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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

Colin Thubron

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindOn buses, donkey carts, trains,... [more]

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers Became the Commanders Who Won World War II

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers...

Benjamin Runkle

History; Second World War

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This book is is first comprehensive history of te United States' World War II generals between the wars, covering not only... [more]

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

Benjamin Law

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Society & culture: general

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'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'The mantle of queer migrant compelled... [more]

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Godless

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Godless

Paul Ham

History

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IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of M nster,... [more]

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design and Architecture

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design...

Andrew McNamara, Harriet Edquist

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history

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Fifteen thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

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For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Putin's Killers: The Kremlin and the Art of Political Assassination

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Putin's Killers: The Kremlin and the Art of Political Assassination

Amy Knight

True crime; History

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Amy Knight traces Putin's journey from the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the late 1990s to his subsequent rise to absolute... [more]

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The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause

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The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause

Susan Mattern

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Medicine; History of science; Evolution; Women's health

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Taking readers from the rainforests of Paraguay to the streets of Tokyo, Mattern draws on historical, scientific, and cultural... [more]

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Dress in the Age of Jane Austen: Regency Fashion

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Dress in the Age of Jane Austen: Regency Fashion

Hilary Davidson

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Literary studies: general; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Gender studies: women

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A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated examination of dress, clothing, fashion, and sewing in the Regency seen through... [more]

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Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World's Greatest Scientist

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Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World's Greatest Scientist

Andrew Robinson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The first account of the role Britain played in Einstein's life--first by inspiring his teenage passion for physics, then... [more]

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Killing for the Republic: Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War

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Killing for the Republic: Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War

Steele Brand

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A sweeping political and cultural history, Killing for the Republic closes with a compelling argument in favor of resurrecting... [more]

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Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

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Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

Walter Scheidel

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Economic history

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The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire... [more]

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

Helen Lackner

History; Middle Eastern history; International relations

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Expert analysis of Yemen's social and political crisis, with profound implications for the fate of the Arab World [more]

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

Raffaele D'Amato (Author)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history

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The first in a series of books that studies the actual units stationed in each Roman province, perfect for anyone interested... [more]

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

Barry Turner

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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For the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of war in 1939, a new history of the `Phoney War' [more]

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Laklak Burarrwanga, Ritjilili Ganambarr, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs, Banbapuy Ganambarr, Sarah Wright

History; Gender studies: women; Indigenous peoples

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'We want you to come with us on our journey, our journey of songspirals. Songspirals are the essence of people in this land,... [more]

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

Susan Lawrence, Peter Davies

History; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Sludge The fascinating, troubling legacy of the gold rush Everyone knows gold made Victoria rich. But did you know... [more]

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

Ashley Hay

Reportage & collected journalism; History

Paperback

Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments tells stories of reform and possibility from inside our institutions, from the... [more]

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

Paul Tilley

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Public finance

Paperback

Treasury has been at the centre of every major economic policy issue the Australian Government has faced, its role evolving... [more]

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Holidays and High Society: The Golden Age of Travel

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Holidays and High Society: The Golden Age of Travel

Lucinda Gosling

Social & cultural history; Travel & holiday

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A sumptuous visual feast of society holidaying when foreign travel was the preserve of only the elite [more]

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On the End of the World

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On the End of the World

Joseph Roth

Literary essays; History

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The latest instalment in Hesperus' On series is moving collection of journalism from Joseph Roth exploring the horrors of... [more]

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

Jane R. Goodall

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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With insight, passion and an eye on history, Jane Goodall argues that as the ravages of neo-liberalism tear ever more deeply... [more]

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

Ben Stubbs

Memoirs; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Outsiders think of South Australia as being different, without really knowing much about it. Combining his own travel across... [more]

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That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western Suburbs

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That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western...

Denise Cook

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

That Was My Home explores the hidden histories of the Noongar camps around Fremantle, Swanbourne and Shenton Park in the... [more]

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