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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing

Hardback

A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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Compendium of Magical Beasts: An Anatomical Study of Cryptozoology's Most Elusive

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Compendium of Magical Beasts: An Anatomical Study of Cryptozoology's Most...

Dr. Veronica Wigberht-Blackwater, Lily Seika Jones, Melissa Brinks

Fantasy; Folklore, myths & legends; Monsters & legendary beings

Hardback

Perfect for fantasy lovers and the magical-creature-loving masses making our movie and social media screens light up with... [more]

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Dear Santa

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Dear Santa

Samuel Johnson

Diaries, letters & journals; Psychology

Hardback

If you could ask Santa for absolutely anything, what would you ask for?<br... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

Patrick Mullins

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

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The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. [more]

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

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Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Mary Beard

Language teaching theory & methods; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation; Teaching skills & techniques

Paperback

Despite their removal from England's National Curriculum in 1988, and claims of elitism, Latin and Greek are increasingly... [more]

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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Becoming

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Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

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Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities

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Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities

Eric Kaufmann

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic studies; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy

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Across the West, anti-immigration populists are tearing a path through the usual politics of left and right. Immigration is... [more]

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

Tiffany Watt Smith

Fiction & Literature; Psychology: emotions; Popular psychology; Gift books

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'Nothing makes the world gleam like bad people getting the fate they deserve. For one glorious moment, the stars align, the... [more]

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

Simon Garfield

Society & Social Sciences; Material culture

Hardback

A delightful and illuminating exploration of the human instinct to make things small, from the bestselling author of Just... [more]

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory

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Intellectual. Feminist. Polemicist. Provocateur. [more]

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace...

Jonathan Holslag

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; Military history

Hardback

In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during... [more]

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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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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

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From the New York Times -bestselling author of the National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea comes the thrilling... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

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The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Hardback

A captivating testament to human endurance, Jackson's diary and photos, one of the last such memoirs to be published. [more]

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A Modest Proposal: to solve the Palestine-Israel conflict

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A Modest Proposal: to solve the Palestine-Israel conflict

Karl Sabbagh

History; International relations

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This short book lays out a framework for a solution to the hundred-year conflict over Palestine. The author believes that... [more]

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

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Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

E. J. McNair

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military life & institutions

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The story of a British Army nurse in the Korean war [more]

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