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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia

Billy Griffiths

History; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

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Australians on the Western Front 1918: Volume One

David W. Cameron

History; Military history

Paperback

In Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume 1, the first in a two-part series, David Cameron tells the extraordinary story... [more]

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Michael Wolff

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to MasterChef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

Paperback

Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [more]

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Hitler, My Neighbor: Memories of a Jewish Childhood

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Hitler, My Neighbor: Memories of a Jewish Childhood

Edgar Feuchtwanger

History; Advocate - History

Hardback

-Originally published in French as Hitler, mon voisin: souvenirs d'un enfant juif, by Editions Michel Lafon, Neuilly-sur-Seine... [more]

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Escaping Hitler: Stories of Courage and Endurance on the Freedom Trails

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Escaping Hitler: Stories of Courage and Endurance on the Freedom Trails...

Monty Halls

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

As seen on Channel 4's WWII Great Escapes: The Freedom Trails, this is the incredible story of four escape routes out of Nazi-occupied... [more]

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

Paperback

As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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Signs of Australia: Vintage Signs from the City to the Outback

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Signs of Australia: Vintage Signs from the City to the Outback

Brady Michaels, Dale Campisi

Australasian & Pacific history; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Beautifully composed and nostalgic images are accompanied by brief commentary. [more]

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

Alana Valentine

Biography; History

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Anyone who remembers the 80s remembers Lindy Chamberlain... [more]

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

Paperback

A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

Paperback

New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Margo Neale

Art of indigenous peoples; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>-----<strong> </strong>Although conceived as a catalogue accompanying the major... [more]

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

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Australian Gypsies: Their secret history

Mandy Sayer

History

Paperback

Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet their experiences have never been included in any official histories... [more]

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

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Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections

Vanessa Berry

Literary essays; History

Paperback

Through delicately wrought essays and hand-drawn illustrated maps, Mirror Sydney charts an alternative view of the harbour... [more]

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

Daniel Siemens

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity... [more]

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Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

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Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

Diana Preston

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Hardback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>----- This deeply researched book examines the First Contact history of Britain... [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

Hardback

An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected... [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

<div><strong>A new approach to ideas about war, from one of the UK's leading strategic thinkers.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>In... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

Hardback

<div>Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

John McAleer, Nigel Rigby

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

<div><strong>British Royal Navy Captain James Cook's voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel... [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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