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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Hallie Rubenhold

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history

Hardback

____________________THE Sunday Times BESTSELLERA New York Times Summer readWashington Post Top Twenty books to read this summerA... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [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

Paperback

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

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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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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine

Paperback

This brilliant, thought-provoking book charts the food eaten by the colonists onwards. [more]

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour to the Beagle

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour...

Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe, Glyn Williams

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyage of exploration to the Pacific... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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Dreamers: When the Writers Took Power, Germany 1918

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Dreamers: When the Writers Took Power, Germany 1918

Volker Weidermann

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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At the end of the First World War in Germany, the journalist and theatre critic Kurt Eisner organised a revolution which overthrew... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

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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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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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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

Hardback

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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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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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 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

Hardback

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

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [more]

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [more]

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

Christopher Tanfield

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic... [more]

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

This book, fully illustrated in colour, is a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of the ancient town and its excavation... [more]

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

John Howard

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; History

Hardback

The essence of a good speech is that the speaker should have something to say which he is resolved to convey to his listeners... [more]

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

City of Sydney

History

Paperback

Established in 1842, the Council of the City of Sydney is the oldest municipal... [more]

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

Shireen Morris (Ed)

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Central government

Paperback

The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia's original... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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