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1 Adie Kate CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War
Coronet Books, London 2004 0340820608 / 9780340820605 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Very Good 19cm 
A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, Allen Charles  Edited By
2 Allen Charles Edited By PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ
Futura, London 1988 0860074552 / 9780860074557 Card Cover Excellent 18cm 
That extraordinary world of crows and dust sunsets, of dinner parties that started with anchovy toast and ended seven courses later with little glass bowls full of water and hibiscus flowers to wash the fingers in, of cane chairs on club verandahs, and damp sugar full of ants, of shining Indian rivers and beautiful women, pure nostalgia and irresistible. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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3 Arthur Max THE REAL BAND OF BROTHERS Spanish Civil War
Collins, London 2009 000729509X / 9780007295098 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Good in Protective Cover Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 24 Cm 
A unique story of men and women volunteering to lay down their lives for a cause. Oral historian Max Arthur interviewed eight British survivors of the Spanish Civil War to recount their compelling and harrowing tales of their experiences and revealing their strength of purpose, pride and bravery. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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THE REAL BAND OF BROTHERS  First-hand Accounts from the Last British Survivors of the Spanish Civil War, Arthur Max
4 Arthur Max THE REAL BAND OF BROTHERS First-hand Accounts from the Last British Survivors of the Spanish Civil War
Collins, London 2009 000729509X / 9780007295098 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
A unique story of men and women volunteering to lay down their lives for a cause, believing passionately that the Spanish Republic's fight was their fight too. From Union leader to nurse, Egyptologist to IRA activist these survivors have incredible compelling and sometimes harrowing tales to tell of their experiences in the Spanish Civil War 1936-9. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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THE ANZAC CONNECTION, Ball Desmond (Edited by)
5 Ball Desmond (Edited by) THE ANZAC CONNECTION
George Allan and Unwin, Sydney 1985 086861503X / 9780868615035 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent 22cm 
Published in the wake of the controversy over New Zealand's anti=nuclear stance and the question of its place in the ANZUS Treaty, this collection surveys the strategic situation of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s.In it, a panel of experts from both sides of the Tasman examine the extent to chich the two nations constitute in reality a single strategic entity, the background to their defence policies and problems, the areas of overlap and of difference between them, the nature of their cooperation on defence and security matters and the roles which the two countries might play with respect to arms control in this region. 
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POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Barber Nicola and Lee-Browne Patrick
6 Barber Nicola and Lee-Browne Patrick POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Evans Bros LONDON 2001 023752239X / 9780237522391 1st Thus Pictorial Hard Cover Good 30cm 
This book examines the experiences of the soldiers who found artistic expression in their poetry for the horrors of warfare and looks at the historical, political and social background which shaped the poetry of the war. Five poets are examined in detail: Ivor Gurney, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Thomas. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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FORGOTTEN ARMIES  Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan, BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM
7 BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM FORGOTTEN ARMIES Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan
Pengion UK 2005 0140293310 / 9780140293319 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
A gripping account of the the war that tore Asia apart between 1941 and 1945 as Japan invaded Singapore and swept through British ruled territories to India. Includes b/w photographs taken at the time. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE 1945, Bennett Gill   Edited By
8 Bennett Gill Edited By THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE 1945
HMSO Publications lONDON 1996 0117020354 / 9780117020351 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New Heavy Book Over 500gms 26cm 
Presented here is a Europe in crisis at the close of war. Countries faced political dislocation, shortage of food and fuel and thousands of dispossessed and displaced people and for some what began as the Allied Liberation appeared ominously to presage a Soviet Occupation. The book contains expert analysis, informed debate and eyewitness accounts from a distinguished group. 
