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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

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

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Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

Daniel Schoenpflug

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

Hardback

The internationally bestselling account of the transformative period that followed the Armistice in November 1918. [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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New Jerusalem: The Short Life and Terrible Death of Christendom's Most Defiant Sect

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New Jerusalem: The Short Life and Terrible Death of Christendom's Most Defiant...

Paul Ham

History

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IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of Münster,... [more]

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars

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`Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A... [more]

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and...

James Taylor

Painting & paintings; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botanical art; Landscape art & architecture; History; Maritime history

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For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific... [more]

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

History; History: earliest times to present day; History: specific events & topics; Humour

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A revolutionary and fun new book that reveals how everything, from beds and bubbles to sleep and signatures, has a history.... [more]

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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt, Chilli, Rice, Cacao and Tomato

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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt,...

Jenny Linford

History; Cookery by ingredient

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This book looks at the seven most important ingredients in world cuisine: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chilli and cacao.... [more]

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

Craig Blanch, Aaron Pegram

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour

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For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100  Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts... [more]

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Mutiny on the Bounty: A Saga of Sex, Sedition, Mayhem and Mutiny

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Mutiny on the Bounty: A Saga of Sex, Sedition, Mayhem and Mutiny

Peter FitzSimons

History

Hardback

The mutiny on the HMS Bounty is one of the truly great stories of our history: a story of human drama, intrigue and adventure... [more]

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

David Frye

History of architecture; History; General & world history

Hardback

and visit some of the seventy border walls that have been erected in just... [more]

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace...

Jonathan Holslag

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; Military history

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In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during... [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

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Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [more]

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

Alain Demurger

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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The trial of the Knights Templar is one of the most infamous in history. Accused of heresy by the king of France, the Templars... [more]

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

David Weston Marshall

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Astronomy, space & time

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Ancient Skies brings the belief systems of the classical world to shining life. [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Robert Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

History; Middle Eastern history; History: earliest times to present day; Crusades; Biblical archaeology; History of religion

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The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each... [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

Hardback

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

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

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Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

Leo Kennedy, Mic Looby

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The story of Ned Kelly is also the untold story of Michael Kennedy, the police sergeant slain and robbed by the outlaw 140... [more]

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

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In The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry... [more]

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

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A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World... [more]

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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

David Gilmour

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism

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A panoramic social history chronicling the lives of hundreds of British people of all classes in the most important territory... [more]

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