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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen (Director, Australian National Dictionary Centre)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

Paperback

This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [more]

$32.95  $12.00

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [more]

$56.95  $30.00

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

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Crime, Punishment and Redemption: A Convict's Story

June Slee

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island, tells a story of thwarted love that led him to a life of crime:... [more]

$44.99  $15.00

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

$127.95  $40.00

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A Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

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A Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

Craig Wilcox

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Boer Wars

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In 1899, on the eve of the Boer War, Captain Charles Cox from Parramatta took 100 Australian cavalrymen to train with the... [more]

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Australians at Home: World War I

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Australians at Home: World War I

Michael McKernan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The best-selling Australians at Home were the first books to study the Australian home front, during World War I and II, in... [more]

$34.95  $15.00

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

Finex Ndhlovu

Sociolinguistics; History; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new... [more]

$137.95  $40.00

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Abraham Lincoln: Quotable Wisdom: Quotable Wisdom

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Abraham Lincoln: Quotable Wisdom: Quotable Wisdom

Carol Kelly-Gangi

Reference; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

From his early years on the Kentucky frontier to the heartrending Gettysburg address, this unique collection captures the... [more]

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Australian History Live: Eyewitness Accounts From the Past

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Australian History Live: Eyewitness Accounts From the Past

Ian Warden

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

<p>This book is a collection of virtual time-travellings back to Australia‚??s past. Australian&nbsp;<span style="line-height:... [more]

$39.99  $15.00

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

Negin Nabavi

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran... [more]

$71.95  $18.00

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing...

D. Sutton

History: specific events & topics; Advertising

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty is the forgotten history of a group of women copywriters whose successful ad campaigns went international... [more]

$51.95  $15.00

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Herculaneum: A Sourcebook

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Herculaneum: A Sourcebook

Brian Brennan

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

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$39.00

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal Family

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal...

Reader's Digest

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The Reader's Digest Magazine has a long and close association with the Royal Family. This book, reproduced from the magazine... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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Bradshaw's Handbook

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Bradshaw's Handbook

George Bradshaw

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves... [more]

$25.95

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Shiping Hua, Sujian Guo

History; Marxism & Communism; Political structure & processes; International relations

Paperback

In this edited volume, leading scholars from US and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the 21st century,... [more]

$65.95  $18.00

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Tudors

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Tudors

Jane M. Bingham

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

A highly readable account of one of the great eras of history, a time that witnessed the Great Fire of London and the plague,... [more]

$29.99  $15.00

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Seventy Wonders of China

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Seventy Wonders of China

Jonathan Fenby

History; Asian history

Hardback

Covers China under topics stretching from the natural wonders of mountains and rivers to the Silk Road, from the arts and... [more]

$55.00  $25.00

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1968 the Year That Changed America

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1968 the Year That Changed America

Time Magazine

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Mixed media product

America is still feeling the aftershocks of that earth-shaking year, 1968. It was a time when history seemed to accelerate,... [more]

$60.00  $15.00

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

James Morwood

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; History

Paperback

Packed with extra features, this intermediate-level dictionary is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student.... [more]

$31.95

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Sword and the Grail: The Story of the Grail, the Templars and the Discovery of America

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Sword and the Grail: The Story of the Grail, the Templars and the Discovery...

Andrew Sinclair

General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Archaeology; Christianity

Paperback

The discovery of a tombstone built by his ancestors set Andrew Sinclair on a trail that was to lead to major re-assessments,... [more]

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

Professor Jeremy Black

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

In this addition to the successful Seventy series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts... [more]

$55.00  $30.00

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

Robert Browning

Regional studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided... [more]

$49.95  $30.00

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

John Rogerson

Reference works; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs

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Spanning 1,500 years, Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings charts all the leaders of Israel from the Ancestors through the... [more]

$59.95  $30.00

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Oxford Latin Course: Oxford Latin Reader

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Oxford Latin Course: Oxford Latin Reader

Maurice Balme, James Morwood

History; Educational: English language & literacy; Educational: Languages other than English

Paperback

Combines the features of both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching from first stages to GCSE. This book includes... [more]

$61.95

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Oxford Latin Course: Part II: Student's Book

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Oxford Latin Course: Part II: Student's Book

Maurice Balme, James Morwood

History; Educational: English language & literacy; Educational: Languages other than English

Paperback

A new edition of the Oxford Latin Course which combines both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching from first stages... [more]

$61.95

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