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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Advocate - Science

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It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc... [more]

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Full Disclosure

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Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; History; Advocate - Biography; Advocate - Today's World

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The explosive new book by Stormy Daniels which tells the story everyone wants to hear for the first time. [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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And he vividly recounts the experiences of the men who first stepped ashore on Antarctica's Victoria Land, and those who,... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

Sir Max Hastings

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

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From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international... [more]

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

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

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Advocate - History

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

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

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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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A Tudor Christmas

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A Tudor Christmas

Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions; Advocate - History

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Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking `to drive the cold winter away'. Carol-singing,... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

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

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Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

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<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [more]

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

Alain Demurger

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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The trial of the Knights Templar is one of the most infamous in history. Accused of heresy by the king of France, the Templars... [more]

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed... [more]

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history; Advocate - History

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

David Weston Marshall

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Astronomy, space & time; Advocate - History

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Ancient Skies brings the belief systems of the classical world to shining life. [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

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Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World

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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired...

Clare Wright

History; Advocate - History

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

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

Photographs: collections; History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques... [more]

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism; Advocate - History

Hardback

Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

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Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

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Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bedoyere

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

Hardback

A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire [more]

$59.99

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