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Best We Forget: The War for White Australia 1914-18

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Best We Forget: The War for White Australia 1914-18

Peter Cochrane

History; Advocate - History

Paperback

Best We Forget will challenge what you currently believe about twentieth-century... [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival on the other Kokoda trail

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The Bulldog Track: A grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track', a story that has never been told. Seventy-five years later,... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

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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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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller...

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Beevor's inimitable and gripping narrative style expounds on much more than a single dramatic battle. It looks into the very... [more]

$35.00

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

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The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

$69.99

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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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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

David W. Cameron

History; Military history

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In Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume 1, the first in a two-part series, David Cameron tells the extraordinary story... [more]

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Agent M

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Agent M

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; British & Irish history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character... [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]

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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’s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Australia Elements (French / English)

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Australia Elements (French / English)

Caroline Bouquet

Regional & national history; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Caroline Bouquet, author of Mapping Sydney, continues to delight with her sensitive text and exquisite drawings embrace. [more]

$35.95

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Scottish History without the Boring Bits: A Chronicle of the Curious, the Eccentric, the Atrocious and the Unlikely

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Scottish History without the Boring Bits: A Chronicle of the Curious, the...

Ian Crofton

History; British & Irish history

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An imaginative, amusing and informative take on Scottish history by the bestselling author of The History of Britain without... [more]

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois,...

Nancy Goldstone

Biography: royalty; History

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Goldstone documents the turbulent mother-daughter relationship between Catherine de' Medici and Marguerite de Valois to explore... [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]

$34.99

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

June Slee

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism

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John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island, tells a story of thwarted love that led him to a life of crime:... [more]

$44.99  $15.00

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Australian History Live: Eyewitness Accounts From the Past

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Australian History Live: Eyewitness Accounts From the Past

Ian Warden

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

<p>This book is a collection of virtual time-travellings back to Australia‚??s past. Australian&nbsp;<span style="line-height:... [more]

$39.99  $15.00

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The British: A Genetic Journey

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The British: A Genetic Journey

Alistair Moffat, James F. Wilson

History; British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day

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Based on exciting new research involving the most wide-ranging sampling of DNA ever made in Britain, Alistair Moffat, author... [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]

$29.99

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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

Amanda Foreman

History; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

Hardback

The bestselling author of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire delves into the fascinating story of the American Civil War, told... [more]

$63.95  $15.00

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Endeavour: The ship and the attitude that changed the world

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Endeavour: The ship and the attitude that changed the world

Peter Moore

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history; Advocate - History

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Endeavour famously carried James Cook on his first great voyage, visiting Pacific islands unknown to European geography, charting... [more]

$34.99

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Napoleon's Australia

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Napoleon's Australia

Terry Smyth

History; Advocate - History

Paperback

A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling... [more]

$34.99

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables...

John Safran

History; Society & culture: general; Advocate - Today's World

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No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure he gets among... [more]

$22.99

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Lenin the Dictator

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Lenin the Dictator

Victor Sebestyen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Marxism & Communism; Advocate - History

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A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state. [more]

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The Last 100 Days

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The Last 100 Days

Will Davies

History; Military history; Advocate - History

Paperback

Much has been written about the Great War, and a great deal on the Australian Imperial Force and its operations. Now Will... [more]

$34.99

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

Brendan Taylor

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

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Asia is at a dangerous moment. China is rising fast. Young, reckless North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is engaging in territorial... [more]

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