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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's attack on democracy

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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's attack on democracy

Brian Klaas

History; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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An ex-US campaign advisor who has sat with the world's dictators explains Donald Trump's increasingly authoritarian tactics... [more]

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God: A Human History

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God: A Human History

Reza Aslan

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; Nature & existence of God; History of religion; Advocate - Religion

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In God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our perspective on faith and the... [more]

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The Best Australian Essays 2017

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The Best Australian Essays 2017

Anna Goldsworthy

Literary essays; History; Popular culture; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>The Best Australian Essays showcase the nation's most eloquent, insightful and urgent non-fiction writing.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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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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<div><strong>Historians love to write about rulers &mdash; kings, emperors, presidents &mdash; or about vast social forces... [more]

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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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; Advocate - History

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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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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know...

Tim Marshall

History; Geopolitics; Political geography; Advocate - History

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A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics [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; Advocate - Travel

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<div><strong>Once upon a simpler time, hand-painted and hand-crafted signs... [more]

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History; Advocate - Australian Biography

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

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to Masterchef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to Masterchef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

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Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [more]

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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Rogue Nation: Dispatches from Australia's Populist Uprisings and Outsider Politics

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Rogue Nation: Dispatches from Australia's Populist Uprisings and Outsider...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Reporting from the backrooms and corridors of Parliament House in Canberra to the streets of post-industrial Burnie in Tasmania,... [more]

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations

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'We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which... [more]

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Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

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Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

Liza Picard

Literary studies: poetry & poets; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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<div>The Middle Ages were turbulent times. In the fourteenth century alone, England was ravaged by war, plague, revolt and... [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

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

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The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

Mandy Sayer

History

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Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet their experiences have never been included in any official histories... [more]

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Society & Social Sciences

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At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Margo Neale

Art of indigenous peoples; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>-----<strong> </strong>Although conceived as a catalogue accompanying the major... [more]

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Living the 1960s

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Living the 1960s

Noeline Brown

Memoirs; History

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Living the 1960s paints a picture of a decade that didn't just swing; it twisted, stomped, and screamed. [more]

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

Anna Broinowski

History; Politics & government

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<div><strong>&quot;I told her I did not agree with the vast majority of her views, and she trusted me enough to share intimate... [more]

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

Paul Ham

History; First World War; Advocate - History

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How did the defining years of Hitler's life affect his rise to power? When Adolf Hitler went to war in 1914, he was just 25... [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors

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The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors

Dan Jones

History; Medieval history; Crusades; Advocate - History

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The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that... [more]

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

Daniel Siemens

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

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The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity... [more]

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