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Being Elizabethan: Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors

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Being Elizabethan: Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors

Norman Jones

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

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Captures the worldviews, concerns, joys, and experiences of people living through the cultural changes in the second half... [more]

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

Benjamin Law

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Society & culture: general; Advocate - History

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'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'The mantle of queer migrant compelled... [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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The First Wave: Exploring early coastal contact history in Australia

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The First Wave: Exploring early coastal contact history in Australia

Gillian Dooley, Danielle Clode

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The European maritime explorers who first visited the bays and beaches of Australia brought with them diverse assumptions... [more]

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

Raffaele D'Amato (Author)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history

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The first in a series of books that studies the actual units stationed in each Roman province, perfect for anyone interested... [more]

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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Preston (Professor of American History, Professor of American History, University of Cambridge)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; International relations

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A sharp, concise examination of America's relationship with the world from the founding to the present. [more]

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

Ben Stubbs

Memoirs; History; Travel writing; Advocate - History

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Outsiders think of South Australia as being different, without really knowing much about it. Combining his own travel across... [more]

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On the End of the World

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On the End of the World

Joseph Roth

Literary essays; History

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The latest instalment in Hesperus' On series is moving collection of journalism from Joseph Roth exploring the horrors of... [more]

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The Library, Books 16-20: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Successors

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The Library, Books 16-20: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Successors...

Diodorus Siculus

Historiography; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography

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Diodorus of Sicily's The Library, Books 16-20, constitute a unique and vital resource for the careers of Philip II of Macedon... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons; Advocate - History

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

David Stevenson (Professor of International History, London School of Economics & Political Science)

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; First World War

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The first global history of 1917-a year of calamitous events, and of pivotal importance in the development of the First World... [more]

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Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

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Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's...

Tim Marshall

History; European history; Military history; Advocate - History

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A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopolitics [more]

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Major Thomas

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Major Thomas

Greg Growden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Advocate - History

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

Jane R. Goodall

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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With insight, passion and an eye on history, Jane Goodall argues that as the ravages of neo-liberalism tear ever more deeply... [more]

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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

Stephen Clarke

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; French Revolution

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An entertaining and eye-opening look at the French Revolution, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French... [more]

$22.99

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

Robin Gerster

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Peacekeeping operations

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In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force moved into western Japan to 'demilitarise and... [more]

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Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

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Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

Thomas Penn

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

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Tells the story of Henry VII's time as King, and the fraught and unstable birth of Tudor England. Rich with incident and drama,... [more]

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

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

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With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first eyewitness... [more]

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The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

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The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67:...

Joseph Heller

History; The Cold War; Jewish studies; International relations

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This book presents a comprehensive history of the modern Middle East and Arab-Israeli conflict through the Cold War, focusing... [more]

$53.99

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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection

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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection...

Agnete W. Lassen, Eckart Frahm, Klaus Wagensonner

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology

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A stunning guide to the treasures housed within the Yale Babylonian Collection, presenting new perspectives on the society... [more]

$53.99

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

Mark Galeotti

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych.... [more]

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Border: Journeys Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, the World's Most Consequential Divide

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Border: Journeys Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, the World's Most Consequential...

David Danelo, Andrew Selee

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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David Danelo has traveled the U.S.-Mexico border and his investigative report about a complex issue examines the border in... [more]

$39.99

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the...

Philip Gorski

History; History of the Americas; History of religion

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The long battle between exclusionary and inclusive versions of the American story Was America founded as a Christian nation... [more]

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Leigh Neville

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping... [more]

$24.99

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