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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and the Lives of Those Who Were on Board

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest; Advocate - History

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians.... [more]

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

Leo Kennedy, Mic Looby

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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Author Leo Kennedy is the great-grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy. Raised in the shadow of his great-grandfather's murder,... [more]

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD 138)

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Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (336 BC - AD...

Prof. Dr. Angelos Chaniotis

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

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The ancient world that Alexander the Great transformed in his lifetime was transformed once more by his death. The imperial... [more]

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

R. M. W. Dixon

linguistics; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - History

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'A must read for all who would like to understand the languages and culture of Indigenous Australians.' Dr Ernie Grant, Elder... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [more]

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly Essay 74

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly...

Erik Jensen

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

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What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign... [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

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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 Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

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The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

T. M. Devine

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Eighteenth-century Scotland is famed for generating many of the enlightened ideas which helped to shape the modern world.... [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 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

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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 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

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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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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

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

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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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Viking London

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Viking London

Thomas Williams

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region

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Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British... [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

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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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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

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

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Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [more]

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

Mark B. Smith

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; The Cold War; International relations; Advocate - History

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Russia is an exceptional country, the biggest in the world. It is both European and exotic, powerful and weak, brilliant and... [more]

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Master Of My Fate

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Master Of My Fate

Sienna Brown

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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William Buchanan lived an extraordinary life. Born a slave on a plantation in Jamaica, he escaped the gallows more than once.... [more]

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

Nicola Sutcliff

History; Gender studies: women

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An authentic and eye-opening collection of interviews with 30 women from all walks of life in Saudi Arabia. At a time when... [more]

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