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On 21 July 1969, 3 Platoon, A Company, 6 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment forced their way through the damp Vietnamese jungle on a patrol as part of Operation Mundingburra. With the insects biting and the humidity sapping their strength, ... read more

Jungle Dark
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This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated to the point it is today. It demonstrates the truth of the axiom that unless you know the history, you cannot see the future. The failed invasion of North Korea by US... read more

Korea
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Awards:Long-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2016.

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka is the most talked-about work of Australian history in recent years. Now here is Clare Wright's groundbreaking, award-winning study of the women who made the rebellion in an abridged edition fo... read more

We are the Rebels: the Women and Men Who Made Eureka (Young Reader's Edition)
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From hijabs to jihad and everything in between - Muslims down under today What is Halal? A country bordering Shariahland, or a method of preparing food? Do the Five Pillars of Islam comply with modern building codes? Or are they simply a philosophy for living? And if ... read more

The Islamic Republic of Australia
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Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet until now their experiences have been hidden from our history, and from our present. Here, award-winning memoirist and novelist Mandy Sayer weaves together a wide-ranging and exuberant history of Gypsie... read more

Australian Gypsies: Their Secret History
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The gladiator is one of the most enduring figures of Ancient Rome. Heroic, though of lowly status, they fought vicious duals in large arenas filled with baying crowds. The survivor could be either executed (the famous 'thumbs down' signal) or spared at ... read more

Gladiators: Fighting to the Death in Ancient Rome
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This is a story of truly heroic deeds during the fall of Singapore, taking munitions and military personnel up and refugees back, of escape and subterfuge as crews prepared for these da... read more

Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, its Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II
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At the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with him a chilling cache of top secret documents related to America's nuclear program in the 1960s. Here for the first t... read more

The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner
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Great for history & mythology buffs. A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari Gislason are good friends. They share a deep atta... read more

Saga Land
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100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.In the final debate of the 2016 US presidential election, Donald Trump leaned into the microphone as Hillary Clinton spoke about social s... read more

100 Nasty Women of History
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Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if necessary. Later chivalr... read more

Knights: Chivalry and Violence
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Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbelly and every other account of Sydney's crimin... read more

The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh
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