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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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Growing Up Muslim in Australia: Coming of Age

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Growing Up Muslim in Australia: Coming of Age

Demet Divaroren, Amra Pajalic

History; Religion & beliefs: general interest (Children's&YA); Advocate - Today's World

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Muslim people in Australia come from over seventy countries and represent a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and experiences... [more]

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The Photographer at Sixteen

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The Photographer at Sixteen

George Szirtes

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Genocide & ethnic cleansing

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A poet's memoir of his mother that flows backwards through time, and excavates a shard of European history - a deeply honest,... [more]

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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia...

Nancy Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary story of a queen who lost her throne, and of her four remarkable daughters. [more]

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [more]

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The Khazars: A Judeo-Turkish Empire on the Steppes, 7th-11th Centuries AD

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The Khazars: A Judeo-Turkish Empire on the Steppes, 7th-11th Centuries AD...

Mikhail Zhirohov, David Nicolle

History; Military history; Judaism; Militaria, arms & armour

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The Khazars were one of the most important Turkic peoples in European history, dominating vast areas of southeastern Europe... [more]

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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

Leanda de Lisle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Winner of the HWA Crown for Best Work of Historical Non-Fiction 2018Times Book of the YearLess than forty years after the... [more]

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Dignity in a Teacup: True Stories of Courage and Sacrifice From Christmas Island

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Betraying Big Brother: The Rise of China's Feminist Resistance

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Betraying Big Brother: The Rise of China's Feminist Resistance

Leta Hong Fincher

History

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On the eve of International Women 's Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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The Mansions of Murder

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The Mansions of Murder

Paul Doherty

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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Brother Athelstan is summoned to Queenhithe to investigate the murder of a priest who has been found stabbed to death inside... [more]

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's...

Edward Seidensticker, Donald Richie

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Urban communities

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This is a freaking great book and I highly recommend it if you are passionate about the history of 'the world's greatest city,'... [more]

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The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home

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The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home...

Abigail Williams

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

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A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century... [more]

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific...

Michael J. Green

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Diplomacy

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In a history that spans the eighteenth century to the present, Michael J. Green follows the development of U.S. strategic... [more]

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women...

Jane Robinson

History; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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'Inspiring and moving' - ObserverSet against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts... [more]

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

Agnes Grunwald-Spier

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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New paperback edition - A moving and detailed portrait of women in the most terrible circumstances, by a respected author... [more]

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The Pharaoh's Treasure: The Origins of Paper and the Rise of Western Civilization

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The Pharaoh's Treasure: The Origins of Paper and the Rise of Western Civilization...

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Society & culture: general

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How the invention of paper, a material prized by both scholars and kings, allowed information and ideas to shape humanity... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Natural disasters

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A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [more]

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The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

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The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

Paul Morland

History; General & world history; Population & demography

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A dazzling new history of the modern world, as told through the remarkable story of population change. [more]

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

James Pope-Hennessy

Biography: royalty; History

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The official biography of Queen Mary, grandmother of the current Queen, originally commissioned in 1959 - and subject of the... [more]

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Hannah's Dress: Berlin 1904 - 2014

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Hannah's Dress: Berlin 1904 - 2014

Pascale Hugues

History; European history; Social & cultural history

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Hannah's Dress tells the dizzying story of Berlin's modern history. Curious to learn more about the city she has lived in... [more]

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The Kinship of Secrets

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The Kinship of Secrets

Eugenia Kim

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Korean War

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From the author of The Calligrapher's Daughter comes the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the United States, the... [more]

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The Soviet Union: A Short History

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The Soviet Union: A Short History

Mark Edele

History; European history

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An acclaimed historian explores the dynamic history of the twentieth century Soviet Union In ten concise and compelling... [more]

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The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics

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The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American...

William J. Cooper

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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A vivid and convincing account of one of the most significant-but too often overlooked-figures in our history. -Jon Meacham,... [more]

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The Squatters: The Story of Australia's Pastoral Pioneers

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The Squatters: The Story of Australia's Pastoral Pioneers

Barry Stone

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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'A very readable history of an important group of Australian pioneers' - Graham Seal, author of the bestselling Great Australian... [more]

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