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Picture of The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

Jones, Jonathan.

The insults flew thick and fast when the two greatest artists of the Renaissance were thro...

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Picture of Great Battles.

Great Battles.

Jorgensen, Christer (ed.).

Great battles, they say, have great consequences. These battles are divided under three he...

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Picture of The Kelly Gang Unmasked.

The Kelly Gang Unmasked.

Macfarlane, Ian.

Re-examines the story of the Kelly Gang and critically unravels the mythology created by p...

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Picture of Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination.

Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination.

Morris, Richard.

In part, this is a history of archaeology, and it also examines commonly held ideas about ...

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Picture of History's Greatest Deceptions and the People Who Planned Them.

History's Greatest Deceptions and the People Who Planned Them.

Chaline, Eric.

There are religious deceits, military subterfuges, outrageous scientific deceptions, royal...

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Picture of Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity, and Ingenuity Can Change the World.

Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity, and Ingenuity Can Change the World.

Crawshaw, Steve and Jackson, John.

These are mostly little-known stories. They reveal the role ordinary people have played in...

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Picture of St Petersburg and the British: The City Through the Eyes of British Visitors and Residents.

St Petersburg and the British: The City Through the Eyes of British Visitors and Residents.

Cross, Anthony.

Chronicles the story of this vibrant and tragic city seen through the eyes of many British...

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Picture of St. Martin's Hospital - A History.

St. Martin's Hospital - A History.

Donovan, Val.

According to my mother, St. Martin's Hospital in Brisbane was one of the hospitals where '...

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Picture of Stalin's Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War.

Stalin's Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War.

Gellately, Robert.

An exciting and perceptive account based on newly released Russian documents. They reveal ...

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Picture of In the Shadow of the General: Modern France and the Myth of De Gaulle.

In the Shadow of the General: Modern France and the Myth of De Gaulle.

Hazareesingh, Sudhir.

The author is a specialist on modern French political culture. Here he sheds light on the ...

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Picture of Napoleon's Poisoned Chalice: The Emperor and His Doctors on St. Helena.

Napoleon's Poisoned Chalice: The Emperor and His Doctors on St. Helena.

Howard, Martin.

After his last defeat, Napoleon threw himself on the protection of the Prince Regent and t...

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Picture of Australian Volunteers at Work: 101 Stories.

Australian Volunteers at Work: 101 Stories.

Noble, Joy and Dick, Roger.

It conveys the full picture of volunteering in Australia - the diversity of volunteers, th...

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Picture of Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon.

Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon.

Levi, Erik.

A scholarly investigation that draws on period articles, diaries, speeches and other archi...

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Picture of The Compact Timeline History of Ancient Egypt.

The Compact Timeline History of Ancient Egypt.

Ratnagar, Shereen.

As well as describing the lives of the pharaohs and other historical figures it explores t...

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Picture of Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day.

Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day.

Ryan, Donald P.

This is the

essential companion for the discerning time traveller, so strap on your ...

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Picture of Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family - A Test of Will and Faith in World War I.

Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family - A Test of Will and Faith in World War I.

Thomas, Louisa.

An unforgettable story of four brothers, each fighting for freedom in his own way. These b...

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Picture of Bright Young Things: Life in the Roaring Twenties.

Bright Young Things: Life in the Roaring Twenties.

Maloney, Alison.

Describes hot jazz, all-night dance halls, fresh new fashions, costume parties, talking mo...

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Picture of The Other Irish: The Scots-Irish Rascals That Made America.

The Other Irish: The Scots-Irish Rascals That Made America.

McCarthy, Karen.

These were northern Irish of Presbyterian stock and they had a sense of independence, fort...

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Picture of Ban This Filth! Mary Whitehouse and the Battle to Keep Britain Innocent.

Ban This Filth! Mary Whitehouse and the Battle to Keep Britain Innocent.

Thompson, Ben (ed.).

Whether you loved her or loathed her there's no question that Mary Whitehouse kept politic...

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Picture of Profile of a Mass Killer: Wade Frankum at Strathfield Plaza.

Profile of a Mass Killer: Wade Frankum at Strathfield Plaza.

Milton, Rod.

Dr. Milton was asked to prepare a report on the man who murdered 7 people at the Strathfie...

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Picture of Lives of the Ancient Egyptians.

Lives of the Ancient Egyptians.

Wilkinson, Toby.

A hundred ancient Egyptians have been selected - pharaohs, priests, administrators, a doct...

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Picture of Two Queens in One Isle.

Two Queens in One Isle.

Plowden, Alison.

Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots were cousins. Their relationship was complex, te...

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Picture of Birds in a Cage.

Birds in a Cage.

Niemann, Derek.

In 1941, in Germany, four British POWs formed a birdwatching society, and embarked on an o...

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Picture of Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King.

Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King.

Tyldesley, Joyce.

She investigates his family history and his reign, his life and legacy. Though his reign w...

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