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Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

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Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day

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An ambitious and fascinating account of a nation's history [more]

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Dr Tom Birkett

Myth & legend told as fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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The greatest legends, battles and heroics of Norse Mythology, brought to life and explained in fascinating detail. [more]

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The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

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The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

Joanne B. Freeman

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War

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An absorbing account of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War, alarmingly familiar in our own time (Andrew... [more]

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

Garrett M. Graff

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Oral history; Terrorist attack

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The Definitive First-Person Account of the Day That Changed the World [more]

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924...

Charles Emmerson

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Fascism & Nazism; Political leaders & leadership

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Outside the classic frames of war and peace, these all-too-human tales - funny, tragic and fateful - tell a wider story of... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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The Writing on the Wall

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The Writing on the Wall

Juliet Rieden

Biography; Autobiography: general; European history; Second World War

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The story of an Australian journalist's quest to uncover the tragic Holocaust history of her father and his family. [more]

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White Tears/Brown Scars

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White Tears/Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

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When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer. White tears have a potency that silences racial minorities.... [more]

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Russian Emigre Short Stories from Bunin to Yanovsky

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Russian Emigre Short Stories from Bunin to Yanovsky

Bryan Karetnyk

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Russian Revolution; Second World War

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'I remember Moscow in disarray-the smoke and fire of explosions above the cupolas, the glint of the Kremlin eagles shining... [more]

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The Archipelago: Italy Since 1945

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The Archipelago: Italy Since 1945

John Foot

History; European history

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'An enjoyable, highly readable history that manages to bring murky, often fiendishly complex events into the light' Sunday... [more]

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood...

Rose George

Social & cultural history; Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine... [more]

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

Andrew Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In Moondust Andrew sets out to interview all the remaining astronauts who walked on the moon, and to find out how their lives... [more]

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A River with a City Problem

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A River with a City Problem

Margaret Cook

History; The environment; Local history

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When floods devastated South East Queensland in 2011, who was to blame? Despite the inherent risk of living on a floodplain,... [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

Jonathan Davies

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Militaria, arms & armour

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The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326. This book explores the development of gunpowder,... [more]

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Samia Khatun

History; Local history

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An evocative and gracefully written reflection on cultural encounters between Aboriginals and Indians in the Outback, from... [more]

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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At the height of the Cold War the chief of one of Australia's spy agencies joined three CIA men at a remote site in Central... [more]

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Religious Freedom in Australia - a new Terra Nullius?

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Religious Freedom in Australia - a new Terra Nullius?

Iain T Benson, Michael Quinlan, A Keith Thompson

History; Constitutional & administrative law

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The papers in this book flowed from a Religious Liberty Conference convened jointly by the Sydney School of Law of The University... [more]

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Following in the Footsteps of Edward II: A Historical Guide to the Medieval King

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Following in the Footsteps of Edward II: A Historical Guide to the Medieval...

Kathryn Warner

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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New title in the new Following in the Footsteps series exploring Edward II. [more]

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

Tom Frame

History; Political control & freedoms

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In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre of April 1996, John Howard moved swiftly to revolutionise Australia's gun control... [more]

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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

Bonney Djuric

Installation art; History; Child abuse

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Profiles the transformative artwork Parragirls , realised in collaboration with contemporary artists and communities since... [more]

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

Stephen Robinson

History; European history; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion,... [more]

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Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady Jane Grey and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown

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Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady...

Jill Armitage

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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New paperback edition - The fateful Tudor triangle: a reigning queen, an exiled queen, and the countess who was obliged to... [more]

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Vikings at War

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Vikings at War

Kim Hjardar, Vegard Vike

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Hobbies, quizzes & games

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A comprehensive account of the Viking art of war, weapons and the history of their conquests [more]

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Comfort and Judgement: Nineteenth Century Advice Manuals and the Scripting of Australian Identity

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Comfort and Judgement: Nineteenth Century Advice Manuals and the Scripting...

Gene Bawden

History; Colonialism & imperialism

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'My journey to this book is the culmination of a long-held fascination with the history and currency of Australia's domestic... [more]

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