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Hunter Wine: A History

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Hunter Wine: A History

Julie McIntyre, John Germov

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; Viticulture; Wines

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Australian winegrowing is as old as European Australia. While the Hunter Valley is not the ideal place to grow grapes climatically,... [more]

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact on everyday Australians

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Economic history; Mining industry

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The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [more]

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Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

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Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

Frank Bongiorno, Benjamin T. Jones, John Uhr

History; Politics & government

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In a world of fake news and populist politics, elections can seem like theatre. With growing rates of informal votes and a... [more]

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Viceroys: The Creation of the British

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Viceroys: The Creation of the British

Christopher Lee

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

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Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs... [more]

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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI

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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout...

Neal Bascomb

History; First World War; Prisoners of war

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The tale of the three daredevil World War I pilots held in Germany's most infamous POW prison, their organisation of the greatest... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables...

John Safran

History; Society & culture: general

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No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure he gets among... [more]

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God: A Human History

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God: A Human History

Reza Aslan

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; Nature & existence of God; History of religion

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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Endeavour: The ship and the attitude that changed the world

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Endeavour: The ship and the attitude that changed the world

Peter Moore

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history

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Endeavour famously carried James Cook on his first great voyage, visiting Pacific islands unknown to European geography, charting... [more]

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Napoleon's Australia

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Napoleon's Australia

Terry Smyth

History

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A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling... [more]

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A History of the Australian Military: From the First Fleet to the Modern Day

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A History of the Australian Military: From the First Fleet to the Modern...

Jonathan Moore

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

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Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southern hemisphere with a tiny population compared to their densely populated... [more]

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

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The Four Flashpoints: How Asia Goes to War

Brendan Taylor

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations

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A timely and authoritative account of the four most troubled hotspots in the world's most combustible region. [more]

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The Battle of Milne Bay

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The Battle of Milne Bay

Nicholas Anderson

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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By 1942 the formidable Japanese military had conquered swathes of territory across south-east Asia and the Pacific Ocean.... [more]

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Hannibal

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Hannibal

Patrick N. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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Best We Forget: The War for White Australia 1914-18

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Best We Forget: The War for White Australia 1914-18

Peter Cochrane

History

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Best We Forget will challenge what you currently believe about twentieth-century... [more]

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Rendezvous with Oblivion

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Rendezvous with Oblivion

Thomas Frank

History; Social classes; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political parties

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From the acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal and What's the Matter with Kansas? comes a scathing collection of his incisive... [more]

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The Last 100 Days

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The Last 100 Days

Will Davies

History; Military history

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Much has been written about the Great War, and a great deal on the Australian Imperial Force and its operations. Now Will... [more]

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers...

Rick Searle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Australasian & Pacific history; Aviation skills & piloting

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The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford... [more]

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence...

John Fahey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The compelling true story of espionage conducted by secret intelligence missions in Australia following the country's Federation... [more]

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Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States

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Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States...

Bradley W. Hart

History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Public opinion & polls; Advocate - History

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Hitler's American Friends details the US antagonists who sought to protect and promote Hitler during WWII. [more]

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Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands

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Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic...

Shona Riddell

History; History of other lands; Conservation of the environment

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The subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe in the `Roaring Forties' and `Furious Fifties' latitudes. Trial... [more]

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Reference works; Social & cultural history; Gift books

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Eisenhower * Meghan Markle * Sojourner Truth * Salman Rushdie * Panti Bliss * Nelson Mandela * Robert F. Kennedy * Virginia... [more]

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