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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

Deborah Burrows

History; Nursing

Paperback

From the First Nation caregivers who healed, birthed and nursed for millennia to the untrained and ill-equipped convict men... [more]

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Steam Australia: Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation

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Steam Australia: Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation

Tim Fischer

History; Trains & railways: general interest

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If you are passionate about steam locomotives, or know someone who is, then Steam Australia is the perfect companion.<br /><br... [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

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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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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military service

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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres...

Dr Lachlan Grant, Mr Michael Bell

History; Military history

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An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military... [more]

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Political oppression & persecution

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson for Turbulent Times

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Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

History; History of the Americas; Psychology; Political leaders & leadership

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Doris Kearns Goodwin's magnum opus tackles the big leadership questions- are leaders born or made? Do the times make the leader... [more]

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations

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The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty... [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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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

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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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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 Peter Norman Story

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The Peter Norman Story

Andrew Webster, Matt Norman

Biography: general; Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation

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The inspirational story of athlete Peter Norman - the greatest Australian hero you don't know. [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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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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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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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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The Brontes Treasury

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The Brontes Treasury

Jane O'Neill

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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The Brontes Treasury is a collection of fascinating facts about one of Britain's most lauded literary families. [more]

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The Islamic World: A History in Objects

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The Islamic World: A History in Objects

Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter, Fahmida Suleman, William Greenwood, Zeina Klink-Hoppe

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

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This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and cultural artifacts dating from... [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; Advocate - History

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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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The Origins of the Anglo-Saxons: Decoding the Ancestry of the English

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The Origins of the Anglo-Saxons: Decoding the Ancestry of the English

Jean Manco

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Advocate - History

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Incorporating the latest information from cutting-edge DNA technology, this highly readable account sheds exciting new light... [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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<em>&quot;Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth... the feat was regarded by some... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman...

Laura Tingle

History; Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership

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What is true political leadership, and how do we get it? What qualities should we wish for in our leaders? And why is it killing... [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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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

Teresa Cole

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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1066 saw three kings of England, the last of whom was William, Duke of Normandy. The origins, course & outcomes of William... [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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