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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

Parag Khanna

History; Geopolitics; International business

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Leading global strategist Parag Khanna explains how Asia is reshaping the entire planet and setting a new template for our... [more]

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Azad Cudi, Alex Perry

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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The incredible inside story of a Kurdish sniper in the battle against ISIS [more]

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The Heartland

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The Heartland

Kristin L. Hoganson

History

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A history of a quintessentially American place - the rural and small town heartland -- that uncovers deep yet hidden currents... [more]

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Port Kembla: A Memoir

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Port Kembla: A Memoir

Pam Menzies

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Port Kembla: A memoir is the story of a steel town and its movers and shakers like the entrepreneurial Hoskins and Ted Roach,... [more]

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World War One: The Most Catastrophic Event in 20th Century European History

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World War One: The Most Catastrophic Event in 20th Century European History...

Max Egremont

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

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World War One was the most catastrophic event in 20th century Europe. Distinguished historian Max Egremont explains what caused... [more]

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Emperors of Rome: The Monsters: From Tiberius to Elagabalus, AD 14-222

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Emperors of Rome: The Monsters: From Tiberius to Elagabalus, AD 14-222

Paul Chrystal

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

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Includes incisive biographies of eleven monstrous Roman emperors and one empress. [more]

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

Mary Craig

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; First World War; Gender studies: women

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A new study of the most infamous spy of the First World War, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution... [more]

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Syria

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Syria

David W. Lesch

History; Political science & theory

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David Lesch takes the reader on an illuminating journey through the last hundred years of Syrian history - from the end of... [more]

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

Rene Weis

Opera; Biography; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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The story of Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired Verdi's La traviata. A rags-to-riches fairytale, from rural poverty to... [more]

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The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us?

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The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us?...

Gregory S. Aldrete, Alicia Aldrete

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A vivid exploration of the many ways the classical world remains relevant today, this is a passionate justification of why... [more]

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Dignity in a Teacup: True Stories of Courage and Sacrifice from Christmas Island

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Dignity in a Teacup: True Stories of Courage and Sacrifice from Christmas...

Christine Cummins

History; Refugees & political asylum

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Chronicles the five years Christine Cummins spent working as a torture and trauma counsellor with asylum seekers detained... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'...

Jeremy Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Computer security; Computer fraud & hacking

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Hackers know everything about us. We know almost nothing about them. Until now. [more]

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Peter Seamer

History; Urban & municipal planning

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<div>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</div><div><br /></div><div>Australia's population is growing-... [more]

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Griffith Review #63: Writing the Country

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Griffith Review #63: Writing the Country

Ashley Hay, Julianne Schultz

Literary essays; History

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Griffith Review 63: Writing the Country is a timely exploration of Australia's changing natural and built environments [more]

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Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

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Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

Jodi Magness

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History: specific events & topics; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Jewish studies

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A new account of the famous site and story of the last stand of a group of Jewish rebels who held out against the Roman Empire... [more]

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

Colin Mattey

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

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Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [more]

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Antisemitism: Here and now

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Antisemitism: Here and now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Jewish studies; Political ideologies

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A timely analysis of the new antisemitism, by the historian who defeated Holocaust denier David Irving in court. [more]

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Concorde

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Concorde

Leney Macdonald

History; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will... [more]

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David Neiwert

History; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Fascinating story of the remarkable resurgence of extremists in the United States by acclaimed investigative reporter [more]

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [more]

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; International relations

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<div>The latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia's struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances... [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

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The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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