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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

John Guy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Hardback

In this biography of Sir Thomas Gresham, Dr John Guy draws on hitherto overlooked primary sources to give a fuller picture... [more]

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Victor Windeyer's Legacy: Legal and Military Papers

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Victor Windeyer's Legacy: Legal and Military Papers

Bruce Debelle

History; Jurisprudence & general issues

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Sir Victor Windeyer achieved distinction as a lawyer, a legal historian and soldier. In World War II he commanded the 2/48th... [more]

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Frederick the Second: Wonder of the World 1194-1250

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Frederick the Second: Wonder of the World 1194-1250

Ernst Kantorowicz

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

Hardback

A reissue of the bestselling life of the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick the Second, with a new introduction by Dan Jones. [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War

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Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War

Richard Platt

Maritime history; Ships & shipping: general interest; Children's & Educational; Picture books; History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA); Educational: Technology

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Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this... [more]

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

Stephen Robinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, Hermann Balck (1897-1982) commanded... [more]

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Colony: Australia 1770-1861 / Frontier Wars

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Colony: Australia 1770-1861 / Frontier Wars

Cathy Leahy, Judith Ryan, Isobel Crombie, Megan Patty

History; Advocate - History

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It is now over 250 years since James Cook and his crew set sail in the Endeavour to explore the Pacific. In 1770 they reached... [more]

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

Peter Hessler

History

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An intimate account of the Arab Spring, and Egypt's past and present, seen through the eyes of a wide range of Egyptians:... [more]

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

James Clapper

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The former Director of National Intelligence's account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing... [more]

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests...

Robert Kaplan

History; Politics & government

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In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

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In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]

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Voices from Chernobyl

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Voices from Chernobyl

Svetlana Alexievich

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

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First published in Russian as Tchernobylskaia Molitva by Editions Ostojie, 1997 --T.p. verso. [more]

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 Cars

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in...

Joel Wakely

History; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

Paperback

To mark the manufacture of the very last Australian Holdens in 2017, Joel Wakely gathered together dozens of fascinating... [more]

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Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

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Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

Andrew Hindmoor (Professor of Politics and Head of the Department of Politics, University of Sheffield)

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; History: specific events & topics; Afghan War

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This book offers a history of modern Britain since the late 1970s. Twelve chapters take as their starting-point one particularly... [more]

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

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Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships,... [more]

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

Daniel Schoenpflug

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

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The internationally bestselling account of the transformative period that followed the Armistice in November 1918. [more]

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The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788   2nd Edition

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The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788 2nd Edition

Daniel Szechi

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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This book is a comprehensive survey of the Jacobite movement, from its violent counter-revolutionary origins to its bitter... [more]

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed...

Walter A. McDougall

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

Paperback

A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony [more]

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

John Gibney

History; British & Irish history

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A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century... [more]

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Yuri Slezkine

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; Marxism & Communism; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction The... [more]

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast...

Donald E. Weatherbee

History; Asian history; International relations

Paperback

This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Paperback

A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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