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Banking Bad: Whistleblowers. Corporate cover-ups. One journalist's fightfor the truth.

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Banking Bad: Whistleblowers. Corporate cover-ups. One journalist's fightfor...

Adele Ferguson

History; Credit & credit institutions; Advocate - Today's World

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For every person with a bank account Against all the odds, Australia held a royal commission into the banking and financial... [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

Richard McGregor

History; Politics & government

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Xi Jinping has transformed China at home and abroad with a speed and aggression that few foresaw when he came to power in... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology; Advocate - History

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Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [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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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi...

Anne Sebba

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

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First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso. [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

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First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [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]

$29.99

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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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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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`Fascinating... compelling... [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the... [more]

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

David Crowe

History; Political parties

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A cracking account of the rivalries and hatreds that split the Liberal Party, brought down Malcolm Turnbull and propelled... [more]

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history

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Chopin's Piano begins in November 1838, when George Sand, her children and Frederick Chopin took a boat to Majorca for the... [more]

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

Ashley Hay

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Advocate - History

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments tells stories of reform and possibility from inside our institutions, from the... [more]

$27.99

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and the Politics

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and...

Paddy Manning

History; Political parties; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Advocate - History

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A penetrating examination of the history and future of the Australian Greens The re-election of a Coalition government,... [more]

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

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

Philip Matyszak

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

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In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who lived and... [more]

$19.99

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing; Advocate - History

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This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Laklak Burarrwanga, Ritjilili Ganambarr, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs, Banbapuy Ganambarr, Sarah Wright

History; Gender studies: women; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

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'We want you to come with us on our journey, our journey of songspirals. Songspirals are the essence of people in this land,... [more]

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

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Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

Mikey Robins

History; Cookery, food & drink; Humour; Advocate - History

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [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; Advocate - History

Paperback

'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

Paperback

For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Australian Heist

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Australian Heist

James Phelps

True crime; History

Paperback

Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. [more]

$22.99

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The Last Bushrangers

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The Last Bushrangers

Mike Munro

True crime; History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniff gang [more]

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

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The rights of First Nations peoples are `racist', left-wing activists are `fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [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

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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

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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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