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Seeing Saltwater Country

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Seeing Saltwater Country

Sally Mayman, Dale Kentwell

Art of indigenous peoples; Photography & photographs; History

Hardback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Photographer Sally Mayman and artist Dale Kentwell&rsquo;s... [more]

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Hannibal

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Hannibal

Ernle Bradford

History

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

$34.99

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Forgotten People (75th Anniversary Edition)

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Forgotten People (75th Anniversary Edition)

R G Menzies

History

Paperback

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$29.95

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Floating Prisons: Convict Voyages to New South Wales 1823-37

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Floating Prisons: Convict Voyages to New South Wales 1823-37

Anne McMahon

History; Regional & national history

Hardback

<div>Most people think of Australia's convict past as decidedly English. Anne McMahon tells the story of the Irish prisoners... [more]

$39.95

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary... [more]

$35.00

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Stories of Life at Sydney Cove

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Stories of Life at Sydney Cove

Susan Boyer

History; Children's & Educational; Children's & young adult fiction & true stories; Children's & young adult: general non-fiction

Paperback

Following the success of Across Great Divides: True Stories of Life at Sydney Cove this new edition is for readers aged 10+... [more]

$18.95

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Office & workplace; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

$32.00

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia...

Geoffrey Blainey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

<p>In the first volume of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.abbeys.com.au/book/history-australias-people-volume-1.do"><strong>The Story... [more]

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten...

Terry Smyth

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

Captain Edward Denny Day &ndash; the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' &ndash; was Australia's greatest lawman, yet... [more]

$34.99

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The Killing Season Uncut

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The Killing Season Uncut

Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

History; Political parties; Central government

Paperback

This is the book that goes behind the scenes of the series, candidly revealing the stories behind the interviews. [more]

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One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History

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One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History

Jacob F. Field

History; General & world history

Hardback

Grisly, gruesome and deeply fascinating, this book details the vile history of bloodthirsty kings and queens, savage battles,... [more]

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Latin: Harrius Potter et Camera Secretorum

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Latin: Harrius Potter et Camera...

J. K. Rowling

History; Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Essential reading for Latin learners the world over! The second book in J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series is available... [more]

$29.99

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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All in it Together: My Five Years as a political stalker

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All in it Together: My Five Years as a political stalker

Ann Treneman

History; Central government; Humour

Hardback

This is the true, unvarnished story of Britain's first coalition government since the Second World War told by parliamentary... [more]

$24.99  $8.00

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Went the Day Well?: Witnessing Waterloo

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Went the Day Well?: Witnessing Waterloo

David Crane (University of Wales Lampeter)

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Midnight, Sunday, June 18, 1815. Britain holds its breath. Since Napoleon... [more]

$54.95  $20.00

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her...

Charlotte Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

Published in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group, London --Title page verso. [more]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Latin: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Latin)

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Latin: Harrius Potter et Philosophi...

J. K. Rowling

History; General fiction (Children's&YA)

Hardback

'Dominus et Domina Dursley, qui vivebant in aedibus Gestationis Ligustrorum numero quattor signatis ...' The first words of... [more]

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Indonesia's Ascent: Power, Leadership, and the Regional Order

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Indonesia's Ascent: Power, Leadership, and the Regional Order

Christopher Roberts, Ahmad Habir, Leonard C. Sebastian

History; Regional government policies; International relations

Hardback

This volume explores the domestic and transnational considerations associated with Indonesia's ascent, referring to its rise... [more]

$159.95  $35.00

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The First Dismissal: Penguin Special

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The First Dismissal: Penguin Special

Luke Slattery

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

Slattery breathes dramatic life into Australia's first political dismissal and, along the way, maps Macquarie and Greenway's... [more]

$9.99

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen (Director, Australian National Dictionary Centre)

History

Paperback

This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [more]

$32.95

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When the Facts Change: Essays, 1995-2010

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When the Facts Change: Essays, 1995-2010

Tony Judt

Literary essays; History

Hardback

<div>In an age in which the lack of independent public intellectuals has often been sorely lamented, the historian Tony Judt... [more]

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

Hamish McDonald

Regional studies; Development studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government

Hardback

Originally published: Collingwood, Victoria: Black, Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd., 2014. [more]

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

$127.95  $40.00

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