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City of Protest: A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong: Penguin Specials
City of Protest: A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong: Penguin Specials Antony Dapiran
An insightful exploration of the historical and social stimuli and implications of civil disobedience, City of Protest offers a compelling look at the often-fraught relationship between politics and belonging, and a city’s struggle to assert itself.
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Cuba Libre!
Cuba Libre! Tony Perrottet
Historian and travel writer Tony Perrottet chronicles the events of the Cuban Revolution and the figures at the center of the guerrilla uprising: Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the scrappy band of rebel men and women who followed them.
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Dangerous Mystic
Dangerous Mystic Joel Harrington
Life and times of the 14th century German spiritual leader Meister Eckhart, whose theory of a personal path to the divine inspired thinkers from Jean Paul Sartre to Thomas Merton, and most recently, Eckhart Tolle.
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Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials
Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials Xu Xi
Xu Xi’s body of work witnesses her turbulent love affair with her home-city of Hong Kong. In this probing memoir, she unravels her recently finalised decision to leave the city for good.
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War James M. McPherson
Lucid and concise, Embattled Rebel presents a fresh perspective on the Civil War as seen from the desk of the South's commander in chief.
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Encounters: The Creation of New Zealand
Encounters: The Creation of New Zealand Paul Moon
Paul Moon's genre-busting history of New Zealand's ever-changing character - a heady exploration through Maori myths, early settlement, the All Blacks, the Speight's 'Southern Man', art and the New Zealand landscape
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England's Yellow Peril
England's Yellow Peril Anne Witchard
As England suffered heavy casualties at the front during World War One, the nation closed ranks against outsiders at home. England sought to reaffirm its racial dominance at the heart of the empire, and the Chinese in London became the principal scapegoat for anti-foreign sentiment.
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Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer
Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer Jane Tolerton
Jane Tolerton's Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer honours an irreverent, heroic figure of the New Zealand World War One story. A safe-sex campaigner ahead of her time.
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Fearless Frederic
Fearless Frederic Felice Arena
A story of friendship and heart-racing adventure – a perfect follow up to the acclaimed The Boy and the Spy.
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Flesh in Armour: War Popular Penguins
Flesh in Armour: War Popular Penguins Mann Leonard
In the fates of his protagonists in his acclaimed Flesh in Armour – one dies valiantly, one dies in an abject and mentally unhinged state, one survives – Mann pays tribute to the sacrifices of his countrymen and reminds readers of the unforgiving test of character found in war then and now.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt Robert Dallek
A superb one-volume biography by the Number One New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, explaining Roosevelt's career as an incomparable politician, deal-maker and uniter.
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Friends Divided
Friends Divided Gordon S. Wood
From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.
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From the Trenches: The Best Anzac Writing of World War One
From the Trenches: The Best Anzac Writing of World War One Mark Dapin
From the Trenches is a collection of gripping, awe-inspiring and sometimes terrifying accounts of life at the front, recorded by those who lived through the fighting.
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Gallipoli - A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials
Gallipoli - A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials Ian McGibbon
Informative, easy to follow and highly illustrated, Ian McGibbon's Gallipoli: A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials is the indispensable handbook to this monumental First World War campaign.
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Getting Stuck in For Shanghai: Putting the Kibosh on the Kaiser from theBund: The British at Shanghai and the Great War: Penguin Specials
Getting Stuck in For Shanghai: Putting the Kibosh on the Kaiser from theBund: The British at Shanghai and the Great War: Penguin Specials Robert Bickers
In this First World War Special, historian Robert Bickers explores the contradictions, patriotic fervour and battlefield experiences of the largest contingent of Shanghai Britons to fight the Kaiser's forces in Europe.
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Great Speeches: Words That Made History
Great Speeches: Words That Made History Anon
A great speech has the power to define the times, to inspire, to stir and to motivate.
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Healing Our History 3rd Edition
Healing Our History 3rd Edition Robert Consedine, Joanna Consedine
A powerful and humane book, Healing Our History eschews rhetoric and cuts to the true story of race relations in New Zealand.
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