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Outsourced empire : how 'freedom fighters', mercenaries and contractors support US statecraft.

Thomson, Andrew.

(2018)  | 9780745337036 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 240pp
AUD 39.95 (inc. GST), AUD 36.32 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
How do non-state armed actors militarily support US imperialism? This book examines the US' increasing reliance on outsourced forms of intervention to a variety of non-state armed groups in its counterinsurgency and "irregular" warfare policies towards the Global South. It shows that there has been...

Texas in 3D

AMBROZIAK, Ambroziak. Ambroziak, Colby. Ambroziak, Jeff.

(2018)  | 9781630763206 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 40pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
AUD 21.95 (inc. GST), AUD 19.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018
Discover the history of the Lone Star state with this fun collection of 3Dcomics by Jeff Ambroziak and illustrator Leland Purvis. Put on your pair of 3Dglasses (included) and watch as Texas's famous Texans, animals, sports, towns,and history jump off the page! The perfect souvenir for your trip or a...

Alexander Hamilton : documents decoded.

Villegas, Christina.

(2018)  | 9781440857638 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 134.95 (inc. GST), AUD 122.68 (ex. GST),
A product of extremely humble birth, Alexander Hamilton rose to become one of America's leading political figures, helping to determine the direction of nearly all of the seminal events of the founding of the country. The author introduces, provides notes on, and critically evaluates approximately 60...

Calamity Jane: The Life and Legend of Martha Jane Cannary

Herda, D. J.

(2018)  | 9781493031948 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 28.95 (inc. GST), AUD 26.32 (ex. GST),
Young Martha Jane Cannary began life as a camp follower and street urchin.Parentless by the age of twelve, she morphed into the mother of two who just asoften took employment as a waitress, laundress, or dance hall girl as she did anIndian scout or bullwhacker. Just as likely to wear a dress as she...

Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

Pomante, Michael J. II. Schraufnagel, Scot.

(2018)  | 9781538111512 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 464pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 164.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.95 (ex. GST),
Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States. In acountry with a rich history of racial animosities, Obama represents a notabledeviation in the trajectory of America’s presidential history. At the close ofhis second term in office, a survey of the personalities and events...

Historical Dictionary of Trinidad and Tobago

Matthews, Galien. McCollin, Debbie. Pemberton, Rita. Toussaint, Michael.

(2018)  | 9781538111451 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 180.95 (inc. GST), AUD 164.50 (ex. GST),
As separate entities and later a unified state, the Caribbean islands ofTrinidad and Tobago boast very unique histories. Initially claimed by theSpanish in 1498, these territories were affected by the imperialist thrusts ofvarious European nations including the French, British and Dutch. Themercantilist...

Life on Muskrat Creek: A Homestead Family in Wyoming

Love, David. Love, Ethel Waxham. Love, J. David. , Froidevaux, Frances Love. Love, Barbara.

(2018)  | 9781611462647 | Lehigh University Press | hbk. | book | 246pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 62.95 (inc. GST), AUD 57.23 (ex. GST),
Written by Ethel Waxham Love, a Wellesley College graduate who went to Wyomingin 1905 as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse, and her son, J. David Love, wholater became an eminent geologist, Life on Muskrat Creek tells the fascinatingstory of a family’s day-to-day life on an isolated ranch in earlytwentieth-century...

Hamilton: An American Biography


(2018)  | 9781538100172 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
The award-winning, smash Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical continuesto captivate sold-out audiences and has sparked unprecedented interest in itshistorical protagonist. In Hamilton: An American Biography, Tony Williamsprovides readers with a concise biography that traces the events and...

Apacheria: True Stories of Apache Culture 1860-1920

Farmer, W. Michael.

(2018)  | 9781493032792 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 29.95 (inc. GST), AUD 27.23 (ex. GST),
A book of brief essays, illustrative art, and photography from often obscurehistorical and ethnological studies of Apache history, life, and culture in thelast half of the nineteenth century. These snippets of history and cultureprovide insights into late nineteenth century Apache culture, history,...

