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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Stan Grant

Memoirs; History; Advocate - History

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'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Religion: general; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Press & journalism

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Includes new relevations following the conviction. [more]

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Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

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Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

Bruce Pascoe

History; Children's & Educational

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Age range 10+ The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe's... [more]

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge...

Helen Rappaport

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

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Originally published: Great Britain: Hutchinson, 2016. [more]

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Australia Elements (French / English)

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Australia Elements (French / English)

Caroline Bouquet

Regional & national history; Languages & ESL

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

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

Anthony Everitt

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

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A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. [more]

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

James Clapper

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

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The former Director of National Intelligence's account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing... [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

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

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

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

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing; Advocate - History

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

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The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue Russia's Imperial Family

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The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue...

Helen Rappaport

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; Advocate - History

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A work of investigative history that will completely change the way in which we see the Romanov story. Through countless twists... [more]

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

Ramie Targoff

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

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A biography of Vittoria Colonna, a confidante of Michelangelo, the scion of one of the most powerful families of her era,... [more]

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Master Of My Fate

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Master Of My Fate

Sienna Brown

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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William Buchanan lived an extraordinary life. Born a slave on a plantation in Jamaica, he escaped the gallows more than once.... [more]

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders; Advocate - History

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

Nicola Sutcliff

History; Gender studies: women; Advocate - History

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An authentic and eye-opening collection of interviews with 30 women from all walks of life in Saudi Arabia. At a time when... [more]

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia 1848-1866

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia...

Maxwell N. Waugh

History; Advocate - History

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Most observers of the history of schooling tend to believe that public education was first introduced to Australia under the... [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Advocate - Philosophy

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful...

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational... [more]

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 - 1900

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 -...

Katie Hickman

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women; Advocate - History

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An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India -... [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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Freedom: The Overthrow of the Slave Empires

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Freedom: The Overthrow of the Slave Empires

James Walvin

History; African history; History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Advocate - History

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'Long before the friends of African freedom began to agitate for black freedom, the enslaved themselves had created their... [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

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What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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Labors Forgotten People: The Triumph of Identity Politics

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Labors Forgotten People: The Triumph of Identity Politics

Michael Thompson

History

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The Labor Party may be doing well federally, but its future as a major force in Australian politics is under threat. [more]

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