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Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI
Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI Kenneth Weisbrode
In Churchill and the King, Kenneth Weisbrode explores the delicate fashioning of this important, though largely overlooked relationship.
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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism
A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism Patrick Allitt
In A Climate of Crisis, he offers a provocative history of the U.S. environmental movement – from nuclear fears to antipollution protests to ozone and carbon politics – showing that great progress has been made in air and water quality, health, living standards, and life expectancy, despite exaggeration and fear-mongering from all sides that have sometimes obscured it.
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The Third Horseman: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot
The Third Horseman: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot William Rosen
With a category-defying knowledge of science and history, William Rosen, the acclaimed author of Justinian's Flea, tells the stunning story of the oft-overlooked Great Famine with wit and drama and demonstrates what it all means for today's discussions of climate change.
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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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American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity Christian G. Appy
Authoritative, insightful, and controversial, urgently speaking to our role in the world today, American Reckoning invites us to grapple honestly with the conflicting lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War.
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The Lucky Country: Popular Penguins
The Lucky Country: Popular Penguins Donald Horne
First published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. The book was a wake-up call to an unimaginative nation, an indictment of a country mired in mediocrity and manacled to its past.
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Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and his Rivals
Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and his Rivals Geoffrey Blainey
James Cook and his rivals vie to open up the Southern Hemisphere and claim sovereignty
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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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The Drovers
The Drovers Evan McHugh
From the High Country to the Outback, there are extraordinary stories of the men and women who have travelled across Australia behind mobs of cattle, sheep and horses.
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The Brave: Param Vir Chakra Stories
The Brave: Param Vir Chakra Stories Rachna Bisht Rawat
Both gripping and inspiring, The Brave is the ultimate book on the Param Vir Chakra. 
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Bushrangers
Bushrangers Evan McHugh
In The Bushrangers, Evan McHugh explores the incredible stories of the men (and women) who achieved fame not just by what they did, but by the way they did it.
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Outback Stations
Outback Stations Evan McHugh
McHugh reveals the fascinating history of these outback stations, and what it takes to work on one today.
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The Badlands: Decadent Playground of Old Peking: Penguin Special
The Badlands: Decadent Playground of Old Peking: Penguin Special Paul French
An evocative account of the infamous nightlife district of pre-communist Beijing, from the internationally acclaimed author of Midnight in Peking.
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The ANZACS: War Popular Penguins
The ANZACS: War Popular Penguins Patsy Adam-Smith
The Anzacs remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War.
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ANZAC to Amiens: War Popular Penguins
ANZAC to Amiens: War Popular Penguins C. E. W. Bean
An acknowledged classic of military history, Anzac to Amiens is compelling and compulsory reading for every Australian interested in the nation's bloody  coming of age.
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Australia in Arms
Australia in Arms Phillip Schuler
Australia in Arms is a vivid read and an important part of Australia's Anzac legacy.
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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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The Reef: A Passionate History
The Reef: A Passionate History Iain McCalman
The first social, cultural and environmental history of this World Heritage-listed site, The Reef is an effortlessly readable work by a born storyteller.
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The Battle for Lone Pine
The Battle for Lone Pine David W. Cameron
The Battle for Lone Pine is the first book devoted to this cornerstone of the Anzac legend, drawing on unforgettable first-hand accounts scratched into diaries and letters home. The stories of the diggers, as well as the engineers, nurses, sappers, commanders and more, provide an invaluable record of the battle and serve as moving testimony to their courage in appalling conditions.
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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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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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Picnics Prohibited: Diplomacy in a Chaotic China during the First World War: Penguin Specials
Picnics Prohibited: Diplomacy in a Chaotic China during the First World War: Penguin Specials Frances Wood
At the time of the First World War, the Chinese republic was in its infancy. It had joined a number of international organizations and ratified the Hague Conventions, but found its diplomatic efforts hampered by its young, inexperienced leadership, its factional and . . .
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Betrayal in Paris
Betrayal in Paris Paul French
In this First World War China Special Paul French explores China's betrayal by the West, the charismatic advocates it sent to the conference and the hugely significant May Fourth Movement that resulted from the treaty.
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