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History & Archaeology

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Simon Schama

Literary essays; General & world history; Society & Social Sciences

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A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by... [more]

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On Grand Strategy

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On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis

History; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy; Defence strategy, planning & research; Advocate - History

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In Chapters extending from the ancient world to the Second World War, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice... [more]

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Anna Pasternak

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

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Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life?... [more]

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Capital Designs: Australia House and Visions of an Imperial London

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Capital Designs: Australia House and Visions of an Imperial London

Eileen Chanin

History; British & Irish history; Australasian & Pacific history

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

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

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*A TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR*WHAT CAUSED THE FALL OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE GOVERNMENT IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE,... [more]

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

Graham Robb

History; British & Irish history; Historical geography; Travel writing

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Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author Graham Robb turns his attention on his homeland for the first time in this beautifully-written... [more]

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Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country

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Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country

Simon Winder

History; European history; Medieval history

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Following on from Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and... [more]

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

Guy Rundle

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Society & culture: general

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Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia's... [more]

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia...

Dominic Kelly

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economics

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting...

Judith Brett

History; Politics & government

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It's compulsory to vote in Australia.<br /><br />We are one of a handful... [more]

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

David Fagan

History; Cultural studies; Social research & statistics

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Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what can we do to regain confidence in Australia's... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History

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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization

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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of...

Colin McEvedy

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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From Alexandria to York, this title allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. It features 120 maps... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

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Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [more]

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Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I

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Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I

Kelcey Wilson-Lee

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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The first full biography of the five remarkable daughters of Edward I. [more]

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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present

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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped...

Phillip Blom

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; The environment; Advocate - History

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A groundbreaking and internationally acclaimed work of environmental history tracing the great climate change of the seventeenth... [more]

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Our Great Hearted Men

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Our Great Hearted Men

Peter Brune

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Advocate - History

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The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt... [more]

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

Kirsten Drysdale

Biography; Memoirs; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Humour

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

Sebastian Smee

History; Popular culture; Material culture

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We live in an age of constant distraction. Is there a price to pay for this? [more]

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History...

Violet Moller

History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography; Christianity; Islam

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A vibrant and evocative account of how the great scientific ideas of the ancient world were lost and found. [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

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

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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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

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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