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How Political Correctness is Destroying Education and Your Child's Future

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How Political Correctness is Destroying Education and Your Child's Future...

Kevin Donnelly

History; Politics & government

Paperback

There's no doubt that political correctness has undermined and weakened Australia's education system and made it almost impossible... [more]

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

Christopher Harding

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

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Japan Story is a fascinating, surprising account of Japan's culture, from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid 19th... [more]

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The Story of Greece and Rome

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The Story of Greece and Rome

Tony Spawforth

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from... [more]

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Stern Justice

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Stern Justice

Adam Wakeling

History; Military history

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While the Nuremberg trials at the end of the Second World War are infamous, as are the atrocities committed by Japan in that... [more]

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

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Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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The Plots Against Hitler

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The Plots Against Hitler

Danny Orbach

History; European history; Second World War

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A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.... [more]

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The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One House in Prague

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The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One...

Norman Eisen

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

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An extraordinary account of the occupants of the Prague Villa Petschek, and their place against the history of Europe, written... [more]

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Where History Happened: The Hidden Past of Australia's Towns and Places

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Where History Happened: The Hidden Past of Australia's Towns and Places...

Peter Spearritt

History; Regional & national history

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Do you know which desert town is home to one of the oldest mosques in Australia and the site of one of the trade union movement's... [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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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

Paperback

The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [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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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Mary Beard

Language teaching theory & methods; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation; Teaching skills & techniques

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Despite their removal from England's National Curriculum in 1988, and claims of elitism, Latin and Greek are increasingly... [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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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

Paperback

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

$32.99

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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]

$24.99

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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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These Truths: A History of the United States

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These Truths: A History of the United States

Jill Lepore

History; History of the Americas

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In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account... [more]

$56.95

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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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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

Tom Nancollas

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

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Lighthouses are striking totems of our relationship to the sea. For many, they encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes... [more]

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Capitalism in America: A History

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Capitalism in America: A History

Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge

History; History of the Americas; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

Hardback

Where does innovation come from and how does it spread through a society? And why do some eras see the fruits of innovation... [more]

$55.00

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On This Day in History

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On This Day in History

Dan Snow

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

Hardback

3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite... [more]

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

Mikey Robins

History; Cookery, food & drink; Humour

Hardback

For Abbey's readers who like the envigorated historical retellings by Stephen Fry (Mythos) and David Hunt (Girt) (and there... [more]

$35.00

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Auschwitz: A History

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Auschwitz: A History

Sybille Steinbacher

History; European history; The Holocaust

Paperback

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

$22.99

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A Tudor Christmas

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A Tudor Christmas

Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions

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Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking `to drive the cold winter away'. Carol-singing,... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

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

Hardback

<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [more]

$54.95

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