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The Story of Greece and Rome

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The Story of Greece and Rome

Tony Spawforth

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from... [more]

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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Sleep of Memory

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Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

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Roller-Coaster: Europe 1950-2017

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Roller-Coaster: Europe 1950-2017

Ian Kershaw

History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Hardback

The definitive history of a divided Europe, from the aftermath of the Second World War to the present. [more]

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

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A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

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The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Vietnam War

Hardback

Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the... [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world’s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Australia Elements (French / English)

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Australia Elements (French / English)

Caroline Bouquet

Regional & national history; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Caroline Bouquet, author of Mapping Sydney, continues to delight with her sensitive text and exquisite drawings embrace. [more]

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history

Hardback

A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; First World War

Paperback

The most controversial issue left over from the First World War - was there an Armenian Genocide? - comes to a head on 24... [more]

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Operation Sea Lion: The Failed Nazi Invasion That Turned the Tide of War

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Operation Sea Lion: The Failed Nazi Invasion That Turned the Tide of War...

Leo McKinstry

History; Military history

Paperback

Using archival and primary source materials, Leo McKinstry provides an assessment of the six fateful months in mid-1940 when... [more]

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The Story of the Great City Terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The Story of the Great City Terrorized by...

Brian Moynahan

History; European history

Hardback

Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony was first played in the city of its birth on 9 August, 1942. There has never been a first... [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

Paperback

Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

Amanda Foreman

History; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

Hardback

The bestselling author of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire delves into the fascinating story of the American Civil War, told... [more]

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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign

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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign

Michael Sommer

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

From Augustus to Romulus Augustulus, this comprehensive volume reveals how the Roman Emperors ran the empire in peace and... [more]

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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti

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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti

Anne Salmond

History; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; History of other lands; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

Offers an account of the European discovery of Tahiti, the Pacific island of mythic status that has figured so powerfully... [more]

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Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

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Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

Michael D. Coe, Damian Evans

History; Archaeology

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An authoritative survey of Angkor and the Khmer civilization that incorporates revelations from new discoveries that are completely... [more]

$39.99

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En Garde

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En Garde

Sarah Hanson-Young

Literary essays; History

Paperback

When Sarah Hanson-Young called out the abuse she received from male parliamentarians as slut-shaming, she sparked a national... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Who were the Reds under the bed? Why did ASIO snoop on several members of this migrant family struggling to set up a new life... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

Paperback

On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty... [more]

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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Advocate - Science

Paperback

It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc... [more]

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

David Rosenberg

History; Military history; International relations; Military intelligence; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

A key inspiration for the major ABC/Netflix TV series Pine Gap - fully revised edition with new material. [more]

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