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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

Photographs: collections; History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques... [more]

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The Bell of Treason: The 1938 Munich Agreement in Czechoslovakia

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The Bell of Treason: The 1938 Munich Agreement in Czechoslovakia

P. E. Caquet

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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On returning from Germany on 30 September 1938 after his agreement with Hitler on the carve-up of Czechoslovakia, Neville... [more]

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

Richard McGregor

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics

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The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all,... [more]

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Auschwitz: A History

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Auschwitz: A History

Sybille Steinbacher

History; European history; The Holocaust

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At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and... [more]

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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

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

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's...

Robert Kurson

History of the Americas; The Cold War; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Expeditions

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Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey. [more]

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

Various Authors

History; Politics & government

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Can a return to direct democracy reconnect a jaded electorate with an out-of-touch establishment? Would reforming Canberra's... [more]

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Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India

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Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India

Shashi Tharoor

History; British & Irish history

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Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India and reveals how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of... [more]

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The Making of Donald Trump

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The Making of Donald Trump

David Cay Johnston

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The New York Times bestseller that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals. [more]

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

Dan Pfeiffer

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Media studies; Political leaders & leadership

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From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes an entertaining and enlightening... [more]

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The Power Of Hope

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The Power Of Hope

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Memoirs; History

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A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

Catherine Nixey

History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; The Early Church

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A gripping account of how the early Christians annihilated the art and teachings of the Classical world from a brilliant young... [more]

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City of Light

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City of Light

Rupert Christiansen

History of architecture; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller...

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Beevor's inimitable and gripping narrative style expounds on much more than a single dramatic battle. It looks into the very... [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [more]

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1918: How the First World War Was Won

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1918: How the First World War Was Won

Julian Gen Thompson

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

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Produced in association with Imperial War Museums, and illustrated beautifully with contemporary photographs and full-colour... [more]

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Australia: Enemies Within and Without

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Australia: Enemies Within and Without...

Kevin Donnelly

History; Politics & government

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<p><strong>A powerful and thoughtful response to the threat posed by the cultural left to Western civilisation.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>... [more]

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

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In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Information technology industries

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [more]

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society...

Hugh Mackay

History; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

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A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.... [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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