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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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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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Eureka: One bloody Sunday

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Eureka: One bloody Sunday

Hugh Dolan

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Brings alive life on the Victorian goldfields. This book tells us about power, settlement and the growth of the colony. It... [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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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

John Baxter

European history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

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From the incomparable John Baxter, award-winning author of the bestselling The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, a sumptuous... [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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Songs from the Stations is the first detailed documentation of wajarra, public songs performed by the Gurindji people. Featuring... [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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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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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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Luftwaffe Eagle

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Luftwaffe Eagle

Walter Schuck

History; Travel & Lifestyle; Aircraft: general interest

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Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air force's feared... [more]

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Sky Tiger: The Story of Sailor Malan

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Sky Tiger: The Story of Sailor Malan

Norman Franks

History; Travel & Lifestyle; Aircraft: general interest

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This is the biography of the renowned WWII South African Spitfire pilot Adolf (Sailor) Malan. The book recounts how he rose... [more]

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Abbott: As Delivered: The Defining Speeches

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Abbott: As Delivered: The Defining Speeches

Paul Ritchie

Anthologies (non-poetry); History

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This year we turn our attention to Tony Abbott's brief but productive period as Prime Minister. The influences of Menzies... [more]

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Beth Macy

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived... [more]

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Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region

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Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region

David Walker

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Ethnic studies; International relations

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'David Walker's Stranded Nation is a recommended read for anyone, politicians and students alike, seeking to know the history... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

Nigel Hamilton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he... [more]

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Moonwalkers

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Moonwalkers

Mark Greenwood

Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Children's & Educational; Picture storybooks; Educational: History

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When Apollo 11 blasts off for the moon, the whole world is watching. On the other side of the planet, Billy, Mickey and Buzz... [more]

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the...

David Miller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Offers a deeper understanding of the work and character of the great eighteenth-century engineer. Stripping away layers of... [more]

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear...

Yaakov Katz

History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Nuclear weapons

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The never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare--and its far-reaching... [more]

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