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            Conquistadors and Aztecs: A History of the Fall of Tenochtitlan
             

            Conquistadors and Aztecs: A History of the Fall of Tenochtitlan (Hardback)

            By Rinke, Stefan

            • RRP: $50.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 May 22

            A new account of the conquest of Mexico that focuses on the fall of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztecs, timed for the 500th anniversary of this world historical event.

            ISBN 9780197552469
            Released NZ 2 May 2022
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Guerrilla Warfare

            Guerrilla Warfare (Paperback)

            By Guevara, Ernesto Che

            • RRP: $26.00
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            First published in 1961, following the successful Cuban Revolution, this is Che Guevara's handbook for guerrilla war. Che considered that the Cuban Revolution taught would-be insurrectionists three fundamental lessons: (1) Popular forces can win a war against the army. (2) It is ...not necessary to wait until all conditions for making revolution exist; the insurrection can create them. (3) In underdeveloped South America the countryside is the basic area for armed fighting. Covering guerrilla strategy, tactics, terrain, organization of an army, logistics, the role of women, field medical treatment, intelligence, propaganda and training, this is the key text to understand how revolutions can be fought and won by ordinary people.
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            ISBN 9780241465080
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Penguin Modern Classics
            Language (English)
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            First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

            First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (Paperback)

            By Ung, Loung

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            As half her family died in labour camps by execution, starvation, and disease, Loung Ung grew increasingly resilient and determined - armed with indomitable will, she miraculously managed to outlast the Kymer Rouge and survive the killing fields. This is her story.

            ISBN 9780732265915
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2000
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            257 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Living the French Revolution, 1789-1799
              

            Living the French Revolution, 1789-1799 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McPhee, P.

            • RRP: $197.03
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            Explores the impact of the French Revolution on daily life. This book provides a portrait of revolutionary life by exploring the lived experience of the people of France's villages and country towns, revealing how The Revolution had a dramatic impact on daily life from family rel...ations to religious practices.
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            ISBN 9780230574755
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Enquiring History: The French Revolution
             

            Enquiring History: The French Revolution (Paperback)

            By Martin, Dave

            • RRP: $44.50
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            A fresh and student friendly approach to studying the French Revolution - part of the Schools History Project's new generation of books that promote historical enquiry in A Level History.

            ISBN 9781444144543
            Released NZ 25 Jan 2013
            Publisher Hodder Education
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series EH
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            29 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
             

            The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia (Hardback)

            By Fleming, Candace

            • RRP: $45.00
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            From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost comes the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. Deftly maneuvering between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasantsNand their eventual uprisingNFleming presents fascinating portrait, complete with in...serts of period photographs and primary-source material.
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            ISBN 9780375867828
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2014
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Ask That Mountain: The Story of Parihaka
              

            Ask That Mountain: The Story of Parihaka (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 9th New edition)

            By Scott, Dick

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            Parihaka has become a byword for Maori refusal to yield land, culture and dignity to New Zealand's colonial government. Well after the end of the New Zealand Wars, the people of this small settlement at the foot of Mt Taranaki held out against the encroachments of Pakeha settlers... in a struggle that swapped the weapons of war for the weapons of peace. Taking as their symbol the white feather, the chiefs Te Whiti and Tohu led Parihaka in one of the world's first-recorded campaigns of passive resistance. Maori ploughmen wrote its message across the settlers' pastures, and Maori fencers underlined the point by throwing barriers across the queen's highways. Withstanding repeated military action, the spirit of resistance born at Parihaka kept alive the flame of that supposedly 'dying race', the Maori. Ask That Mountain draws on official papers, settler manuscripts and oral history to give the first complete account of what took place at Parihaka. Now in its ninth edition, this seminal work was in 1995 named by the Sunday Star-Times as one of the ten most important books published in New Zealand.
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            ISBN 9780143010869
            Published NZ 24 Nov 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (2020 reissue)

            The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (2020 reissue) (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Stewart, Trenton Lee

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            Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance are back - but so is Mr Curtain, with another devious scheme! Can the Mysterious Benedict Society thwart Mr Curtain's plans, even whilst held prisoner? Join them on their adventure as they face all sorts of dilemmas, ina bid to save Stonetown. T...he third book in the New York Times bestselling series!
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            ISBN 9781913322342
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Mysterious Benedict Society
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            The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna

            The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parks, Tim

            • RRP: $40.00
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            This is a widely appealing idea for a travel/history book from the bestselling author of Italian Ways, in which Tim follows the hair-raising journey of Garibaldi, revolutionary and future architect of a united Italy, 250-miles on foot from Rome to Ravenna across the Appenines, to... look at Italy past and present.In the summer of 1849 Giuseppe Garibaldi, legendary hero of guerrilla wars in South America, and future architect of a united Italy, was finally forced to concede defeat in his defence of a revolutionary Roman republic. After holding the city for four long months against overwhelming foreign forces, it was clear that the only surrender could prevent slaughter and destruction at the hands of a huge French army. But Garibaldi was determined to turn defeat into moral victory. On the evening of July 2 he led 4000 men out of the city to continue the struggle for national independence elsewhere. Hounded by both French and Austrian armies, constantly changing direction and often marching at night, he crossed the mountainous Appenines and after endless skirmishes and adventures arrived in Ravenna on August 2 with just 250 survivors. Despite a well-advanced pregnancy, his Brazilian wife Anita insisted on accompanying him and by the time the group commandeered fishing boats on the Adriatic coast in an attempt to reach the revolutionary republic of Venice, which was still holding out against the Austrians, she was seriously ill. When the boats were intercepted by the Austrian navy and forced to beach, Anita died and had to be hurriedly buried in a shallow grave. Garibaldi's companions split up. Most were rounded up and executed, but the hero himself escaped, travelling back across Italy in disguise until he could finally embark from Genova, first for Africa, then the USA. Ten years later, his revolutionary campaign in Sicily would be the catalyst that brought about the unification of Italy.
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            ISBN 9781787302167
            Released NZ 24 Aug 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts

            Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts (Hardback)

            By Hall, Rebecca; Illustrated by Martinez, Hugo

            • RRP: $50.00
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            For as far back as she can remember, historian and activist Rebecca Hall has been looking for tales of women warriors in the history of American slave resistance. The problem, she found, is that almost everywhere she looked - in the archives, in the history books - there was a bl...ank space. All the Black women who had fought and rebelled had been obscured, ignored, and blotted out. This is their story, and the story of uncovering their struggle. Strikingly illustrated by Hugo Martinez, Wake combines forensic historiography with powerful imaginative reconstruction to explore the humanity of the enslaved, the reality of their lives, and the complexity of a history that has been hidden.
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            ISBN 9780241523551
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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