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Truth: A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t

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Truth: A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t

Tom Phillips

Fiction & Literature; Social & cultural history; History of ideas; Humour

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TRUTH: A hilarious journey through the most bizarre and brilliant lies told by humans through the ages, from the author of... [more]

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Political oppression & persecution

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Cricketers at War: Cricket Heroes Who also Fought for Australia in Battle

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Cricketers at War: Cricket Heroes Who also Fought for Australia in Battle...

Greg Growden

Biography: sport; History

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Aussie cricketing heroes who also fought for Australia during wartime 'That's nothing. Pressure is having a Messerschmitt... [more]

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Patricia Fara

Social & cultural history; First World War; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both... [more]

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace...

Geir Lundestad

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History: specific events & topics; Politics & government

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The first-ever account of the world's leading prize written by a prominent insider in the Nobel system. [more]

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The Children's Block: Based on a true story by an Auschwitz survivor

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The Children's Block: Based on a true story by an Auschwitz survivor

Otto B Kraus

Fiction & Literature; Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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Alex is keeping a diary...<br /><br />Originally published as THE PAINTED... [more]

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A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop

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A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop

Kevin O'Rourke

History; Elections & referenda; EU & European institutions

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First published in France as Une breve histoire du Brexit published by Odile Jacob in 2018. [more]

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Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction

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Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction

Daniele Cybulskie

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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Daniele Cybulskie brings the vibrant world of the Middle Ages alive for... [more]

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [more]

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The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

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The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

A. Wess Mitchell

European history; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics; Defence strategy, planning & research

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The Habsburg Empire's grand strategy for outmaneuvering and outlasting stronger rivals in a complicated geopolitical world... [more]

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Renia Spiegel

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Separated from her mother, her life takes on a new urgency as she flees Przemysl to escape night bombing raids, observes the... [more]

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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj Mishra

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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj...

M. K. Gandhi

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in western India in 1869. He was educated in London and later travelled to South Africa,... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 3

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 3

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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In the lead essay UNEARTHED- Last Days of The Anthropocene, James Bradley writes compellingly on the urgent crisis of climate... [more]

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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India: A Short History

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India: A Short History

Andrew Robinson

History; Asian history

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The first book to cover the huge span of India's history at easily readable length, now available in paperback. [more]

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History of Art in Japan

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History of Art in Japan

Nobuo Tsuji

Oriental art; History; Asian history

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In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent... [more]

$79.00

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient... [more]

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

George Magnus

Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Central government policies; International relations; Political economy

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A trusted economic commentator provides a penetrating account of the threats to China's continued economic rise [more]

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A Monument to Dynasty and Death: The Story of Rome's Colosseum and the Emperors Who Built It

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A Monument to Dynasty and Death: The Story of Rome's Colosseum and the Emperors...

Nathan T. Elkins

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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This engaging book is an excellent resource for classes on Roman art, architecture, history, civilization, and sport and spectacle.... [more]

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The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

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The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

Geoffrey B. Robinson

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing

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The definitive account of one of the twentieth century's most brutal, yet least examined, episodes of genocide and detention... [more]

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First...

Tim Winter

History; Asian history; International relations; International economics; Geography

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Launched in 2013, China's Belt and Road Initiative is forging connections in infrastructure, trade, energy, finance, tourism,... [more]

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

Linda Stratmann

True crime; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid... [more]

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Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

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Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

Kim Wagner

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire--the Amritsar Massacre--to mark... [more]

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Rome: Eternal City

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Rome: Eternal City

Ferdinand Addis

History; European history

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A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

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In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]

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