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Chinese Whispers: In Search of Ivy

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Chinese Whispers: In Search of Ivy

Alison Choy Flannigan

Biography; Biography: general; Asian history; Australasian & Pacific history; Black & Asian studies

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In Search of Ivy uncovers the fascinating story of the Lai family's immigration from China to Australia and their interaction... [more]

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Valour and Violets: South Australia in the Great War

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Valour and Violets: South Australia in the Great War

Robert Kearney, Sharon Cleary

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War

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Close to 35,000 South Australians enlisted for service overseas during the Great War. Around 5500 never came back. Countless... [more]

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Augustan Rome

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Augustan Rome

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A concise introduction to Rome in the age of Augustus. [more]

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Prohibition: A Concise History

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Prohibition: A Concise History

W. J. Rorabaugh

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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From 1920 to 1933 Americans were generally barred from making, transporting, or selling alcoholic beverages. While this attempt... [more]

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Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern Britain

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Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern...

Richard Davenport-Hines

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Espionage & secret services

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What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands? With access to recently released... [more]

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The European Union: A Very Short Introduction

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The European Union: A Very Short Introduction

John Pinder (Reader in Politics, University of Surrey), Simon Usherwood (Formerly Honorary Professor at the College of Europe, and Chairman of the Federal Trust, London, United Kingdom)

European history; Politics & government; EU & European institutions; International economics

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Fully updated to include the migrant crisis, the UK's decision to leave the Union, and the state of the Euro currency, this... [more]

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The Wife's Tale: A Personal History

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The Wife's Tale: A Personal History

Aida Edemariam

Biography: general; History; African history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The extraordinary story of an indomitable 95-year-old woman - and of the most extraordinary century in Ethiopia's history.... [more]

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The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

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The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Thonemann

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history.... [more]

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Great Australian World War II Stories

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Great Australian World War II Stories

John Gatfield

Memoirs; History

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True stories of Aussie courage and mateship during World War II From the annals of the RSL come these riveting true stories,... [more]

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The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar's Hidden Genocide

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The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar's Hidden Genocide

Azeem Ibrahim

History; Asian history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Islamic studies; Human rights; Political oppression & persecution

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Ibrahim's searing book documents the slow-motion genocide of the Muslim Rohingyas and exposes the culpability of the Buddhist... [more]

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Glum Heroes: Hardship, Fear and Death - Resilience and Coping in the British Army on the Western Front 1914-1919

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Glum Heroes: Hardship, Fear and Death - Resilience and Coping in the British...

Peter Hodgkinson

History; First World War

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Our vision of the soldier of the Great War is often clouded by sentimentality. 'Glum Heroes' is a portrayal of how the soldiers... [more]

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Views of Rome: A Greek Reader

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Views of Rome: A Greek Reader

Adam Serfass

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Trains & railways: general interest

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Designed for advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level readers of Greek, this student-friendly book bridges the worlds of... [more]

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Eastern Europe since 1945

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Eastern Europe since 1945

Geoffrey Swain, Nigel Swain

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

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This essential text has been fully revised, updated and expanded to take account of new material and events since the publication... [more]

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A World In Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

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A World In Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order...

Richard Haass

History; Politics & government

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A World in Disarray examines the current world, how we got here, what will happen next, and what it will mean for us all.... [more]

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The Mind of Thucydides

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The Mind of Thucydides

Jacqueline de Romilly

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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First published in France in 1956 and now available in English for the first time, this narratological analysis of Thucydides's... [more]

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Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Science Fiction and Activism

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Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Science Fiction...

Shelley Streeby

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn... [more]

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Aleppo: A History

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Aleppo: A History

Ross Burns

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving... [more]

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Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa

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Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa

Lawrence James

History; European history; African history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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How in a hundred years Europeans coerced Africa into their various empires - and how Africa decolonised itself. [more]

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All the Kremlin's Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin

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All the Kremlin's Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin

Mikhail Zygar

History; European history; Political leaders & leadership; Political corruption

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An extraordinary behind-the-scenes portrait of the court of Vladimir Putin since his ascent to the Russian presidency in 2000,... [more]

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Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations

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Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations

Arnold van de Laar

Social & cultural history; History of medicine; Surgery; Mathematics & Sciences

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The history of surgery in 28 famous operations - from Louis XIV to JFK, and from Einstein to Houdini. [more]

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Contemporary India: The Basics

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Contemporary India: The Basics

Rekha Datta

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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Contemporary India: The Basics provides readers with a clear and accessible guide through the richness, diversity and complexity... [more]

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Byzantine Art

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Byzantine Art

Mr Robin Cormack (Professor Emeritus, Courtauld Institute of Art)

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A beautifully illustrated, new edition of the best single-volume guide to Byzantine art, providing an introduction to the... [more]

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

Mark Felton

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The little-known true story of one of World War Two's greatest escapes, brought exuberantly to life by acclaimed historian... [more]

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The World in Conflict: Understanding the world's troublespots

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The World in Conflict: Understanding the world's troublespots

John Andrews

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; International relations

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The Economist in Association with Profile Books Ltd. and PublicAffairs --Title page verso. [more]

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Great Australian Journeys: Gripping Stories of Intrepid Explorers, Dramatic Escapes and Foolhardy Adventures

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Great Australian Journeys: Gripping Stories of Intrepid Explorers, Dramatic...

Graham Seal

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Classic travel writing

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Graham Seal has the knack of the storyteller' - Warren Fahey AM Australia's history is one of epic journeys, intrepid explorers,... [more]

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