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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

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<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

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Syria: Descent into the Abyss

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Syria: Descent into the Abyss

Robert Fisk, Patrick Cockburn, Kim Sengupta

History; Middle Eastern history; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history; Terrorism, armed struggle

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This remarkable anthology chronicles more than three years of spiralling violence and despair in Syria: atrocity heaped upon... [more]

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

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A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture

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Cultural Chameleons and Tall Poppies: How We Really Live & Work with Culture...

Tom Frengos

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Psychology; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development

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What if your experience with cultures actually helped you evolve as a human being? What if there was no such thing as any... [more]

$32.00  $10.00

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

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An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

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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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Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet, 1940-1945

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Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet, 1940-1945

Jonathan Schneer

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Central government

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An enthralling portrait of a coalition government coming together in the face of the greatest possible crisis [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

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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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Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

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Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

Hugh Bicheno

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; War & defence operations

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Second volume of a rip-roaring, two-part history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated as a medieval 'game... [more]

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The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

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The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Lady Mary Douglas,... [more]

$54.95  $15.00

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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

Hardback

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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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

Sam Willis

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American War of Independence; Naval forces & warfare

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In unprecedented and gripping detail, one of Britain's foremost naval historians explores a crucial period in the making of... [more]

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

Robert Drewe

History; Popular culture

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<p>From an Indigenous food source to a hedonistic playground, the beach has long been a national obsession. Robert Drewe‚??s... [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

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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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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: 1923-1968: The Idealist

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Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist

Niall Ferguson (University of Oxford)

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Hardback

No American statesman has been as revered or as reviled as Henry Kissinger. Once hailed as 'Super K,' the 'indispensable man'... [more]

$65.95  $18.00

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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]

$46.95  $12.00

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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

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From the Sunday Times bestselling historian, Matthew Parker, comes Willoughbyland, the untold story of England's lost South... [more]

$37.99  $15.00

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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

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

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

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A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Latin: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Latin)

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Latin: Harrius Potter et Philosophi...

J. K. Rowling

History; General fiction (Children's&YA)

Hardback

'Dominus et Domina Dursley, qui vivebant in aedibus Gestationis Ligustrorum numero quattor signatis ...' The first words of... [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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