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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

Annabel Crabb

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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When New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced her pregnancy, the headlines raced around the world. But when... [more]

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Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

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Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

Tom Holland

History: earliest times to present day; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Advocate - Religion

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A revisionist, controversial account of Western history, sure to be widely reviewed and debated. [more]

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

David Marr

Memoirs; History; Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Society & culture: general

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

William Dalrymple

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; International trade; Advocate - History

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In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish in his richest provinces... [more]

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Tyson Yunkaporta

History; Sociology & anthropology; Advocate - History

Paperback

What happens when global systems are viewed from an Indigenous perspective? How does it affect the way we see history, money,... [more]

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

Brian Toohey

History; Human rights & civil liberties law; Government powers; Advocate - History

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Australia is less secure than it has ever been, and the greatest threat comes from our elected government. Conspiracy? Paranoia?... [more]

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

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Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Alexievich charts the decline of Soviet culture and speculates on what will rise from the ashes of communism. Alexievich gives... [more]

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The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

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The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

Research Professor Dominic Lieven

History; European history

Hardback

Originally published in Great Britain under the title Towards the flame: empire, war and the end of tsarist Russia. [more]

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

Anthony Everitt

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. [more]

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

John Merriman

History

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From a pre-eminent Yale historian comes the first popular history of the 1871 Paris Commune, a seminal episode in modern European... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

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

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World...

Thomas Harding

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Family history, tracing ancestors; Advocate - History

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Nobody quite stirs the soup of historical detail like Harding.' EXPRESS`An affectionate family history, deftly sandwiched... [more]

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

Di Websdale-Morrissey

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Advocate - History

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The thrilling tale of an aviation escapade dreamed up by Melbourne's Lord Mayor in the 1930s: a London to Melbourne air race... [more]

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You Daughters Of Freedom

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You Daughters Of Freedom

Clare Wright

History; Advocate - History

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For the ten years from 1902, when Australia's suffrage campaigners won the vote for white women, the world looked to this... [more]

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Rise and Fall: A History of the World in Ten Empires

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Rise and Fall: A History of the World in Ten Empires

Paul Strathern

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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A dazzling new history of the world through ten major empires. [more]

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

Tom Frame

History; Political control & freedoms; Advocate - History

Paperback

In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre of April 1996, John Howard moved swiftly to revolutionise Australia's gun control... [more]

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World...

Henry Hemming

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the covert British operation to manipulate American public... [more]

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A Well-Behaved Woman

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A Well-Behaved Woman

Therese Anne Fowler

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Advocate - Historical Fiction

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The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family as they rule Gilded-Age New York, from the New... [more]

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