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Quarterly Essay #66: The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock

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Quarterly Essay #66: The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate...

Anna Krien

History; Geopolitics; Advocate - Today's World

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The Great Barrier Reef is dying and extreme weather is becoming all too familiar. Yet when it comes to action on climate change,... [more]

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The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany

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The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany...

David King

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Advocate - History

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The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi... [more]

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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

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

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Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution

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Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution

Mike Rapport

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Urban communities

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A brilliant historical narrative of London, Paris and New York in the Age of Revolution, just as they were transforming into... [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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No Place to Lay One's Head: With a Preface from Patrick Modiano

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No Place to Lay One's Head: With a Preface from Patrick Modiano

Francoise Frenkel

Memoirs; History; Second World War

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An extraordinary story of one woman's attempt to survive the horrors of... [more]

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Australia's Unthinkable Genocide

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Australia's Unthinkable Genocide

Colin Tatz

History

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"We are a moral people" and the very notion that Australians could have anything to do with genocide is unthinkable.... [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

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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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Goebbels

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Goebbels

Peter Longerich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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Joseph Goebbels was one of Adolf Hitler's most loyal acolytes. But how did this club-footed son of a factory worker rise from... [more]

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

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The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia

Frank Bongiorno

History; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies

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It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America's Cup and the Bicentenary. It was perhaps the most controversial... [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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Eureka!: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Ancient Greeks but Were Afraid to Ask

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Eureka!: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Ancient Greeks but...

Peter Jones

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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From the Trojan War through to the end of the Byzantine Empire, Peter Jones tells the epic story of ancient Greece in this... [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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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; Advocate - History

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

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The Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

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The Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

John Man

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Folklore, myths & legends; Advocate - History

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Following decades of research and a series of groundbreaking archeological discoveries. In this book, the author travels to... [more]

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The Optician of Lampedusa

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The Optician of Lampedusa

Emma-Jane Kirby

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration

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'Poetically written, absorbing, harrowing' The Times 'The raw and emotional account of an optician whose family fishing trip... [more]

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Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements; Advocate - History

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Mussolini was not only ruthless: he was subtle and manipulative. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins went too far,... [more]

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted...

Giles Milton

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Advocate - History

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The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War. [more]

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I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

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I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave... [more]

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Letters from the Suitcase: A Wartime Love Story

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Letters from the Suitcase: A Wartime Love Story

Cal Finnigan, Rosheen Finnigan

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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THE LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE - An enchanting, poignant and incredibly moving account of the five year early marriage between... [more]

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No is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

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No is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms; Political activism; Advocate - History

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Naomi Klein - award-winning journalist, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, scourge... [more]

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Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

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Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

Linda Porter

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; English Civil War; Advocate - History

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The fact that the English Civil War led to the execution of King Charles I in January 1649 is well known, as is the restoration... [more]

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Rasputin: The Biography

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Rasputin: The Biography

Douglas Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; First World War; Advocate - History

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZE&nbsp; <br /><br />Nearly a century... [more]

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God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon

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God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de...

Jeffrey Lee

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades; Advocate - History

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The sweeping story of one of the most notorious crusader knights, Reynald de Chatillon - a great Christian hero of the Second... [more]

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