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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

Hardback

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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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt, Chilli, Rice, Cacao and Tomato

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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt,...

Jenny Linford

History; Cookery by ingredient

Hardback

This book looks at the seven most important ingredients in world cuisine: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chilli and cacao.... [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

Hardback

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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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

Hardback

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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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

David Frye

History of architecture; History; General & world history

Hardback

and visit some of the seventy border walls that have been erected in just... [more]

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

History; History: earliest times to present day; History: specific events & topics; Humour

Hardback

A revolutionary and fun new book that reveals how everything, from beds and bubbles to sleep and signatures, has a history.... [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 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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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

Hardback

Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [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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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

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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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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

David Gilmour

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism

Hardback

A panoramic social history chronicling the lives of hundreds of British people of all classes in the most important territory... [more]

$69.99

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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]

$34.99

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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

Paperback

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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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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Eureka: An Introduction to Classical Greek for Young Australians

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

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Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

This book, fully illustrated in colour, is a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of the ancient town and its excavation... [more]

$26.00

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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

Paperback

Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

$34.99

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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

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

$39.99

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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

Hardback

The essence of a good speech is that the speaker should have something to say which he is resolved to convey to his listeners... [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

Paperback

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

$20.00

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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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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

Joshua Levine

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

Paperback

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK - NOW A MAJOR... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

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

$40.00

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