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History & Archaeology - Abbey's is renowned for its History specialisation.

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Balfour in the Dock

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Balfour in the Dock

Colin Andersen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Middle Eastern history

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The first biography of a writer, J.M.N.Jeffries, whose pioneering researches in the 1920s and 30s laid bare the way the British... [more]

$41.95

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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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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

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Homeric Sites Around Troy

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Homeric Sites Around Troy

Jonathan Brown

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Beautifully illustrated, this book is an indispensable sourcebook and companion to Homer. Many historical and modern maps... [more]

$39.00

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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

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<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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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

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A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

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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; Psychology; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development

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

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

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An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

$24.99  $10.00

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Tobermory

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Tobermory

Samantha Jones, Nic Davies, Brian Swinbanks

Photographs: collections; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A magnificent celebration in photographs of Tobermory. [more]

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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; Military history

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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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Keeping the Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India

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Keeping the Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India

Walter Reid

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This is a stimulating and controversial account of Britain's role in Indian independence after World War II. [more]

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New...

Shelly Culbertson

Regional studies; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

$54.95  $15.00

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

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

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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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America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

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America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

Roger Lowenstein

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Economic history; Banking; Business & management

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Roger Lowenstein tells the story of how America created the Federal Reserve, thereby taking its first steps onto the world... [more]

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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

Tom Holland

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

A masterful history of Rome's first imperial dynasty by the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire and In the Shadow... [more]

$54.95  $15.00

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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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Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony

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Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony

Matthew Parker

History; General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

From the Sunday Times bestselling historian, Matthew Parker, comes Willoughbyland, the untold story of England's lost South... [more]

$37.99  $15.00

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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

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

$24.99

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

Andrew Duff

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Hardback

A tale of intrigue, love and Cold War politics in the heart of Asia. [more]

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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

Michelle Malkin

History

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Firebrand conservative columnist, commentator, Internet entrepreneur, and #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Michelle... [more]

$46.95  $15.00

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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)

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

$29.99

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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

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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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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)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

Paperback

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

$32.95  $12.00

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