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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions That Forged Modern Europe

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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent...

John Julius Norwich

Biography: general; History; European history

Hardback

The colourful story of the four very different men who created our modern world: Henry VIII, Francis I of France, Charles... [more]

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Lenin on the Train

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Lenin on the Train

Catherine Merridale

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Politics & government

Hardback

Published simultaneously in the UK by Allen Lane, London --Title page verso. [more]

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Alexievich charts the decline of Soviet culture and speculates on what will rise from the ashes of communism. Alexievich gives... [more]

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

John Guy (University of St Andrews Scotland), J A Guy

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

Hardback

A groundbreaking biography of Elizabeth I revealing for the first time the woman behind the polished veneer as she confronts... [more]

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A Royal Experiment: Love and Duty, Madness and Betrayal--The Private Lives of King George III and Queen Charlotte

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A Royal Experiment: Love and Duty, Madness and Betrayal--The Private Lives...

Janice Hadlow

Biography: royalty; History

Paperback

Originally published as The strangest family in the U.K. in 2014 by William Collins --Title page verso. [more]

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History...

Andrew Morton

History; British & Irish history

Paperback

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin... [more]

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

Anthony Everitt

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. [more]

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

John Merriman

History

Hardback

From a pre-eminent Yale historian comes the first popular history of the 1871 Paris Commune, a seminal episode in modern European... [more]

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century...

Jung Chang

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Gender studies: women; Political ideologies

Paperback

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century... [more]

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George Seddon: Selected Writings

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George Seddon: Selected Writings

Andrea Gaynor

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

Paperback

George Seddon was renowned for championing a 'sense of place', giving that phrase a uniquely Australian substance. He was... [more]

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

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These Truths: A History of the United States

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These Truths: A History of the United States

Jill Lepore

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Advocate - History

Paperback

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account... [more]

$29.95

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

Paperback

The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [more]

$24.99

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world? After a long investigation into Beijing's intelligence... [more]

$39.99

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Buckley's Chance: The Incredible True Story of William Buckley and How He Conquered a New World

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Buckley's Chance: The Incredible True Story of William Buckley and How He...

Garry Linnell

History; Advocate - History

Paperback

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China Dependence: Australia's New Vulnerability: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 7

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China Dependence: Australia's New Vulnerability: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

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There is no Australian future - sunlit or shadowed - in which China will not be central. ALLAN GYNGELL The seventh issue... [more]

$22.99

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons; Advocate - History

Paperback

This scintillating narrative of spies and science shows how the atomic bomb was the unnecessary product of mistrust and deceit... [more]

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Killing in the Consulate

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Killing in the Consulate

Jonathan Rugman

History

Paperback

After Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was filmed going in to the Saudi consulate in Turkey, he was never seen alive... [more]

$32.99

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the...

Shoshana Zuboff

History; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - History

Paperback

The Top Ten Sunday Times Bestseller 'Everyone needs to read this book as an act of digital self-defense.' - Naomi Klein,... [more]

$24.99

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The Museum of Broken Promises

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The Museum of Broken Promises

Elizabeth Buchan

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Romance; European history; Advocate - Fiction

Paperback

The stunning new novel from bestselling Elizabeth Buchan. The Museum of Broken Promises is a beautiful, evocative love story... [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; History: specific events & topics; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

Paperback

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

$26.99

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

Christopher Harding

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

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Japan Story is a fascinating, surprising account of Japan's culture, from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid 19th... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

$35.00

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

Tim Watts

History; Politics & government

Paperback

A topical and provocative exploration of Australian identity by Federal MP and author Tim Watts. [more]

$32.99

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