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 History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019 'Dalrymple is a superb historian with a visceral understanding of India - A book of beauty' Gerard DeGroot, The Times In August 1765 the East In... read more

The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company
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Dan Jones, best-selling chronicler of the Middle Ages, turns his attention to the history of the Crusades - the sequence of religious wars fought between the late eleventh century and late medieval periods, in which armies from European Christian states attempted to wrest the Holy Land f... read more

Crusaders
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 History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

From the Samuel Johnson Prize-winning author of Mao's Great Famine, a sweeping and timely study of twentieth-century dictators and the development of the modern cult of personality.
No dictator can rule through fear and vi... read more

How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century
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 History

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction? Big ... read more

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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 History

Series:Democracy Trilogy Ser.

Kathy Lette: (author best known for her works 'Puberty Blues' & 'How To Kill Your Husband [And Other Handy Household Hints]', and friend of Bookoccino)
"Clare Wright's celebration of the trail-blazing Austra... read more

You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World
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Fighting For Our Lives is the inspirational story of communities directly affected by the AIDS crisis. Against a harrowing backdrop of illness and death, fear and anger, hate and discrimination, they bravely took action.
During... read more

Fighting for Our Lives - The History of a Community's Response to AIDS
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Japan Story is a fascinating, surprising account of Japan's culture, from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid 19th century to the present, through the eyes of people who always had their doubts about modernity - who greeted it not with t... read more

Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present
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 History

At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield wa... read more

Women to the Front
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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
September 1942 marked the high-... read more

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942
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The Europeans is both a highly original, panoramic account of how in the 19th century huge aesthetic, economic, technological and legal changes created, for the first time, a genuinely pan-European cult... read more

The Europeans: Three Cosmopolitan Lives and the Making of a European Culture in the 19th Century
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 For decades now, Pico Iyer has been based for much of the year in Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, share a two-room apartment. But when his father-in-law dies suddenly, calling him back to Japan earlier than expected, Iyer ... read more

Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells
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 History

Series:A\Rivers of London Novel Ser.

Body and soul. The song. That's what London constable and sorcerer's apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a gig at Soho's 60... read more

Moon Over Soho (#2 Rivers of London)
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