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Choice Words: A Collection of Writing About Abortion

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Choice Words: A Collection of Writing About Abortion

Louise Swinn

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Ethical issues: abortion & birth control; Gender studies: women

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Choice Words: A collection of writing about abortion is a cri de coeur; a passionate appeal from writers, thinkers, musicians,... [more]

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination of a Nation

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination...

Nick Brodie

True stories; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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The disappearance of two young skiers on Mount Kosciuszko in 1928 is the jumping-off point for a history of Australia between... [more]

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

Mark Lardas

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.<br... [more]

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

Mark Galeotti

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The 14th-century Mongol conquest of the Rus' - the principalities of Russia - was devastating and decisive. Cities were lain... [more]

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Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325

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Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325

Gabriele Esposito

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history

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The great powers of medieval Europe fought continuously in the Italian peninsula between the 12th and 14th centuries as they... [more]

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get him right

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get...

Mark Galeotti

History; Political leaders & leadership

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A The Times best book of 2019'In fewer than 150 pithy pages, Galeotti sketches a bleak, but convincing picture of the man... [more]

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried, Alice Olsson

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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One of the few remaining living Holocaust survivors answers the questions children ask her [more]

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

Colin Mattey

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most... [more]

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The French Revolution

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The French Revolution

Thomas Carlyle

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; French Revolution

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Thomas Carlyle's history of the French Revolution, originally published in 1837, opens with the death of Louis XV in 1774... [more]

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

Nicholas Reeves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Nicholas Reeves's revolutionary interpretation of a revolutionary king, now available in B-format paperback. [more]

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The Mansions of Murder (#18 Brother Athelstan)

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The Mansions of Murder (#18 Brother Athelstan)

Paul Doherty

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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Brother Athelstan is summoned to Queenhithe to investigate the murder of a priest who has been found stabbed to death inside... [more]

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Songs from the Stations

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Songs from the Stations

Myfany Turpin, Felicity Meakins, Erika Charola

World music; History

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The Gurindji people of the Northern Territory are perhaps best-known for their walk-off of Wave Hill Station in 1966, protesting... [more]

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Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

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Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

Sally Young

History; Media studies; Press & journalism

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Reveals who owned Australia's newspapers and how they used them to wield political power. A corporate and political history... [more]

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's...

Edward Seidensticker, Donald Richie

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Urban communities

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This is a freaking great book and I highly recommend it if you are passionate about the history of 'the world's greatest city,'... [more]

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The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why it's Time for Change

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The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why it's Time for...

Raewyn Connell

History; Education

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The higher education industry is booming, with over 100 million students worldwide and more funds flowing than ever before.... [more]

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

Fiona Rule

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history; Harbours & ports

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A new, paperback edition of the first book to tell the remarkable story of London's Docklands [more]

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne: A Historical Archaeology

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne: A Historical Archaeology

Tim Murray, Kristal Buckley, Ms Sarah Hayes, Geoff Hewitt, Justin McCarthy

History; Archaeology by period & region

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne delves into the complex social, cultural and economic history of this forgotten community... [more]

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Heaven & Earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

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Heaven & Earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum,...

Cao Yin

Oriental art; History

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This publication presents some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history. Drawing on the exceptional collection... [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

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This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

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Spitfire: A Test Pilot's Story

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Spitfire: A Test Pilot's Story

Jeffrey Quill

History; Travel & Lifestyle; Aircraft: general interest

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This is the story of an exceptional test pilot and RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilot, Jeffrey Quill, who took charge of some of... [more]

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History Day by Day: 366 Voices from the Past

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History Day by Day: 366 Voices from the Past

Peter Furtado

History; General & world history

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A vivid, day-by-day perspective on 2,500 years of human history through the medium of 366 quotations. [more]

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The Seventies: The personal, the political and the making of modern Australia

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The Seventies: The personal, the political and the making of modern Australia...

Michelle Arrow

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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The Seventies was the decade that shaped modern Australia. In a lively and engaging style, Michelle Arrow has written a new... [more]

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My Longest Round

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My Longest Round

Wally Carr, Gaele Sobot

History; Boxing

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I've been fighting since the day I was born. No, I've been fighting from the time I was curled up inside my mother's belly.... [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West and Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West and Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Armenian Genocide: The Great Crime of World War I

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Armenian Genocide: The Great Crime of World War I

David Charlwood

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Genocide & ethnic cleansing

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Armenian Genocide is a new, gripping account that tells the story of the 'Megh Yeghern' - the Great Crime - against the Armenians... [more]

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