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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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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

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Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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France and the French: A Modern History

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France and the French: A Modern History

Rod Kedward

History; European history

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A history of 20th century France and the citizens who confronted, and created, military, political, and social pressures of... [more]

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Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

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Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

Toni Morrison

Literary essays; Literature: history & criticism; History of the Americas; Globalization; Geopolitics; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Throughout A Mouth Full of Blood our search for truth, moral integrity and expertise is met by Toni Morrison with controlled... [more]

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

Clare Hunter

Memoirs; History; Social & cultural history; Embroidery crafts; Advocate - History

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The Hare with Amber Eyes meets The History of the World in 100 Objects: an eloquent history of the language of sewing over... [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; Advocate - Science

Paperback

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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Antisemitism: Here and now

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Antisemitism: Here and now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Jewish studies; Political ideologies; Advocate - History

Paperback

A timely analysis of the new antisemitism, by the historian who defeated Holocaust denier David Irving in court. [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he... [more]

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Peter Seamer

History; Urban & municipal planning; Advocate - Today's World

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<div>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</div><div><br /></div><div>Australia's population is growing-... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Kosciuszko

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Kosciuszko

Nick Brodie

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The disappearance of two young skiers on Mount Kosciuszko in 1928 is the jumping-off point for a history of Australia between... [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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Fascism: A Warning

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Fascism: A Warning

Madeleine Albright

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

The #1 NYT BESTSELLER A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy... [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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In September 2010, Kirsten Drysdale was tricked. Her friend called with a job offer too curious to refuse- a cruisey-gig as... [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 New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history; Comparative politics

Paperback

From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads `Masterly mapping out of a new world... [more]

$27.99

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Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present Day

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Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present Day

Jonathan Lee

History; Asian history; Advocate - History

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Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present tells the story of how a small tribal confederacy became a modern nation state.... [more]

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Paddington: A history

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Paddington: A history

Greg Young

History; Local history

Hardback

Provides a fresh and revealing perspective on this celebrated heritage suburb in Sydney - one of the largest and most intact... [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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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library... [more]

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

Richard Flanagan

Social & cultural history; Politics & government

Paperback

Australia is not a fixed entity, a collection of outdated bigotries and reactionary credos, but rather an invitation to dream,... [more]

$12.99

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells... [more]

$35.00

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World

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Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World...

Sharon Hudgins

Social & cultural history; Food & society; Cookery, food & drink; Trains & railways: general interest; Travel & holiday

Hardback

All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Food on the Move focuses on the culinary history of these... [more]

$49.99

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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military service

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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres...

Dr Lachlan Grant, Mr Michael Bell

History; Military history

Paperback

An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military... [more]

$39.99

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