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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

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

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed... [more]

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

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A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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Empress of the East: How a Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

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Empress of the East: How a Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire...

Leslie Peirce

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The extraordinary story of a slave-girl who rose from concubine to become the Ottoman Empire's only queen. [more]

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Lying for the Admiralty

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Lying for the Admiralty

Margaret Cameron-Ash

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Never have Cook&rsquo;s journals and charts been subjected to such unbiased, forensic examination. The doubts, puzzles and... [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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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [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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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World

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You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired...

Clare Wright

History

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Clare Wright, Stella Prize-winner with The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, tells the story of Australia’s suffrage campaigners.... [more]

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

History; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel maps & atlases

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The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography. [more]

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Hitler'S American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States

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Hitler'S American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States...

Bradley W. Hart

History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Public opinion & polls

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Hitler's American Friends details the US antagonists who sought to protect and promote Hitler during WWII. [more]

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In the Footsteps of King David: Revelations from an Ancient Biblical City

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In the Footsteps of King David: Revelations from an Ancient Biblical City...

Yosef Garfinkel, Saar Ganor, Michael G. Hasel

History; Biblical archaeology

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The remarkable excavation of a previously unidentified city in Israel from the time of King David, shedding new light on the... [more]

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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

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A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques... [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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Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

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Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bedoyere

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [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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Fear: Trump in the White House

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Fear: Trump in the White House

Bob Woodward

History; Politics & government

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The definitive insight into President Trump's White House from Bob Woodward. [more]

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

Bruce Pascoe

History; The natural world, country life & pets

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Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers [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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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

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

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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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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [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

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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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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [more]

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