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Crossing the Line: Australia's Secret History in the Timor Sea

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Crossing the Line: Australia's Secret History in the Timor Sea

Kim McGrath

History; Geopolitics; Energy industries & utilities; Advocate - History

Paperback

It is fifty years since Australia unilaterally issued petroleum exploration permits in the Timor Sea. For fifty years the... [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Criminal investigation & detection

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has brought to light horrific stories. Questions about what... [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

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In March 1797, five British sailors and 12 Bengali seamen struggled ashore after their longboat broke apart in a storm. Their... [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

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The extraordinary story of the world’s most influential, intriguing... [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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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

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Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

Negin Nabavi

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran... [more]

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

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

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [more]

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

Chris Turney

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Drawing on years of professional experience, the author explains how written records, carbon, pollen, tree rings, constellations,... [more]

$39.95  $10.00

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Cassell's Standard Latin Dictionary: Latin/English, English/Latin

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Cassell's Standard Latin Dictionary: Latin/English, English/Latin

D. Simpson

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; History; Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries Children's & Young Adult

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The dictionary incorporates modern English idiom and current Latin spelling and includes general classical information where... [more]

$42.95

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The Putin Interviews

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The Putin Interviews

Robert Scheer

History; Politics & government

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If Vladimir Putin is indeed the great enemy of the United States, then at least we should try to understand him. --Oliver... [more]

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The Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914

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The Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914

Richard J. Evans

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Advocate - History

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The Pursuit of Power draws on a lifetime of thinking about nineteenth-century Europe to create an extraordinarily rich, surprising... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

David Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

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A compelling account of Australia's bloodiest and most significant battle of the Vietnam War, in time for the battle's 50th... [more]

$22.99

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

Noel Pearson

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Central government; Advocate - History

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The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia's original... [more]

$27.99

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Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory

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Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory

Julian Thompson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Regiments; Advocate - History

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In May 1940, the small British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was sent to help the Belgians and French hold back the German army.... [more]

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Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan

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Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan

Mike Carlton

History; Military & naval ships; Advocate - History

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In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved... [more]

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Reboot: A Democracy Makeover to Empower Australia's Voters

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Reboot: A Democracy Makeover to Empower Australia's Voters

Richard Walsh

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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If you want real change, change the system. Reboot offers a tantalising glimpse of a better future, where politicians work... [more]

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The Vandemonian War

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The Vandemonian War

Nick Brodie

History; Advocate - History

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The Vandemonian Wars will reveal the untold story of the orchestrated and successful attacks on the aboriginal population... [more]

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

Glenn Morrison

History; Social groups; Advocate - History

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Visitors to the Red Centre come looking for the real Australia. What they find is both beautiful and disturbing: wilderness,... [more]

$27.99

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Nicholas Serota

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

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From Julian Barnes to Tim Winton, great writers give us personal tours of... [more]

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and charlatans

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and...

Derek Wilson

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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A multi-faceted story of heroes and villains, mystics and sceptics, earnest seekers of truth and charlatans, a narrative that... [more]

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

Simon Garfield

Prose: non-fiction; History; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Advocate - History

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A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map [more]

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Sons and Soldiers: The Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned for Retribution

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Sons and Soldiers: The Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned for Retribution...

Bruce Henderson

History; The Holocaust; Second World War; Advocate - History

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The story of young German Jews who escaped the Nazis, most often without their families, only to return a few years later... [more]

$32.99

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Essential GCSE Latin

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Essential GCSE Latin

John Taylor

History; Educational: Languages other than English; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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OCR is the only board in that offers a GCSE in Latin language. This title offers summary of the linguistic requirements for... [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; Advocate - History

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

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