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The Idea of Home

The Idea of Home

Geraldine Brooks

Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government

Paperback

For The Boyer Lecture 2011, best-selling author and journalist Geraldine Brooks tackles the topic of At Home in the World.... [more]

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Stranger Magic

Stranger Magic

Marina Warner

History

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Magic is not simply a matter of the occult arts, but a whole way of thinking, of dreaming the impossible. In this book, the... [more]

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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Craig Cormick

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Tells 15 stories - some iconic, many little known - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the region of Australia,... [more]

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A Nation In The Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era

A Nation In The Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era

Alasdair McGregor

Photography & photographs; History; Regional & national history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The output of the two largest photographic studio's in Australia in the late 19th century were bought & placed in storage.... [more]

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The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945-1953

The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945-1953

Robert Dallek

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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A reinterpretation of the postwar years. It examines what drove Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, De Gaulle, and Truman, among... [more]

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Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

Hugh Edwards

Biography; Biography: general; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration; Ships & shipping: general interest

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This is a romantic story of shipwreck hunting, with pieces-of-eight, Dutch ducatons, German talers, Burgundian crowns, and... [more]

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Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia

Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia

James Bell

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Expeditions

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On 19 November 1838 James Bell, then aged 21, set out in the sailing vessel the Planter from St Katharine Docks in London... [more]

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Kiev 1941: Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East

Kiev 1941: Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East

David Stahel

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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A 2011 account of one of the largest battles of World War II and its place in Germany's Eastern campaign. [more]

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Panic

Panic

David Marr

Literary essays; History; Cultural studies; Sociology; Politics & government

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Australians see themselves as a relaxed and tolerant bunch. But scratch the surface and you'll uncover an extraordinary level... [more]

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Great Railway Maps of the World

Great Railway Maps of the World

Mark Ovenden

History; Historical maps & atlases; Transport: general interest; Trains & railways: general interest

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An illustrated and comprehensive history of the world's greatest railway maps, and the railways behind them. [more]

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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization

Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of...

Colin McEvedy

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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From Alexandria to York, this title allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. It features 120 maps... [more]

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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection...

Judith Flanders

Biography; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Crime & criminology

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'We are a trading community, a commercial people. Murder is doubtless a very shocking offence, nevertheless as what is done... [more]

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A History of Tasmania

A History of Tasmania

Henry Reynolds

History; Regional & national history; Australasian & Pacific history

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This captivating work charts the history of Tasmania from the arrival of European maritime expeditions through to the modern... [more]

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Death in the City of Light: The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris

Death in the City of Light: The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised...

David King

Biography; True crime; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust

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The sensational true story of the serial killer who stalked the streets of Nazi-occupied Paris. [more]

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Desert Boys: Australians at War from Beersheba to Tobruk and El Alamein

Desert Boys: Australians at War from Beersheba to Tobruk and El Alamein...

Peter Rees

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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The Australians and New Zealanders fought with great distinction in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East in the... [more]

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The Elizabethans

The Elizabethans

A. N. Wilson

History; British & Irish history

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England under Elizabeth I: A time of war and plague, politics and rebellion, personal heroism and religious fanaticism. When... [more]

$35.00

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Looking for the Light on the Hill

Looking for the Light on the Hill

Troy Bramston

History; Political parties

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Today, despite being in government, Labor is in crisis. Reduced to minority government after just one term and tanking in... [more]

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Australia's Wild Weather

Australia's Wild Weather

Mark Tredinnick

Photography & photographs; History; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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Weather is the oldest story in the world-one we want to keep on telling each other when we meet, as though it were part of... [more]

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Tower

Tower

Nigel Jones

History; British & Irish history

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No building has been more intimately involved in the story of Britain than the Tower of London - a mighty, brooding stronghold... [more]

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Wide Open Road: The Story of Cars in Australia

Wide Open Road: The Story of Cars in Australia

Tony Davis

History; Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

Hardback

It was love at first sight when horseless carriages began smoking and spluttering across the dirt and dust of 19th century... [more]

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Hiroshima Nagasaki

Hiroshima Nagasaki

Paul Ham

History; Military history; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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Japan 1945. In one of the defining moments of twentieth century, more than 100,000 people were killed instantly by two atomic... [more]

$55.00

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Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait

Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait...

Carola Hicks

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; History

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The Arnolfini portrait, painted by Jan van Eyck in 1434, is one of the world's most famous paintings. It intrigues all who... [more]

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The Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

The Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

Thomas Penn

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

Tells the story of Henry VII's time as King, and the fraught and unstable birth of Tudor England. Rich with incident and drama,... [more]

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When God Made Hell: The British Invasion of Mesopotamia and the Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921

When God Made Hell: The British Invasion of Mesopotamia and the Creation...

Charles Townshend

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Charts Britain's path from one of its worst military disasters to extraordinary success with largely unintended consequences,... [more]

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Government House Sydney

Government House Sydney

Historic House Trust

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History

Hardback

Lavishly illustrated with over 240 images, including new photography of the splendid State Rooms and gracious gardens, this... [more]

$69.95

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