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The Children of Richard III

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The Children of Richard III

Peter Hammond

Biography: royalty; History

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The first book to give a comprehensive account of all the children of Richard III, his only legitimate child, Edward of Middleham,... [more]

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Flip the System Australia: What Matters in Education

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Flip the System Australia: What Matters in Education

Deborah M. Netolicky, Jon Andrews, Cameron Paterson

History; Educational strategies & policy; Organisation & management of education

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This is a book by educators, for educators. It grapples with the complexities, the humanity and the possibilities in education.... [more]

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Multilingual Sydney

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Multilingual Sydney

Alice Chik (Macquarie University, Australia), Phil Benson (Macquarie University, Australia), Robyn Moloney (Macquarie University, Australia)

Sociolinguistics; Bilingualism & multilingualism; Applied linguistics for ELT; History

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The rise of global mobility has had a deep impact on the study of urban multilingualism. Once associated with research on... [more]

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The Penguin Book of Hell

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The Penguin Book of Hell

Scott G. Bruce

Literary essays; Medieval history; Religion & beliefs; Satanism & demonology

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From the Hebrew Bible's shadowy realm of Sheol to twenty-first-century visions of Hell on earth, The Penguin Book of Hell... [more]

$26.99

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Monash: As Military Commander

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Monash: As Military Commander

Peter Pedersen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Warfare & defence; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Dr Peter Pedersen's scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia's best known military leader.... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering; Advocate - History

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism; Advocate - History

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In 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this violation... [more]

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 4

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 4

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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Featuring Briohny Doyle on technology, time, sex and paranoia. Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian maintain an online conversation... [more]

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1001 Days That Shaped the World

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1001 Days That Shaped the World

Peter Furtado

History; General & world history; Gift books

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From Rome's founding to the execution of Saddam Hussein, 1001 Days That Shaped the World focuses on the extraordinary moments... [more]

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

Nic Fields

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together... [more]

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An Illustrated History of Filmmaking

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An Illustrated History of Filmmaking

Adam Allsuch Boardman

Films, movies & cinema; Social & cultural history; Children's & Educational; Advocate - Children's

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An in-depth and fully illustrated immersion in the world and history of filmmaking, covering everything both in front of and... [more]

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Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive

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Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive

Christina Riggs

Photographs: collections; History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

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They are among the most famous and compelling photographs ever made in archaeology: Howard Carter kneeling before the burial... [more]

$43.99

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

Roberto M. Dainotto

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Organised crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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What makes Tony Soprano so likeable? Why would we rather leave the cannoli and take the gun? Do we truly want Scarface's Tony... [more]

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War II

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War...

Freda Hodge

History; Second World War

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After the liberation of German-occupied Europe by the Allies, Displaced Persons camps were established to house the vast numbers... [more]

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Bushido: The Samurai Code of Japan

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Bushido: The Samurai Code of Japan

Inazo Nitobe

History; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Oriental martial arts

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Bushido: The Samurai Code of Japan is the most influential book ever written on the Japanese Way of the Warrior. A classic... [more]

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Black Saturday: Not the End of the Story

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Black Saturday: Not the End of the Story

Peg Fraser

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The Victorian bushfires of February 2009 captured the attention of all Australians and made headlines around the world. One... [more]

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century AD

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century...

Raffaele D'Amato , Andrey Evgenevich Negin

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Land forces & warfare

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From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their... [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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American Politics: A Graphic History

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American Politics: A Graphic History

Laura Locker

Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; History; Regional & national history; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Political parties

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The people, ideals and events that have shaped a nation - in comic book form [more]

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

Peter Hart

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat... [more]

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Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968

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Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and...

Norman Mailer

Reportage & collected journalism; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Miami, Summer 1968. The Vietnam War is raging; Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bobby Kennedy have just been assassinated. The... [more]

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The Front Runner

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The Front Runner

Matt Bai

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Politics & government

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In May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart - a dashing, reform-minded Democrat - seemed a lock for the party?s presidential nomination... [more]

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Social & cultural history

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Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling... [more]

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Sufism & Islamic mysticism

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The Deoband movement - a revivalist movement within Sunni Islam that quickly spread from colonial India to Pakistan, Afghanistan,... [more]

$54.99

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