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History

Kevin Rudd was given no warning, but even he lasted longer than Abbott. Julia Gillard had plenty of warnings, but even she lasted longer than Abbott.
Abbott ignored all the ... read more

Road to Ruin - How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government
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Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbe... read more

The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh
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Not Just For This Life is a salute and tribute to Gough Whitlam, commemorating what would have been his 100th birthday. Upon his death in October 2014 there was a national outpouring of grief and affectio... read more

Not Just for This Life : Gough Whitlam Remembered
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Monocle's books with Gestalten have shown you how to build a better life, business, and home. But now Monocle raises the bar: how do you run a great country? They are not talking about might, muscle, or nationalism... read more

How to Make a Nation - A Monocle Guide
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 War

From the author of THE PERFECT STORM and WAR comes a book about why men miss war, why Londoners missed the Blitz, and what we can all learn from American Indian captives who refused to go home. Tribe is a look at post-traumatic stress diso... read more

Tribe
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 European

Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Shortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016 The new series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit is on BBC2 now Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, ... read more

SPQR A History of Ancient Rome
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1 November 2006. Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty two days later he dies, killed from the inside. The poison? Polonium; a ra... read more

A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's Threat to the West
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Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using do... read more

Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?
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How Dutch sailors found Australia and an English Pirate almost beat Captain Cook. On 15 January 1688 - almost 100 years to the day before Captain Arthur Phillip arrived in Botany Bay as commander of the First Fleet - another Engli... read more

Great South Land
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Australians came to the ABC's The Killing Season in droves, their fascination with the brutal RudduGillard struggle as enduring as the saga itself. This is the book that brings you the uncut version of The Killing Season, taki... read more

Killing Season Uncut
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Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas and opportunity. Rob Schmitz is one of them. He immerses ... read more

Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road
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'We're now in the fifteenth year since 9/11 and, horrible though it is to contemplate, we may be nowhere close to the end of the War on Terror. For a while, it looked like things were improvi... read more

Blood Year: Islamic State and the Unravelling of the War on Terror
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'As much as anything, World War I turned on the fate of Ukraine'. The decision to go to war in 1914 had catastrophic consequences for Russia. The result was revolution, civil war and famine in 191... read more

Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia
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Can we reinvent the Lucky Country? Fifty years ago author Donald Horne described Australia as 'a lucky country run by second-rate people', adding that our leaders are mostly unaware of events that surround the... read more

The Lucky Country? Reinventing Australia
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The whole world knows the face of the young man with the bright black eyes. He is in the process of becoming an icon, a symbol, similar to the famous photo of Che Guevara. The face is that of Raif Bad... read more

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story
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Six gentlemen, one goal - the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top secret organisation was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruct... read more

Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: Churchill's Mavericks: Plotting Hitler's Defeat
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Captain Edward Denny Day u the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' u was Australia's greatest lawman, yet few have heard of him. This is his story. Onc... read more

Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman the Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre
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A country that makes no room for the young is a country that will forfeit a fair future. This must not become Australia.Today’s young Australians are the first generation since the Great Depression t... read more

Generation Less - How Australia is Cheating the Young
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Sexual harassment, domestic violence and date rape had not been named, although they certainly existed, when Damned Whores and God's Police was first published in 1975. That was before the Sex Discrimination Act of 1984... read more

Damned Whores and God's Police
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The culmination of a lifetime's field work and research, William Lindesay selects fifty artefacts from around the world to tell the story of the Great Wall from the second century BC to the late-twentieth century. Abraham ... read more

The Great Wall in 50 Objects
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