Price: 37.00 AUD
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ALLIES AT WAR, Berthon Simon
9 Berthon Simon ALLIES AT WAR
Harper Collins, London 2001 0007116225 / 9780007116225 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 23cm 
Extensive research and use of newly uncovered wartime papers provide an extraordinary insight into the real relationship between De Gaulle, Churchill and Roosevelt and its legacy in post war relations. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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CARLISM AND CRISIS IN SPAIN 1931-1939, Blinkhorn Martin
10 Blinkhorn Martin CARLISM AND CRISIS IN SPAIN 1931-1939
London Cambridge University Press 1975 0521207290 / 9780521207294 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good in Protective Cover Heavy Book Over 500gms 22.5cm 
This is a study in English of the Carlist Movement, the extreme right wing party in Spain during the climactic decade of the 1930s. The author discusses Carlism's internal politics, power struggles and sources of support, its ideology, its relations with other elements in the Spanish right, principally Falangism and Catholic conservatism, its attitude towards the Republic, liberalism and the left, its view of contemporary events elsewhere in Europe, its stress on para-militarism and conspiracy against the Republican regime and its wartime role. A book of historical importance. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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CHILDREN OF THE RAJ, Brendon Vyvyen
11 Brendon Vyvyen CHILDREN OF THE RAJ
Phoenix Books, Uk 2006 075382082x / 9780753820827 Card Cover Very Good Ex-Library 20 Cm 
Ex Library with library stamps with removable protective cover. Vyvyen Brendon has drawn on a wealth of original sources and interviews to present the life of British children who grew up in India during the time of the British rule. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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BECAUSE YOU DIED  Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After, Brittain Vera
12 Brittain Vera BECAUSE YOU DIED Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After
Virago, Great Britain 2010 1844084140 / 9781844084142 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
A collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - her fiance, brother and two close friends, who served and died in the First World War. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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CHRONICLE OF FRIENDSHIP  Vera Brittain's Diary of the Thirties 1932-1939, Brittain Vera
13 Brittain Vera CHRONICLE OF FRIENDSHIP Vera Brittain's Diary of the Thirties 1932-1939
Victor Gollancz LONDON 1986 0575036028 / 9780575036024 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good Heavy Book Over 500gms Ex Lib 23cm Edited By Alan Bishop 
The Thirties were a fraught, restless and a disturbed period, the years when Hitler achieved a stranglehold on Europe. Vera Brittain's stance was a staunchly pacifist one. While many of her friends on the Left urged the need for a united front against fascism, she argued the case against any resort to war, and as a supporter of Dick Sheppard's Peace Pledge Union she addressed meeting and conferences all over the country. She was active too in other areas of Left wing politics, notably in support of her husband George Catlin in his Labour Party candidatures. 
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WARTIME CHRONICLE     Vera Brittain's Diary 1939-1945, Brittain Vera
14 Brittain Vera WARTIME CHRONICLE Vera Brittain's Diary 1939-1945
Victor Gollancz, London 1989 0575045175 / 9780575045170 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good Heavy Book Over 500gms Ex Lib 24 Cm Edited By Alan Bishop and Y. Aleksandra Bennett 
This Diary covers the Second World War and is the third volume of Vera Brittain's diaries. Vera describes running the gauntlet of bombs and shrapnel in order to get home at night and some other nights she spent in air raid shelteres. She attended firewatching demonstrations and stayed on watch for many hours a night. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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AND THE RUSSIANS STAYED  The Sovietization of Cuba, Carbonell Nester T.
15 Carbonell Nester T. AND THE RUSSIANS STAYED The Sovietization of Cuba
William Morrow & Company New York 1989 0688072135 / 9780688072131 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24cm 
An enlightening historical account of the Soviet domination of Cuba. With firsthand knowledge of the internal and external factors that shaped pivotal events, Carbonell dispels many of the doubts and clarifies many of the misconceptions that still surround the fall of Cuba. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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MOTHERLAND   A Philosophical History of Russia, Chamberlain Lesley
16 Chamberlain Lesley MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia
Atlantic Books, London 2004 1843542854 / 9781843542858 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 26cm 
An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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THE AVENGERS   A Jewish War Story, Cohen Rich
17 Cohen Rich THE AVENGERS A Jewish War Story
Jonathan Cape Ltd, London 2000 0224060015 / 9780224060011 1st Edition Card Cover Good 24 Cm 
The story of three young Jews, Abba Kovner, Vitka Dempner and Rushka Marie who left their families in Western Poland and established the first underground movement in Europe. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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THE GERMAN OCCUPATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, Cruickshank Charles
18 Cruickshank Charles THE GERMAN OCCUPATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS
The History Press, UK 2004 0750937491 / 9780750937498 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
The author provides a full account of the German invasion, the subsequent landings of various British agents, raids and of an attempt by psychological warfare to end the occupation. The book is based on previously untapped sources of information including papers from Government departments, the Island's own wartime files as well as files left behind by the Feldkommandantur in Guernsey and Jersey. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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WHITE MUGHALS   Love & Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India, Dalrymple William
19 Dalrymple William WHITE MUGHALS Love & Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002256762 / 9780002256766 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
A remarkable story involving secret assignations, court intrigue, harem politics, religious disputes and espionage. Full page colour plates. Book has slight stain to compressed page edge, not affecting internal pages. Heavy book Comprehensive Index and Reference notes. 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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WHITE MUGHALS   Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India, Dalrymple William
20 Dalrymple William WHITE MUGHALS Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002256762 / 9780002256766 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
"In White Mughals, William Dalrymple discovers a world almost entirely unexplored by history and places at its centre a compelling tale of love, seduction and betrayal." Includes very detailed and well researched factual accounts of the time and the text is supported with diagrams, photographs and full page colour illustrations. 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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