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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

Paperback

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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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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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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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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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs

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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs

Hugh Bicheno

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history

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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs investigates the rise and fall of a unique group of adventurers - men like Francis Drake, John Hawkins,... [more]

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Fascism: A Warning

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Fascism: A Warning

Madeleine Albright

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism

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The #1 NYT BESTSELLER A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy... [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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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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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Casey Cep

Biography: literary; True crime; History of the Americas

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The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years... [more]

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Wolves of Rome

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Wolves of Rome

Valerio Massimo Manfredi

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Historical fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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From the international bestseller Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Wolves of Rome is a historical thriller about two brothers and... [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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Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

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Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

George Packer

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Diplomacy

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From one of America's greatest non-fiction writers, an epic saga of the rise and fall of American power, from Vietnam to Afghanistan,... [more]

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Silliness: A serious history

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Silliness: A serious history

Peter Timms

Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Humour

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Silliness is to be savoured. It exposes the cracks in our reasoning, raising a gleeful 2-finger salute to convention and common... [more]

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Gavin Williams (Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, King's College London)

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); History

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense examines the experience of listeners and the politics of... [more]

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International...

Peter Britton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Since 1951 thousands of volunteers from all over Australia have worked in developing countries across the world.<br /><br... [more]

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Love and Resistance - Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

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Love and Resistance - Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

Roxane Gay, Jason Baumann, Kay Tobin Lahusen, Diana Davies

Photographic reportage; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Gay & Lesbian studies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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These indelible images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library's archive of photographs of LGBT history... [more]

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Broken Arrow: How the U.S. Navy Lost a Nuclear Bomb

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Broken Arrow: How the U.S. Navy Lost a Nuclear Bomb

Jim Winchester

History; Vietnam War

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The extraordinary story of the loss of a U.S. plane with a live nuclear bomb on it during the Vietnam War in 1965, and the... [more]

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

Lauren Johnson

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

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A new account of the tragic life and troubled times of Henry VI, who inherited the crowns of both England and France and lost... [more]

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

Luke Daly-Groves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

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Did Hitler shoot himself in the Fuhrerbunker or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? Countless documentaries,... [more]

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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Gordon Thomas, Greg Lewis

True crime; History; European history; Second World War

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An enthralling work of popular history that vividly resurrects the web of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi rule -- [more]

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