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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; Advocate - Today's World

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Includes new relevations following the conviction. [more]

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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Stan Grant

Memoirs; History

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'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' [more]

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history

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The Catalpa Rescue: The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful...

Peter FitzSimons

Fiction & Literature; Australasian & Pacific history

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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational... [more]

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation:  Quarterly Essay 73

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation: Quarterly Essay 73

Rebecca Huntley

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [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

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

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

Alex Von Tunzelmann

History; General & world history; African history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a tale of conspiracy and revolutions,... [more]

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Travel writing

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A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road [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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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

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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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Red Fortress

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Red Fortress

Catherine Merridale

History; European history

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The Kremlin is the heart of the Russian state, its very name a byword for enduring power. From Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir... [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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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika: a New Translation

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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika: a New Translation

David Thomas

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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From the editor of the widely praised Landmark Thucydides and Landmark Herodotus comes a new edition of the Hellenika,... [more]

$57.00  $25.00

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

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

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

John Julius Norwich

History; European history; Advocate - History

Paperback

A witty history of 2000 years of French history and the last book from legendary popular historian John Julius Norwich [more]

$24.99

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester...

Nicola Tallis

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

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The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era. [more]

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

John Watson, Amanda Dunn

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

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Politics in Australia is in a dire state. We have the diagnosis, but what's the cure? In this collection of essays, the country's... [more]

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Women to the Front

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Women to the Front

Heather Sheard, Ruth Lee

History; Advocate - History

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At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager... [more]

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Growing Up African in Australia

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Growing Up African in Australia

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Black & Asian studies; Advocate - Today's World

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People of African descent have been in Australia for at least 200 years, yet their stories are largely missing from Australian... [more]

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The People vs The Banks

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The People vs The Banks

Michael Roddan

History; Corporate crime; Banking; Advocate - Today's World

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The banking royal commission has put the financial sector on trial and exposed its self-interest, corruption and excess. The... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 NED KELLY AWARD, DANGER PRIZE AND WAVERLEY LIBRARY NIB SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a... [more]

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the Greatest Combined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific War

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the...

Phillip Bradley

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of... [more]

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Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became First Lady of the Colony

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Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became...

Jessica North

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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Esther only just escaped the hangman in London. Aged 16, she stood trial at the Old Bailey for stealing 24 yards of black... [more]

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