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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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Hitler, My Neighbor: Memories of a Jewish Childhood

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Hitler, My Neighbor: Memories of a Jewish Childhood

Edgar Feuchtwanger

History

Hardback

-Originally published in French as Hitler, mon voisin: souvenirs d'un enfant juif, by Editions Michel Lafon, Neuilly-sur-Seine... [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: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

Mandy Sayer

History

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Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet their experiences have never been included in any official histories... [more]

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Popular culture; DIY: general

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At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Margo Neale

Art of indigenous peoples; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

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<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>-----<strong> </strong>Although conceived as a catalogue accompanying the major... [more]

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

Vanessa Berry

Literary essays; History

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Through delicately wrought essays and hand-drawn illustrated maps, Mirror Sydney charts an alternative view of the harbour... [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

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

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

Philip Matyszak

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

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Discover what life in Ancient Rome was really like as we meet 24 different characters - from emperor to slave girl, gladiator... [more]

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

Paul Ham

History; First World War

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How did the defining years of Hitler's life affect his rise to power? When Adolf Hitler went to war in 1914, he was just 25... [more]

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers...

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; History: specific events & topics; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller. [more]

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

George Megalogenis

History; Migration, immigration & emigration

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How Australia was already made great again, and how we can remain so in the Time of Trump. [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

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

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world...

Chris Fitch

History; Society & culture: general; Geography; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

An intrepid journey through fearsome landscapes, feral environments, and the untouched and inhospitable wildernesses that... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

Denis Cryle

Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of...

Andrew Harding (National University of Singapore)

Biography: general; Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government

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In The Mayor of Mogadishu, one of the BBC's most experienced foreign correspondents, Andrew Harding, reveals the tumultuous... [more]

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

Paperback

An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia...

Geoffrey Blainey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

<p>In the first volume of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.abbeys.com.au/book/history-australias-people-volume-1.do"><strong>The Story... [more]

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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs--A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder

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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs--A True Story of Ambition,...

Ben Mezrich

Biography: arts & entertainment; History

Paperback

Originally published: New York: Atria Books, 2015. [more]

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten...

Terry Smyth

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Captain Edward Denny Day &ndash; the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' &ndash; was Australia's greatest lawman, yet... [more]

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Introducing the Ancient Greeks: Ten Ways They Shaped the Modern World

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Introducing the Ancient Greeks: Ten Ways They Shaped the Modern World

Edith Hall

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria.... [more]

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The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes of St Helena

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The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes of St Helena

Anne Whitehead

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars

Hardback

The true story of Napoleon Bonaparte's friendship with Betsy Balcombe and her family, the only English people he ever lived... [more]

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