The american revolution : documents decoded.

Gould, Neil.

(2018)  | 9781440839467 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 338pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 142.95 (inc. GST), AUD 129.95 (ex. GST),
This volume takes a unique approach to the understanding of history, beginning with an introduction that erases the traditional separation between author and audience. Readers are welcomed to the guild of historians and encouraged to use the documents and their commentary to reach their own conclusions,...

Tiny New York: The Smallest Things in the Biggest City

Slater, Suzanne Siegel. Siegel, Suzi.

(2018)  | 9781493031504 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
Because in a giant city, sometimes the smallest things get overlooked. Meet thetiniest standouts in the Big Apple, from a baby dinosaur at the Museum ofNatural History to a dinky basketball court in the Village that has producedsome of sport’s biggest legends. Other tiny stars include the NYPD’ssmallest...

50 events that shaped Latino history: an encyclopedia of the American mosaic. [2 volumes]

Fernández, Lilia. Fernández, Lilia.

(2018)  | 9781440837623 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 921pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 327.95 (inc. GST), AUD 298.14 (ex. GST),
Latinos--people of European, Indigenous, and African descent--have had a presence in North America long before the first British settlements arrived to the Eastern seaboard. The encounters between Spanish colonizers and the native peoples of the Americas initiated 500 years of a rich and vibrant history--an...

The Cowboy President: The American West and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

BLAKE, Michael F.

(2018)  | 9781493030712 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 26.95 (inc. GST), AUD 24.50 (ex. GST),
The Cowboy President: The American West and the Making of Theodore Rooseveltreveals how his time spent in the Western Dakota Territory helped him recoverfrom an overwhelming personal loss, but more importantly, how it transformed himinto the man etched onto Mount Rushmore, a man who is still rated as...

50 events that shaped latino history : an encyclopedia of the american mosaic.

Fernandez, Lilia.

(2018)  | 9781440849046 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Selling Reagan's Foreign Policy: Going Public vs. Executive Bargaining

Kane, N. Stephen.

(2018)  | 9781498569545 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This book examines President Reagan’s and his administration’s efforts tomobilize public and congressional support for seven of the president’scontroversial foreign policy initiatives. Each chapter deals with a distinctforeign policy issue, but they each is related in one way or another to allegedthreats...

Captain John Gallop: Master Mariner and Indian Trader

Haynes, Williams.

(2018)  | 9781493033348 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 32pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 12.95 (inc. GST), AUD 11.77 (ex. GST),
Capt. John Gallop; Master Mariner and Indian Trader, and his son, John,Jr.—the colorful careers of pioneers in our coastal-West Indian trader byWilliams Haynes. Sponsored by the Gallup Family Association, Inc.

The Wethersfield Story

Wieder, Lois M.

(2018)  | 9781493033195 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 68pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 13.95 (inc. GST), AUD 12.68 (ex. GST),
Wethersfield, the oldest permanent English settlement in Connecticut, enjoys arich historic heritage. From the small group of people who came in 1634, theTown has grown to an estimated population of 23,000. Here is the local townhistory from 1600-1965. Books and published materials about local history...

Tolland : An Old Post Road Town: A History of Tolland

Weigold, Harold.

(2018)  | 9781493033263 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 24.95 (inc. GST), AUD 22.68 (ex. GST),
The fascinating history of an old Connecticut town whose founding, prospering,early 19th century decline, and 20th century resurgence reflect the history ofmany, many New England villages. The story starts in 1713 when the nearby townof Windsor established a township in Tolland and granted land to Windsorcitizens...

The History of Plainville Connecticut, 1640-1918

Castle, Henry Allen.

(2018)  | 9781493033287 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 23.95 (inc. GST), AUD 21.77 (ex. GST),
This is a comprehensive history of the beginnings, trials, and flourishing ofPlainville Connecticut. As Gertrude Castle Nystrom wrote in the preface to herfather’s book, “This history of the beginnings of Plainville, Connecticut,covering the period from the time it was a part of Farmington up to...


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