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The Templars: The rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors

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The Templars: The rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors

Dan Jones

History; Medieval history; Crusades

Paperback

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations; Advocate - History

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From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration,... [more]

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The Burning Time: The Story of the Smithfield Martyrs

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The Burning Time: The Story of the Smithfield Martyrs

Virginia Rounding

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of religion; Church history

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A vivid account of the men and women who were burned at the stake for heresy by the Tudor monarchs. [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

David W. Cameron

History; Military history

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In Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume 1, the first in a two-part series, David Cameron tells the extraordinary story... [more]

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

Clive Hamilton

History; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

Brian Brennan

History

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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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Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

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Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia...

Marcia Langton

History; Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday guides; Advocate - History

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This book is essential for anyone travelling around Australia who wants to learn more about the culture that has thrived here... [more]

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Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece

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Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece

Robin Waterfield

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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A fascinating, accessible, and up-to-date history of the Ancient Greeks. Covering the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic... [more]

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Vietnam War

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [more]

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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution

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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution

Robert Service

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

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A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the UK's finest historians... [more]

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

History; International relations; Warfare & defence

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This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated... [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

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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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The Monk of Mokha

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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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The bestselling author of The Circle tells the true story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Yemeni-American man raised in... [more]

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The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game

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The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game

Ronald Kessler

History; Political science & theory

Hardback

Includes an exclusive interview with President Trump --Cover. [more]

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Looking Into The Abyss: Trump, Brexit & Beyond

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Looking Into The Abyss: Trump, Brexit & Beyond

Barry Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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COLLECTION OF REFLECTIVE ESSAYS ON TIMELY AND TIMELESS ISSUES THOUGHT-PROVOKING SOCIAL AND POLITICAL COMMENTARY This collection... [more]

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

Eric Metaxas

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but... [more]

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MacArthur's Coalition: US and Australian Military Operations in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945

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MacArthur's Coalition: US and Australian Military Operations in the Southwest...

Peter J. Dean

History; History of the Americas; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War

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From 1942-1945 the Allies' war in the Southwest Pacific was effectively a bilateral coalition between the United States and... [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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A short, brilliant account of the birth of the RAF for the centenary of its founding The dizzying pace of technological... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

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Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [more]

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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

Matt Taibbi

History; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Police & security services; Crime & criminology; Demonstrations & protest movements

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The incredible story of the death of Eric Garner, the birth of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and the new fault lines of... [more]

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Rogue Nation: Essential reading about Australian politics from the author of the bestselling THE DEATH OF HOLDEN

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Rogue Nation: Essential reading about Australian politics from the author...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Reporting from the backrooms and corridors of Parliament House in Canberra to the streets of post-industrial Burnie in Tasmania,... [more]

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

Tom Frame

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Central government

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In the first of four volumes on the Howard Government's nearly 12 years in office, The Ascent to Power covers the 1996 election... [more]

$39.99

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

Paperback

New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

Eamon Evans

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Humour

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The surprising story of humanity's love affair with all things mind-altering, and how it shaped the world, and the Australia,... [more]

$29.99

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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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These are the mythical books that were burnt, torn, stolen, or simply disappeared, but which certainly existed. In this elegiac... [more]

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