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The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime

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The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden...

Susannah Stapleton

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The enthralling true story of the curious life and career of Maud West, one of Britain's first and best-known female detectives.... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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The Jamestown Brides: The Story of England's  Maids for Virginia

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The Jamestown Brides: The Story of England's Maids for Virginia

Jennifer Potter

Biography: general; History; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Jamestown, England's first real foothold in the New World, was fraught with danger -- from starvation and disease to violent... [more]

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

Nandini Sundar

History; Indigenous peoples; Marxism & Communism

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The war between Maoists and the state in the heart of India [more]

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story...

Jacky Colliss Harvey

Literary essays; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Domestic animals & pets

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A fascinating, heart-warming, and often humorous historical and cultural exploration of our universal human need for the companionship... [more]

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

Nicholas Rankin

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

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Nicholas Rankin's revelatory new book, whose cast of characters includes Haile Selassie, Anthony Burgess and General Sikorski,... [more]

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Stasi 77

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Stasi 77

David Young

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Espionage & spy thriller; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War

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.<br /><br />A gripping and evocative crime thriller, moving between the... [more]

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Management of Savagery: How Americas National Security State Fueled Rise of Al Q

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Management of Savagery: How Americas National Security State Fueled Rise...

Max Blumenthal

History

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The Management of Savagery tells the story of the parallel rise of international jihadism and Western ultra-nationalism. [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

Naomi Wolf

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

Cathal J. Nolan

History; Military history; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Stretching from Antiquity to the Second World War, a major new work of history that examines how battles have been fought-and... [more]

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

Christopher Hope

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Politics & government; Travel writing

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From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

Steven J. Zaloga

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [more]

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Viking London

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Viking London

Thomas Williams

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region

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Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British... [more]

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream in a Land of War

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream...

Mark Isaacs

History; Social issues & processes; Human rights

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A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

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The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

Evert van Emde Boas, Albert Rijksbaron, Luuk Huitink, Mathieu de Bakker

Language: history & general works; Grammar, syntax; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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This entirely new, comprehensive reference grammar of Classical Greek is aimed at students, teachers and academics. It combines... [more]

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Mitchell Zuckoff

True stories; History; History of the Americas; Terrorist attack

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting... [more]

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

Nick Holdstock

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Geopolitics; Political oppression & persecution

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Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [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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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

Josephine Flood

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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The Original Australians tells the story of Australian Aboriginal history and society from its distant beginnings to the present... [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Frediani

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350-53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]

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