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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

Robin Gerster

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Peacekeeping operations

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In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force moved into western Japan to 'demilitarise and... [more]

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the...

Philip Gorski

History; History of the Americas; History of religion

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The long battle between exclusionary and inclusive versions of the American story Was America founded as a Christian nation... [more]

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

Mark Galeotti

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych.... [more]

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Leigh Neville

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

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On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy; Advocate - Biography

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Advocate - Biography

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It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer,... [more]

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A Short History of Seafaring

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A Short History of Seafaring

Brian Lavery

History; Maritime history

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A fascinating journey through more than 5,000 years of seafaring history in this essential guide to the most impressive seafaring... [more]

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A Short History of Medicine

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A Short History of Medicine

Steve Parker

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine

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Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius,... [more]

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 Cars

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The Passion for Holden: A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in...

Joel Wakely

History; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

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To mark the manufacture of the very last Australian Holdens in 2017, Joel Wakely gathered together dozens of fascinating... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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A Different Drummer

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A Different Drummer

William Melvin Kelley

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Slavery & abolition of slavery; Civil rights & citizenship

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A lost masterpiece, following in the footsteps of Suite Francaise, Alone in Berlin and Stoner. [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

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The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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The Ungrateful Refugee

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The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination

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A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience [more]

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The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

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The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

Dunya Mikhail

Reportage & collected journalism; History

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In The Beekeeper of Sinjar, the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across... [more]

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

Michael S. Neiberg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; European history; First World War; Treaties & other sources of international law

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This book presents an introduction to one of the most important treaties ever written, the Treaty of Versailles, which formally... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

Alana Piper, Ana Stevenson

History; Gender studies: women

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In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from...

Jack Champ, Colin Burgess

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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A new and expanded edition of this book by Champ, an Australian who took part in two mass escapes from the German prisoner... [more]

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

Gertrude Bell

Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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