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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: An Englishwoman's Life During the Civil War

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: An Englishwoman's Life During the Civil War...

Lucy Moore

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; English Civil War

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Peppered with advice, remedies and recipes, and framed by the English Civil... [more]

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The Wallabies at War

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The Wallabies at War

Greg Growden

Biography: sport; History

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Aussie heroes who have proved themselves on the battlefield as well as on the sporting field.<br />Members of the Wallabies,... [more]

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Londinium: A Biography: Roman London from its Origins to the Fifth Century

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Londinium: A Biography: Roman London from its Origins to the Fifth Century...

Richard Hingley

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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This major new work on Roman London brings together the many new discoveries of the last generation and provides a detailed... [more]

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The King's City: London under Charles II

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The King's City: London under Charles II

Don Jordan

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

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A fast-paced and thrilling history of London at the time of King Charles II, from the acclaimed co-author of The King's Revenge... [more]

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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

Tom Phillips

History; General & world history; Social impact of disasters; Parodies & spoofs

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HUMANS: An exhilarating journey through the most creative and catastrophic f*ck ups in human history, from our very first... [more]

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This Whispering in Our Hearts Revisited

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This Whispering in Our Hearts Revisited

Henry Reynolds

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism; Indigenous peoples

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Listening to the whispering in his own heart, Henry Reynolds was led into the lives of remarkable and largely forgotten white... [more]

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What Matters?: Talking Value in Australian Culture

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What Matters?: Talking Value in Australian Culture

Tully Barnett, Julian Meyrick, Robert Phiddian

History; Cultural studies

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Too often, cultural leaders and policy makers want to chase the perfect metric for activities whose real worth lies in our... [more]

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From Timor-Leste to Australia: Seven families, Three Generations Tell Their Stories

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From Timor-Leste to Australia: Seven families, Three Generations Tell Their...

Janet Trezise

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history

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A collection of poignant stories and poems of seven East Timorese families living in Melbourne whose experiences belong to... [more]

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The Dictator's Dilemma: The Chinese Communist Party's Strategy for Survival

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The Dictator's Dilemma: The Chinese Communist Party's Strategy for Survival...

Bruce J. Dickson (Professor of Political Science, George Washington University)

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory

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In The Dictator's Dilemma, eminent China scholar Bruce Dickson explains in highly accessible prose why the Communist Party... [more]

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

James Morton, Susanna Lobez

Biography; True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Australasian & Pacific history; Street & gun crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Since the arrival of the First Fleet, thousands of prisoners have escaped from prison, police stations, courts, prison vans... [more]

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Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

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Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Music; Western "classical" music; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Reverence for J. S. Bach's music and its towering presence in our cultural memory have long affected how people hear his works.... [more]

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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

John Zubrzycki

Conjuring & magic; History; Asian history; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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A vibrant narrative of India's magical traditions and their journey across the world [more]

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Witchcraft: The Basics

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Witchcraft: The Basics

Marion Gibson

Literature: history & criticism; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Witchcraft

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Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

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A family memoir, encompassing some of the most fascinating aspects of twentieth century European history, from the acclaimed... [more]

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Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific

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Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific

George K. Behlmer

History; British & Irish history; Australasian & Pacific history

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Why did the so-called Cannibal Isles of the Western Pacific fascinate Europeans for so long? Spanning three centuries-from... [more]

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My Life, Our Times

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My Life, Our Times

Gordon Brown

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Political structures: democracy; Economic history

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Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how... [more]

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Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

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Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in...

Chris Wickham

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government--the... [more]

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Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Painters

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Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Painters

National Museum of Australia

Art of indigenous peoples; History

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This new edition of Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists is the companion to the National Museum of Australia's travelling... [more]

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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported

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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the...

E. J. Dionne Jr., E. J. Dionne, Jr, E. J. Dionne Jr, Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann

History; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political structure & processes; Constitution: government & the state; Central government

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The instant New York Times bestseller from Washington's premier political scholar-journalists on the threat posed by the Trump... [more]

$26.99

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Fishing for the Past: Casting nets and lines into  Australia's early colonial history

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Fishing for the Past: Casting nets and lines into Australia's early colonial...

Julian Pepperell

History; Fishing, angling

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After long voyages, hungry crews needed to be fed. On board every ship were the keen fishermen, , catching fish to eat,... [more]

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

James Crabtree

History; Social & cultural history; Political economy

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A timely account of the emerging superpower that is India and the rise and rise of the Bollygarchs [more]

$32.99

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The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

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The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

Douglas Murray

European history; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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The Sunday Times number one bestseller The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture... [more]

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support... [more]

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The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World

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The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World

Walter Rodney

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Russian Revolution

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The renowned Pan-Africanist and socialist analyses the Russian Revolution [more]

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The Other

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The Other

Ryszard Kapuscinski

History; Travel writing

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The master of literary reportage reflects on the West's encounters with the non-European. [more]

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