History

Picture of Australians at Home: World War I.

Australians at Home: World War I.

McKernan, Michael.

First published in 1980, this was the first book to study the Australian home front in dep...

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Picture of The Great Abolition Sham: The True Story of the End of the British Slave Trade.

The Great Abolition Sham: The True Story of the End of the British Slave Trade.

Jordan, Michael.

He tells the story of abolition as it really was, not as popular history has painted it. W...

$29.95 $12.95

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Picture of A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

Brown, Andrew.

Encyclopaedias are books for everybody and nobody. They pride themselves on being up to da...

$24.95 $9.95

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Picture of Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.

Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.

Caryl, Christian.

He follows the common thread that ran through the seemingly unrelated upheavals in Britain...

$49.95 $3.95

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Picture of Late For Tea at the Deer Palace: Four Generations of My Family in Iraq.

Late For Tea at the Deer Palace: Four Generations of My Family in Iraq.

Chalabi, Tamara.

The Chalabis are one of the oldest and most prominent families in Iraq. They have served t...

$54.95 $19.95

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Picture of Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

de Groot, Laurens.

An action packed narrative about crusading against Japan's whaling fleet, which kills over...

$36.95 $3.95

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Picture of The History of Guns.

The History of Guns.

Brachet, Michelle.

A well illustrated, concise introduction to the development of guns, looking at their hist...

$9.95

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Picture of Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Coy, Rick.

A fantastic analysis of what makes us laugh, it looks at humour between the sexes, across ...

$34.95 $12.95

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Picture of A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War.

A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War.

Schulzinger, Robert D.

The first part tells how the United States and Vietnam went from enmity to reconciliation....

$69.95 $3.95

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Picture of Shackleton's Heroes:The Epic Story of the Men Who Kept the Endurance Expedition Alive.

Shackleton's Heroes:The Epic Story of the Men Who Kept the Endurance Expedition Alive.

McOrist, Wilson.

The `Mount Hope Party’ was a small team who placed food depots out to Mount Hope on the Gr...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

MacCormick, Alex and Green, Rod.

Contains over 400 accounts of shark attacks from around the world. It certainly lets us kn...

$29.95 $3.95

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Picture of Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Kekewich, Margaret.

Describes how the British defeat in Afghanistan in the winter of 1841/42 was crushing. In ...

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Picture of The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

Lorge, Peter A.

Traces the history of the Chinese invention of gunpowder and its impact on the surrounding...

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Picture of The QE2 Story.

The QE2 Story.

Frame, Chris and Cross, Rachelle.

This famous ship was launched in 1967 and became the most travelled ship in history. Her c...

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Picture of The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America.

The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America.

Freeberg, Ernest.

Thomas Edison’s incandescent lightbulb marked the arrival of modernity. This traces the pr...

$34.00 $12.95

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Picture of The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

Romer, John.

A refreshing and distinctive approach which describes exactly how the Great Pyramid was de...

$120.00 $12.95

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Picture of The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.

The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.

Gerges, Fawaz A.

This new edition demonstrates that not only have the jihadists split ranks, but that voice...

$47.95 $19.95

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Picture of Little Book of Jack the Ripper.

Little Book of Jack the Ripper.

Harris, Melvyn.

He was an unidentified serial killer who brutally murdered five women in and around the Wh...

$3.95

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Picture of Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Hart, Peter.

British soldiers, sailors and airmen, officers and enlisted men, in every area the war was...

$69.95 $24.95

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Picture of Air France.

Air France.

Jones, Geoff.

Provide a full history of the airline and the development of Air France in terms of its ai...

$59.95 $7.95

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Picture of Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World.

Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World.

Macrakis, Kristie.

The East German spy agency, the Stasi, was one of the most feared in the world. This revea...

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Picture of Little Book of Ancient Rome.

Little Book of Ancient Rome.

Matthews, Rupert.

Traces the growth and development of this amazing city, and explains how a small hill-top ...

$9.95

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Picture of little Book of Great Explorers.

little Book of Great Explorers.

McCann, Liam.

A beautifully illustrated little book, it looks at the lives and achievements of those who...

$3.95

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Picture of Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Moran, Christopher.

How is information used by politicians and spies and what are the consequences of decision...

$83.95 $7.95

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