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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

City of Sydney

History

Paperback

Established in 1842, the Council of the City of Sydney is the oldest municipal... [more]

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two Sicilies

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two...

Gabriele Esposito

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Land forces & warfare

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In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' - not a country, but a patchwork of states, divided between... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

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<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment: Now a Major BBC Series Starring Hugh Grant

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

Paperback

In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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HSC Ancient History Study Guide

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HSC Ancient History Study Guide

Brian Brennan

History; Educational material

Paperback

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Vietnam War

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Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

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When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

Daniel Beer

History; European history; Penology & punishment

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The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [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

Hardback

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

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

Alex Von Tunzelmann

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

Hardback

A history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a tale of conspiracy and revolutions,... [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [more]

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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg

History; History of the Americas; Social classes

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A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged... [more]

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Athenaze, Book I: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

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Athenaze, Book I: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

Maurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall, James Morwood

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; History

Paperback

Since its publication in 1990, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek has helped tens of thousands of students learn classical... [more]

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

Stephen Harding

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese. [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Hardback

The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

Dan Jones

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England... [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

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Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles

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Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles

Bernard Cornwell

History; Military history

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Williams Collins in 2014 --Title page verso. [more]

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history

Hardback

A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

Hardback

The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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The Longest Afternoon

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The Longest Afternoon

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

Hardback

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014. [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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