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A secret history of China - a fresh new way of thinking about a people, a civilisation, an epic story. The Water Kingdom takes us on a grand journey through China's past and present, offering a unique window through which we can ... read more

The Water Kingdom
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From the international bestselling author of Gomorrah, this is a deeply personal and candid portrait of Italy today: a place of trafficking and toxic waste, where votes can be bought and sold, where organiz... read more

My Italians True Stories of Crime and Courage
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These are the stories about Australia's hardest inmates, from Australia's hardest inmates: the true and uncensored account of life inside Australia's toughest prisons. 'Porky Pig' stalks the yard, snorting and gr... read more

Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates
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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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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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Meet Australia's most corrupt politician whose brazen misdeeds were said to be on a scale "unexceeded since the days of the Rum Corps".From the shadows Obeid ran the state as his fiefdom, making and unmaking premiers. Along the w... read more

He Who Must Be Obeid
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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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'A gripping tale of royal feuds and divided kingdoms' - AMANDA FOREMAN Set in Renaissance France at the magnificent court of the Valois kings, THE RIVAL Q... read more

Rival Queens: Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom
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'An impressive revisionist biography' The Times Looming out of the encroaching darkness of the February evening was London Bridge, still ornamented with the severed heads of Thomas Culpeper and ... read more

Katherine Howard: The Tragic Story of Henry VIII's Fifth Queen
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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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After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of lives between 1958 and 1962, an ageing Mao launched an ambitious scheme to shore up his reputation and eliminate t... read more

The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962-76
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Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia ...
In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the cock-ups and curiosities, t... read more

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
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Sunday Times Top Ten Best-seller. The final destruction of the Ottoman Empire - one of the great epics of the First World War, from best-selling historian Eugene Rogan. For some four centur... read more

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920
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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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Did the events of September 11 really change the world? Why would a person agree to become a suicide bomber? How effective are our intelligence agencies? Should the Rudd Government bring our troops... read more

All About Terrorism: Everything You Were Too Afraid to Ask
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'Australian governments find it easy to go to war. Their leaders seem to be able to withdraw with a calm conscience, answerable neither to God nor humanity.' Australia lost 600 men in the Boer War, a threeyear conflict fought in ... read more

Unnecessary Wars
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In Pursuit
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A fascinating account of the rise of radical, ideologically driven terrorism around the world and how the world can begin to address it. When you keep repeating that the worst is about to happen, it finally does. The threat of terro... read more

Jihad Academy
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Britain has always had a tangled, complex, paradoxical role in Europe's history. It has invaded and been invaded, changed sides, stood aloof, acted with both brazen cynicism and the cloudiest ... read more

Britain's Europe A Thousand Years of Conflict and Cooperation
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A compelling and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to parents who were emancipated convicts. When 15-year-old Mary Ann Gill attempted to elope with gentleman settler John Kinchela in 1848, they became the focus of a national scandal which was nearly their undoing.

The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal That Shocked a Colony
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