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Superpowers, Rogue States and Terrorism: Countering the Security Threats to the West

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Superpowers, Rogue States and Terrorism: Countering the Security Threats...

Paul Moorcraft

Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Politics & government; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Islamist terrorism is probably the greatest threat to Western civilization, this book Offers a range of different and radical... [more]

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Principles of Archaeology

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Principles of Archaeology

T. Douglas Price, Kelly J. Knudson

History; Archaeology

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Offering an introduction to archaeological method and theory, this text focuses on three important themes including how archaeologists... [more]

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Okinawa: The History of an Island People

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Okinawa: The History of an Island People

George Kerr

History; Asian history

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The first full-length monograph on the history of the Ryukyu Islands in any Western language... a standard work. Pacific... [more]

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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

Clive Gamble, John Gowlett

Archaeology; Social interaction; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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A closer look at social history and the growth of the human brain [more]

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Siauw Giok Tjhan: Bicultural leader in emerging Indonesia

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Siauw Giok Tjhan: Bicultural leader in emerging Indonesia

Siauw Tion Djin

History; International relations

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Siauw Giok Tjhan (1914-1981) was one of the most influential Chinese Indonesian political leaders active in the early decades... [more]

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Bohemian London: From Pre-Raphaelites to Punk

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Bohemian London: From Pre-Raphaelites to Punk

Nick Rennison, Travis Elborough

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural history

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For over 150 years, the garrets, pubs and clubs of Soho have been, according to Jeffrey Bernard, 'a lifeboat of sorts for... [more]

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

Nigel Blundell, Maurice Crow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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A concise but fully illustrated profile of the twentieth century s most murderous tyrant. [more]

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Short History of South Africa

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Short History of South Africa

Gail Nattrass

History; African history

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Published ahead of crucial ANC leadership elections in December 2017, A Short History of South Africa is an entertaining and... [more]

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Terminus: The Pub That Sydney Forgot

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Terminus: The Pub That Sydney Forgot

Shirley Fitzgerald

History; Children's & Educational

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the...

Gareth Russell

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

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`A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII's fifth wife ... Gareth Russell's book is scholarly yet highly readable ... basing his... [more]

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The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

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The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political...

William J. Mann

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A biography of the Roosevelt family draws on familial secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to... [more]

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Lost Countries: Exotic Tales from an Old Stamp Album

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Lost Countries: Exotic Tales from an Old Stamp Album

Stuart Laycock, Chris West

History; General & world history; Historical geography; Colonialism & imperialism

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Lost Countries explores the history of those countries that at one point in time existed, and even issued their own stamps,... [more]

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Periclean Athens

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Periclean Athens

P. J. Rhodes

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history

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In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the... [more]

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Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire in India

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Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire...

Margaret Macmillan

History; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Gender studies: women; Advocate - History

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An account of Britain's involvement in India over three and a half centuries, which focuses upon the period between 1850 and... [more]

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

History; Political structure & processes; Advocate - History

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In This Time, Benjamin T. Jones charts a path to an independent future. He reveals the fascinating early history of the Australian... [more]

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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

Kurt Andersen

History; History of the Americas

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That do-your-own-thing freedom - run amok since the individualism and relativism of the 1960s and later the unprecedented... [more]

$35.00

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

True stories; History; Social & cultural history; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - History

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Everyone who has ever flown will enjoy The Flying Kangaroo. These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience,... [more]

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The Interesting Narrative

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The Interesting Narrative

Olaudah Equiano

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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The Interesting Narrative is a first-hand account of the horrors of slavery, published on the eve of the British abolition... [more]

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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Laurence Bergreen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The remarkable story of Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), an impoverished abandoned boy who became the notorious libertine, famous... [more]

$37.95

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Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

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Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

P. Hunt

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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An exciting study of ancient slavery in Greece and Rome This book provides an introduction to pivotal issues in the study... [more]

$55.95

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Egypt

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Egypt

Robert Springborg

History; International relations

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Egypt is one of the few great empires of antiquity that exists today as a nation state. [more]

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A History of Chinese Political Thought

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A History of Chinese Political Thought

Youngmin Kim

History; Political science & theory

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China's rapid rise as a regional and global power is one of the most important political developments of the twenty-first... [more]

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Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine

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Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine

Alex De Waal

History; Famine

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The world almost conquered famine. Until the 1980s, this scourge killed ten million people every decade, but by early 2000s... [more]

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Nostradamus: A Healer of Souls in the Renaissance

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Nostradamus: A Healer of Souls in the Renaissance

Denis Crouzet

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Occult studies; History of science

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One of the most enigmatic figures in history, Nostradamus - apothecary, astrologer and soothsayer - is a continual source... [more]

$42.95

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

Stephen O'Shea

History; European history; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

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A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from a graceful and passionate writer (The Washington... [more]

$23.95

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