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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global...

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Economic history; Advocate - History

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The new bestseller that shows why everything we thought we knew about history... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes...

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures; Advocate - Today's World

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How did the banks run wild for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And how is it that arms manufacturers... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: Perfect for Father's Day

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: Perfect for Father's Day

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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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]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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On New Year's Eve 2001, with her husband by her side, Phillipa McGuinness buried her son. They stood with a young priest in... [more]

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Performing Arts

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In November 1838 Frederic Chopin, George Sand and her two children sailed to Majorca to escape the Parisian winter. They settled... [more]

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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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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

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

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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

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The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [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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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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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

Keith Lowe

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

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The bestselling, prize-winning author explores the impact of the Second World War - for nations, cities and families around... [more]

$22.99

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Civilization: The West and the Rest

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Civilization: The West and the Rest

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; Advocate - History

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From one of our most renowned historians, Civilization: The West and the Rest is the definitive history of Western civilization's... [more]

$24.99

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

$27.99

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

Peter Fritzsche

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Advocate - History

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'A profoundly significant exploration of how Europeans-both Germans and those under German occupation-struggled to make sense... [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; Advocate - History

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The story of the courtroom drama that precipitated the rise of the Nazi party. [more]

$22.99

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

Philip Dwyer

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Advocate - History

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The final volume of the critically acclaimed and groundbreaking trilogy chronicling the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of... [more]

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

Antonia Fraser

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Advocate - History

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From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in Britain won back their rights after two... [more]

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The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets

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The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won...

Svetlana Lokhova

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

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On the trail of Soviet infiltrator Agent Bleriot, Svetlana Lokhova takes the reader on a thrilling journey through Stalin's... [more]

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Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre

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Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre

Jane Lydon, Lyndall Ryan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

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On the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek Massacre of 1838, acclaimed writers, historians, lawyers and artists explore the... [more]

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The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania's Black War

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The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania's Black War

Tim Bonyhady, Greg Lehman

Colonial art; History; Advocate - History

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`Benjamin Duterrau and his National picture project are at the core of this publication because he was the colonial artist... [more]

$39.95

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

Joy McCann

History; Regional & national history; Advocate - History

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Flowing completely around the Earth and unimpeded by any landmass, the Southern Ocean reaches from the seasonally-shifting... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram: A compelling story of courage and endurance in the Second World War

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram: A compelling story of courage and endurance...

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary - and never before told - story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps... [more]

$32.99

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