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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

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Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

Sarah Churchwell

History; History: specific events & topics; History of ideas; Politics & government

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SELECTED AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, I-PAPER AND THE BIG ISSUE 'Enormously entertaining' SUNDAY... [more]

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The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

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The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

Dunya Mikhail

Reportage & collected journalism; History

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In The Beekeeper of Sinjar, the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across... [more]

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

Callie Shell

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency... [more]

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

Gertrude Bell

Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was... [more]

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

Alana Piper, Ana Stevenson

History; Gender studies: women

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In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]

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Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western Australia

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Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western...

Vivienne Hansen, John Horsfall

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Before the colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal Australians lived on a wonderful larder of fresh fruit, vegetables and lean... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander...

Tilar J. Mazzeo

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Irena's Children comes a vivid, compelling, and unputdownable new biography... [more]

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD 138)

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD...

Prof. Dr. Angelos Chaniotis

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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The ancient world that Alexander the Great transformed in his lifetime was transformed once more by his death. The imperial... [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

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The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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The Greatest Stories Never Told: Snipers

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The Greatest Stories Never Told: Snipers

Laurence J. Yadon

History; Military history

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In The Greatest Stories Never Told: Snipers, attorney and author Larry Yadon has written some of the greatest tales about... [more]

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INCA: Textiles and Ornaments of the Andes

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INCA: Textiles and Ornaments of the Andes

Lena Bjerregaard, Sophie Desrosiers, Beatriz Devia, Penelope Dransart, Elise Dufour

Fashion & textiles: design; History

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A beautifully illustrated reference book that explores the textiles of the Andes, their patterns, fibres, feathers and techniques... [more]

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's Finest Horses

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's...

Mark Felton

History; Second World War

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GIs and Germans join forces in a thrilling true adventure story from the last days of the Second World War. [more]

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Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age

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Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age...

Stephen R. Platt

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History: specific events & topics

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The definitive history of the Opium War between Britain and China in the nineteenth century, shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie... [more]

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The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece

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The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece

Jennifer Roberts

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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A major new history of the violent, protracted conflict between ancient Athens and Sparta. [more]

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If This Is A Man/The Truce: Hachette Essentials

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If This Is A Man/The Truce: Hachette Essentials

Primo Levi

Biography; Memoirs; European history; The Holocaust

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The Hachette Essential's edition of Primo Levi's classic memoir. [more]

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from...

Jack Champ, Colin Burgess

History; Second World War

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A new and expanded edition of this book by Champ, an Australian who took part in two mass escapes from the German prisoner... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [more]

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum; Asylum law

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Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

R. M. W. Dixon

linguistics; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History; Indigenous peoples

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'A must read for all who would like to understand the languages and culture of Indigenous Australians.' Dr Ernie Grant, Elder... [more]

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley and William Goffe

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley...

Matthew Jenkinson

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; English Civil War; American War of Independence

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After the Restoration the men who signed Charles I's death warrant fled to New England, becoming folk heroes for America's... [more]

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Warfare & defence

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The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017...

Simon Reid-Henry

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structures: democracy

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The first panoramic history of the Western world from the 1970s to the present day: Empire of Democracy is the story for those... [more]

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Mad Dogs and Thunderbolts: The Colourful and Captivating Histories of Australia's Other Bushrangers

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Mad Dogs and Thunderbolts: The Colourful and Captivating Histories of Australia's...

Ben Pobjie

History; Humour

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Ned Kelly's tin helmet looms large over Australia's bushranging past, but what about all the unsung outlaws of the Australian... [more]

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young...

Robert Macklin

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far... [more]

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