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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An impossible mission in wartime Italy: the next explosive bestseller from Damien Lewis. [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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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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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

Peter Hessler

History

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An intimate account of the Arab Spring, and Egypt's past and present, seen through the eyes of a wide range of Egyptians:... [more]

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

James Clapper

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History

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The former Director of National Intelligence's account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing... [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests...

Robert Kaplan

History; Politics & government

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In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

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In Apartheid's Shadow: White Australia' and South Africa

Roger Bell

History; Social & cultural history

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In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [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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Voices from Chernobyl

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Voices from Chernobyl

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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First published in Russian as Tchernobylskaia Molitva by Editions Ostojie, 1997 --T.p. verso. [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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Art of the Hellenistic Kingdoms - From Pergamon to Rome

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Art of the Hellenistic Kingdoms - From Pergamon to Rome

Sean Hemingway, Kiki Karoglou

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Authored by internationally renowned scholars, the 20 essays written for this volume explore topics ranging from the influence... [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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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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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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The World at War, 1914-1945

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The World at War, 1914-1945

Jeremy Black

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War

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This text provides an innovative global military history that joins three periods-World War I, the interwar years, and World... [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 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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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [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]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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