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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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In Living Memory: A Photographic Portrait of Daily Life in Australia from the 1930s to the 1970s

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In Living Memory: A Photographic Portrait of Daily Life in Australia from...

Alasdair Mcgregor

History; Regional & national history; Australasian & Pacific history; History: earliest times to present day; Local history

Hardback

The story of Australia in the middle decades of the 20th century - from 1930 to 1980 - is one of dramatic contrast; of dark... [more]

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World...

Thomas Harding

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Nobody quite stirs the soup of historical detail like Harding.' EXPRESS `An affectionate family history, deftly sandwiched... [more]

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A River with a City Problem

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A River with a City Problem

Margaret Cook

History; The environment; Local history

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When floods devastated South East Queensland in 2011, who was to blame? Despite the inherent risk of living on a floodplain,... [more]

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Samia Khatun

History; Local history

Paperback

An evocative and gracefully written reflection on cultural encounters between Aboriginals and Indians in the Outback, from... [more]

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Shame On Me

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Shame On Me

Tessa McWatt

Biography; Memoirs; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; The self, ego, identity, personality; Family history, tracing ancestors

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'What are you?' Tessa McWatt knows first-hand that the answer to this question, often asked of people of colour by white... [more]

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The Good Bloke

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The Good Bloke

Charles Staunton

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Local history

Paperback

The colourful life, crimes and adventures of Charles 'The Good Bloke' Staunton. [more]

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Christmas: A short history from solstice to santa

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Christmas: A short history from solstice to santa

Andy Thomas

Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Nostalgia: general; Gift books; Advocate - Religion

Hardback

Christmas tells the story behind the sparkle and the merriment, and shows why, despite commercialism, Christmas has survived... [more]

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Sweet Sorrow

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Sweet Sorrow

David Nicholls

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Nostalgia: general

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The major new novel from David Nicholls. [more]

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

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The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town

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The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town

Edward Berenson

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Jewish studies; Local history

Hardback

A fascinating investigation of America's only alleged case of blood libel and what it reveals about anti-Semitism in the United... [more]

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The Fens: Discovering England's Ancient Depths

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The Fens: Discovering England's Ancient Depths

Francis Pryor

History; Landscape archaeology; Local history

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A personal, historical journey across one of the most mysterious regions of England, exploring its archaeology, history and... [more]

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Richard Happer

Geographical reference; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places... [more]

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Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's History

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Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's...

Gareth St John Thomas

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. Emotional Inheritance works with psychologists, writers and... [more]

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book...

Bart van Es

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

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The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be... [more]

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

Fiona Rule

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

A new, paperback edition of Fiona Rule's fascinating history of the city beneath London's streets [more]

$27.99

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the Edge of the World

Richard Fidler, Kari Gislason

Family history, tracing ancestors; Travel & holiday

Paperback

'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah... [more]

$29.99

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The Beauty Of Steam

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The Beauty Of Steam

P. Waller

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Although Britain's golden age of steam ended in 1968, these `living machines' continue to enthral people of all ages. Packed... [more]

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More...

Dave Morley

History; Motor cars: general interest; Local history

Hardback

Whether you're loyal to Holden or Ford, this book is both a celebratory and irreverent comparison of Australia's two favourite... [more]

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My Family Tree

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My Family Tree

Royal Horticultural Society, Jo Foster

Family history, tracing ancestors; Stationery items

Hardback

A beautiful book to record your family history, with space for family and individual records, ancestry charts, family traditions... [more]

$29.99

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

Paperback

John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

$19.99

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Lost Perth

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Lost Perth

Richard Offen

History; Local history; Nostalgia: general; Places in old photographs

Hardback

In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and... [more]

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The Way We Were: Australia in the Last Century

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The Way We Were: Australia in the Last Century

Alan J. Whiticker

History; Places in old photographs

Paperback

The Way We Were covers key moments in our political history, our participation in war, the emergence of our best entertainers... [more]

$26.99

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London's 100 Strangest Places

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London's 100 Strangest Places

David Long

History; Local history

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the hidden history of curious London on foot or from the armchair [more]

$32.99

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Retro Sydney - Mini

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Retro Sydney - Mini

Ian Collis

History; Places in old photographs

Paperback

A fantastic visual throwback to one of the most famous cities in the world, with images from the 1950s and 60s of the Harbour... [more]

$24.95

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Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

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Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

Bernadette Fallon

History; Historical geography; Local history

Paperback

Take a journey from early Christian Britain through the Middle Ages and Reformation into the 21st century via some of the... [more]

$34.99

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