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Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

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On This Day in History

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On This Day in History

Dan Snow

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

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3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite... [more]

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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

James M. Russell

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Discover the true history of some of the most extraordinary inventions of the ancient world, including mysterious devices... [more]

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These Truths: A History of the United States

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These Truths: A History of the United States

Jill Lepore

History; History of the Americas

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In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account... [more]

$56.95

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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Capitalism in America: A History

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Capitalism in America: A History

Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge

History; History of the Americas; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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Where does innovation come from and how does it spread through a society? And why do some eras see the fruits of innovation... [more]

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Mephisto: Technology War and Remembrance

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Mephisto: Technology War and Remembrance

Queensland Museum

History

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Mephisto: Technology, War and Remembrance is the latest addition to The Queensland Museum Discovery Guide series. The bloody... [more]

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

Mikey Robins

History; Cookery, food & drink; Humour

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For Abbey's readers who like the envigorated historical retellings by Stephen Fry (Mythos) and David Hunt (Girt) (and there... [more]

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars

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`Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A... [more]

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and...

James Taylor

Painting & paintings; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botanical art; Landscape art & architecture; History; Maritime history

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For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific... [more]

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace...

Jonathan Holslag

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; Military history

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In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

From the New York Times -bestselling author of the National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea comes the thrilling... [more]

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

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The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial

Alain Demurger

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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The trial of the Knights Templar is one of the most infamous in history. Accused of heresy by the king of France, the Templars... [more]

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries

Hardback

A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [more]

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

Leo Kennedy, Mic Looby

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The story of Ned Kelly is also the untold story of Michael Kennedy, the police sergeant slain and robbed by the outlaw 140... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

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Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

History; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel maps & atlases

Hardback

The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography. [more]

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

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Ancient Skies: Constellation Mythology of the Greeks

David Weston Marshall

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

Ancient Skies brings the belief systems of the classical world to shining life. [more]

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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World

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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired...

Clare Wright

History

Hardback

Clare Wright, Stella Prize-winner with The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, tells the story of Australia’s suffrage campaigners.... [more]

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

Photographs: collections; History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques... [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Robert Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

History; Middle Eastern history; History: earliest times to present day; Crusades; Biblical archaeology; History of religion

Hardback

The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each... [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

$35.00

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

Hardback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

$65.00

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