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Black Site: The CIA in the Post-9/11 World

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Black Site: The CIA in the Post-9/11 World

Philip Mudd

History; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle; Advocate - History

Hardback

A bold account of one of the most controversial and haunting initiatives in American history, Black Site tells the full story... [more]

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

Bruce Pascoe

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Indigenous peoples; Economic history

Paperback

Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers [more]

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1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

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1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

Arthur Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson's... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions That Forged Modern Europe

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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent...

John Julius Norwich

Biography: general; History; European history

Hardback

The colourful story of the four very different men who created our modern world: Henry VIII, Francis I of France, Charles... [more]

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Lenin on the Train

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Lenin on the Train

Catherine Merridale

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Politics & government

Hardback

Published simultaneously in the UK by Allen Lane, London --Title page verso. [more]

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history

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Alexievich charts the decline of Soviet culture and speculates on what will rise from the ashes of communism. Alexievich gives... [more]

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

John Guy (University of St Andrews Scotland), J A Guy

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

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A groundbreaking biography of Elizabeth I revealing for the first time the woman behind the polished veneer as she confronts... [more]

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A Royal Experiment: Love and Duty, Madness and Betrayal--The Private Lives of King George III and Queen Charlotte

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A Royal Experiment: Love and Duty, Madness and Betrayal--The Private Lives...

Janice Hadlow

Biography: royalty; History

Paperback

Originally published as The strangest family in the U.K. in 2014 by William Collins --Title page verso. [more]

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History...

Andrew Morton

History; British & Irish history

Paperback

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin... [more]

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

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Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

John Merriman

History

Hardback

From a pre-eminent Yale historian comes the first popular history of the 1871 Paris Commune, a seminal episode in modern European... [more]

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South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May - June 1942

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South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May - June 1942

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War; Military aircraft

Paperback

South Pacific Air War Volume 3 chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific during the critical months of May and June 1942.... [more]

$44.95

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Capitalism in America: A History

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Capitalism in America: A History

Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge

History; History of the Americas; Economic systems & structures; Economic history; Advocate - History

Paperback

Where does prosperity come from, and how does it spread through a society? What role does innovation play in creating prosperity... [more]

$35.00

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the...

Shoshana Zuboff

History; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - History

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The Top Ten Sunday Times Bestseller 'Everyone needs to read this book as an act of digital self-defense.' - Naomi Klein,... [more]

$24.99

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China Dependence: Australia's New Vulnerability: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 7

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China Dependence: Australia's New Vulnerability: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

There is no Australian future - sunlit or shadowed - in which China will not be central. ALLAN GYNGELL The seventh issue... [more]

$22.99

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George Seddon: Selected Writings

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George Seddon: Selected Writings

Andrea Gaynor

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Advocate - History

Paperback

George Seddon was renowned for championing a 'sense of place', giving that phrase a uniquely Australian substance. He was... [more]

$32.99

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Advocate - History

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An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

$24.99

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

$22.99

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Buckley's Chance: The Incredible True Story of William Buckley and How He Conquered a New World

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Buckley's Chance: The Incredible True Story of William Buckley and How He...

Garry Linnell

History; Advocate - History

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Bushranger Tracks: Beyond the Legend

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Bushranger Tracks: Beyond the Legend

Greg Powell

History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

Bushranger Tracks Beyond the Legends, follows on from Greg's first book Bushranger Tracks (New Holland 2016) and continues... [more]

$26.99

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons; Advocate - History

Paperback

This scintillating narrative of spies and science shows how the atomic bomb was the unnecessary product of mistrust and deceit... [more]

$22.99

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These Truths: A History of the United States

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These Truths: A History of the United States

Jill Lepore

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Advocate - History

Paperback

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account... [more]

$29.95

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The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating the Life and Death of Jamal Khashoggi

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The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating the Life and Death of Jamal...

Jonathan Rugman

True crime; History

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After Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was filmed going in to the Saudi consulate in Turkey, he was never seen alive... [more]

$32.99

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The Museum of Broken Promises

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The Museum of Broken Promises

Elizabeth Buchan

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Romance; European history; Advocate - Fiction

Paperback

The stunning new novel from bestselling Elizabeth Buchan. The Museum of Broken Promises is a beautiful, evocative love story... [more]

$29.99

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

Paperback

The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [more]

$24.99

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