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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

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Rise of the Right: The war on Australia's liberal values

Greg Barns

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Advocate - Today's World

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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these... [more]

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A Brief History of Khubilai Khan: Lord of Xanadu, Founder of the Yuan Dynasty, Emperor of China

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A Brief History of Khubilai Khan: Lord of Xanadu, Founder of the Yuan Dynasty,...

Jonathan Clements

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

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Founder of China's Yuan dynasty, legendary resident of Xanadu and rebuilder of medieval Beijing [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda - Milne Bay - the Beachhead Battles

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda...

Jan Mcleod

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The Australian Army was woefully unprepared to fight a medical war in Papua and the soldiers paid the price. [more]

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'...

Jeremy Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Computer security; Computer fraud & hacking; Advocate - Today's World

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Hackers know everything about us. We know almost nothing about them. Until now. [more]

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China's Dream: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of its Power

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China's Dream: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of...

Kerry Brown

History; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership

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China's Dream is the first book to explore the Communist Party as a cultural, rather than a political, entity. Kerry Brown... [more]

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Griffith Review #63: Writing the Country

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Griffith Review #63: Writing the Country

Ashley Hay, Julianne Schultz

Literary essays; History; Advocate - Today's World

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Griffith Review 63: Writing the Country is a timely exploration of Australia's changing natural and built environments [more]

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of...

Chris Christie

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, Chris Christie stunned the political world by becoming the first major official... [more]

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Let My People Go: The Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959 89

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Let My People Go: The Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959...

Sam Lipski, Suzanne D. Rutland

History; Social & cultural history

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This story chronicles a largely unknown but important aspect of 20th century Australian political history during the Cold... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

Fiona Rule

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history; Harbours & ports

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A new, paperback edition of the first book to tell the remarkable story of London's Docklands [more]

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Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

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Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

Darren Baker

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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Simon de Montfort's combination of charisma, determination, and fearlessness made him one of the greatest men of his age.... [more]

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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

Amy Licence

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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THE biography of the most alluring, important and enigmatic of Henry VIII's six wives - Anne Boleyn. [more]

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Henry III: The Son of Magna Carta

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Henry III: The Son of Magna Carta

Matthew Lewis

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

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The tumultuous reign of Henry III, England's forgotten king. Henry was handed a monarchy in peril, a crown that was cracked... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

Richard Bartlett Gregg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Richard Bartlett Gregg's The Power of Nonviolence (1959) is an influential defence of nonviolence as a viable alternative... [more]

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The Rise of the Seleukid Empire (323-223 BC): Seleukos I to Seleukos III

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The Rise of the Seleukid Empire (323-223 BC): Seleukos I to Seleukos III...

John D. Grainger

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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First volume in John Grainger's trilogy tracing the fortunes of one of the greatest superpowers of the ancient world. [more]

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

Matthew Lewis

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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A timely reexamination of the fate of the Princes in the Tower, crucially asking: `what if there was no murder?' [more]

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The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us?

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The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us?...

Gregory S. Aldrete, Alicia Aldrete

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A vivid exploration of the many ways the classical world remains relevant today, this is a passionate justification of why... [more]

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

Gareth Williams

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Military tactics; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Between the late 8th and late 11th century Viking warriors had a massive impact not just in northern Europe, but across a... [more]

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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

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Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World

Jerry Brotton

History; General & world history; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections

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Trading Territories tells the compelling story of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world from the fifteenth... [more]

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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe

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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe

Chris Fowler (Head of Archaeology & Senior Lecturer in Prehistoric Archaeology, Newcastle University), Jan Harding (Senior Lecturer in Prehistoric Archaeology, Newcastle University), Daniela Hofmann (Junior Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Hamburg University)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology; Prehistoric archaeology; Landscape archaeology

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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe provides the first comprehensive, geographically extensive, thematic overview of the... [more]

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David Neiwert

History; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Fascinating story of the remarkable resurgence of extremists in the United States by acclaimed investigative reporter [more]

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When Montezuma Met Cortes: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

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When Montezuma Met Cortes: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History...

Matthew Restall

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Colonialism & imperialism

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A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Cortes that completely overturns what we know about... [more]

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Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake

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Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake

Joy Damousi, Judith Smart

Biography; History

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One of Australia's leading scholars and a highly distinguished professor of history, Marilyn Lake forged a career that spanned... [more]

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Tales From Boomtown: Western Australian Premiers from Brand to McGowan

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Tales From Boomtown: Western Australian Premiers from Brand to McGowan

Peter Kennedy

History; Political leaders & leadership

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Revised and Updated, with analysis by the ABC's Antony Green.<br /><br />Veteran... [more]

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