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The Time Traveller’s Book Club

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The Time Traveller’s Book Club with Dr Mike Smith

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Take a romp through history, led by Dr Mike Smith, archaeologist and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the National Museum of Australia.

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May: The Second World War

Tuesday 30 May 2017, 11am–12.30pm

This month’s book is The Second World War, by Antony Beevor, Orion Publishing, 2014.

Beevor provides a grand sweep of this 20th century conflict, while also focusing on the local dimensions of the unfolding tragedy. The fate of ordinary soldiers and civilisations also informs the narrative.




June: The Isles

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 11am–12.30pm

This month’s book is The Isles: A History, by Norman Davies, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Davies delivers a big-picture history of the British Isles in this concise, easy to read and entertaining book. Britain and Ireland are viewed not so much as isolated islands, but as an intrinsic part of Europe.

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