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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [more]

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24 Hours in Ancient Egypt: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

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24 Hours in Ancient Egypt: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There...

Donald P. Ryan

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Have you ever wondered what it was like to live and work in Egypt, the most powerful kingdom of the ancient world? Spend a... [more]

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

David Rosenberg

History; Military history; International relations; Military intelligence

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A key inspiration for the major ABC/Netflix TV series Pine Gap - fully revised edition with new material. [more]

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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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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

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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

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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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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

Sir Max Hastings

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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And he vividly recounts the experiences of the men who first stepped ashore on Antarctica's Victoria Land, and those who,... [more]

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [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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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages

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The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages

Francois-Xavier Fauvelle

History; General & world history; African history; Medieval history; Archaeology

Hardback

Translation of: Le rhinoc eros d'or: histoires du Moyen Age africain. [more]

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

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

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The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [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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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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Shakespeare: The Theatre of Our World

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Shakespeare: The Theatre of Our World

Peter Conrad

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Social & cultural history

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Peter Conrad explores the phenomenon of Shakespeare, and assesses Shakespeare's global legacy across every continent and across... [more]

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Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

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Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

Michael D. Coe, Damian Evans

History; Archaeology

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An authoritative survey of Angkor and the Khmer civilization that incorporates revelations from new discoveries that are completely... [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

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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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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing

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A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

Patrick Mullins

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

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The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. [more]

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Mary Beard

Language teaching theory & methods; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation; Teaching skills & techniques

Paperback

Despite their removal from England's National Curriculum in 1988, and claims of elitism, Latin and Greek are increasingly... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

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