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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Frediani

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350-53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]

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We Are Feminist: An Infographic History of the Women's Rights Movement

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We Are Feminist: An Infographic History of the Women's Rights Movement

Helen Pankhurst

Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Children's & Educational

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We Are Feminist is an accessible and fully-illustrated book that tells the story of the women's movement over the past 150... [more]

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [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

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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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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An impossible mission in wartime Italy: the next explosive bestseller from Damien Lewis. [more]

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Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest

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Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest...

David Roberts

History; European history; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A famed adventure writer re-creates the extraordinary 1,700-mile journey of the eighteenth-century Dominguez-Escalante expedition.... [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; Advocate - History

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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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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn Raaf

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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn...

Mal Elliott

History; Military history

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Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying... [more]

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

Santiago Rivas

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

This book covers the story of all the British military aircraft that served in Latin America since 1940. Though the presence... [more]

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

Fraser MacDonald

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Profile Books Ltd. --Title page verso. [more]

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Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

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Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

Andrew Ross

History; Anthropology; Human geography

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The Story of Palestine's Stonemasons and the Building of Israel They demolish our houses while we build theirs. This is... [more]

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

Stephen Robinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, Hermann Balck (1897-1982) commanded... [more]

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

Peter Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Military & naval ships; Geographical discovery & exploration

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In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending... [more]

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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

John Guy

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

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In this biography of Sir Thomas Gresham, Dr John Guy draws on hitherto overlooked primary sources to give a fuller picture... [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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Colony: Australia 1770-1861 / Frontier Wars

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Colony: Australia 1770-1861 / Frontier Wars

Cathy Leahy, Judith Ryan, Isobel Crombie, Megan Patty

History; Advocate - History

Hardback

It is now over 250 years since James Cook and his crew set sail in the Endeavour to explore the Pacific. In 1770 they reached... [more]

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Victor Windeyer's Legacy: Legal and Military Papers

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Victor Windeyer's Legacy: Legal and Military Papers

Bruce Debelle

History; Jurisprudence & general issues

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Sir Victor Windeyer achieved distinction as a lawyer, a legal historian and soldier. In World War II he commanded the 2/48th... [more]

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

Peter Hessler

History

Paperback

An intimate account of the Arab Spring, and Egypt's past and present, seen through the eyes of a wide range of Egyptians:... [more]

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

James Clapper

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The former Director of National Intelligence's account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing... [more]

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests...

Robert Kaplan

History; Politics & government

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In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

Paperback

In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]

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Voices from Chernobyl

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Voices from Chernobyl

Svetlana Alexievich

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

Paperback

First published in Russian as Tchernobylskaia Molitva by Editions Ostojie, 1997 --T.p. verso. [more]

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