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Civilization: The West and the Rest

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Civilization: The West and the Rest

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; Advocate - History

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From one of our most renowned historians, Civilization: The West and the Rest is the definitive history of Western civilization's... [more]

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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian

General & world history; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Political activism; Advocate - Politics

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In wide-ranging discussions with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to 'consider the world we... [more]

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A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy

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A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy

Joel Mokyr

European history; Business & Economics; Development economics; Economic history

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The description for this book, A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy, will be forthcoming. -- [more]

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The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East

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The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East

Guy Laron

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; International relations

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An enthralling, big-picture history that examines the Six Day War, its causes, and its enduring consequences against its global... [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; Advocate - 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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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

Laura Spinney

History; Social & cultural history; Illness & addiction: social aspects; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases

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Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million... [more]

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Tangier: A Literary Guide for Travellers

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Tangier: A Literary Guide for Travellers

Josh Shoemake

Literary companions; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

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An edge city, poised at the northernmost tip of Africa, just nine miles across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe and overlooking... [more]

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity...

Peter Brown

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Medieval history; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Advocate - Religion

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Peter Brown explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul between 250 and 650 CE, showing how personal... [more]

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

Jeffrey Kluger

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

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The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of Americas's darkest years with a nearly unimaginable... [more]

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An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich

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An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich

Veronica Mary Rolf

Religious subjects depicted in art; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; History of religion; Christianity

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All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well. [more]

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A Crime in the Family

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A Crime in the Family

Sacha Batthyany

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart,revealing one of the most extraordinary untold... [more]

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Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War

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Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil...

Fred Kaplan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Political leaders & leadership

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[Kaplan] tells this story with precision and eloquence. Seattle TimesAn eye-opening biography from a trusted source on the... [more]

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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music...

Ann Powers

Music; Music reviews & criticism; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Popular culture

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In this ... history of popular music in the United States, NPR's ... music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental... [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; Advocate - History

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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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Big Ideas: The Little Book of History

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Big Ideas: The Little Book of History

DK

History; General & world history

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Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas... [more]

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Interview in Weehawken: The Burr-Hamilton Duel as Told in the Original Documents

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Interview in Weehawken: The Burr-Hamilton Duel as Told in the Original Documents...

Willard M. Wallace

History; History of the Americas

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Engaging overview with first-person accounts of America's most infamous duel [more]

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

Admiral James Stavridis

History; History of the Americas; Military history; International relations; Naval forces & warfare; Military engineering

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From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent... [more]

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A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75

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A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75

Paul-Alain Beaulieu

History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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During most of its history, Babylon was the capital of a kingdom that corresponded roughly to the southern and central parts... [more]

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief...

Holly Tucker

History; Advocate - History

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Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world , the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder. [more]

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The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple

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The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's...

Corey Mead

True crime; History; Aircraft: general interest; Advocate - History

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A gripping, untold saga of love, betrayal and scandal at the height of the Roaring Twenties. [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Political structure & processes; Advocate - History

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It focuses on the global dimension of the Nazi phenomenon, as a part of a widespread reaction against a world order of triumphant,... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 2: The Turning Point

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 2: The Turning Point

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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Clementine Ford wonders whether the #metoo movement represents a turning point for women, Anna Spargo-Ryan thinks not- 'In... [more]

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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Aunty Fay Muir, Sue Lawson

History; Children's & Educational; Advocate - History

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Nganga (ng gar na): To see and understand.<br /><br />Aunty, Uncle, sorry... [more]

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

Tariq Ali

Biography: historical, political & military; Russian Revolution; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism; Advocate - Politics

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The secret life of the man who reshaped Russia [more]

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Polish Legions 1914-19

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Polish Legions 1914-19

Nigel Thomas

History; European history; First World War; Military life & institutions

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Due to its partitions and dissolution in the late eighteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers enlisted in... [more]

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