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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Biography; Biography: general; History

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An anthology that aims to smash the stereotypes of Arabs in Australia that too often proliferate in mainstream media. [more]

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

John Nichol

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story. [more]

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On the End of the World

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On the End of the World

Joseph Roth

Literary essays; History

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The latest instalment in Hesperus' On series is moving collection of journalism from Joseph Roth exploring the horrors of... [more]

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

Helen Lackner

History; Middle Eastern history; International relations

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Expert analysis of Yemen's social and political crisis, with profound implications for the fate of the Arab World [more]

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Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

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Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's...

Tim Marshall

History; European history; Military history

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A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopolitics [more]

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

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Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Laklak Burarrwanga, Ritjilili Ganambarr, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs, Banbapuy Ganambarr, Sarah Wright

History; Gender studies: women; Indigenous peoples

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'We want you to come with us on our journey, our journey of songspirals. Songspirals are the essence of people in this land,... [more]

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Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer Who Defended Breaker Morant and Took on the British Empire

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Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer Who Defended Breaker Morant and Took on the...

Greg Growden

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they... [more]

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Campus Meltdown: The Deepening Crisis in Australian Universities

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Campus Meltdown: The Deepening Crisis in Australian Universities

William O Coleman

History; Organisation & management of education; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Management of real estate, property & plant

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Australia's universities today have one million students. But this apparent vigour belies a reality of decay. The Australian... [more]

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

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'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

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The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia

Jane R. Goodall

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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With insight, passion and an eye on history, Jane Goodall argues that as the ravages of neo-liberalism tear ever more deeply... [more]

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

Ben Stubbs

Memoirs; History; Travel writing

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Outsiders think of South Australia as being different, without really knowing much about it. Combining his own travel across... [more]

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Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921

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Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921

Laura Engelstein

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

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Laura Engelstein, one of the greatest scholars of Russian history, has written a searing and defining account of the Russian... [more]

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Great Aussie Car Fails

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Great Aussie Car Fails

Dave Morley

History; Humour

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With more than 30 years of experience as a motoring journalist, author Dave Morley has come across his fair share of epic... [more]

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Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History

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Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History

Steven J. Zipperstein

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

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Separating historical fact from fantasy, the story of Kishinev, a riot that transformed the course of twentieth-century Jewish... [more]

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Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church

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Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church

John W. O'Malley

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity; Christian leaders & leadership

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In the nineteenth century, the foundations upon which the Catholic Church had rested for centuries were shaken were shaken... [more]

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

Lizzie Oliver (Independent Scholar, UK)

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Second World War

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An exploration of the prisoner of war experience on the Sumatra railway, and its legacy, through the life-writing of those... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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The Great Betrayal

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The Great Betrayal

Rod Liddle

History; EU & European institutions; Humour

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The Great Betrayal tells the story of a failed Brexit and a betrayal of the British people, drawn from interviews with those... [more]

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Samurai: A Concise History

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Samurai: A Concise History

Michael Wert (Associate Professor of East Asian History, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Marquette University)

History; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Military history; Special & elite forces

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Samurai: A Concise History provides a dynamic look at the life and times of the samurai. Although this warrior class comprised... [more]

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The Library, Books 16-20: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Successors

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The Library, Books 16-20: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Successors...

Diodorus Siculus

Historiography; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography

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Diodorus of Sicily's The Library, Books 16-20, constitute a unique and vital resource for the careers of Philip II of Macedon... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

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

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [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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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

Robert Moore

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Naval forces & warfare

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But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of... [more]

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