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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration; Advocate - History

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Timothy Snyder

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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'A brilliant and disturbing analysis, which should be read by anyone wishing to understand the political crisis currently... [more]

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The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony, 1788-1817

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The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony, 1788-1817

Stephen Gapps

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history

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The Sydney Wars tells the history of military engagements between Europeans and Aboriginal Australians - described as `this... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future

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Quarterly Essay #69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future

Mark McKenna

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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In this inspiring essay, Mark McKenna considers the frontier, the Anzac legacy and deep time.  [more]

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

Brian Brennan

History

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This book, fully illustrated in colour, is a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of the ancient town and its excavation... [more]

$26.00

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

History; International relations; Warfare & defence

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This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated... [more]

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France: A History: From Gaul to de Gaulle

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France: A History: From Gaul to de Gaulle

John Julius Norwich

History; European history; Advocate - History

Hardback

A witty history of 2000 years of French history from legendary popular historian John Julius Norwich [more]

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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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Beautifully composed and nostalgic images are accompanied by brief commentary. [more]

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

Valentine

Biography; History

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Anyone who remembers the 80s remembers Lindy Chamberlain... [more]

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

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New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

$39.95

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Escaping Hitler: Stories of Courage and Endurance on the Freedom Trails

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Escaping Hitler: Stories of Courage and Endurance on the Freedom Trails...

Monty Halls

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

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As seen on Channel 4's WWII Great Escapes: The Freedom Trails, this is the incredible story of four escape routes out of Nazi-occupied... [more]

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Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

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Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

Diana Preston

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Hardback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>----- This deeply researched book examines the First Contact history of Britain... [more]

$35.00

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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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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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Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

$34.99

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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

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her...

Charlotte Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

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Published in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group, London --Title page verso. [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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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [more]

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

Christopher Tanfield

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic... [more]

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

History; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence; Advocate - History

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

Sarah Fraser

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

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Henry Stuart's life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years' War and the huge... [more]

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval...

Nicholas Morton

History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades; Battles & campaigns

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A history of the 1119 Battle of the Field of Blood, which decisively halted the momentum gained during the First Crusade and... [more]

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