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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 TunisiaThe Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

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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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Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty

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Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty

Dan Jones, (Ph (University of Central Florida)

History; British & Irish history

Hardback

Dan Jones has an enviable gift for telling a dramatic story. [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]

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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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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

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Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

This full colour textbook gives students access to the most up-to-date scholarship on Hatshepsut and her times. [more]

$29.00

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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]

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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]

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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]

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They Eat Horses, Don't They?: The Truth about the French

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They Eat Horses, Don't They?: The Truth about the French

Piu Marie Eatwell

History

Hardback

Originally published: London: Head of Zeus, 2013. [more]

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; War crimes

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A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of... [more]

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

Finex Ndhlovu

Sociolinguistics; History; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new... [more]

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

A comprehensive textbook based on the most up-to-date scholarship and designed for senior students studying Pompeii and Herculaneum.... [more]

$49.00

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism...

Steven Levingston

Biography; True crime; European history; History: specific events & topics; Hypnosis

Hardback

A delicious account of a murder most gallic think  CSI Paris  meets Georges Simenon whose lurid combination of sex, brutality,... [more]

$42.95  $15.00

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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

Neil MacGregor

History of Art & Design Styles; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

By arrangement with the BBC and the British Museum --Title page verso. [more]

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

Negin Nabavi

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran... [more]

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing...

D. Sutton

History: specific events & topics; Advertising

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty is the forgotten history of a group of women copywriters whose successful ad campaigns went international... [more]

$51.95  $15.00

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Herculaneum: A Sourcebook

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Herculaneum: A Sourcebook

Brian Brennan

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

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$39.00

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Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War: Searching for Dorothy Lamour

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Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War: Searching for Dorothy Lamour...

Sean Brawley (University of New South Wales), Chris Dixon

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

This book explores the expectations, experiences, and reactions of Allied servicemen and women who served in the wartime Pacific... [more]

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The Student's Catullus

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The Student's Catullus

D. H. Garrison

Language readers; History

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Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survived the Middle Ages in only a single copy, Catullus has become in... [more]

$54.95

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Shiping Hua, Sujian Guo

History; Marxism & Communism; Political structure & processes; International relations

Paperback

In this edited volume, leading scholars from US and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the 21st century,... [more]

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The Great Divide: History and Human Nature in the Old World and the New

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The Great Divide: History and Human Nature in the Old World and the New...

Peter Watson

History; General & world history

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The rise and fall of the great civilisations and what this meant for mankind. [more]

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Bradshaw's Handbook

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Bradshaw's Handbook

George Bradshaw

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves... [more]

$25.95

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Spanish Gold: Captain Woodes Rogers and the Pirates of the Caribbean

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Spanish Gold: Captain Woodes Rogers and the Pirates of the Caribbean

David Cordingly

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history

Hardback

The amazing true story of Blackbeard, Calico Jack and all the other pirates of the Caribbean and Captain Woodes Rogers, the... [more]

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