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From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film

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From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film

Siegfried Kracauer

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Media studies

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Places - Siegfried Kracauer, the German-born writer and film critic, who made a startling claim: films as a popular art provide... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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A Brief History of Spain

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A Brief History of Spain

Jeremy Black

History; Regional & national history

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A concise and very readable history that explores not just the history of Spain itself, but of Spain in the world, from Columbus's... [more]

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

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

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [more]

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust

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In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justice. [more]

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Paul Scharre

History; Military history; Military engineering; Artificial intelligence

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The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill Gates [more]

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The Woman's Hour

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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship

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The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional... [more]

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The Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Regiments

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The extraordinary true story of the SAS's bloody rebirth, revealed for the very first time [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 1

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 1

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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In the issue's cover essay, 'Quest and Queerness- Role-Playing Identity', Adolfo Aranjuez writes on sexuality, gender and... [more]

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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

Richard Cooke

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Polarised, enraged and... [more]

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Our Forgotten Volunteers: Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War One

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Our Forgotten Volunteers: Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World...

Bojan Pajic

History; First World War

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Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic,... [more]

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Globalization; Political geography

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For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth... [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples

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Talking Sideways is a unique, enthralling and important contribution to the growing literature of place in Australia. Kim... [more]

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Silliness: A serious history

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Silliness: A serious history

Peter Timms

Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Humour

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Silliness is to be savoured. It exposes the cracks in our reasoning, raising a gleeful 2-finger salute to convention and common... [more]

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Wolves of Rome

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Wolves of Rome

Valerio Massimo Manfredi

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Historical fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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From the international bestseller Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Wolves of Rome is a historical thriller about two brothers and... [more]

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The Hunt for Mh370

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The Hunt for Mh370

Ean Higgins

True stories; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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The extraordinary inside story of the mystery, cover-up and truth behind the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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The Ink Stain (#4 Monsarrat)

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The Ink Stain (#4 Monsarrat)

Tom Keneally, Meg Keneally

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Social & cultural history

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Henry Hallward, editor of the Sydney Chronicle, has been imprisoned for criminal libel so often he can edit the newspaper... [more]

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Photographic reportage; Biography: general; History; European history; Media, information & communication industries

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When the great Ryszard Kapuscinski was a young journalist in the early 1960s, he was sent to the farthest reaches of his native... [more]

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Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe

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Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe

Deborah Cadbury

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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Originally published in hardcover and ebook edition by Bloomsbury Publishing in September 2017. [more]

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Beth Macy

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived... [more]

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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs

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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs

Hugh Bicheno

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

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Elizabeth's Sea Dogs investigates the rise and fall of a unique group of adventurers - men like Francis Drake, John Hawkins,... [more]

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Mary Queen of Scots

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Mary Queen of Scots

Stefan Zweig

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

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Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed... [more]

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

Alex Nicol

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry); Australasian & Pacific history

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Alex Nicol takes us back to the old days in the bush, when booking into a country pub was likely to turn into an adventure,... [more]

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