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History & Archaeology

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Out of Italy

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Out of Italy

Fernand Braudel

History; European history

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In the fifteenth century, even before the city states of the Apennine Peninsula began to coalesce into what would become,... [more]

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Australian Heist

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Australian Heist

James Phelps

True crime; History

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Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. [more]

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

Peter Pomerantsev

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Internet & WWW industries

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Perhaps the most important global trend of the last few years has been the rise - and transformation - of information warfare.... [more]

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

Paddy Ashdown

History; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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From bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler.<br /><br... [more]

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Rise and Fall: A History of the World in Ten Empires

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Rise and Fall: A History of the World in Ten Empires

Paul Strathern

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history

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A dazzling new history of the world through ten major empires. [more]

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe

True war & combat stories; History

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WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019... [more]

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France in Centrafrique: From Bokassa and Operation Barracude to the Days of Eufor

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France in Centrafrique: From Bokassa and Operation Barracude to the Days...

Peter Baxter

History; African history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Examining the past and present relationship of France with her erstwhile African colonial possessions, Operation Barracuda,... [more]

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Through Ice and Fire: The Adventures, Science and People Behind Australia's Famous Icebreaker Aurora Australis

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Through Ice and Fire: The Adventures, Science and People Behind Australia's...

Sarah Laverick

History; Regional & national history; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

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The story of Aurora Australis, Australia's only Antarctic icebreaker, vividly... [more]

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Brendan McCaffrie

History; Politics & government

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Is trust between the government and Australians broken? The country's leading institutions have been ranked among the least... [more]

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We, the Aborigines

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We, the Aborigines

Douglas Lockwood

History; Popular culture

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Stories of Aboriginal people & culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda, Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra... [more]

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The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec

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The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec

Mary Ellen Miller

History of art: pre-history; History of art: ancient & classical art; History

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Mary Ellen Miller's rich visual and scholarly survey of pre-Hispanic art and architecture, including the most recent archaeological... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland

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Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland

Joe Gorman

Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation

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For more than 40 years, rugby league has embodied all the hopes and dreams, contradictions and tensions of life in the Sunshine... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

Doris Kearns Goodwin

History; History of the Americas; Psychology; Political leaders & leadership

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In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating... [more]

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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump

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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald...

Alan I. Abramowitz

History; Constitution: government & the state; Elections & referenda; Political parties

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The most in-depth analysis to date of America's current political polarization and the forces that led to a Trump presidency... [more]

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Toward a Global Middle Ages - Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts

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Toward a Global Middle Ages - Encountering the World through Illuminated...

Bryan C. Keene

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; Medieval history; Lettering & calligraphy

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This important and overdue book examines illuminated manuscripts and other book arts of the Global Middle Ages. [more]

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

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Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921

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Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921

Laura Engelstein

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; First World War

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Laura Engelstein, one of the greatest scholars of Russian history, has written a searing and defining account of the Russian... [more]

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Prison Letters

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Prison Letters

Nelson Mandela

Biography; African history

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An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction

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Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction

Jane Caplan

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

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Nazi Germany may have only lasted for 12 years, but it has left a legacy that still echoes with us today. This book discusses... [more]

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Food: The History of Taste

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Food: The History of Taste

Paul Freedman

History; Cookery, food & drink

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Explores the early repertoire of sweet tastes, and the distinctive contributions made by classical antiquity and China. This... [more]

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

Robert Spencer

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Political ideologies

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The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

Linda Simon

History; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper is a spirited revisionist history of the iconic, mythic flapper, which gives fresh... [more]

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A Bite-sized History Of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

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A Bite-sized History Of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and...

Stephane Henaut, Jeni Mitchell

History; Cookery, food & drink

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A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food,... [more]

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