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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History; Advocate - History

Paperback

Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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This updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss?s bestselling Quarterly Essay gives a template for understanding the... [more]

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great War

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great...

Adam Holloway

History; First World War

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This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman

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

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Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds... [more]

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine

Paperback

This brilliant, thought-provoking book charts the food eaten by the colonists onwards. [more]

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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Rome: Eternal City

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Rome: Eternal City

Ferdinand Addis

History; European history

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A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.... [more]

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Sleep of Memory

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Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

Daniel Schoenpflug

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

Hardback

The internationally bestselling account of the transformative period that followed the Armistice in November 1918. [more]

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt, Chilli, Rice, Cacao and Tomato

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The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World: A History of Pork, Honey, Salt,...

Jenny Linford

History; Cookery by ingredient

Hardback

This book looks at the seven most important ingredients in world cuisine: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chilli and cacao.... [more]

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

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Histories of the Unexpected: How Everything Has a History

Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

History; History: earliest times to present day; History: specific events & topics; Humour

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A revolutionary and fun new book that reveals how everything, from beds and bubbles to sleep and signatures, has a history.... [more]

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

Craig Blanch, Aaron Pegram

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour

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For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100  Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts... [more]

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New Jerusalem: The Short Life and Terrible Death of Christendom's Most Defiant Sect

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New Jerusalem: The Short Life and Terrible Death of Christendom's Most Defiant...

Paul Ham

History

Hardback

IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of Münster,... [more]

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

David Frye

History of architecture; History; General & world history

Hardback

and visit some of the seventy border walls that have been erected in just... [more]

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

Hardback

Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

Hardback

In The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry... [more]

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

Richard Fidler, Kari Gislason

History; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly... [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

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Australia Elements (French / English)

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Australia Elements (French / English)

Caroline Bouquet

Regional & national history; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Caroline Bouquet, author of Mapping Sydney, continues to delight with her sensitive text and exquisite drawings embrace. [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history

Hardback

A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; First World War

Paperback

The most controversial issue left over from the First World War - was there an Armenian Genocide? - comes to a head on 24... [more]

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