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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties; Advocate - Politics; Advocate - Today's World

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In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling <strong>The Road to Ruin</strong>, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled... [more]

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24 Hours in Ancient Athens: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

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24 Hours in Ancient Athens: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There...

Philip Matyszak

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Spend 24 hours with the ancient Athenians. See the city through their eyes as it teeters on the edge of the fateful war that... [more]

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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In This Time, Benjamin T. Jones charts a path to an independent future. He reveals the fascinating early history of the Australian... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the... [more]

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Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

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Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War

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In this deeply researched work, with striking insights into the major players on both sides, Antony Beevor gives us the definitive... [more]

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

History; Islam

Hardback

Why and how Islam must reform and join the modern world As the world reels from the Charlie Hebdo related murders, Ayaan Hirsi... [more]

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The Longest Afternoon

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The Longest Afternoon

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

Hardback

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014. [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

Hardback

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

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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

Roger Crowley

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A magisterial work of gripping history, City of Fortune tells the story of the Venetian ascent from lagoon dwellers to the... [more]

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

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

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets; Advocate - History

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy; Advocate - Today's World

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions; Advocate - History

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Advocate - History

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To imagine to see that which is not there is the startling ability that has fuelled human development and innovation through... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

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

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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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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; Advocate - 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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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law; Advocate - Today's World

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

Mungo MacCallum

History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty - seven politicians have run the... [more]

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

Paperback

Originally published in 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House in the United Kingdom --Title page verso. [more]

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and the Lives of Those Who Were on Board

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest; Advocate - History

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians.... [more]

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD 138)

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD...

Prof. Dr. Angelos Chaniotis

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Advocate - History

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The ancient world that Alexander the Great transformed in his lifetime was transformed once more by his death. The imperial... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

Paperback

Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [more]

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