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North American Cambridge Latin Course

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North American Cambridge Latin Course

North American Cambridge Classics Project

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History

Paperback

The Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established introductory program in... [more]

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The Islamic World: A History in Objects

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The Islamic World: A History in Objects

Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter, Fahmida Suleman, William Greenwood, Zeina Klink-Hoppe

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and cultural artifacts dating from... [more]

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Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure

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Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure

Paul Veyne

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

An elegant, learned account of one of the great sites of the ancient world, a treasure of antiquity that has been all but... [more]

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Fighting the Kaiserreich: Australia's epic within the Great War

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Fighting the Kaiserreich: Australia's epic within the Great War

Bruce Gaunson

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War

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This book portrays a modern epic - of an army that sailed across the world to fight a war. Its struggle with the Kaiserreich... [more]

$35.00

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West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House

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West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators...

Gautam Ravhavan

History; Politics & government

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When we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country.... [more]

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Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson for Turbulent Times

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Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

History; History of the Americas; Psychology; Political leaders & leadership

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Doris Kearns Goodwin's magnum opus tackles the big leadership questions- are leaders born or made? Do the times make the leader... [more]

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism

Doris Kearns Goodwin

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

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Reform is in the air, and it is time to take on the robber barons and corrupt politicians who have brought the country to... [more]

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Island Story: Tasmania in Object and Text

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Island Story: Tasmania in Object and Text

Ralph Crane, Danielle Wood

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

A handsome full-colour book pairing unique items from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery with selections of original writing... [more]

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The Peter Norman Story

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The Peter Norman Story

Andrew Webster, Matt Norman

Biography: general; Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The inspirational story of athlete Peter Norman - the greatest Australian hero you don't know. [more]

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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World...

Liza Mundy

History; History of the Americas; History: specific events & topics; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Espionage & secret services

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Documents the contributions of more than ten thousand American women who served as codebreakers during World War II, detailing... [more]

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied...

Rick Stroud

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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A unique, moving narrative of the women who volunteered to be trained by SOE and dropped into Nazi-held France to support... [more]

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The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal that Rocked Paris

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The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal that Rocked...

Tom Sancton

Biography: general; History

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At the time of her death at age ninety-four, in September 2017, Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oréal fortune,... [more]

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The Etruscans: 9th-2nd Centuries BC

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The Etruscans: 9th-2nd Centuries BC

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

Ancient Rome had deep roots in the 'Villanovan' culture that we call today the Etruscans. Their long-lived civilization can... [more]

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle...

David D. Kirkpatrick

History; Sociology & anthropology; International relations

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A poignant, deeply human portrait of Egypt during the Arab Spring, told through the lives of individuals 'This will be... [more]

$29.99

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The Land of Dreams: How Australians Won Their Freedom, 1788-1860

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The Land of Dreams: How Australians Won Their Freedom, 1788-1860

David Kemp

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political structures: democracy

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Tells the story of how Australians became a free people, gaining the liberties they desired to take control of their own lives,... [more]

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Democracy in a Divided Australia

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Democracy in a Divided Australia

Matthew Lesh

History; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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Australia has a new political, cultural, and economic elite. The class divides of yesteryear have been replaced new divisions... [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

Paperback

An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the... [more]

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Cook and the Pacific: Essays by John Maynard, Susannah Helman and Martin Woods

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Cook and the Pacific: Essays by John Maynard, Susannah Helman and Martin...

John Maynard, Susannah Helman, Martin Woods

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Cook led a scientific expedition to observe the transit of Venus in Tahiti, circumnavigated New Zealand and established... [more]

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire

Alev Scott

Regional & national history; Religion & politics; Geopolitics; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals the legacy of its influence on people from the Balkans to the Levant, and... [more]

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years...

Biography; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Feminism & feminist theory

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Within art and literature, politics and science - and many more fields - discover some of the most remarkable achievements... [more]

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Make The Liberal Party Great Again

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Make The Liberal Party Great Again

John Ruddick

History; Comparative politics

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`John Ruddick is performing a signal service in informing the public of the opportunities possible in the democratisation... [more]

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Take Back Australia: Saving our country, our culture, our civilisation

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Take Back Australia: Saving our country, our culture, our civilisation

Mark Latham

History; International relations

Paperback

Take Back Australia is a thoughtfully curated collection of Mark Latham's previously published articles about the ideals that... [more]

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub...

Josh Dean

History; European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

A riveting, true-life tale of military history, engineering genius, and high-stakes spy-craft set during the height of the... [more]

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Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

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Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

Sam Wineburg

Historiography; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: History

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Wineburg has become the go-to guy for helping people, both teachers and administrators, think about how to teach kids history.... [more]

$39.99

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