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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles

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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles...

Robert Knapp

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; The Early Church; Advocate - History

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Robert Knapp reveals why some ordinary people in Judea and in the Roman and Greek worlds embraced a new approach to the supernatural... [more]

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The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony, 1788-1817

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The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony, 1788-1817

Stephen Gapps

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history; Advocate - History

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The Sydney Wars tells the history of military engagements between Europeans and Aboriginal Australians around the greater... [more]

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Victory on Gallipoli: and Other What-ifs of Australian History

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Victory on Gallipoli: and Other What-ifs of Australian History

Peter Stanley

History; Advocate - History

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The past is irreversible, but imagination is unlimited. With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a... [more]

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

Anne de Courcy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Cultural studies; Advocate - History

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A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.... [more]

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed...

Peter FitzSimons

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; First World War; Advocate - History

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Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first... [more]

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian Muslim Women

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian...

Nadia Jamal

History; Islamic life & practice; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies; Advocate - Today's World

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief...

Holly Tucker

Biography: general; True crime; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Crime & criminology

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Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world , the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder. [more]

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed modern warfare

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed...

Stephen Dando-Collins

History; Military history

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July 4, 2018 will see the 100th anniversary of the World War One Battle of Hamel, fought on the Somme on American Independence... [more]

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A Man Called Yarra

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A Man Called Yarra

Stan Yarramunua

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History; Indigenous peoples

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I'm a Wathaurong man. I'm an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country. Stan Yarra Yarramunua... [more]

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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Aunty Fay Muir, Sue Lawson

History; Children's & Educational

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Nganga (ng gar na): To see and understand.<br /><br />Aunty, Uncle, sorry... [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

Antonia Fraser

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

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From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in Britain won back their rights after two... [more]

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The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape Story Of Australian Colonial History

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The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape Story Of Australian Colonial...

Adam Courtenay

History

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The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia's best-loved storyteller In 1823, cockney... [more]

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A History of South Australia

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A History of South Australia

Paul Sendziuk , Robert Foster

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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A History of South Australia investigates South Australia's history from before the arrival of the first European maritime... [more]

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

Joy McCann

History; Regional & national history

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Flowing completely around the Earth and unimpeded by any landmass, the Southern Ocean reaches from the seasonally-shifting... [more]

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing True Story of Misconduct, Fraud and Hoaxing

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing...

Marianne Van Velzen

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War; Memorials & rolls of honour

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By the end of World War I, 45,000 Australians had died on the Western Front. Some bodies had been hastily buried mid-battle... [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence...

Ronan Farrow

History; International relations; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A book for anyone interested to know more about how the world really works by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow.<br... [more]

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [more]

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

Christopher Tanfield

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic... [more]

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship...

Joan Beaumont, Allison Cadzow

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Civil rights & citizenship; Warfare & defence

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After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander... [more]

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A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

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A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature,...

Raj Patel, Jason W Moore

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history

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A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet [more]

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