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Rendezvous with Oblivion

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Rendezvous with Oblivion

Thomas Frank

History; Social classes; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political parties; Advocate - History

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From the acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal and What's the Matter with Kansas? comes a scathing collection of his incisive... [more]

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in... [more]

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Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

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Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday...

Julia Boyd

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

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The acclaimed history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts [more]

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Political structure & processes; Advocate - History

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Putin's bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible... [more]

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The Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars (1000 BC - 264 BC)

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The Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars (1000 BC - 264 BC)...

Kathryn Lomas

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

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In the late Iron Age, Rome was a small collection of huts arranged over a few hills. By the third century BC, it had become... [more]

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers...

Rick Searle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Australasian & Pacific history; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford... [more]

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence...

John Fahey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence; Advocate - History

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The compelling true story of espionage conducted by secret intelligence missions in Australia following the country's Federation... [more]

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The Mess We're In: How Our Politics Went to Hell and Dragged Us with It

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The Mess We're In: How Our Politics Went to Hell and Dragged Us with It...

Bernard Keane

History; Political science & theory; Advocate - Today's World

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Crikey correspondent Bernard Keane explains capitalism, identity and Why... [more]

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Black Klansman

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Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; History of the Americas; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** What happens... [more]

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House... [more]

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From the Corner of the Oval Office: One woman's true story of her accidental career in the Obama White House

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From the Corner of the Oval Office: One woman's true story of her accidental...

Beck Dorey-Stein

Memoirs; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in Washington DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the... [more]

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

Greg Raffin

History; First World War; Mutiny

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On 21 September 1918, with retreating German forces on their last legs, the 1st Battalion of the AIF was ordered to return... [more]

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The Making of Donald Trump

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The Making of Donald Trump

David Cay Johnston

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The New York Times bestseller that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals. [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Beth Macy

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Social & cultural anthropology

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A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived... [more]

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

Anne Applebaum

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Famine; Marxism & Communism

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Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and that history.<br... [more]

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Auschwitz: A History

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Auschwitz: A History

Sybille Steinbacher

History; European history; The Holocaust

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At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and... [more]

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

Richard McGregor

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics

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The Cold War: A World History

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The Cold War: A World History

Odd Arne Westad

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War

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A major history of the conflict that shaped every aspect of our world.<br... [more]

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

David E. Sanger

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Diplomacy; Political control & freedoms; Computer security

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From Russia's tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain's NHS, cyber-attacks have... [more]

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Australia and Indonesia: Can we be Friends? (#3 Australian Foreign Affairs)

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Australia and Indonesia: Can we be Friends? (#3 Australian Foreign Affairs)...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations

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Australian Foreign Affairs is published three times a year and seeks to explore &ndash; and encourage &ndash; debate on Australia&rsquo;s... [more]

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

Michael Atherton

Keyboard instruments; History; Social & cultural history; Material culture

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What has lived with us, entertained us, travelled with us and symbolised Australian aspirations, only to end up gathering... [more]

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's...

Robert Kurson

History of the Americas; The Cold War; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Expeditions

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In early 1968, the Apollo programme was on shaky footing. President Kennedy's end-of-decade deadline to put a man on the Moon... [more]

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Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India

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Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India

Shashi Tharoor

History; British & Irish history

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Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India and reveals how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of... [more]

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Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

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Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

John Man

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting,... [more]

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