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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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Soldiers of Salamis

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Soldiers of Salamis

Javier Cercas

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Spanish Civil War

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The International Bestseller of the Spanish Civil War - Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [more]

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

Chris Skidmore

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

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A study in power - a fresh biography of Richard III by 'one of our brightest young historians' (David Starkey) [more]

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

John Julius Norwich

History; European history; Advocate - History

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A witty history of 2000 years of French history and the last book from legendary popular historian John Julius Norwich [more]

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The Passage of the Damned: What happened to the men and women of the Lady Shore mutiny

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The Passage of the Damned: What happened to the men and women of the Lady...

Elsbeth Hardie

History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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In an extraordinary move, in 1797, the British government pressed a small group of French and German prisoners of war into... [more]

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Greek and Roman Religions

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Greek and Roman Religions

Rebecca I. Denova

History; Archaeology; History of religion; Ancient religions & mythologies

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Offers an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek and Roman religions A volume in the... [more]

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Hell Of A Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War

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Hell Of A Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War

Philip Owen Ayton, Ross McMullin

History; Warfare & defence; Advocate - History

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One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing; Advocate - Biography

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

Barbara Graziosi

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians,... [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

Dinesh Mohan, Harsh Mander, Navsharan Singh, Pamela Philipose, Tapan Bose

History; Armed conflict

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What is happening inside the world's most militarised zone?<br /><br />This... [more]

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Grave Tales: True Crime

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Grave Tales: True Crime

Helen Goltz and Chris Adams

True crime; History

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Terrible crimes that took away our innocence, crimes destined never to be solved, that live on in our history... crimes that... [more]

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The True History of Chocolate

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The True History of Chocolate

Sophie D. Coe, Michael D. Coe

History; History: specific events & topics; Advocate - History

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Chocolate the food of the Gods has had a long and eventful history. This book includes data on the first cultivation of the... [more]

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Women & Power: A Manifesto

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Women & Power: A Manifesto

Mary Beard

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Advocate - Economics & Business

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A modern feminist classic. --The Guardian From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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Short History Of The Victorian Era: A Pocket Essential

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Short History Of The Victorian Era: A Pocket Essential

Gordon Kerr

History

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It began with the horse-drawn carriage and ended with the aeroplane...<br... [more]

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global...

Alfred W. McCoy

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geopolitics

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The essential guide to how American foreign policy shaped the world and where it's left us [more]

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Imperium

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Imperium

Ryszard Kapuscinski

History; Travel writing

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'The most passionate, engaging and historically profound account of the Soviet empire that I have read' Michael Ignatieff... [more]

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Renaissance People: Lives that Shaped the Modern Age

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Renaissance People: Lives that Shaped the Modern Age

Robert C. Davis, Beth Lindsmith

History; General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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An engaging and witty compendium of ninety-four notable men and women who shaped and experienced one of the most creative... [more]

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Scotland: A Concise History

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Scotland: A Concise History

Fitzroy Maclean

History; British & Irish history

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An updated edition of this classic and much-loved history, bringing Scotland's story right up to date with the momentous events... [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal...

Edward Wilson-Lee

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism

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The fascinating history of Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son Hernando, guardian of his father's flame, courtier, bibliophile... [more]

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the  Titanic  and the End of the Edwardian Era

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the Titanic and...

Gareth Russell

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history; Advocate - History

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When the ship of dreams sank, so did the Edwardian era. In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth... [more]

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The Tailor and the Shipwright

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The Tailor and the Shipwright

Robert Westphal

Fiction & Literature; History; Advocate - History

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Our Mob Served: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories of War and Defending Australia

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Our Mob Served: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories of War and...

Allison Cadzow, Mary Anne Jebb

History; Indigenous peoples

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Our Mob Served presents a moving and little-known history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander war time and defence service,... [more]

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