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The Israel/Palestine Reader

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

Alan Dowty

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political science & theory

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From Mark Twain to Theodor Herzl, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, Ezer Weizman, Ehud Barak, Marwan Barghouti,... [more]

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Hell Of A Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War

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Hell Of A Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War

Philip Owen Ayton, Ross McMullin

History; Warfare & defence

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One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI [more]

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New Approaches to European History: The Stalinist Era

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New Approaches to European History: The Stalinist Era

David L. Hoffmann (Ohio State University)

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

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Placing Stalinism in its international context, David L. Hoffmann offers a new interpretation of Soviet state intervention... [more]

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Joshua B. Freeman

History; General & world history; Manufacturing industries; Industrial chemistry & manufacturing technologies

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A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society. [more]

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Women to the Front

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Women to the Front

Heather Sheard, Ruth Lee

History

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At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager... [more]

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The People vs The Banks

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The People vs The Banks

Michael Roddan

History; Corporate crime; Banking

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The banking royal commission has put the financial sector on trial and exposed its self-interest, corruption and excess. The... [more]

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites...

Ken Taylor

Prehistoric archaeology; Mind, Body, Spirit; Popular astronomy & space

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Explore 60 of the world's most extraordinary and mysterious archaeological structures and locations to uncover fascinating... [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Joseph Farrell

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the... [more]

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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine

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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine...

Bernard Regan

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Jewish studies

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A new history of the letter that changed the history of the Middle East [more]

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Concorde: The Complete Inside Story

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Concorde: The Complete Inside Story

Brian Trubshaw

History; Aircraft: general interest

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The inside story of this world-famous supersonic passenger jet by the former British chief test pilot [more]

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global...

Alfred W. McCoy

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geopolitics

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The essential guide to how American foreign policy shaped the world and where it's left us [more]

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The True History of Chocolate

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The True History of Chocolate

Sophie D. Coe, Michael D. Coe

History; History: specific events & topics

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Chocolate the food of the Gods has had a long and eventful history. This book includes data on the first cultivation of the... [more]

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The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj

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The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj

Anita Anand

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Colonialism & imperialism

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A gripping story of a twenty-year quest for revenge after one of the most horrific Raj atrocities. [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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Women & Power: A Manifesto

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Women & Power: A Manifesto

Mary Beard

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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A modern feminist classic. --The Guardian From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling... [more]

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the  Titanic  and the End of the Edwardian Era

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the Titanic and...

Gareth Russell

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

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When the ship of dreams sank, so did the Edwardian era. In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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Soldiers of Salamis

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Soldiers of Salamis

Javier Cercas

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Spanish Civil War

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The International Bestseller of the Spanish Civil War - Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [more]

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Our Mob Served: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories of War and Defending Australia

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Our Mob Served: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories of War and...

Allison Cadzow, Mary Anne Jebb

History; Indigenous peoples

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Our Mob Served presents a moving and little-known history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander war time and defence service,... [more]

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Alice Gorman

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its head. Alice Gorman's captivating inquiry... [more]

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

Dinesh Mohan, Harsh Mander, Navsharan Singh, Pamela Philipose, Tapan Bose

History; Armed conflict

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What is happening inside the world's most militarised zone?<br /><br />This... [more]

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The Gulf Country: The Story of People and Place in Outback Queensland

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The Gulf Country: The Story of People and Place in Outback Queensland

Richard J Martin

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

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'There is something about the Gulf Country that seems to become part of you.' With its great rivers, grassy plains and... [more]

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Short History Of The Anglo-saxons, A Pocket Essential

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Short History Of The Anglo-saxons, A Pocket Essential

Giles Morgan

History

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From popular fiction such as The Hobbit and Game of Thrones to the universality of the English language, the continuing influence... [more]

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Scotland: A Concise History

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Scotland: A Concise History

Fitzroy Maclean

History; British & Irish history

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An updated edition of this classic and much-loved history, bringing Scotland's story right up to date with the momentous events... [more]

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