAzs Australian colonies. To... [more]

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1492: The Year Our World Began

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1492: The Year Our World Began

Dr. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

History; General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A vivid new book from an established and bestselling historian [more]

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Pictorial History Eastern Suburbs

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Pictorial History Eastern Suburbs

Books Kingsclear

History; General & world history

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The Secret History of the World

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The Secret History of the World

Jonathan Black

History; General & world history; Occult studies; Social groups: clubs & societies

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The complete history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day, based on the beliefs and writings of the... [more]

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100 Mistakes that Changed History: Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed Empires, Crashed Economies, and Altered the Course of Our World

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100 Mistakes that Changed History: Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed...

Fawcett Bill

History; General & world history

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OOPS.<br /><br />* Reeling from the Black Death, Europe's peasants decide... [more]

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Kokoda: 75th Anniversary Edition

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Kokoda: 75th Anniversary Edition

Peter FitzSimons

History; General & world history; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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Updated edition - with a new foreword by Peter FitzSimons. [more]

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Minoan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

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Minoan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History; General & world history

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The Second World War

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The Second World War

Martin Gilbert

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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A striking new edition of the most authoritative account of the Second World War by one of the greatest living military historians.... [more]

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The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

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The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith

History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Crusades; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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Presents an analysis of the First Crusade. This book considers the realities of the events surrounding the beginning of the... [more]

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The Fabrication of Aboriginal History Vol 3: The Stolen Generations 1881-2008

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The Fabrication of Aboriginal History Vol 3: The Stolen Generations 1881-2008...

Keith Windschuttle

History; General & world history

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Argues against the widely held belief that in the 20th century up to one in three Aboriginal children were forcibly removed... [more]

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Bible Lands

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Bible Lands

Caroline Hull, Brian Capper, Andrew Jotischky

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Church history

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Explores the relationship between the books of the Bible and the land from which they came. Including maps on topics ranging... [more]

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Alexander the Great Failure: The Collapse of the Macedonian Empire

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Alexander the Great Failure: The Collapse of the Macedonian Empire

Dr. John D. Grainger

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Political structure & processes

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Alexander the Great's empire stretched across three continents and his achievements changed the nature of the ancient world.... [more]

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Tank Men

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Tank Men

Robert J. Kershaw

History; General & world history; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Military vehicles; Tanks & military land vehicles

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TANK MEN is the gripping first-hand story of the men and women who fought in tanks by a top military historian [more]

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Tolpuddle Martyrs

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Tolpuddle Martyrs

Herbert Vere Evatt, Geoffrey Robertson, QC

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Teaching staff; Trade unions

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The legend of the six rural labourers who were transported to Australia in 1834 for swearing an oath of solidarity is celebrated... [more]

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The Pity of War

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The Pity of War

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; European history; First World War

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The First World War killed around eight million men and bled Europe dry. Was the sacrifice worth it? Was it all really an... [more]

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A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century

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A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus...

John Burrow

History; Historiography; General & world history

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Describes the intellectual impact that the study and consideration of the past has had in the western world over the past... [more]

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Political Speeches

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Political Speeches

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Literary essays; General & world history; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic.... [more]

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Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45

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Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45

Sir Max Hastings

History; General & world history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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A companion volume to his bestselling `Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military... [more]

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From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795

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From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795

Brother James E. Fraser

History; General & world history; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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From Caledonia to Pictland examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long... [more]

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Tyrannie de la Penitence: Essai sur le Masochisme Occidental

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Tyrannie de la Penitence: Essai sur le Masochisme Occidental

Pascal Bruckner

General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Languages & ESL

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Prehistory: The Making Of The Human Mind

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Prehistory: The Making Of The Human Mind

Lord Colin Renfrew

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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A brief and original prehistory of the world [more]

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A Little History of the World

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A Little History of the World

Ernst H. Gombrich

General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Children's & Educational

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In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a... [more]

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