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Political leaders & leadership

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling <strong>The Road to Ruin</strong>, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled... [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [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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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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Machiavelli's profound political essay from the sixteenth century, with an afterword by Oliver Francis. [more]

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

Callie Shell

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency... [more]

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future...

Pete Buttigieg

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

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'The best American political biography since Obama's Dreams from My Father' Guardian NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A mayor's... [more]

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership

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'Brilliant' Sunday TimesHow does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

Anna Fifield

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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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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The Mueller Report

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The Mueller Report

The Washington Post

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political campaigning & advertising

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April 30, 2019 is the expected publication date for The Mueller Report trade paperback. The ebook will be published on April... [more]

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On Grand Strategy

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On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis

History; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy; Defence strategy, planning & research

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In Chapters extending from the ancient world to the Second World War, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice... [more]

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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`One of the most compelling stories I've seen about what it's actually like to serve the American people' BARACK OBAMA A... [more]

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

Julie Suares

Biography; Comparative politics; Political leaders & leadership

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Reveals the extraordinary convergence of worldviews of two fellow internationalists, former Australian Prime Minister JB Chifley... [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I. Hitchcock

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

[This book] is the definitive account of [Eisenhower's] presidency, drawing extensively on declassified material... that explains... [more]

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Steven M. Gillon

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Through the lens of their decades-long friendship, the noted historian and New York Times-bestselling author examines John... [more]

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Working With Winston

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Working With Winston

Cita Stelzer

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A portrait of Winston Churchill as seen through the eyes of those who knew him best - the personal secretaries who worked... [more]

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Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

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Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

Jonathan M. Hansen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country... [more]

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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [more]

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