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Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

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Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

Guy de la Bedoyere

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history

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A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make-or destroy-the... [more]

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Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

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Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

Stephen D. King

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Business & Economics; International economics; Economic history

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A controversial look at the end of globalisation and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order [more]

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Drawing the Samurai Sword: The Japanese Art of Swordsmanship; Master the Ancient Art of Iaido

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Drawing the Samurai Sword: The Japanese Art of Swordsmanship; Master the...

Darrell Max Craig

History; Oriental martial arts

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This unique guide unlocks all the mysteries of the ancient tradition of Iaijutsu explaining the history and significance of... [more]

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Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

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Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Peter Turchin

History; Historiography; Probability & statistics; Mathematical modelling

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Taking up the problem of territorial dynamics - why some polities at certain times expand and at other times contract - this... [more]

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West Winging It

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West Winging It

Pat Cunnane

Biography: general; History

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The West Wing meets The Office in this fresh and funny exclusive look into President Barack Obama's years in the White House,... [more]

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Scars Of Independence: America's Violent Birth

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Scars Of Independence: America's Violent Birth

Holger Hoock

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble... [more]

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Dante: The Story of His Life

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Dante: The Story of His Life

Marco Santagata

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; Medieval history

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Marco Santagata illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan.... [more]

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Peat Island: Dreaming and Desecration

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Peat Island: Dreaming and Desecration

Adrian Mitchell

History

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For just over 100 years an institution for the mentally ill has stood on little Peat Island, in the lower Hawkesbury.<br /><br... [more]

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A Companion to Greek Art

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A Companion to Greek Art

Tyler Jo Smith, Dimitris Plantzos

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Archaeology by period & region

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This well-illustrated Companion offers a comprehensive, authoritative account of the development of Greek art through the... [more]

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Terrorism, armed struggle

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His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. She... [more]

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Hell's Traces: One Murder, Two Families, Thirty-Five Holocaust Memorials

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Hell's Traces: One Murder, Two Families, Thirty-Five Holocaust Memorials...

Victor Ripp

History; Social & cultural history; The Holocaust; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

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An unsentimental meditation on memory and loss that recounts the author's search for a Holocaust memorial that speaks to the... [more]

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Timothy Snyder

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship; Advocate - Politics

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'A brilliant and disturbing analysis, which should be read by anyone wishing to understand the political crisis currently... [more]

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The Completely True History of Australia: The Chaser Quarterly: Issue 12

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The Completely True History of Australia: The Chaser Quarterly: Issue 12...

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Australasian & Pacific history; Humour; Advocate - Today's World

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On 26 January 1788 a bunch of old white men arrived in Australia and started ruining it for everyone. 240 years later, Australia... [more]

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Griffith Review 60: First Things First

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Griffith Review 60: First Things First

Julianne Schultz

Literary essays; History; Advocate - Today's World

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Inspired by the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and featuring outstanding Indigenous writers, First Things First is an urgent,... [more]

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One Last Spin: The Power and Peril of the Pokies

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One Last Spin: The Power and Peril of the Pokies

Drew Rooke

History; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Advocate - Today's World

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Almost 200,000 poker machines sing and flash in pubs, clubs, and casinos in every corner of the country. They're highly complex... [more]

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Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

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Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes

History; Political science & theory

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Through deep access to insiders from the top to the bottom of the campaign, political writers Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes... [more]

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

Tom Young

Development studies; History; African history; Politics & government

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It is time to change how we think about Africa [more]

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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From the bestselling author comes a beguiling comic memoir about a young woman who discovers her father is a spy (and was... [more]

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The Perpetual Refugee: Images of a Holocaust Child

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The Perpetual Refugee: Images of a Holocaust Child

Paul Kraus

Biography; The Holocaust

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Paul Kraus is a survivor and survival is a theme which runs throughout his searing memoir, as it ran through his own life.... [more]

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Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

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Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

Thomas Hope

History; Fashion & society

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Carefully copied from ancient vases and statuary, these early-19th-century classic line renderings combine unusual clarity... [more]

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

History; International relations

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In this revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (R) Jeffery N. Wasserstrom... [more]

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came...

Elizabeth Drayson

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Interfaith relations; Advocate - History

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The first full account in any language of the last Muslim king of Spain. An action-packed story of betrayal, courage, intrigue,... [more]

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James I: Scotland's King of England

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James I: Scotland's King of England

John Matusiak

Biography: royalty; History

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Paperback edition of a compelling popular biography of England's first Stuart ruler [more]

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1983: The World at the Brink

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1983: The World at the Brink

Taylor Downing

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; International relations

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A tense, thrilling account of how, in 1983, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly caused global Armageddon.... [more]

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The Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide: An Insider Looks at the Japanese Martial Arts and Surviving in the Land of Bushido and Zen

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The Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide: An Insider Looks at the Japanese Martial...

A. Bennett

History; Sports & outdoor recreation; Combat sports & self-defence; Travel & holiday guides

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Part Samurai history, part martial arts guide, this is THE book for anyone interested in Japan's fabled Samurai culture. [more]

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