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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Crucible of Islam

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The Crucible of Islam

G. W. Bowersock

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Islam

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Little is known about sixth-century Arabia. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched... [more]

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

Candida R. Moss, Joel S. Baden

History; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts; Political science & theory

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How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a Bible nation The... [more]

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Yuri Slezkine

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; Marxism & Communism; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction The... [more]

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Trump

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Trump

Alain Badiou

History; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States sent shockwaves across the globe. How was such an outcome even... [more]

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

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Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

$66.00

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Damascus: A History

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Damascus: A History

Ross Burns

History; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Archaeology

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Damascus traces the history of this colourful, significant and complex city through is physical development, from the city's... [more]

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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn Raaf

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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn...

Mal Elliott

History; Military history

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Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying... [more]

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff...

Karl Wilhellm Krause & Herbert Dohring & Anna Plaim...

Humanities; History; Military history

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This collection paints a picture of Hitler from members of his household in the unique position of being “seemingly... [more]

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The State and Politics In Japan

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The State and Politics In Japan

Ian Neary

History; Political science & theory

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In this fully revised and updated second edition of his classic text, Ian Neary explores the dynamics of democracy in Japan,... [more]

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