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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]

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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]

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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]

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Kissinger's Shadow: The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman

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Kissinger's Shadow: The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman...

Greg Grandin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Central government; International relations

Hardback

A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the... [more]

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The King is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII

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The King is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII

Suzannah Lipscomb

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A beautifully produced account of the creation, impact and legacy of one of the most important documents of the Tudor period... [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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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

Tim Whitmarsh

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy

Hardback

How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment,... [more]

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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]

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Beda: A Journey to the Seven Kingdoms at the Time of Bede

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Beda: A Journey to the Seven Kingdoms at the Time of Bede

Henrietta Leyser

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

Hardback

Written by the Oxford historian Henrietta Leyser, Bede's England is a gazetteer to the remaining Anglo-Saxon ruins in England,... [more]

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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]

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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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Scottish History without the Boring Bits: A Chronicle of the Curious, the Eccentric, the Atrocious and the Unlikely

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Scottish History without the Boring Bits: A Chronicle of the Curious, the...

Ian Crofton

History; British & Irish history

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An imaginative, amusing and informative take on Scottish history by the bestselling author of The History of Britain without... [more]

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention...

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [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

Hardback

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

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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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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

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

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

June Slee

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism

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John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island, tells a story of thwarted love that led him to a life of crime:... [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]

$127.95  $40.00

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A Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

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A Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

Craig Wilcox

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Boer Wars

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In 1899, on the eve of the Boer War, Captain Charles Cox from Parramatta took 100 Australian cavalrymen to train with the... [more]

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Australians at Home: World War I

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Australians at Home: World War I

Michael McKernan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history

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The best-selling Australians at Home were the first books to study the Australian home front, during World War I and II, in... [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]

$137.95  $40.00

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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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