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The stepping-stone between Europe and Africa, the gateway between the East and the West, at once a stronghold, clearing-house and observation-post, Sicily has been invaded and fought over by Phoenic... read more

Sicily A Short History of the Mediterranean's Largest Island
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Ever since the First Fleet dropped anchor, Australia's ports have been our opening to the world. They are also the breeding ground for many of Australia's most notorious crimin... read more

Waterfront: Graft, Corruption and Violence - Australia's Crime Frontier from 1788 to Now
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Set in Renaissance France at the magnificent court of the Valois kings, THE RIVAL QUEENS is the history of two remarkable women, a mother and daughter drive... read more

The Rival Queens: Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom
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A delightful and original look at the role of chance and outrageous fortune when it comes to politics - with a strong Australian focus.The Luck of Politics is full of amazing and interesting fa... read more

The Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune
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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 way h... read more

He Who Must Be Obeid
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The Russian decision to mobilize in July 1914 may have been the single most catastrophic choice of the modern era. Some articulate, thoughtful figures around the Tsar understood Russia's fragility, and... read more

Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia
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This is from the bestselling author of Stalingrad, Berlin and D-Day, Antony Beevor's Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble tells the story of the German's ill-fated final stand. On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'l... read more

Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble
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2015 is the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, which took place in 1215. In this new book published in celebration of that event, eminent historian David Starkey explores the many aspects of Magna Carta and its relevance ... read more

Magna Carta
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'This year an Anzac orgy begins. A commemorative program that would make the pharaohs envious. But commemorating soldiers is not the same as connecting with them ...' - James Brown, Anzac's Long Shadow. In... read more

Anzac's Long Shadow: The cost of our national obession
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With journalistic acumen and a novelist's flair, Xinran tells the remarkable stories of men and women born in China after 1979 - the recent generations raised under China's single-child policy... read more

Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China's One-Child Generations
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The vast continent of Australia was settled in two main streams, far apart in time and origin. The first came ashore some 50,000 years ago when the islands of Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea were one. The second bega... read more

Story of Australia's People Volume 1
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WARRIOR ELITE is a unique and compelling account of Australia's special forces and intelligence operations - ranging from the early special forces of World War II to the esta... read more

Warrior Elite: Australia's Special Forces - From Z Force and the SAS to the Wars of the Future
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Author: Ken Ward
Category:

 Australian

Series:Penguin Specials

It is often said that no country is more important to Australia than Indonesia. Yet the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is just the latest in a long line of crises that have marred relations between ... read more

Condemned to Crisis: A Lowy Institute Paper
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In Zero Zero Zero, Roberto Saviano maps the international cocaine trade. He investigates the evolution of cocaine trafficking, from Mexican drug cartels to money laundering through Wall Street. Tracking cocaine's physical journey - from ... read more

Zero Zero Zero
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Dr Matthew Green explores the sights and sounds of London through history. This is a fascinating and unique guide to the capital that takes the reader off the beaten track and into unexplored territory. This book allows ... read more

London A Travel Guide Through Time
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After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, he was sent into exile on Saint Helena. He became an 'eagle in a cage', reduced from the... read more

Betsy and the Emperor: The True Story of Napoleon, a Pretty Girl, a Regency Rake, and an Australian Colonial Misadventure
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Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this... read more

Great Divide
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When WikiLeaks first came to prominence in 2010, releasing millions of top secret State Department cables, the world saw for the first time what the US really thought about national leaders, friendly dictato... read more

Wikileaks Files - The World According to US Empire
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In 2008, almost two decades after the Cold War was officially consigned to the history books, an average American guy helped to bring down a top Russian spy based at the United Nations. He had no formal espionage training. Eve... read more

How to Catch a Russian Spy
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On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-t... read more

The Wright Brothers
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