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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

Christopher Tanfield

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

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A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

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A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature,...

Raj Patel, Jason W Moore

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history

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A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet [more]

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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

David McKnight

History; Political ideologies

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This timely and persuasive book exposes the failures of globalisation: greedy banks, predatory privatisation, corporate tax... [more]

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [more]

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [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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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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On May 8 1945, forty-six-year-old Drum Major Jackson staggered towards his American liberators. Emaciated, dressed in rags,... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain

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How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain

Ruth Goodman

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history

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This is a history of offensive language, insulting gestures, insolent behaviour, brawling and scandal in the sixteenth and... [more]

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history

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In November 1838 FrUdUric Chopin, George Sand and her two children sailed to Majorca to escape the Parisian winter. They settled... [more]

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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

Billy Griffiths

History; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples

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'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond... [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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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Christopher de Hamel

History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history

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Coming face to face with an important illuminated manuscript in the original is rather like meeting a very famous person.... [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

Hardback

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 Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship...

Bruce W. Jentleson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

Hardback

Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. [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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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Marcia Langton

History; Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday guides

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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

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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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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; Politics & government

Hardback

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

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

John Howard

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; History

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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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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

City of Sydney

History

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Established in 1842, the Council of the City of Sydney is the oldest municipal... [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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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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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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