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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

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'We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which... [more]

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama

History; General & world history; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us. The story unfolds in Kerala and Mantua, the starlit hills... [more]

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

Nicholas Shakespeare

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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London, early May 1940: Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard... [more]

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Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

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Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

Liza Picard

Literary studies: poetry & poets; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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A fascinating exploration of the Middle Ages through the lives of Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales. [more]

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Australia's War with France: The Campaign in Syria and Lebanon, 1941

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Australia's War with France: The Campaign in Syria and Lebanon, 1941

Richard James

History; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>1941: Great Britain is fighting for its very existence. France has surrendered and installed Marshal Petain,... [more]

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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; Advocate - History

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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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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

Catherine Nixey

History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; The Early Church; Advocate - History

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<strong>The Darkening Age is the largely unknown story of how a militant religion comprehensively and deliberately extinguished... [more]

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

Mandy Sayer

History; Advocate - Today's World

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Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet their experiences have never been included in any official histories... [more]

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Living the 1960s

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Living the 1960s

Noeline Brown

Memoirs; History; Advocate - Today's World

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Living the 1960s paints a picture of a decade that didn't just swing; it twisted, stomped, and screamed. [more]

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

Vanessa Berry

Literary essays; History; Advocate - History

Paperback

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Signs of Australia: Vintage Signs from the City to the Outback

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Signs of Australia: Vintage Signs from the City to the Outback

Brady Michaels, Dale Campisi

Australasian & Pacific history; Travel & holiday

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<div><strong>Once upon a simpler time, hand-painted and hand-crafted signs... [more]

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Political structure & processes

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In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised... [more]

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

Anna Broinowski

History; Politics & government

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<div><strong>&quot;I told her I did not agree with the vast majority of her views, and she trusted me enough to share intimate... [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism; Advocate - History

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An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected... [more]

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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; Advocate - Religion

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

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Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution

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Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution

Victor Klemperer

Diaries, letters & journals; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Advocate - History

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Munich 1919 is a vivid portrayal of the chaos that followed World War I and the collapse of the Munich Council Republic by... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

History; Military & naval ships; Advocate - History

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies; Advocate - Biography

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<div>Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation... [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; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - Australian Biography

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

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Richard Nixon: The Life

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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

History; History of the Americas; Advocate - History

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-Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services; Advocate - Travel

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<strong>Architecturally diverse and ideologically staunch, Soviet sanatoriums were intended to edify and invigorate.<br /></strong><br... [more]

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Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force

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Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force

Sarah Goldman

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

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<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> &mdash;&mdash; Chisholm was an inconvenient woman. She wasn&rsquo;t going... [more]

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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<div><strong>The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious... [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; Second World War

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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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

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<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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