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            World History: BCE To C 500 CE

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            Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World
             

            Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World (Hardback)

            By Matyszak, Philip

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Aug 20

            The first book to offer an overview of the lost peoples and cultures who flourished and fought for survival alongside the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.

            ISBN 9780500052150
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age
             

            World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            • Pub Date
              18 Aug 20

            An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world - from the dawn of human civilization to the present day. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everyt...hing from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the Vikings, and the Renaissance, to the Industrial Revolution and World War I and II. Offering a concise and insightful overview of key historical milestones that have occurred over the course of the last century, the book also covers more recent events such as the rise of ISIS, the Arab Spring, and Brexit and populism in the Western world.
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            ISBN 9780241457856
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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            The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements
             

            The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wardhaugh, Benjamin

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Euclid's Elements of Geometry was a book that changed the world.

            ISBN 9780008299910
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
             

            Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fadiman, Anne; Fadiman

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, this brilliantly reported and beautifully crafted book explores the clash between a medical center in California and a Laotian refugee family over their care of a child--and the lack of understanding that led to tra...gedy.
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            ISBN 9780374533403
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2012
            Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Terra Cotta Army: China's First Emperor and the Birth of a Nation
             

            The Terra Cotta Army: China's First Emperor and the Birth of a Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Man, John

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            The incredible story of the discovery of China's greatest archaeological treasure, and the history behind the mysterious terra cotta warriors and the emperor who made them.

            ISBN 9780306818400
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2018
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Voyages To The Ends Of The Earth
             

            Voyages To The Ends Of The Earth (Paperback, 2nd Edition)

            By Hill, Maxwell C.

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $40.00
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            A Ptolemaic map shows China and Australia - all before there is any recorded account of European navigators being in this region of the world. How does one explain this world map and then continue to teach conventional world history which suggests Vasco da Gama was the first Euro...pean to sail into the Indian Ocean?
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            ISBN 9780473473006
            Published NZ 8 Mar 2019
            Publisher The Copy Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography
             

            The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography (Hardback)

            Edited by De Temmerman, Koen

            • RRP: $263.99
            • $263.99
            • Pub Date
              3 Sep 20

            This Handbook presents the first wide-ranging survey on biography in Antiquity from its earliest representations to Late Antiquity. It offers in-depth readings of key texts and diachronic studies, examines biographical depictions in different textual and visual media, and deals w...ith the reception of ancient biography across multiple eras.
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            ISBN 9780198703013
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology
             

            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology (Hardback)

            Edited by Shaw, Ian; Bloxam, Elizabeth

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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology offers a comprehensive survey of the entire study of ancient Egypt, from prehistory through to the end of the Roman period. Authoritative yet accessible, and covering a wide range of topics, it is an invaluable resource for scholars, students, an...d general readers alike.
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            ISBN 9780199271870
            Released NZ 11 May 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes

            The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes (Hardback)

            Edited by Martin, Gunther

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            As a speechwriter, orator, and politician, Demosthenes captured, embodied, and shaped his time. This Handbook explores the many facets of his life, work, and time, giving particular weight to his social and historical context and thereby illustrating the interplay and mutual infl...uence between his rhetoric and the environment from which it emerged.
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            ISBN 9780198713852
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2018
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            Theseus and the Minotaur
              

            Theseus and the Minotaur (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Davis, Graeme; Illustrated by Pena, Jose Daniel Cabrera

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            Even before Theseus descended into the labyrinth to face the Minotaur, he was already a hero and a veteran of many battles. The son of a man, a woman, and the god Poseidon, he'd journey far across Ancient Greece, fighting numerous monsters including the Periphetes 'the clubber', ...the Crymmyon Sow, and the insane demigod, Procrustes 'the stretcher'.
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            ISBN 9781472804051
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2014
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Myths and Legends
            Language (English)
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