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Burden: A Preacher, a Klansman and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern South

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Burden: A Preacher, a Klansman and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern...

Courtney Hargrave

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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A harrowing true story of the modern Ku Klux Klan and an act of grace that... [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir,... [more]

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In Search of Lost Books: The forgotten stories of eight mythical volumes

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In Search of Lost Books: The forgotten stories of eight mythical volumes...

Giorgio van Straten

Literary reference works; Social & cultural history

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In search of lost books was first published as Storie di libri perduti in Italy 2016 --Title page verso. [more]

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [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; Advocate - History

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The white colonisers of Australia suffered from Alliumphobia, a fear of garlic. Local cooks didn't touch the stuff and it... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

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Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

David Cannadine

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history

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A superbly told history of Victoria's Britain in all its grandeur and misery,... [more]

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A Short History of Drunkenness

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A Short History of Drunkenness

Mark Forsyth

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Food & society; Alcoholic beverages

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Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place... [more]

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

Peter Mares

History; Society & culture: general

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More than a million lower-income households in Australia pay above the affordability benchmark for their housing costs. More... [more]

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Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

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Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; History

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A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople,... [more]

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

Graeme Davison

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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A public intellectual known for his deeply humane approach to social, economic and urban issues, Hugh Stretton was an Australian... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The unforgettable oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in... [more]

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The Hungry Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

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The Hungry Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World...

Lizzie Collingham

History; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism; Food & society; Advocate - History

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Shows how the British created a global network of commerce and trade in foodstuffs that moved people and plants from one continent... [more]

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama, CBE

History; General & world history; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZESELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVERBelonging... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Colour

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The Secret Lives of Colour

Kassia St Clair

History; Social & cultural history

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The unforgettable history of colours and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-coloured volume [more]

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The Death of Hitler: The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler's Body

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The Death of Hitler: The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search...

Jean-Christophe Brisard, Lana Parshina

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

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A dramatic and revelatory new account of the final days in Hitler's bunker, based on new access to previously unseen Soviet... [more]

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria's life in this major new biography... [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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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

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Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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Stern Justice

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Stern Justice

Adam Wakeling

History; Military history

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While the Nuremberg trials at the end of the Second World War are infamous, as are the atrocities committed by Japan in that... [more]

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What Happened

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What Happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

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

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

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Asian Waters

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Asian Waters

Humphrey Hawksley

History; Politics & government

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Few territories are as hotly contested as the western Pacific Ocean. Across the 1.5 million square mile expanse of the East... [more]

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

Grahame Wilson

Fiction & Literature; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

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This story takes you on a journey, in and around Australia during World... [more]

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial...

Patrick Nunn

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular science; Historical geology; Global warming

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In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found... [more]

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