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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Brendan McCaffrie

History; Politics & government

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Is trust between the government and Australians broken? The country's leading institutions have been ranked among the least... [more]

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The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec

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The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec

Mary Ellen Miller

History of art: pre-history; History of art: ancient & classical art; History

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Mary Ellen Miller's rich visual and scholarly survey of pre-Hispanic art and architecture, including the most recent archaeological... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations; Advocate - History

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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Asbestos in Australia: From Boom to Dust

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Asbestos in Australia: From Boom to Dust

Gail Phillips

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Asbestos in Australia presents for the first time a multi-dimensional view of Australia's asbestos story featuring contributions... [more]

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Patricia Fara

Social & cultural history; First World War; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both... [more]

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

Doris Kearns Goodwin

History; History of the Americas; Psychology; Political leaders & leadership

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In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating... [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; Advocate - History

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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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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump

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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald...

Alan I. Abramowitz

History; Constitution: government & the state; Elections & referenda; Political parties

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The most in-depth analysis to date of America's current political polarization and the forces that led to a Trump presidency... [more]

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient... [more]

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Prison Letters

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Prison Letters

Nelson Mandela

Biography; African history

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An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

David Stevenson (Professor of International History, London School of Economics & Political Science)

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; First World War

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The first global history of 1917-a year of calamitous events, and of pivotal importance in the development of the First World... [more]

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Food: The History of Taste

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Food: The History of Taste

Paul Freedman

History; Cookery, food & drink

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Explores the early repertoire of sweet tastes, and the distinctive contributions made by classical antiquity and China. This... [more]

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

Colin Thubron

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindOn buses, donkey carts, trains,... [more]

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Godless

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Godless

Paul Ham

History

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IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of M nster,... [more]

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design and Architecture

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design...

Andrew McNamara, Harriet Edquist

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history

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Fifteen thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in... [more]

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

Paul Tilley

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Public finance

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Treasury has been at the centre of every major economic policy issue the Australian Government has faced, its role evolving... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

Linda Simon

History; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper is a spirited revisionist history of the iconic, mythic flapper, which gives fresh... [more]

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

Robert Spencer

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Political ideologies

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The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

Raffaele D'Amato (Author)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history

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The first in a series of books that studies the actual units stationed in each Roman province, perfect for anyone interested... [more]

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

Barry Turner

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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For the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of war in 1939, a new history of the `Phoney War' [more]

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

Benjamin Law

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Society & culture: general

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'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'The mantle of queer migrant compelled... [more]

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

Ashley Hay

Reportage & collected journalism; History

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments tells stories of reform and possibility from inside our institutions, from the... [more]

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