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Book Review: A History of the Crusades

G5th July 2018 

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There is surely no greater folly committed by Western Europe than the Crusades of the twelfth century; a toxic mix of economic expansionism and religious zealotry.

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Book review: Byzantium

G20th March 2018 

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Judith Herrin’s Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire takes the reader on an exciting journey through the eastern half of the Roman Empire.

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Book Review: The Holy Roman Empire

G28th January 2018 

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Few questions are left unanswered in Peter H. Wilson’s mighty book about the rise and fall of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Book review: Dick Hamer, the liberal Liberal

G21st September 2017 

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Tim Colebatch’s biography of one of Victoria’s most-loved Premiers.

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Book Review: A History of Christianity

G8th February 2017 

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Christianity is the biggest religion in the world with 2.2 billion adherents, but it wasn’t always so. Here’s a look at Diarmaid MacCulloch’s epic history of one of the world’s great religions.

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