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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in...

Florian Huber

History; European history; Second World War; Advocate - History

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An important exploration of a shocking and previously unacknowledged chapter in German history. [more]

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Religion: general; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Press & journalism

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Includes new relevations following the conviction. [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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1666: Plague, War, and Hellfire

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1666: Plague, War, and Hellfire

Rebecca Rideal

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Originally published: Great Britain: John Murray (Publisher), 2016. [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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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

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

Hardback

Originally published in Germany ... copyright 2013, S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main --Title page verso. [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [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

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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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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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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

Randall Hansen

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

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'Hansen has done a fine job of rescuing from obscurity these few, morally hazy individuals, making decisions at the messy... [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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Hitler

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Hitler

A. Wilson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Political leaders & leadership

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From eminent biographer A.N. Wilson, an incisive, penetrating portrait of Adolf Hitler. [more]

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz...

Jack Fairweather

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Advocate - History

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In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission... [more]

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Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China

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Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China...

John Man

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

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Outside Asia precious little is known of their rich history, but new evidence reframes our understanding of the indelible... [more]

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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in the Australian Press1939-1945

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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in...

Tony James Brady

History; Military history

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`If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.' In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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On Freedom

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On Freedom

Tory Shepherd

Literary essays; History; Gender studies: women; Family & relationships; Advocate - Today's World

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They're labelled as selfish, as deliberately barren , and sometimes as crazy old cat ladies, but increasingly women are choosing... [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Botany Bay and the First Fleet: The Real Story

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Botany Bay and the First Fleet: The Real Story

Alan Frost

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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Now in one definitive volume, Botany Bay and the First Fleet is a full, authentic account of the beginnings of modern Australia.<br... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences; Advocate - History

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Advocate - History

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

Naomi Wolf

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Advocate - Economics & Business

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The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare; Advocate - History

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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