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Pacific Adversaries - Volume One: Japanese Army Air Force vs the Allies New Guinea 1942-1944

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Pacific Adversaries - Volume One: Japanese Army Air Force vs the Allies...

Michael Claringbould

History; Second World War; Military aircraft

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This volume conveys detailed stories of aerial warfare in the South Pacific, chosen because both Japanese and Allied records... [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; History: specific events & topics; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

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Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present

Christopher Harding

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

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Japan Story is a fascinating, surprising account of Japan's culture, from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid 19th... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

$35.00

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

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The Golden Country: Australia's Changing Identity

Tim Watts

History; Politics & government

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A topical and provocative exploration of Australian identity by Federal MP and author Tim Watts. [more]

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The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One House in Prague

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The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One...

Norman Eisen

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

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A masterfully told narrative that illuminates a hundred years of European history, as seen through an extraordinary mansion... [more]

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World...

Henry Hemming

History; Second World War

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The extraordinary story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the covert British operation to manipulate American public... [more]

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A Well-Behaved Woman

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A Well-Behaved Woman

Therese Anne Fowler

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family as they rule Gilded-Age New York, from the New... [more]

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell (New Edition)

David Marr

Memoirs; History; Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Society & culture: general

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

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The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

William Dalrymple

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; International trade

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In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish in his richest provinces... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

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

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly,... [more]

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World...

Thomas Harding

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Family history, tracing ancestors

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Nobody quite stirs the soup of historical detail like Harding.' EXPRESS `An affectionate family history, deftly sandwiched... [more]

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Race that Stopped the World

Di Websdale-Morrissey

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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The thrilling tale of an aviation escapade dreamed up by Melbourne's Lord Mayor in the 1930s: a London to Melbourne air race... [more]

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Tyson Yunkaporta

History; Sociology & anthropology

Paperback

What happens when global systems are viewed from an Indigenous perspective? How does it affect the way we see history, money,... [more]

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

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Secret: The Making of Australia's Security State

Brian Toohey

History; Human rights & civil liberties law; Government powers

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Australia is less secure than it has ever been, and the greatest threat comes from our elected government. Conspiracy? Paranoia?... [more]

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You Daughters Of Freedom

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You Daughters Of Freedom

Clare Wright

History

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For the ten years from 1902, when Australia's suffrage campaigners won the vote for white women, the world looked to this... [more]

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The Lost Boys of Mr Dickens: How the British Empire turned artful dodgers into child killers

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The Lost Boys of Mr Dickens: How the British Empire turned artful dodgers...

Steve Harris

Prose: non-fiction; History

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As engrossing as a novel, this story of the death of childhood in the cradle of the world's mightiest empire, and the atmospheric... [more]

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France in Centrafrique: From Bokassa and Operation Barracude to the Days of Eufor

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France in Centrafrique: From Bokassa and Operation Barracude to the Days...

Peter Baxter

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

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Examining the past and present relationship of France with her erstwhile African colonial possessions, Operation Barracuda,... [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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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

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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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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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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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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

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London- a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This... [more]

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