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Stalingrad

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Stalingrad

David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House

History; European history; Second World War

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This is the long awaited one-volume campaign history from the leading experts of the decisive clash of Nazi and Soviet forces... [more]

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Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

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Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day

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An ambitious and fascinating account of a nation's history [more]

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Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

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Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

Crothers Wayne

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry Butler, AFC

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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry...

Les Parsons, Samantha Battams

Biography: business & industry; History; Aerospace & air transport industries

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Captain Harry Butler, AFC, was a national hero in the early 1920s. Hailed as a top aviator, his legacy continues to this day,... [more]

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

Daniel Siemens

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

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The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity... [more]

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Food: The History of Taste

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Food: The History of Taste

Paul Freedman

History; Cookery, food & drink

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Explores the early repertoire of sweet tastes, and the distinctive contributions made by classical antiquity and China. This... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider (Fordham Law School)

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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The Masque of Africa

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The Masque of Africa

V. S. Naipaul

History; Religion: general; Travel writing

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An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane meditation on belief from the late Nobel Laureate, Sir V.... [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are...

Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff

History; Social, group or collective psychology; Moral & social purpose of education; Universities

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First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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A Short History of Seafaring

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A Short History of Seafaring

Brian Lavery

History; Maritime history

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Title page attributes Steve Parker but cover and verso/colophon indicate author as Brian Lavery. [more]

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A Short History of Trains

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A Short History of Trains

Christian Wolmar

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest

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A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.<br... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

Paperback

House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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A Short History of Medicine

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A Short History of Medicine

Steve Parker

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine

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Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius,... [more]

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Paperback

It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer,... [more]

$22.99

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

Paperback

On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

Originally published in 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House in the United Kingdom --Title page verso. [more]

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The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories

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The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories

Ilan Pappe

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Paperback

A powerful, groundbreaking history of the Occupied Territories from one of Israel's most influential historians [more]

$29.99

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