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Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western Australia

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Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western...

Vivienne Hansen, John Horsfall

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Before the colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal Australians lived on a wonderful larder of fresh fruit, vegetables and lean... [more]

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum; Asylum law

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Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

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Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young...

Robert Macklin

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Advocate - History

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The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far... [more]

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Mad Dogs and Thunderbolts: The Colourful and Captivating Histories of Australia's Other Bushrangers

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Mad Dogs and Thunderbolts: The Colourful and Captivating Histories of Australia's...

Ben Pobjie

History; Humour; Advocate - History

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Ned Kelly's tin helmet looms large over Australia's bushranging past, but what about all the unsung outlaws of the Australian... [more]

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz...

Jack Fairweather

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust

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In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission... [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

Christopher Hill

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A biography of Oliver Cromwell, breaking down Cromwell's life into different parts: fenland farmer and humble backbencher;... [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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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius...

Keith Devlin

European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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A mathematician's ten-year quest to tell Fibonacci's story In 2000, Keith Devlin set out to research the life and legacy... [more]

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

John Gibney

History; British & Irish history

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A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century... [more]

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast...

Donald E. Weatherbee

History; Asian history; International relations

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This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed...

Walter A. McDougall

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

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A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony [more]

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley and William Goffe

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley...

Matthew Jenkinson

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; English Civil War; American War of Independence

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After the Restoration the men who signed Charles I's death warrant fled to New England, becoming folk heroes for America's... [more]

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

Bob Grandin

Biography; Vietnam War

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In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the... [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [more]

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Revolution Song: The Story of America's Founding in Six Remarkable Lives

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Revolution Song: The Story of America's Founding in Six Remarkable Lives...

Russell Shorto

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An engaging piece of historical detective work and narrative craft. -Chicago Tribune [more]

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Being Elizabethan: Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors

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Being Elizabethan: Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors

Norman Jones

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

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Captures the worldviews, concerns, joys, and experiences of people living through the cultural changes in the second half... [more]

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The Fountain of Public Prosperity: Evangelical Christians in Australian History 1740-1914

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The Fountain of Public Prosperity: Evangelical Christians in Australian...

Stuart Piggin, Robert D Linder

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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`...this is a very valuable work and should be read by every Catholic historian to balance any isolationism and reliance on... [more]

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German Self-Propelled Artillery Guns of the Second World War

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German Self-Propelled Artillery Guns of the Second World War

Craig Moore

History; Tanks & military land vehicles

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This book covers the development and deployment of artillery self-propelled guns in the German Army between 1939 and 1945.... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 2

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]

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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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Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

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Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

Mark Stacey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Military history

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The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush'... [more]

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids, 334-331 BC

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids,...

Murray Dahm

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; War & defence operations

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In August 334 BC, Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and systematically set about its conquest. At the core of... [more]

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