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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden...

Simon Schama, CBE

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic... [more]

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Patriots and Liberators

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Patriots and Liberators

Simon Schama, CBE

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

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A reissue of Simon Schama's landmark study of the Netherlands from 1780-1813, this is a tale of a once-powerful nation's desparate... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia 1848-1866

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia...

Maxwell N. Waugh

History

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Most observers of the history of schooling tend to believe that public education was first introduced to Australia under the... [more]

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Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia

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Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia...

Andreas Harsono

History; Black & Asian studies

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Jakarta based Andreas Harsono is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, high-profile and courageous of reporters and... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

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In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]

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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

Biddy Wavehill, Topsy Ngarnjal, Felcity Meakins

History; Society & culture: general

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In Karu, Gurindji women describe their child-rearing practices. [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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Wordy

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Wordy

Simon Schama

Literary essays; General & world history; Society & Social Sciences

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A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by... [more]

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 - 1900

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 -...

Katie Hickman

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women

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An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India -... [more]

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

Antonia Fraser

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in Britain won back their rights after two... [more]

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Croatia: A History from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

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Croatia: A History from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

Marcus Tanner

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

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In this updated edition of his acclaimed history, Marcus Tanner takes us from the first Croat principalities of the Early... [more]

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The Snowy: A History

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The Snowy: A History

Siobhan McHugh

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Electrical power industries; Power networks, systems, stations & plants

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Tells the extraordinary story of the mostly migrant workforce who built one of the world's engineering marvels. This classic,... [more]

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful...

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational... [more]

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The Mueller Report

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The Mueller Report

The Washington Post

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political campaigning & advertising

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April 30, 2019 is the expected publication date for The Mueller Report trade paperback. The ebook will be published on April... [more]

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

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Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships,... [more]

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First Know Your Enemy: Comprehending Imperial German War Aims & Deciphering the Enigma of Kultur

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First Know Your Enemy: Comprehending Imperial German War Aims & Deciphering...

John A. Moses, Peter Overlack

History; First World War

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In the search for the deeper causes of the 'War to end all wars' the reading public has been presented with countless titles... [more]

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Resistance, Rebellion and Revolt: How Slavery Was Overthrown

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Resistance, Rebellion and Revolt: How Slavery Was Overthrown

James Walvin

History; African history; History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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'Long before the friends of African freedom began to agitate for black freedom, the enslaved themselves had created their... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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Tudor & Jacobean Portraits

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Tudor & Jacobean Portraits

Charlotte Bolland

Art & Architecture; History

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The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, is renowned for its portraits from the Tudor and Jacobean eras, many... [more]

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Labor's Forgotten People: The Triumph of Identity Politics

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Labor's Forgotten People: The Triumph of Identity Politics

Michael Thompson

History; Comparative politics

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The Labor Party may be doing well federally, but its future as a major force in Australian politics is under threat. [more]

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On Grand Strategy

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On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis

History; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy; Defence strategy, planning & research

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In Chapters extending from the ancient world to the Second World War, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice... [more]

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Politics of Forgetting: New Zealand, Greece and Britain at War

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Politics of Forgetting: New Zealand, Greece and Britain at War

Martyn Brown

History; International relations

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Greece was a poor country in turmoil and pain during the 1940s. A military dictatorship was followed by invasion and terrifying... [more]

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The Long '68: Radical Protest and Its Enemies

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The Long '68: Radical Protest and Its Enemies

Richard Vinen

History

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The 'long 68' saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary... [more]

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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Tim Bouverie

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Diplomacy

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'Appeasing Hitler is an astonishingly accomplished debut. And we enter the drawing rooms and dining clubs of fading imperial... [more]

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