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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future of Warfare

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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future...

Louis A. Del Monte

History; Technology: general issues

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A technology expert describes the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in weapons development, the ethical dilemmas... [more]

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

John Rhodehamel

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

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A much-needed concise biography of America's first president [more]

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table Revised Edition

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table...

Michael D. Gordin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Chemistry

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Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834-1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally,... [more]

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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Scott Ritter

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; International relations; Arms negotiation & control

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The Iran deal was a crowning moment of international diplomacy, allowing the world to step away from the edge of a self-created... [more]

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Maya Jasanoff

Biography; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZE `Enlightening, compassionate, superb' John le... [more]

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural during the First World War

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural...

Leo Ruickbie

History; First World War; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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The mechanised slaughter of the First World War brought a sudden and concentrated interest in life after death. This book... [more]

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson

History; African history; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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The gripping and definitive account of the Day of Infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States' entry... [more]

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

Michael Bravo

History of other lands; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Ancient religions & mythologies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Tracing poles and polarity back to their sacred ancient civilizations, this book explores how the idea of a North Pole has... [more]

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Not Just Profs & Toffs: Families Living in the University of Melbourne Grounds

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Not Just Profs & Toffs: Families Living in the University of Melbourne Grounds...

Juliet Flesch

History; Social & cultural history

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In 2017 construction of the underground Parkville Station in Grattan Street obliged the University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor... [more]

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

Michelle P. Brown

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles; History; Lettering & calligraphy

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A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations... [more]

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The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales

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The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales

Sean Meighoo (Assisant Professor, Emory University)

General & world history; Social & cultural history; History of Western philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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What if the West has not come to an end, but has entered a new phase of economic, political, and cultural domination? [more]

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Going Postal: More Than 'Yes' or 'No'

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Going Postal: More Than 'Yes' or 'No'

Quinn Eades, Son Vivienne

Anthologies (non-poetry); History

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Throughout 2017 the queer and gender-diverse community of Australia undertook an incredible campaign of everyday activism... [more]

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We Were Eight Years in Power

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We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government

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Coates presents an annotated collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama era, including an interview with... [more]

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Energy and Civilization: A History

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Energy and Civilization: A History

Vaclav Smil

History; General & world history; Energy

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A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through... [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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How Australia Led the Way: Dora Meeson Coates and British Suffrage

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How Australia Led the Way: Dora Meeson Coates and British Suffrage

Myra Scott

History; History: specific events & topics

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Myra Scott vividly describes the increasingly violent women’s movement in England, the opposition to it by menfolk generally,... [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

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Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [more]

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American...

Lawrence O'Donnell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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From the host of MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell comes an important and enthralling new account of the 1968... [more]

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

Peter Deakin

Music: styles & genres; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; General & world history

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Peter Deakin takes an intriguing look at 25 current and former leaders, musicians, politicians, artists and actors.<br /><br... [more]

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Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Human Rights Defenders Speak Out

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Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Human Rights Defenders Speak Out

Sue Coffey

History; Social issues & processes; Ethnic studies; Human rights

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Tells the powerful stories of the original founders of Cambodian human rights organisations and the younger generation of... [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; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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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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Christmas: A Biography

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Christmas: A Biography

Judith Flanders

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; History of ideas; Sociology: customs & traditions

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The acclaimed author of The Victorian House and The Victorian City tells the story of the celebration of Christmas, from mummers'... [more]

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

Kenneth Arkwright

Memoirs; History

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With these bald statements Ken Arkwright commences the story of his life. There have been countless stories written by and... [more]

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial violence, wild horses and the supernatural

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial...

Neil H. Atkinson

Memoirs; History

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The story of a man wanting to move forward by travelling back to where he was born, the Northern Territory. Finding himself... [more]

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Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017

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Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017...

Ian Black

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Geopolitics

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Ever since the Ottoman Empire was defeated and British colonial rule began in 1917, Jews and Arabs have struggled for control... [more]

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