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Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World

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Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Reference; General & world history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Hardback

A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore... [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; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

Richard McGregor

History; Politics & government

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Xi Jinping has transformed China at home and abroad with a speed and aggression that few foresaw when he came to power in... [more]

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The Land of the White Horse: Visions of England

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The Land of the White Horse: Visions of England

David Miles

History; Archaeology by period & region; Advocate - History

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An exploration of one of England's great ancient monuments: the 360-foot-long chalk White Horse at Uffington. [more]

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Menus that Made History: Over 2000 years of menus from Ancient Egyptian food for the afterlife to Elvis Presley's wedding breakfast

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Menus that Made History: Over 2000 years of menus from Ancient Egyptian...

Alex Johnson, Vincent Franklin

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; General cookery & recipes; Advocate - History

Hardback

Delve into this captivating collection of the world's 75 most iconic menus which reveal not just the story of food but periods... [more]

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live...

John Sellars

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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Shot Down: The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and the lives of those who were on board

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Shot Down: The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest

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The first full telling of what happened to MH17 and the stories of those who were killed on that tragic day. [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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Author Leo Kennedy is the great-grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy. Raised in the shadow of his great-grandfather's murder,... [more]

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The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

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The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

T. M. Devine

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Eighteenth-century Scotland is famed for generating many of the enlightened ideas which helped to shape the modern world.... [more]

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

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London- a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This... [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in...

Florian Huber

History; European history; Second World War

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An important exploration of a shocking and previously unacknowledged chapter in German history. [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

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The rights of First Nations peoples are 'racist', left-wing activists are 'fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [more]

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Alexander The Great

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Alexander The Great

Anthony Everitt

History

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An acclaimed biographer reconstructs the life of Alexander the Great in this magisterial revisionist portrait. Everitt judges... [more]

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Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

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Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Justin Marozzi

History; Middle Eastern history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Islam

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The world of Islam has produced some of the greatest cities ever seen. At their zenith they have been highly cultured, cosmopolitan... [more]

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James Hardy Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite Terms as Used by the Convicts of the British Colonies of Australia with Additional True Stories, Remarkable Facts and Illustrations

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James Hardy Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite...

Simon Barnard

Dictionaries; Reference; Australasian & Pacific history

Hardback

From the award-winning author and illustrator Simon Barnard comes an embellished version of Australia's first ever dictionary,... [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 the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

$19.99

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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

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

Philip Matyszak

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Hardback

Spend 24 hours with the ancient Athenians. See the city through their eyes as it teeters on the edge of the fateful war that... [more]

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics

Hardback

Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Growing Up African in Australia

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Growing Up African in Australia

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

People of African descent have been in Australia for at least 200 years, yet their stories are largely missing from Australian... [more]

$29.99

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