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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

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Men at Work: Australia's Parenthood Trap: Quarterly Essay 75

Annabel Crabb

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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When New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced her pregnancy, the headlines raced around the world. But when... [more]

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Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

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Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

Tom Holland

History: earliest times to present day; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Advocate - Religion

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A revisionist, controversial account of Western history, sure to be widely reviewed and debated. [more]

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

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

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A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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The History of Philosophy

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The History of Philosophy

A. C. Grayling

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Non-Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

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The story of philosophy is an epic tale- an exploration of the ideas, views and teachings of some of the most creative minds... [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

Hardback

This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

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The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

Orlando Figes

History; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Vivid and insightful, this text shows how such cosmopolitan, ferment-shaped artistic traditions came to dominate world culture.... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

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Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history

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Alexievich charts the decline of Soviet culture and speculates on what will rise from the ashes of communism. Alexievich gives... [more]

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The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

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The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

Research Professor Dominic Lieven

History; European history

Hardback

Originally published in Great Britain under the title Towards the flame: empire, war and the end of tsarist Russia. [more]

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

Anthony Everitt

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

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A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. [more]

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

John Merriman

History

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From a pre-eminent Yale historian comes the first popular history of the 1871 Paris Commune, a seminal episode in modern European... [more]

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

Christopher Harding

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

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Japan Story is a fascinating, surprising account of Japan's culture, from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid 19th... [more]

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live...

John Sellars

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

Tim Watts

History; Politics & government

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A topical and provocative exploration of Australian identity by Federal MP and author Tim Watts. [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; History: specific events & topics; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Advocate - History

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

David Marr

Memoirs; History; Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Society & culture: general

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

William Dalrymple

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; International trade; Advocate - History

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In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish in his richest provinces... [more]

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World...

Thomas Harding

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Family history, tracing ancestors; Advocate - History

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Nobody quite stirs the soup of historical detail like Harding.' EXPRESS`An affectionate family history, deftly sandwiched... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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